Suppliers are working to provide even more detailed student, route tracking information and instant communication with administrators and parents with their solutions. They also work to ensure compliance with state policies and regulations.
Jennifer Love of New Jersey is pushing for legislation that would require all of the state’s special-needs buses to be equipped with video surveillance cameras and GPS systems.
Florence Unified School District #1 and Boyertown Area School District partner with technology solutions supplier CalAmp to roll out the “Here Comes the Bus” app on their buses.
The city’s Department of Education teams up with Via to launch a new school bus routing, tracking, and communication platform, in addition to installing GPS systems on all of its school buses.
FirstView is now being used by nearly 200 school districts across North America.
Wayne-Westland Community Schools adopts Synovia Solutions’ “Here Comes the Bus” app and its new routing feature on its 87 buses.
Winners will receive up to $50,000 in smart fleet hardware technology.
ALC Schools, the student transportation division of American Logistics Company, introduces its My Ride Manager app to school districts.
Cobb County School District adopts Synovia Solutions’ “Here Comes the Bus” app and smart fleet technology on its approximately 1,000 buses.
The Here Comes the Bus Lite version is designed to serve smaller school districts, and will be made more affordable without the additional cost of routing software.
The 2019 Don Carnahan Memorial Grant will provide winners with up to $50,000 in fleet management technology from Zonar.
Real-time GPS tracking, telematics, and live video streaming present potential benefits for transportation directors, especially while working offsite.
The 2018 Don Carnahan Memorial Grant will provide up to $50,000 worth of Zonar hardware for NSTA members.
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