Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Technology

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FCC Approves School Bus Wi-Fi Hotspots Under COVID-19 Emergency Connectivity Fund

More than 15 million public school students lacked home internet access or a connected device amid forced virtual learning last year. As one way...

U.S. Senate Bill Seeks Expanded School Bus Wi-Fi

According to the Federal Communication Commission (FCC), one in three households nationwide don’t have access to broadband, leaving close to 17 million students unable...

FBI Warns Transportation Agencies About Ransomware Attacks

The FBI said transportation operations and government agencies should be on the lookout for malicious software that uses extortion in return for a promise...

How Student Transporters Should Adjust to Changing Tech Trends

Today’s technology suppliers are poised to help student transportation operations bring their fleets into the modern age and overcome hurdles brought on by COVID-19. Chandra...

Using Technology to ‘NAVIGATE’ Student Transportation in 2021

Transfinder provided tips and practical applications for school bus routing software in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic during the STN EXPO Virtual. “It’s not...

Efficiency, Safety on the School Bus and in Bus Garages

When used strategically, technology improves both school bus driver and student safety in a COVID-19 world, while also helping bus garages become more efficient...

June 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on school bus contractors, onboard Wi-Fi for students, driver shortages, and...

Buyer’s Guide 2021

Find the latest vehicle production data and budget reports, industry trends, and contact information for state, national and federal...

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