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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.
Restructuring Transportation for Tight Budgets
October 29, 2009

Districts across the country are facing budget cuts — sometimes drastic. Pupil transportation professionals are examining innovative ways to maintain current levels of service with significantly fewer dollars.

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...

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...
Parental Experience Drives Provider
March 3, 2008
By Jenna Curry, Assistant Editor Katie Scholes of Provider Enterprises, which has transported special-needs children for more than 25 years...
The Multiple Benefits of Multiplexing
August 1, 2005

Many students who ride America’s school buses every day are outfitted with new technology such as cell phones, MP3 players, portable video games and o...

Using GPS to Do More Than Just Track Buses
August 1, 2005

Although still in its infancy in school transportation applications, GPS (global positioning system) technology can be used to do more than just track...

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...

Interest Grows in Tracking of Students on Buses
February 1, 2003

Although tracking of vehicles using GPS (global positioning systems) is becoming increasingly common in commercial transportation, it’s still rarely u...

High-Tech Monitoring Systems Seek Niche in School Transportation
November 1, 2000

By combining GPS, wireless communications and the Internet, fleet operators can track buses in real time, while gathering reams of potentially useful data.

Head Start Programs Push 'Commitment' to Recruit, Retain Drivers
March 1, 1999

Fortunately, wages are not the driving force for employment. 'Making a difference' is the leading attraction, and many parents respond.

GPS Brings School Buses into Range
December 1, 1998

Global positioning system (GPS) technology is becoming widely used, but will it satisfy the requirements of school bus operators?

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