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Looking to improve the efficiency of busing and transportation?
Faced with rising costs and pressures to keep expenses down, many district leaders are looking for areas to improve efficiency, and that often includes busing and transportation. Taking a close look at bus routes and finding ways to make them more efficient can make a significant difference, but there are some important considerations to keep in mind.
Putting the Pieces Together to Maximize Your Efficiency
In this age of tight budgets, driver shortages and increased expectations from, well, everyone, are you running your transportation operation as efficiently as possible? There are ways to get the most of your existing resources and increase safety without sacrificing service. How is that possible? you ask. Read on.
Stronger Together: How Partnerships are Making the Industry Better
Transfinder and Zonar partnered with Idea Public Schools and First Student to create a seamless solution and technology plan that has enhanced safety, efficiency, and communications for its 82 schools.
You’ve got to go with Transfinder
Heidi Means first recommended Transfinder to her own school district, Brecksville-Broadview Heights City School District in Ohio, six years ago when the district’s existing routing provider appeared to stop innovating. Today, she’s recommending Transfinder’s solutions to anyone who will ask. “I feel as supported today as I did in July 2016,” Means said.
Arkansas District Says Pandemic Was Perfect Time to Implement PLUS
In the midst of a global pandemic, Gravette Public Schools decided to implement Transfinder’s latest routing software, Routefinder PLUS. The decision paid off as Gravette was forced, like many districts, to add routes and adjust to a changing climate caused by COVID-19. Having access to the powerful browser-based routing solution turned out to be a gamechanger.
Alpine ISD - PLUS Provides A Customizable Approach to Special Needs Routing
Alpine ISD has maximized its use of Routefinder PLUS for routing students with special needs.
Managing the Transportation Bid Process
It’s now Spring, budgets have been completed, contracts are in place, and the last thing you want to think about is your transportation contract. However, now is the time that districts should begin the process of specification and contract development for transportation contracts.
The Superintendency is a resource document to guide shared leadership by School Boards & Superintendents. This resource manual has been developed to assist school boards and superintendents to establish and maintain the effective relationships needed to serve the evolving educational needs of the children and communities.
The Mobile World is at Hand
Those of us in K-12 education and transportation are keenly aware that mobile technology is driving the proliferation of smart devices that can easily be carried around. How we live, learn, work and connect is now deeply affected by the mobile world and the applications that sustain it. We are moving away from "using a computer" to having a constant companion device.
Parent Apps – Are You Ready?
Parent apps require the combination of safe, efficient student transportation planning working in tandem with routing software, GPS and communications. These entities must work collectively if you are to be successful. A parent app deployment can increase the safety of your students and increase the satisfaction of the community with your operations.
Cloud 9: Nine Reasons Districts Should Move Data to the Cloud
When you hear the expression on cloud 9 it’s usually about that feeling you have when you’re in love. Well, we have found that our clients who have decided to have their data hosted on the cloud are in love with this service. Read for yourself nine reasons transportation departments like yours are on Cloud 9 by being hosted in the cloud.
The Pathway to Success in Tough Budget Times
School districts across the country are facing tough budget times. Transportation as a related service is often considered for budget reductions to avoid direct classroom cuts. There are almost always savings in transportation but the savings may be politically difficult to achieve, which is why adhering to a process is critical.
School Bus Travel Training
School Bus Travel Training examines the training and explores the accommodations that can be made within school bus service for special-needs school bus passengers to develop some of the skills needed for successful community mobility later in life.
Where Does It Say That?
You’re often in a position where you’ve heard something at a conference, or read something, and that nugget of information helps you answer a question or make a point with a colleague. Invariably, you need source information to convince that Director of Special Education, principal, or superintendent that you’re right. This white paper addresses some frequently asked questions.
POWER UP: Leveraging User-friendly Tech to Solve Transportation Challenges
When Transfinder Corp. began developing its first major overhaul of its flagship routing solution Routefinder it was determined early on that every aspect of Routefinder PLUS had to be better than its predecessor. That means every key function had to be included plus many more features that clients had been requesting for years.