Youngstown City School District debuts Zonar’s Z Pass at one of its elementary schools.
Saratoga Springs City School District adds Tyler Drive, which provides directions and other route and ridership information. The system also includes a parent portal.
The state directors’ annual gathering also addresses the use of tablets and GPS units for school bus drivers.
Zonar Count is designed for Zonar tablets to accurately count passengers who get on and off a vehicle while tracking average travel time, average passenger trip length, and operating costs per passenger trip.
Zonar Count is designed to count passengers who get on and off a vehicle while tracking travel time, passenger trip length, and operating costs per passenger trip.
The 2017 Don Carnahan Memorial Grant program will provide winners with up to $50,000 worth of school bus technology hardware from Zonar.
The New Jersey substitute driver and aide dropped off the 11-year-old girl, who is nonverbal, at a home located nearly 3 miles from her own home.
More than 30 school districts receive up to $50,000 each for school bus security, safety, and efficiency technology hardware.
The companies — SafeStop Inc., Synovia Solutions, Treker, and Zonar — provide apps that help parents find information about their children's bus routes, stops, and arrival times.
At Huntsville Independent School District, students can use their Chromebooks to access their textbooks and homework on the bus.
Patrick Gallagher, SafeStop’s director of sales, shares how the company’s app has increased communication between school districts and parents. Gallagher also foresees more data access as a potential solution to bus driver shortage.
The 2016 Don Carnahan Memorial Grant Program will provide up to $50,000 to contractors for school bus technology hardware.
Three schools in Clover Park School District will use Zonar’s Z Pass system through June 14. Based on the results, district officials will consider a districtwide student identification system.