Friday, May 29, 2020

Technology

Weslaco ISD implemented a new program at the start of the 2019-2020 school year that encourages anytime reading on the school bus. Photo courtesy of Renee Dyer.

Digital Reading Program Extends Classrooms to School Buses in South Texas

A new reading program at Weslaco ISD, located near the Texas border with Mexico, uses technology on board school buses, so student riders can...

School Bus Wi-Fi Among Transportation Upgrades Implemented by Indiana School District

Following a leadership change at the start of the current school year, South Bend Community School Corporation in Indiana added Wi-Fi capabilities to its...
Zonar 2010 EVIR

Zonar Systems Experiences Firmware Glitch on 2010 Inspection Device

An issue discovered with Zonar Systems’ 2010 electronic inspection device firmware has grounded some devices, the company has confirmed. However, the firmware issues that...

Alabama District Tackles School Bus Idling, Tracking with New Software

Montgomery Public Schools (MPS) in Alabama installed software for the new school year that shows the district has already reduced its fleet idling times...
Screenshot of the current Safe Routes to School 2019-2020 website.

City of Las Vegas Envisions a ‘Google Maps’ for Student Walkers

The City of Las Vegas has released step one of its goal to create a walking app for students and parents, on the first...

GPS and Parent Apps are Coming to New York City

Parents of school bus riders in the five boroughs will soon be able to track their children for the first time as they ride...

May 2020

This month’s issue features articles about the coronavirus pandemic, the installation of lap/shoulder seatbelts, and mock casualty exercises, among...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

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

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