Building relationships for special-needs transportation and effective radio communication were a couple of the key topics covered during the California Association of School Transportation Officials' annual conference in Sacramento.
Support for special-needs transporters, effective radio communication, and electric buses were among the topics covered at the California Association of School Transportation Officials' annual conference.
The Chandler (Ariz.) Unified School District #80 transportation team recently moved its operations from three small locations to a new facility that features significant upgrades. Here, they detail the process and share lessons learned.
A mobile app that offers engine software updates, vertical rise vehicle lifts, and battery technology that can reduce emergency repairs are some of the latest products designed to boost shop efficiency.
ALC Schools completed more than 1.75 million student passenger trips in 2019 and is marking the one-year anniversary of its dispatch and operations center in Raleigh, N.C.
Some pupil transporters increasingly look beyond the big yellow bus to transport students with special needs and those who are homeless or in foster care, choosing minivans, taxicabs, and other smaller-capacity vehicles.
A dispatcher at a Washington school district details how his transportation team has used G Suite and Google Sheets to reduce recurring questions, misinformation, confusion, and distractions for more efficient operations.
The fourth-largest district school bus fleet in the U.S., according to School Bus Fleet's research, commits to transitioning to 100% clean, renewable energy by 2040.
The Massachusetts transportation director has used his knack for problem-solving to make routing more efficient, cofound a state association, and lay the groundwork to bring all his district’s bus service in-house.
The program, provided by Learn, Design, Apply Inc., is designed to help Zonar customers identify, secure, apply for, and manage grant funding.
As the hustle and bustle of the new school year ramps up, remember to take a minute to slow down and breathe.
Children’s ridesharing companies are offering more than just home-to-school transportation. The service also proves helpful for a variety of school trips, tackling bus driver shortage, and helping schools save on transportation costs.
Texas and North Carolina transportation departments fill the gap in drivers’ schedules with work opportunities beyond more routes, such as administrative, cleaning, and technical tasks, and tap other staff to ease driver shortage. Meanwhile, an Illinois contractor offers space for socializing and relaxation.
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