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Going the Extra Mile: Enhancing Student Experience in School Transportation

When developing policies and choosing technology investments into your school bus fleet, are you taking the student experience into account? It's easy to overlook the students when planning bus policies, but catering to them can bring real benefits. When t..

BusBoss, route_optimization, route_planning_software, school_bus_routing_software, Student_Transportation, Student_Transportation_Technology, school_bus_driver_shortages, inefficient_routes, outdated_routes, inaccurate_routes, route_efficiency, state_reporting, re-routing, bus_shortages, school_bus_route_planning_software

Safeguarding the Future: Future-Proofing Your School Bus Fleet with Technology

Technology investments in your school bus fleet are a tricky business because you need to have one eye on your current needs, and the other eye on the future. Any purchase should be as "future-proofed" as possible, intended to be used for many years, and c..

BusBoss, route_optimization, route_planning_software, school_bus_routing_software, School_Bus_Technology, School_Bus_Routing_System, inefficient_routes, outdated_routes, inaccurate_routes, route_efficiency, state_reporting, re-routing, bus_shortages, driver_shortages, school_bus_route_planning_software

The Human Element: How School Bus Management Software Supports Drivers and Staff

These are hard times for school bus transportation directors. Costs are rising, while bus drivers are becoming increasingly difficult to find and retain. You need to keep up with modern best practices without costing too much, and ideally reducing costs wh..

BusBoss, route_optimization, route_planning_software, school_bus_routing_software, School_Buses, parent_notifications, GPS_Parent_App, inefficient_routes, outdated_routes, inaccurate_routes, route_efficiency, state_reporting, re-routing, bus_shortages, driver_shortages, school_bus_route_planning_software

From Chaos to Efficiency: Managing Field Trips with Bus Routing Software

Most students love field trips - but most teachers and administrators dread them. Field trips can be a great experience, or just get the kids out of a stuffy classroom for a day, but the actuality of wrangling the students can be incredibly stressful. Ther..

BusBoss, route_optimization, planning_and_scheduling_field_trips, school_bus_routing_software, School_Bus_Routing, School_Buses, inefficient_routes, outdated_routes, inaccurate_routes, route_efficiency, state_reporting, re-routing, bus_shortages, driver_shortages

Modern School Bus

Beyond the Wheels: Exploring Innovative Designs for Modern School Buses

When it comes to "classic designs," it's hard to get more classic than the big yellow school bus. The basic look of American school buses was cemented in the 1940s, and hasn't changed much since... but the technology inside them has. Modern school bus desi..

bus_routing_software, BusBoss, route_optimization, route_optimization_software, routing_software, pupil_transportation_planning, school_bus_driver_shortages, electrical_school_buses, hybrid_school_buses, inefficient_routes, outdated_routes, inaccurate_routes, re-routing, bus_shortages

Ensuring Student Safety: How GPS Tracking Enhances School Bus Operations

For those overseeing school district transportation, keeping students safe is the top priority. As students travel to school every day, it's important to have confidence in the transportation system. But thanks to new technology, there are even better ways..

BusBoss, route_optimization, school_bus_routing_software, GPS_Tracking, Student_Transportation, GPS_Student_Tracking, inefficient_routes, outdated_routes, inaccurate_routes, route_efficiency, state_reporting, re-routing, bus_shortages, driver_shortages

15 Ways Pearson PowerSchool Integration Brings Peace of Mind

It seems to happen so rarely, but doesn't your school district run more smoothly when everyone's more-or-less satisfied?

BusBoss, route_optimization, Pearson_PowerSchool, school_bus_routing_software, inefficient_routes, outdated_routes, inaccurate_routes, route_efficiency, state_reporting, re-routing, bus_shortages, driver_shortages

Tracking Student Incidents And Maintaining Bus Safety

School Bus Safety is an often neglected topic for many people, which is unfortunate because millions of students are transported daily on school buses. We have a civic responsibility to promote school bus safety whenever, and wherever, we can.

Transportation_Management_Software, school_bus_management, BusBoss, route_optimization, route_planning, Student_Safety, school_bus_routing_software, school_bus_driver_shortages, inefficient_routes, outdated_routes, inaccurate_routes, route_efficiency, state_reporting, re-routing, bus_shortages

Using Google Maps to Manually Locate Schools in BusBoss

BusBoss does a great job of automatically locating addresses, but there are times when it cannot find the school’s location. When this happens, you can use google maps to manually locate schools in BusBoss. Here’s how…

BusBoss, route_planning, bus_route_optimization, school, school_bus_routing_software, school_bus_driver_shortages, inefficient_routes, outdated_routes, inaccurate_routes, route_efficiency, state_reporting, re-routing, bus_shortages

Display Dead Ends to Find Map Problems

School bus route optimization requires accurate map data. Different map sources are available but there are several aspects of map data that determines its quality.

Transportation_Management_Software, bus_routing, school_bus_management, BusBoss, route_optimization, route_planning, bus_software, school_bus_routing_software, fleet_optimization, school_bus_driver_shortages, inefficient_routes, outdated_routes, inaccurate_routes, route_efficiency, state_reporting, re-routing, bus_shortages

How To Display Dead Ends to Find Map Problem

School bus route optimization requires accurate map data. Different map sources are available but there are several aspects of map data that determines its quality.

