Friday, September 24, 2021

Technology

Bethlehem Central School District in New York is actively looking for ways to improve its routing to combat the school bus driver shortage. (Photo courtesy of Karim Johnson.)

N.Y. Transportation Leaders Utilize Technology to Combat School Bus Driver Shortage

School bus drivers are at a premium like never before, and finding ways to make one’s transportation routes more efficient to keep drivers happy...
Parked school buses serve as Wi-Fi hotspots for students without Internet connection at home.

Federal Funding Window for School Bus Wi-Fi Hotspots Closing Soon

Time is running out for school districts to file applications for the Federal Communication Commission’s $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) to install Wi-Fi...

Student Transportation Veteran Provides Tips for School Bus Technology RFPs

The bottom line of a webinar sponsored by bus video camera manufacturer REI was that student transporters must do their homework when considering new...

FCC Emergency Connectivity Fund Applications Open Soon

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that schools and libraries can begin to file applications next week for the $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund...

Technology is Bringing Profound Changes to Student Transportation

With advancements in the design and implementation of electric vehicles ever-changing, government and private-company leaders from several countries discussed ways to make the battery...

School Bus Wi-Fi Supports Students at New Mexico District

A recent webinar highlighted how Farmington Municipal Schools in New Mexico uses school bus Wi-Fi hotspots to support its students, families and community. Brantley Hooks,...

September 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on federal funding for school bus Wi-fi, preparing for cyberthreats, 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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Do you embrace the capabilities of new technology at your school district/bus company?
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