Ahead of a Calif. requirement for the coming school year that all school buses be equipped with approved child safety alert systems that prompt drivers to check for students at the end of routes, Zonar Systems and Child Check-Mate System finalized an agreement to bring solutions to market.
Buses don't necessarily have a reputation as the most innovative transit option around. But thanks to new advances in technology, all that is changing. With features like onboard Wi-Fi, Global Positioning System (GPS), telematics, cameras, enhanced driver support tools, and a greater focus on the passenger experience, next-generation fleets are changing perceptions about bus transit in cities across the country.
MCLEAN, Virginia — Kajeet, the industry leader for safe, mobile student Internet connectivity, today announces that its Kajeet SmartBus solution includes Global Positioning System (GPS).
After implementing the Zonar Systems Z Pass solution for student ridership tracking, Vineland Public Schools in New Jersey was challenged with creating “one card” that would work with its new GPS bus tracking solution and existing library and food service applications.
The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services Annual Conference featured a discussion on National School Bus Specifications and Procedures guidelines as well as real-world experience on the correct usage of tablets and Mobile Data Terminals (MDTs) on school buses.
SafeStop announced a partnership that integrates its school bus tracking and parent communication app with Zonar’s Smart Fleet Management Solutions.