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Zonar, NAPT honor Don Carnahan Memorial Grant winners
November 16, 2015
This year’s 11 recipients will receive up to $50,000 each for school bus security, safety and efficiency technology hardware. Recipients were chosen based on their proposed plans for using Zonar’s fleet management solutions.
Transfinder launches new software at NAPT
November 12, 2015
The company demonstrates Viewfinder, which can monitor day-to-day operations, providing access to updates on trips, vehicles, students and staff from any device.
Zonar unveils school bus locator app
November 10, 2015
MyBusVue communicates up-to-the-minute school bus locations to parent, caregiver and school administrator smartphones and computers via interactive maps.
New diagnostic tool helps techs analyze vehicle issues
November 4, 2015
The VDA54P can be used to diagnose and troubleshoot engines, transmissions and braking systems in fleet vehicles, including school buses.
Don't Leave Money on the Table: Using Software for Medicaid Reimbursement
September 30, 2015

Software programs automate reporting, making it easier, faster and less costly, suppliers say. Districts have been able to save days’ worth of staff time and have more, reliable data with which to recoup much-needed funds.

Transfinder opens new Texas office
September 24, 2015
The new office, located in Austin, is the company’s first outside of New York state. The new location will be a training and customer service center.
REMINDER: Webinar to cover wireless solutions for school bus fleets
September 8, 2015
The free session, presented by REI and moderated by School Bus Fleet, will provide school bus operations with guidance on setting up a wireless mobile video surveillance solution.
2 Rhode Island school districts launch SafeStop app
August 26, 2015
The Barrington and East Providence districts will begin using the mobile app, which gives parents updates on their child's school bus.
GreenRoad launches in-vehicle video system
August 25, 2015
The system is designed to associate captured footage with driving behavior data for individual safety events, providing information about how external and behavioral factors contributed to the outcome.
Fleetio launches fuel tracking app for fleets
July 30, 2015
Fleetio Fuel lets drivers log fuel in seconds using a mobile device. The app provides fleets with comprehensive data, such as cost per mile, mpg and distance between fill-ups.
District to roll out student swipe card system on school buses
July 28, 2015
When boarding the bus, Kearney (Neb.) Public Schools students will tap an ID card on a card reader, and the bus driver will be able to see the student’s photo and assigned stop on a tablet.
Pennsylvania district to use SafeStop school bus app
July 8, 2015
The app will connect the district's approximately 25,000 parents and its school officials to the vehicles transporting their students.
Illinois, New York districts select SafeStop app
June 18, 2015
The app will provide parents real-time information on the location of their child's bus and estimated arrival times as well as information on school closures, delayed openings or important events.
Cummins launches Android version of app
June 11, 2015
The free mobile app provides access to Cummins parts options, parts catalogs and engine dataplate info for 15 million Cummins engine serial numbers.
App offers data organizing feature, GPS fleet tracking
June 2, 2015
Sunray users can now create unlimited work areas for data in various areas in their own unique locations in the database. Followmee’s GPS tracking application is also integrated into the app for fleet management.
Transfinder unveils new routing software program
May 5, 2015
Routefinder Pro v12.0 offers features that enable simultaneous school routing, simplify routing for unassigned students and prevent mistakenly modifying records, company officials say.
Seon acquires routing software provider
April 27, 2015
The supplier’s purchase of U.S. Computing complements its existing portfolio of video and fleet management products and will solidify its position in the school bus routing market, company officials said.
BusBoss contest offers free route optimization
March 31, 2015
The school bus routing software supplier will give away a full route optimization service to one eligible school district in the U.S.
TransTraks to develop membership program for California association
March 17, 2015
The new program for the California Association of School Transportation Officials will include an online application process and will be hosted on a cloud service.
SafeStop releases 2nd-generation bus app for parents
March 16, 2015
The new version of the app, which provides a real-time bus locator and other features, improves the parent interface and experience, according to SafeStop.
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