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8 October 2018 | 0

How GPS tracking and other strategies may fix school transportation

“The educational system frequently describes transportation as a plumbing issue. It’s something that nobody notices unless it’s not working.” So says Jennifer O’Neal Schiess, a principal at Bellwether Education Partners, a national nonprofit focused on dramatically changing education and life outcomes for underserved children. (Quote from this article in Curbed.) In 2017, Schiess co-authored “Miles to […]

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7 October 2018 | 0

Public Transportation Fun Facts

Did you know that the word bus is short for “omnibus” and that the first organized public transit system in a city appears to have originated in Paris, France in the mid-17th century? That little factoid, perfect for cocktail parties, PTA meetings and school board gatherings, is one of many things that you may not […]

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25 September 2018 | 0

Fresh new bus-tracking features! Check them out…

We at BusWhere are pleased to present these upgrades, improvements and shiny new features to make your user experience run more smoothly. To find out more about how we’re making your BusWhere experience easier and more convenient, read on: Any Bus, Any Route: Enhanced AutoDetect Sometimes a bus needs maintenance or inspection. But don’t worry: […]

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3 September 2018 | 0

The New School Year – Start Dates, Budgets, and Technology

Several weeks into the school year, and things are off to an exciting start! We at BusWhere have been listening to parents and staff all over the US as they share their experiences starting a new school year. Some highlights of what users are reporting regarding start dates, budgets and technology: School Start Dates We […]

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