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NAPT Summit Urges Engagement
January 15, 2010

National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) members heard a major theme emerge during the general sessions and seminars at the 2009 Summit: namely, that transportation is a key part of the education system, and the industry must take on and promote that role in order to achieve larger safety and educational goals.

Versatrans Solutions to undergo leadership change
January 13, 2010
Doug Hamlin will step down as president of the student transportation software provider in February 2011. The move is part of a long-term strategy to transfer the ownership and leadership responsibilities of Versatrans, which was acquired by Tyler Technologies in 2008.
Zonar bolsters Washington state school bus inspections
October 13, 2009
Inspections are now done electronically and stored in a database, allowing the Washington State Patrol and Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction to query the data and develop targeted training programs in response to maintenance problems....
Transfinder to serve Maine’s school districts
October 1, 2009
Transfinder Corp. of Schenectady, N.Y., and Atlanta-based Core Education and Consulting Solutions have been selected by the Maine Department of Educa...
Software Simplifies Routing With Invaluable Data, Capabilities
September 1, 2009

The routing and scheduling software currently available to school bus operations is user-friendly and designed to make the routing process as smoo...

District’s bus route information accessible on Website
August 5, 2009
The Madison County Schools (MCS) board of education invested in software by Transfinder Corp. last year that enables parents to view bus route information on the transportation page of the district’s Website.
$50K grant offered for school bus security, efficiency
July 10, 2009
School districts across the country can vie for a grant for $50,000 in equipment from Zonar Systems to enhance their school bus operations.
School district uses GPS, DVR technology to exonerate bus driver
December 17, 2008
Last fall, the dispatch office at Escambia School District received a call notifying staff that one of their buses had been involved in an accident at a railway crossing.
Everyday Wireless acquires school software company
June 5, 2008
CONCORD, Mass. — Everyday Wireless has acquired Tizbi Inc., a Raleigh, N.C.-based software company that has developed products for school districts s...
Zonar Systems wins product innovation award
May 15, 2008
PALO ALTO, Calif. — Business research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan has honored Zonar Systems with the 2008 Product Innovation of the Year Awa...
Research firm to present school bus telematics market briefing
May 8, 2008
PALO ALTO, Calif. — Business research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan’s Automotive and Transportation Group has announced details for its 2008 Q...
VersaTrans acquired by Tyler Technologies
February 4, 2008
LATHAM, N.Y. — School transportation software provider VersaTrans Solutions was acquired by Dallas-based Tyler Technologies.

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Routing Systems Tout Enhancements
September 1, 2007

With advances in routing software becoming more affordable and accessible to school bus operators, getting kids to school and back home safely and on ...

Driven by technology
April 1, 2006

Twelve years ago, I used e-mail for the first time. It was a difficult transition for me, especially since I’m not a good typist. But I’ve come a long way since then.

Software Systems Offer Diverse Features
April 1, 2005

While computer software isn’t new to the pupil transportation industry, it’s becoming more involved in the range of elements that make up school bus o...

75 Great Ways to Improve Your Operation (Part II)
October 1, 2004

16. Explain diesel fumes to parents

Over the past few years, several diesel exhaust studies have created fears about the possible hazards of...

Routing Software the Key to Efficiency, Lowered Costs
February 1, 2004

Computers are no strangers to the classroom, and as technology has progressed and improved accordingly with society’s needs, many of these Pentium-pow...

What's New in the Top 100
December 1, 2003

No-cost option for communication upgrade

Radios with telephone capabilities in addition to two-way function are used in an innovative comm...

How to Squeeze Every Penny From Your Bottom Line
June 1, 2003

After 16 years as a pupil transportation consultant and 23 years in student transportation, I can say that 2003 has posed the most significant budget ...

Spring Branch ISD Takes Two-Sided Approach to Success
February 1, 2003

Spring Branch Independent School District in Houston believes it can provide better transportation service to its students by splitting the program. O...

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