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Evaluating and Implementing Student Transportation Tracking

Gone are the days when parents anxiously waited at bus stops, unsure of when their child’s school bus would arrive. Technology has empowered parents with information about their child’s vehicle location and estimated time of arrival. School districts and transportation providers can even send parents notifications about route changes or delays. Student tracking applications provide […]

Region 4 in Houston area picks Transfinder

Region 4 Education Service Center, located in Houston, Texas, is pioneering a new approach to assisting member districts with their transportation needs by selecting Transfinder’s award-winning Routefinder PLUS and servicing districts that are implementing the solution. Behind this innovative approach is Jack Mann, Region 4 Director of Business and Operations Solutions. Mann, prior to working […]

TAPTCO debuts 6 programs for Safety Reminder Series

The Transit & Paratransit Company (TAPTCO) announced today the creation of a set of in-service training programs included in their new Safety Reminder Series. The series includes six video-based programs, training the following subjects: Safety Management System What is Safety? Preventing Accidents Preventing Intersection Accidents What’s In It for Me Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Jeff […]

School Bus Safety Company debuts 6 programs for Safety Reminder Series

The School Bus Safety Company announced today they have created a series of six safety programs in their new Safety Reminder Series. Each program is six to eight minutes in length and cover the following. Safety Management System What is Safety? Preventing Accidents Preventing Intersection Accidents What’s In It for Me Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety […]

IC Bus launches the next generation CE Series

  IC Bus today announced the launch of its next generation CE Series school bus, a newly redesigned and updated version of its flagship CE Series originally launched 20 years ago. The all-new CE Series provides customers with efficient operations and enhanced driver comforts, improved total cost of ownership (TCO), and increased safety features. The […]

IC Bus introduces the next generation of student transportation to support sustainability goals

  Today IC Bus introduced the next generation of school bus transportation. Designed around three guiding principles – fostering a healthy future, leading in safety and technology, and offering best-in-class solutions – the leader in the school bus market is taking a new approach to its commitment to sustainable student transportation. “Over the last few […]

Durham School Services’ bus donation to fill transportation gap for Junior Recruits Youth Program

  Durham School Services, a leader in student transportation, has donated a mini school bus to the Little Egg Harbor (LEH) Police Junior Recruits to use for their youth program events. The program was created for community youth interested in becoming involved in the military or law enforcement. The children in the program are highly […]

Michigan school district runs 100% routes on propane buses

Kingston Community School District moves to an all-propane bus fleet when school starts this fall. The district has leased six new Blue Bird propane buses, and locked in a two-year cost for propane at $1.50 per gallon, which is a 62% savings over its diesel price. Shona Vennevy, district superintendent of Kingston Community School District, […]

Durham School Services and Northwest R-1 School District in Missouri extend trusted partnership

  Durham School Services, a leader in student transportation, and its partner Northwest R-1 School District, are delighted to continue their partnership for the next three years starting this July. Durham will run a total of 71 routes for Northwest R-1 School District with its fleet of 84 buses. Durham has served the students of […]

Alternative student transportation companies team up to streamline touting and logistics for districts

EverDriven Technologies, the leader in technology-enabled alternative student transportation for school districts nationwide, announced a new alliance with School Bus Logistics (SBL) to provide a comprehensive suite of logistics and routing services to schools and districts. Together, SBL & EverDriven will analyze and optimize routes for busing and small capacity vehicles, which will enable all drivers and […]