Transportation_Management_Software, bus_routing, school_bus_management, BusBoss, route_optimization, route_planning, bus_software, fleet_optimization

How To Make Court Ordered Split Custody School Bus Routing Easier

As a transportation director, you have many responsibilities. Accommodating court ordered split custody school bus routing is just another one of them. While you may find this to be a nuisance, there is school transportation management software available t..

Transportation_Management_Software, bus_routing_software, BusBoss, route_optimization, student_management_system, split_custody_routing, school_bus_routing_software, school_bus_driver_shortages, inefficient_routes, outdated_routes, inaccurate_routes, route_efficiency, state_reporting, re-routing, bus_shortages

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Top Tech for Student Bus Transportation

We're living in an age of nonstop technological progress and innovation in all areas of life, and that includes student bus transportation. New school bus technologies are arriving every year, and while not all will become widely adopted, each offers new o..

bus_routing_software, BusBoss, school_bus_routing_software, student_bus_transportation

How to Use Google Maps to Manually Locate Schools in BusBoss

BusBoss does a great job of automatically locating addresses, but there are times when it cannot find the school’s location. When this happens, you can use google maps to manually locate schools in BusBoss. Here’s how…

BusBoss, route_planning, school

15 Ways Pearson PowerSchool Integration Brings Peace of Mind to Parents, Teachers & Administrators

It seems to happen so rarely, but doesn't your school district run more smoothly when everyone's more-or-less satisfied?

BusBoss, Pearson_PowerSchool, school_bus_routing_software

Need State Funding? How Pearson PowerSchool Integration Can Help!

A school in America lives or dies by its state funding. When funds are doled out according to statistics - such as bus ridership, attendance rates, and test scores - it's vital a school receives every dollar it's due, while still trying to increase the num..

BusBoss, Pearson_PowerSchool, school_bus_routing_software

12 Ways Pearson PowerSchool Integration Saves School Resources

BusBoss has gotten better! Thanks to our new PowerSchool integration, it's possible for schools around the world to merge their bus-routing and student information systems into a single software suite. Doing so creates one of the most powerful combined too..

PowerSchool, BusBoss, powerschool_integration, Pearson_PowerSchool, school_bus_routing_software

6 Proper Uses For GPS Vehicle Fleet Tracking Systems

With schools constantly seeing their budgets slashed, you're undoubtedly feeling the pinch yourself if you're in the business of providing school bus services. Economization is the name of the game across our school districts, from bus drivers to teachers...

bus_routing_software, bus_routing, BusBoss, bus_software, bus_route_optimization, Fleet_Tracking_Systems, GPS_Tracking

5 Reasons You Need Student Tracking Software

Student tracking software is a necessity, the most accurate and effective way to keep children safe and to minimize today’s extraordinary transportation costs. Whether you’re the business manager, transportation director, the superintendent of a school dis..

BusBoss, route_optimization, bus_software, bus_route_optimization, field_trip_planning, Student_Tracking_Software, Bus_Pass, GPS_Tracking

School Bus Safety: Tracking Student Incidents

School Bus Safety is an often neglected topic for many people, which is unfortunate because millions of students are transported daily on school buses. We have a civic responsibility to promote school bus safety whenever, and wherever, we can.

Transportation_Management_Software, school_bus_management, BusBoss, route_planning, Student_Safety

Bus Software - Display Dead Ends to Find Map Problems

School bus route optimization requires accurate map data. Different map sources are available but there are several aspects of map data that determines its quality.

Transportation_Management_Software, bus_routing, school_bus_management, BusBoss, route_optimization, route_planning, bus_software, fleet_optimization

Transportation_Management_Software, bus_routing, school_bus_management, BusBoss, route_planning, bus_software, Zones, Bus_Pass

School Bus Route Optimization

Fleet Optimization was never one of my favorite subjects when it came to BusBoss. However, as the years have gone by this functionality has greatly improved. I would recommend this to anyone who asks me where to start when creating new routes.

Transportation_Management_Software, bus_routing, BusBoss, route_optimization, route_planning, fleet_optimization

Top 10 Reasons for Using School Bus Routing Software

Are you transporting students on buses? What about vans? If you are, then you should be using school bus routing software. It does not matter if you have 1 bus or 1,000 buses, you should be using bus routing software to manage your bus fleet.

Transportation_Management_Software, BusBoss, route_optimization, route_planning

School Bus Route Planning

When you are planning your bus routes, what are you thinking about? I suspect that most transportation directors are thinking about accommodating all of their students and “hoping” that they won’t need to add additional buses.

BusBoss, route_optimization, route_planning, fleet_optimization

School Bus Passes and Fees

The use of school bus passes is becoming more prevalent over time. Bus passes are primarily used for students to get on their assigned school bus. They are usually required when students are expected to pay for their school bus transportation. Printing bus..

Transportation_Management_Software, BusBoss, route_planning, School_Bus_Stop, Bus_Pass

Court Ordered Split Custody School Bus Routing

As a transportation director, you have many responsibilities. Accommodating court ordered split custody school bus routing is just another one of them. While you may find this to be a nuisance, there is school transportation management software available t..

Transportation_Management_Software, bus_routing_software, BusBoss, student_management_system, split_custody_routing

School Bus Route Optimization: What is it and Why do I care?

School Bus Route Optimization is a process where the transportation director at a school generates a set of bus routes that ensures all students are transported to their required school on time.

BusBoss, route_optimization

7 Questions to ask about School Transportation Management Software

After deciding that you need School Transportation Management Software, your next task is to decide which one to purchase. This is an important decision because you do not want to waste your valuable time and money.

Transportation_Management_Software, BusBoss

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