1 Apr
Top 9 Reasons Your District Should be Moving to the Cloud

From School Transportation NewsApril 1, 2020 There was a time when putting data “in the cloud” was shrouded in mystery. Managers of sensitive data were reluctant at best to have that data placed in the cloud, fearing it was not safe and not completely understanding just “where” that data was being stored. In light of the recent COVID-19 crisis, schools and their transportation departments know now more than ever the importance of having access to their data wherever and [...]

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18 Mar
Transfinder Offers Free Communication App to School Districts During COVID-19 Shutdown

From School Bus Fleet / March 18, 2020 SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Transfinder has announced that it is offering its two-way communication tool, Stopfinder Communication, free of charge to all North American school districts to assist with operations during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) shutdown. The app, which provides a secure platform for school district officials, parents, and guardians to communicate with each other, including sharing documents and photos, will be available free of charge to [...]

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15 Mar

A Schenectady-based company is using a piece of technology to help schools and families while the coronavirus has temporarily suspended in-person classes in districts across the state and the country. And the company's original app is being used for more than it was originally intended — potentially

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25 Jun

The Wayfinder app, which is free for Transfinder clients, allows users to create bus routes on either smart devices they already own or devices that are pre-installed on vehicles.

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