The company marked its 21st consecutive year of sustained revenue growth, officials said. Transfinder also expanded its products and services.
SEATTLE — Fleet management technology supplier Zonar Systems is the bronze winner of the 2017 Best in Biz Awards for Best Place to Work in the medium companies category.
Best in Biz Awards entrants range from startups to global brands. The seventh annual program received more than 650 entries from an array of public and private companies in a variety of industries. The award recognizes companies, teams, executives, and products for business success in the current and previous years. This year, Zonar was on the short list of honorees.
“Our team at Zonar is passionate about helping our customers stay safe and drive smart on the road, and each day our team works together and supports one another to achieve this common goal,” said Paul Kemp, chief people officer at Zonar. “Our values — ingenuity, excellence, passion, integrity, gratitude, and fun — are an inherent part of the culture at the company, and I’m proud to be part of such a dedicated and committed group of people.”
This year has marked a series of achievements for Zonar, including the initial product integration of ContiPressureCheck from its majority investor Continental AG, the launch of Zonar Count, Zonar Docs, Zonar Coach, and Zonar Verify in addition to creating new partnerships with Cummins Inc. and SafeStop. Earlier this fall, Zonar was also named the silver winner of Seattle Business Magazine’s 2017 Tech Impact Awards in the software as a service (SaaS) category.
Here Comes the Bus Lite will provide real-time tracking information as well as email and push notificiations without the use of additional routing software.
Central Unified School District’s two new buses have a 100-mile range on a full battery charge, according to the district.
About 8,560 Los Angeles Unified School District students rode their buses to school as a teacher strike began on Monday. The strike continued into Tuesday.
Minnesota-based Voyageur Bus Co. agrees to a settlement with the mother of a boy whose school bus driver grabbed his shoulders and shirt to make him sit up in his seat to make room for another student.
Eleven winners were selected to receive prizes and grants for kindness or bullying prevention initiatives at their schools.
The Student Transportation Oversight Package (STOP) increases reporting requirements for the city’s Department of Education and requires two-way radio and GPS systems on all school buses.
Gene Kowalczewski will oversee the group's North American school bus operations.
It is essential that the motorists who share the road with bus drivers stop for stopped school buses. However, it is encouraging to see how technology is evolving to help provide an even safer ride for all students.
Illuminated safety products, driver training solutions, a video surveillance system, and an artificial intelligence-powered stop arm are just some of the options to look for in the new year.
Collaborating to identify actionable data, creating common access, and establishing a system to organize it are some of the steps Toledo (Ohio) Public Schools took to achieve more efficient decision-making.
Real-time GPS tracking, telematics, and live video streaming present potential benefits for transportation directors, especially while working offsite.
The survey covers such topics as student ridership, driver pay, and special-needs bus equipment.
Dave Eckles started out as a substitute bus driver and worked his way up to transportation director. He retired in December.
Gwinnett County Public Schools supplies a nonprofit with 72 buses, drivers, and other staff to drive through Atlanta and raise awareness of the issue.