"Your Children's Safety Is Our Business"
The Blue Bird Corporation, originally known as the Blue Bird Body Company, is an American manufacturer of school and activity buses. Established in 1927, the company has also manufactured transit buses, motorhomes, and specialty vehicles such as mobile libraries and mobile police command centers. Blue Bird's corporate headquarters and main manufacturing facility are in Fort Valley, Georgia. The company went public in February 2015, with Cerberus Capital Management owning 58% of the company's shares.
Ford E-350/E-450 (2010-2014)
Gasoline, Diesel, Propane
Diesel, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)
(single or dual rear wheel)
Ford Econoline/E-Series General Motors
Ford Econoline/E-Series (1992–1999)
Dodge D-300 (to 1977)
Several features of these prototypes were integrated into the Vision introduced in 2003.
Blue Bird company logo in steering wheel
2000s Blue Bird All American FE bus in transit service in Bronx, NY.
1990s Blue Bird/GMC as a mobile firefighting command center in Quebec.
Right hand drive Blue Bird TC/3000 in use with First Essex in Essex, UK.
Defunct 1997 Blue Bird wheelchair-equipped bus with International 3800 chassis in Kentucky.