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6 Ways to Address New Overtime Rules

Update: On Nov. 22, a federal judge granted a nationwide preliminary injunction against the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule, which means that it will not go into effect on Dec. 1 as scheduled, and as discussed in this article.

Organizers in the Ohio Shared Services Collaborative equipped school buses with RFID readers, and issued RFID cards to students to record when they get on and off the bus. Data from the Zonar Z Pass system helps districts determine how to plan routes most effectively.

Collaborative Shares Data, Saves Money

The Ohio Shared Services Collaborative received a $1.76 million Straight A grant from the Ohio Department of Education to help school districts save money through shared services and bus rerouting.

The National Association for Pupil Transportation has developed an online platform designed to help pupil transportation providers track, analyze, and compare KPI data with peers who are similar to them and collaborate on solutions.

New NAPT Technology to Help Optimize KPI Data

The business intelligence platform will display actionable data in a user friendly dashboard and allow transportation directors to share it and collaborate on solutions. It will be unveiled at the association’s annual Summit in November.


Ready for 60 More Years

School Bus Fleet turns 60 this year — a remarkable achievement for any magazine — but that’s only one of the noteworthy milestones in 2016.

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