12 Jun
Contractor Navigates Complex District Needs With This Technology

Steve Gardner oversees the transportation of more than 26,000 Connecticut students who attend school in more than 30 different school districts. But to speak with him, Gardner, the former director of technology and now the general manager at All-Star Transportation, doesn’t appear stressed in the least. Even when his firm, which prior to the pandemic had just under 1,000 drivers, had been down as many as 170 drivers at one point, Gardner said the routes get covered and students get the [...]

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24 Mar
NY State SHRM, Best Companies Group Name Transfinder a Best Company to Work for in NYS

SCHENECTADY, NY (March 24, 2023) ­- The New York State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management, Best Companies Group and Rochester Business Journal have named Transfinder Corp. as one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York. Transfinder, based in Schenectady, develops transportation management software and serves more than 2,300 school districts in North America. In a companywide note announcing the award to his team, Transfinder President and CEO Antonio Civitella said: [...]

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30 Jan
Stopfinder - Fort Worth ISD launches app allowing parents to track school busses

From CBS News KTXA-TV / TXA 21  / By Caroline Vandergriff / January 27, 2023 CBS DFW FORT WORTH, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Fort Worth ISD has taken the first step towards real-time school bus tracking for families, launching a new app to improve communication about transportation issues.  It's something the district promised families back in the fall, after several elementary school students were forced off a school bus at the wrong stop.Through the Stopfinder app, parents and [...]

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27 Jan
Working With This Technology & Partner to ‘Serve Our Community Well’

Karen Torres instituted a new motto this year at Whittier Union High School District (CA): “We want to serve well.”Torres is the transportation director at Whittier Union, a district located in Los Angeles County, California, just 10 miles from the heart of the city. She oversees the transportation of 1,300 students, with about 75 percent of those students having special needs.Serving well is imperative. And it goes beyond transportation.“We don’t want to just transport [...]

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24 Jan
NSTA: The Bus Stop Podcast featuring Tony Civitella, President and CEO, Transfinder

From National School Transportation Association: NSTA / January 24, 2023Don't miss the latest NSTA: The Bus Stop. This week at NSTA: The Bus Stop - a special live episode of the podcast from the 2023 NSTA Midwinter Meeting in San Diego, California. Executive Director Curt Macysyn is joined Tony Civitella, President and CEO of Transfinder. Tony recaps his experience at the 2023 NSTA Midwinter Meeting and his role in the "Putting a Stop (arm) to Illegal Passing" Panel. The duo outline importance [...]

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