31 Aug 2015

Custody Agreements and Calendar-based K-12 Transportation Software

Custody Agreements and Calendar-based K-12 Transportation Software

Depending on the state in which your school district is located, the task of getting kids to and from their homes may have gotten a little more complicated. As of August, 2015 this Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling makes it a legal obligation for districts to provide student transportation to the homes of both parents in…

31 Aug 2015

Reducing the Impact of Late Cancelations Using Paratransit Software

Reducing the Impact of Late Cancelations Using Paratransit Software

The detrimental effects of a no show can significantly impact the bottom line of paratransit agencies. We’ve already discussed methods for reducing the incidence of no shows in this blog article. But there is, as well, a similar issue when it comes to late cancelations. The ADA has some tricky wording around when a…

21 Aug 2015

Improve Driver Retention Rates with K-12 Transportation Software

Improve Driver Retention Rates with K-12 Transportation Software

One of the most prevalent problems in the school transportation industry has been bus driver retention. Driver shortage has been a serious issue among many North American school districts, especially this past year. In the 2014 School Bus Fleet’s Top 100 School District Fleets in the U.S. Report, 29% of survey…

14 Aug 2015

NEMT Software Industry Insight Into Managing Will Calls

NEMT Software Industry Insight Into Managing Will Calls

It’s nearly impossible to keep your operation functioning at peak efficiency when you don’t have all the scheduling information you need. Every NEMT operation is facing the issue of coordinating return rides and Will Calls and trying to manage and reduce the impact on clients and bottom lines. As a NEMT software…

Federal Transit Funding: the Late Summer Edition

Federal Transit Funding: the Late Summer Edition

The ongoing stalls in the resolution process continues as we all wait to find out how we’re going to fund the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) in the coming months. Recently, the House and Senate showed some promise by making some decisions that will allow funding to continue in the short term for a continuation of MAP-21.…