Established in 1946, Birnie Bus Service is a family-owned and operated business and is one of the largest bus companies in the United States. The company has a staff of more than 900 employees and a fleet of over 800 school buses. It transports more than 2 million passengers and covers over 700 million miles every year. Birnie Bus Service maintains more than 10 locations throughout the state of New York. It offers various transportation programs for handicapped individuals. The company is a member of the New York State School Bus Contractors and the American Bus Association. In addition, Birnie Bus Service s operates Birnie Bus Tours division, which specializes in providing charter buses for traveling throughout the Northeast.