COSTA Preferred Vendors and Associate Members

Any person, firm or corporation who is engaged in the manufacture or distribution of equipment, materials, or supplies, or provides services not otherwise classified to Active Members is eligible for Associate Membership. Associate Members are not operators of school buses.

Communications Systems

Goosetown Communications

Voice, Security And Connectivity Solutions For K-12 Schools And Higher Education In The Northeast US. Since, 1990 Goosetown Communications has been supporting some of the largest school districts across New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island with their mission critical communications and security. We do not just say we put our customers first; we live it every day by going above and beyond to ensure their satisfaction 365/24/7. Whether you are an administrator for an entire school district, a K-12 school, or a college or university, you understand the critical role that communications, video surveillance, access control and connectivity all play when it comes to the safety, security and productivity of your students and administration.

At Goosetown we work with schools, school districts and higher education campuses to identify their unique end-to-end solution requirements, and then we design, install, optimize, and manage their wireless technology needs to meet and exceed their expectations. With over 85 employees, Goosetown services the Northeast from three locations, including Bloomfield and Guilford, CT and Congers, NY. Our team is experienced, trained, and certified in multiple areas of communications and security solutions. We provide integrated communications solutions across disparate networks, locations, and technologies. By combining the latest in wireless technologies and developing a deep understanding of your needs, we can offer you truly integrated solutions whether it is to a single location, campus, or school district.

Address: 58 N. Harrison Avenue, Congers, NY 10920 | Phone: (203) 205-0475


New England Transit Sales, Inc.

Since our 1977 inception, New England Transit Sales, Inc. (NETS) has worked hard to become the region’s leading school bus dealership providing Sales, Service, Parts and Graphics to its Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island customers.

The dealership’s first 18 years were spent representing Carpenter. For the last 20 years we have been a successful dealership for Thomas Better Built buses offering models C2, Minotaur, and MVP; with available options such as radios, GPS devices, handicap, and wheelchair lifts to name a few.

Beginning with our industry expert Sales Team with a combined 100 years of knowledge, our 11,200 sq. ft. state-of-the-art Service Department, and second-to-none Parts Department, New England Transit Sales, Inc. provides a convenient, full-service solution to customers, enabling a quick and easy return to their business of transportation.

While waiting for your parts order and/or vehicle, we invite you to take advantage of our comfortable, well-appointed customer lounges, restrooms, complimentary coffee, and access to vending machines.

Address: 530 Progress Ave., Tyngsboro, MA 01879 | Phone: (978) 649-0777

Equipment & Body


Since 1963, BraunAbility has set the standard for commercial and public-use mobility transportation products. Our decades of expertise means you can always count on our products meeting the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Just as importantly, our commercial wheelchair accessible vehicles and lifts are designed to meet your specific needs, with performance, safety, and reliability that will keep your fleet up and running day after day, year after year.

When you make a purchase from BraunAbility, you are getting more than just a product — you are also getting our people. Our customer service team is simply unrivaled, at every level, in every way. We work to find you the ideal mobility transportation solution, no matter the requirements, complexity, or scale. And after your purchase, we will work just as hard to offer you all the service and repair support you need.

BraunAbility’s goal is simple: to be the one-stop-shop for all your mobility transportation needs.

Address: 631 West 11th Street, Winamac, IN 46996 | Phone: (800) 946-7513

Safety & Compliance

Gregory & Howe, Inc.

Gregory & Howe, Inc. has been managing drug and alcohol compliance programs nationally since 1989. Our dedicated associates have the experience, knowledge and resources to provide our clients with the ongoing support they need to most efficiently administer their company’s program. Gregory & Howe is acutely aware of the impact these corporate and mandated safety and compliance requirements have on our client’s sustainability and safety. By rigorously integrating these services in conjunction with our consultative role, our clients can depend on us to consistently provide superior service and continuous support for all of your drug, alcohol, and compliance program management needs.

Address: Two Corporate Dr, Suite 645, Shelton, CT 06484 | Phone: (203) 929-5750

  • Professionally managed programs

  • Full service all under one roof

  • Drug & Alcohol program management

  • Drug testing management program

  • Regulatory compliance specialists

  • Background checks

  • FMCSA & DOT compliance

  • Cost effective