Friday, November 16, 2018

Partner Updates

Powertrain Partnerships

For buses, powertrain performance is where the rubber truly hits the road. For real performance, a bus needs a great engine and a transmission...

New Engines Increase Maintenance Ease & ROI of School Buses

With new state-of-the-art diesel engines, school districts can now measure engine health, prioritize maintenance needs and decrease their total cost of ownership in a...

Discovering Efficiencies Saves District Nearly $1M Annually

Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township in Indiana turned to Transfinder to find ways to reduce costs without impacting safety. The result was almost...

New Approaches to Common School Bus Routing Problems

The safety of students and drivers underscores every step a school bus transportation department makes. What happens outside the bus is just as important...

Tough to Ignore: Calls Louden for School Bus Seat Belt Upgrades

The list of national organizations making their support for lap-shoulder seat belts on school buses crystal clear continues to grow more impressive and harder...

Transportation’s Future Is Paperless, Electronic & Automated

Changes in tomorrow’s transportation programs can seem far away when school districts are focused on meeting the needs of today. But technology is changing...

Wi-Fi Takes Classroom Beyond School Grounds

According to the American School Bus Council, there are about 480,000 school buses in America transporting around 25 million children to and from school....

Infrastructure and Fuel

When choosing what kind of fuel type your buses will use in your fleet, infrastructure is a large part of the decision-making process. There...

School Bus Loading & Unloading Safety

In January, STN Magazine reported that national school bus loading and unloading fatalities doubled in 2016-17, according to the survey published by the Kansas...

4G LTE Networks Take Education on the Road

Modern education practices have progressed with technologies such as digital text books, flipped classrooms (delivering instructional content online), cloud-based tools designed to enhance teaching...

November 2018

Nicole Portee of Denver Public Schools personifies industry leadership. Here, she poses with several of the district’s...

Buyer’s Guide 2018

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Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...