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AngelTrax compact mobile DVR features wireless technology
June 29, 2011
The company’s MicroLinx video surveillance solution has built-in wireless LAN connectivity, which allows users to view live, streaming video, download recorded video data remotely and receive instant system health notifications from their local network or a cellular carrier's GSM network. The unit comes standard with four high-resolution audio and video channels.
Operation strives to improve efficiency, customer service with new routing system
June 16, 2011
Chicago Public Schools’ Bureau of Student Transportation Services is developing a request for proposal to upgrade the system. Officials tell SBF that the system’s components will be integrated in four phases, with the end product incorporating all of the bureau’s business and routing functions, as well as GPS capabilities.
Everyday Solutions names business development executive
June 10, 2011
Former district and state director Woody Fitzmaurice will be responsible for driving new business in selected accounts and geographies in North America for the company, which provides integrated solutions for managing school transportation information.
Zonar Systems honored for ridership tracking system
April 6, 2011
The company’s ZPass solution wins in the Innovative Services for Health, Wellness and Safety category at the 2011 Edison Best New Product Awards. Nominees were judged on marketplace innovation, marketplace success, technological innovation, market structure innovation, societal impact and design innovation.
AngelTrax offers new video data management platform
March 2, 2011
FlexPlay Pro can be used to analyze live and stored video surveillance and telematics. Features include remote system configuration, automatic wireless downloads, live video streaming, instant system health notifications and an enhanced user interface.
Q&A: First Student’s Burtwistle on outlook, acquisitions
February 10, 2011

The president of the school bus contractor discusses with SBF her outlook on industry issues for 2011 as well as recent developments with the company.

247Security offers TouchDown video management training
February 1, 2011
Stopping in 23 cities and towns, the TouchDown Training Camp will be presented to school bus professionals interested in improved video management aimed at creating safer operations while lowering costs.
Transportation cooperative to outfit fleet with digital radio network
November 16, 2010
Kenwood NEXEDGE radios will be installed on the operation’s buses in December. The radios are part of Mobile Relay Associates’ NEXEDGE Two-Way Radio Repeater Digital Network system, which provides voice, data and GPS capabilities.
Zonar introduces new product offerings at NAPT
November 4, 2010
The company released the latest version of the ZPass solution. The new ZPass hardware is roughly half the size of the original and includes several new functionalities requested by customers. Also, in 2011, Zonar will introduce a new routing solution known as ZRoute.
NAPT speakers discuss vehicle developments, managing challenges
November 1, 2010
In a general session and keynote presentation, the president and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America provides the company's outlook on the future of commercial vehicles. Also during the general session, a successful entrepreneur shares how he has embraced living with a rare form of dwarfism. A workshop covers how to effectively address and diffuse problematic situations that stem from students' behavioral disorders.
New product offers combined fleet inspection, AVL, video
October 28, 2010
Zonar Systems and AngelTrax collaborated on the system, which offers Zonar's Electronic Vehicle Inspection Report feature and real-time vehicle location via GPS, as well as AngelTrax's Virtual Synchronized Mapping feature, high-resolution cameras and FlexPlay video playback software.
District outfits fleet with Networkfleet GPS system
October 22, 2010
Palm Springs (Calif.) Unified School District equips its 100 vehicles with Networkfleet 4200 to reduce operating costs, improve driver safety and increase response times. In addition to vehicle tracking, the system provides detailed vehicle performance data.
GPS devices help operation diffuse parent-driver disputes
October 20, 2010
A Minnesota district’s transportation director says having access to the locations of his buses is helpful if a parent says a bus missed a stop. The system also notifies supervisors if drivers get lost while on their routes so they can help the drivers get back on track.
247Security offers new fleet management system
October 1, 2010
With TouchDown, users can manage all elements of video without pulling footage from hard drives. The solution also provides a complete GPS track record of vehicles’ activities and G-Force information is collected continually, not just when an event occurs.
Transfinder, Zonar partner to offer GPS system
July 19, 2010
RouteTracer integrates Zonar's K12 High-Definition GPS unit with Transfinder's Busfinder AVL software to display bus locations and path-points on a district's transportation routing map. Transfinder will market and deliver the system, and Zonar will provide installation and service.
School bus idling fine tripled
April 30, 2010
Violations of California’s school bus idling rules now get a minimum fine of $300, up from $100. A GPS system is a key tool in ensuring that drivers comply, one school district reports.
Safety hotline keeps bus drivers in check
April 27, 2010
When a North Carolina student noticed that her school bus driver wasn’t wearing a seat belt, she knew whom to call. The reason? An innovative pilot program has stickers inside buses with a phone number for reporting violations.
District considers piloting new GPS, student tracking technology
March 5, 2010
Along with tracking equipment, a system by Volpe Industries Inc. includes cameras and a mini computer. A Massachusetts district may test the system, which has the ability to monitor buses, provide a view of the interior of buses, record all activity on board, track students with facial recognition and provide profile information for bus drivers.
David Pace Named Administrator of the Year
January 15, 2010

SBF presents the 36th award to the veteran transportation director from
Virginia, who has served as a mentor for many new people entering the field.

Los Angeles district awards GPS contract to Everyday Solutions
November 24, 2009
The transportation solutions technology provider will equip Los Angeles Unified School District vehicles with GPS applications under a three-year deal. Company officials report that benefits to using the system include improvements to student safety and access to information, as well as reduced maintenance costs.

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