The Connected Bus: 8 Technologies for the Next Generation School Bus

Buses don't necessarily have a reputation as the most innovative transit option around. But thanks to new advances in technology, all that is changing. With features like onboard Wi-Fi, Global Positioning System (GPS), telematics, cameras, enhanced driver support tools, and a greater focus on the passenger experience, next-generation fleets are changing perceptions about bus transit in cities across the country. 

Federal Proposal for Connected Vehicles Signals School Bus ‘Sea Change’

It will take a while to see realistic, fully-functional, driverless yellow buses on America’s road, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s proposed rule to mandate vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications for light-duty vehicles is a step towards that goal, industry insiders told School Transportation News.

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