Across the country, increasing safety and security remains a top priority for school buses, along with other important objectives like improved maintenance and efficiency, optimized bus routes, enhanced driver tracking, and simplified communications with parents. At the same time, more school systems are also focused on what’s happening on the bus itself. This includes not only managing disruptive behavior but also leveraging students’ time on board more productively.
Technology is giving us powerful new ways to automate, optimize, and enhance all aspects of school bus operations. But in practice, it’s not always so simple. In fact, many school administrators now face a new challenge: How do you coordinate and connect all these different technologies, tools, and suppliers, especially when your budgets are anything but unlimited?