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$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.

VersaTrans off...

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...

Putting Software to Work in the Bus Garage
November 1, 2002

By some accounts, Royce Gillespie, transportation supervisor at Kane County School District in Kanab, Utah, is a rare manager among his peers. Oversee...

How Electronic Organizers Can Streamline Fleet Management
June 1, 2001

Transportation officials are constantly searching for new technology to make their jobs easier. One of the more cutting-edge technologies currently in...

Tracking and Analyzing Road Breakdowns
April 1, 2001

Tracking road breakdowns is key to fine-tuning an operation’s preventive maintenance program. How often your buses need to be brought in for routine m...

5 Steps to Improve Your Dispatch Operation
March 1, 2001

School bus operators recommend hiring dispatchers from within the department, establishing support networks and investing in the latest technology.

Creating an Effective School Transportation Website
December 1, 2000

We consulted the Web to find some of the most interesting, useful and innovative school transportation Websites. Here's how four school bus operators successfully made the move into the digital age.

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.

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