About Us

Red Star Transportation & Maintenance is a charter school bus and fleet maintenance company for charter schools and private organizations that need to obtain transportation or maintenance services but would rather focus on other duties and activities. We aim to grow responsibly by meeting and exceeding industry safety requirements while providing reliable and professional transportation services. We want to take all the worry on our shoulders so our clients don’t have to.

Jody Jones founded Red Star Transportation in 2011 with a single division, five school buses and one contract to provide route transportation for a charter school. The Red Star team has over 31 years of combined experience in the transportation industry, including transportation management services and vehicle safety policies and procedures. Red Star is committed to providing transportation management services and comprehensive transportation in a safe, reliable and professional manner, while providing innovative solutions for our customers’ needs.

The Red Star Team


Jody Barney RedstarJody Jones, President

With years of experience in business, Jody Jones has a vision of the growth potential in the school bus charter industry. She was COO of a thriving transportation company for eight years. She has 20 years of experience in starting and managing successful businesses. Jody has the foundation required to be a business innovator because she possesses a keen business mind, advanced computer skills, and a background with many entrepreneurial successes. She brings direct experience in sales, purchasing, customer relations, negotiations, and training as well as a full understanding of marketing, and accounting. Unafraid of risks, Jody loves to build businesses as an insightful and inspirational leader.