First Student closing location, laying off 80

GETZVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) – First Student is closing its Getzville location and laying off around 80 employees.

The transport company would not say what led to the decision to close their Millersport Highway facility, but Student Transportation of America Inc. announced their company had been awarded contracts with Batavia City Schools, the Attica Central School District, and Williamsville Central Schools.

First Student, which provides service to six million students all around the country, says its employees are free to find work at other bus companies. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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