Technology Archives - School BUSRide


Carroll County secures real-time communications with GPSLockbox and FirstNet

With the responsibility of moving more than 24,000 students each day in Maryland, safe and reliable communication is of paramount concern to transportation officials at Carroll County Public Schools. This year, despite COVID-19, the district’s transportation department began a major initiative to upgrade its communications system – which previously relied on drivers using traditional consumer […]

Selecting the Right Surveillance System for Your School Bus Operation

  Which factors should pupil transportation providers consider when spec’ing a new surveillance system? Clint Bryer: The number one factor transportation providers should consider when spec’ing a new surveillance system is reliability. None of the other factors matter if the system is not reliable. Second to that should be to focus on areas of coverage […]

New York School Districts Optimize Routing During Pandemic

School officials in New York are singing the praises of new routing technology powered by Artificial Intelligence Optimization (AIO). Transfinder, since 1988 a developer in routing, scheduling, and fleet maintenance solutions, released the first major overhaul of its flagship routing software in Spring. Transfinder President and CEO Antonio Civitella said that Routefinder PLUS – Transfinder’s […]

Zonar Helps Schools Adjust to the New Normal

The scope of students being transported to school  is evolving every day in the wake of COVID-19. As schools slowly return to holding in-person classes under new guidelines, the act of going to school will be far from what was previously considered “normal.” In a post-COVID world, buses are not operating every day. Some routes […]

Business Intelligence and Student Transportation

Business Intelligence is a technology-driven process for analyzing data and presenting actionable information to student transportation professionals to make more information decisions. Apollo transforms the data you already have into meaningful and useful information which can then be used to identify organizational needs and determine solutions to current challenges. Business Intelligence combines data from the […]