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School districts across the nation are now using school buses to deliver meals to students, due to schools being closed from the coronavirus impact. Technology is helping them accomplish the service. (Facebook/Community ISD in Texas)

School Bus Routing to Meet Today’s Coronavirus Challenges

Besides its standard function of school bus mapping for home-to-school routes,  software is now being utilized to more efficiently deliver meals to students amid...
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School Start Times Can Address Driver Shortages and Budget Issues

Adopting innovative bell times could be the single greatest move a district can make to save costs and address the national school bus driver...

How Disruptive Technologies Are Changing the Face of School Transportation

Due to the advent of modern technology, drastic changes are being made in various industries across the globe, including the school bus industry. Medium...

HopSkipDrive Raises $22 Million to Help Fuel Market Expansion

LOS ANGELES — HopSkipDrive, the youth transportation solution for schools and families, announced on Feb. 4 that it raised $22 million in funding from...
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Expert Bus Routing Assessment Increases Connecticut District’s Efficiency & Savings

This content is brought to you by First Student. First Student has been Fairfield, Connecticut’s Public Schools’ student transportation provider for more than 20 years....

Bytecurve Helps Poway USD Get Smart with School Bus Technology

There’s a difference between having school transportation technology and effectively using it. That’s something that Transportation Director Tim Purvis of Poway Unified School District...

January 2020

Our first issue of 2020 commences with articles about customer service, training, and installation for new technology, as well as recognizing some of the...

Klein ISD Shares: Why We Use Versatrans For Our School Buses

Josh Rice, the director of transportation for Klein Independent School District in Texas, gave a series of brief peer-to-peer presentations about his experience using...
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Working Together in Unison: School Bus and Student Tracking 2.0

In a world where we can track a pizza or an Uber, many parents expect information about their child’s bus to be instantly available....

Later School Start Times Debated in Ohio

Ohio lawmakers recently introduced a bill to require that all public schools start at 8:30 a.m. or later. If approved, it would make Ohio...

March 2020

This month’s issue features articles about securing wheelchairs on school buses, student tracking and contracting out transportation...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...