Alfred Karam, Author at School BUSRide

What I’ve Learned in My School Transportation Career

Alfred Karam is retiring from school transportation leadership after nearly 25 years on ‘the job.’He has always been a leader and a strong advocate for excellence and diligence in our work. He is a demanding presence in the profession in New York and has often presented at national conferences on data-driven decision making, quality control […]

How Artificial Intelligence Can Enhance School Bus Safety

Are school transportation professionals uninformed about Artificial Intelligence? There is much debate about Artificial Intelligence (AI).  On one side of the debate, you hear about existential risk, and on the other side, you hear about the endless possibilities—for example, those advocating unrestricted AI talk about how AI can enhance our economies. Conversely, some fear AI […]

COVID-19 Response – The Reflections of a School Transportation Professional

March 13, 2020, was a pivotal day for Americans; it was the last “normal” day we would see for almost a year and a half (longer for others). We learned that all schools would shut down on March 16, 2020, for the remainder of the school year. As I drove my car to work every […]