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Efficient School Bus Software | West Fargo Public School

"We were able to work with one company. We didn’t have to worry about integration between our routing software and our GPS systems, it was all there. " Brad Redmond Transportation Director, West Fargo Public School

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Fleet Reduction & Improved Customer Service | Red Clay School District

"What the tool allowed us to do was shrink our number of buses by doing better routing. In addition, better customer service. We had an increased level of confidence when we spoke to parents." Kelly Shahan Transportation Manager, Red Clay Consolidated School District

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Smooth Integration Allows for Successful GPS Implementation | West Fargo Public Schools

"It was exciting and reassuring to see an integrated GPS system that leveraged our existing TripSpark software." Bradley Redmond Transportation Director, West Fargo Public Schools

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Why Austin ISD Chose A Parent App To Improve Their Operation | Austin ISD

Austin ISD Success With K-12 Software and the Parent App

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From The Blog

What are TNCs? Are TNCs the Right Option?

What are TNCs? Are TNCs the Right Option?

A Transportation Network Company, also known as a "TNC", is a "ride hailing" or "ridesharing" organization that uses a mobile app, enabling people to secure individual and carpooling rides from drivers who use their own vehicles. GPS capability in smartphones identifies the pick-up location and keeps the customer informed in real- time when the car will arrive and it also provides a photo of the driver for identification purposes.

NEMT Focus Groups – What You Need to Know

NEMT Focus Groups – What You Need to Know

Recent changes to non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) requirements via administrative action, have rendered NEMT a mandatory benefit. This is a huge win for the American people! Under this action, states are required to provide NEMT and use the most appropriate form of transportation. The scope of benefit varies by state, but generally covers a broad range of NEMT services through one or more approaches: Fee for service (FFS),Third party broker and Medicaid managed care.

Emerging Opportunities for the State of the Transit Industry in 2021

Emerging Opportunities for the State of the Transit Industry in 2021

Paul Comfort, SVP, Chief Customer Officer of Trapeze Group, VP of Business Development for TripSpark, and host of Transit Unplugged, recently nailed the lead story "New Year, New Opportunities: The State of the Transit Industry in 2021", in Metro Magazine. In this eye-opening article, we learn just how vastly different the transit industry is now compared to just one short year ago. And although 2020 was bleak to say the least, transit agencies have found their footing amongst the rubble of the COVID-19 global pandemic, to reinvent themselves and emerge victorious (or at least they're well on their way).

 Rob’s Rising… Rob DeSanti Takes the Wheel as TripSpark Transit’s New General Manager

Rob’s Rising… Rob DeSanti Takes the Wheel as TripSpark Transit’s New General Manager

Rob DeSanti officially became TripSpark Transit's new General Manager on February 1, 2021. When Rob learned that TripSpark was searching to fill the newly vacant GM role for Transit, he jumped at the opportunity. Rob's business development and leadership experience make him the perfect fit for the job, and the business is looking forward to what will certainly be a very positive impact on the company and the industry. 

6 Great Reasons to Get to Know Daniel Bower, Project Manager, Rideshare

6 Great Reasons to Get to Know Daniel Bower, Project Manager, Rideshare

Meet Daniel (Dan) Bower, Project Manager with TripSpark's Rideshare Group. Given Dan's impressive history in the industry, it's hard to imagine anyone better suited to this dynamic role. Not only does Dan have an extensive educational background in transportation engineering, but he's also been living and loving transportation and technology since his days in high school.

Useful Tools for the Transit Trade (Ridership Trends)

Useful Tools for the Transit Trade (Ridership Trends)

The American Public Transit Association (APTA) has some cool new resources for the entire transit industry. Transit agencies and businesses can now follow current ridership trends and see how agencies stack up against their peers.

What a Trip! Celebrating Andrea L. Potter’s Amazing Career

What a Trip! Celebrating Andrea L. Potter’s Amazing Career

A celebratory trip down memory lane to share Andrea L. Potter's amazing journey to General Manager of TripSpark Technologies, is just one small way to honor this fantastic leader as she plans her smooth ride into retirement.


 

The Important Link Between Managed Care and Medical Transportation

The Important Link Between Managed Care and Medical Transportation

While Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) have typically turned to Transportation Brokerages (Brokers) to manage and administer the Medicaid Non Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) benefit, many MCOs are now utilizing reliable transportation software live NovusMED and bringing the NEMT benefit back in house, to further enhance their suite of transportation services.

Survey Says… The Top 10 Reasons to Survey Transit Riders in the Time of COVID

Survey Says… The Top 10 Reasons to Survey Transit Riders in the Time of COVID

During the COVID-19 pandemic , one way that can transit organizations can offer their customers some control is to include them in their decision-making process. Whether it's making changes to services or fare structure, transit decisions should be endorsed by their customers, and not just driven by elected officials or other groups with interests beyond those of riders. Giving their riders a voice through surveys, is a key way to accomplish that.

Putting “Human” in the Human Transportation Industry

Putting “Human” in the Human Transportation Industry

Jarrett Walker’s unbiased professional blog, Human Transit, addresses public transit problems that separate technical issues from personal values. 

#SavePublicTransit

#SavePublicTransit

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is urging Congress to provide at least $32 billion in emergency funding to ensure that public transit agencies can survive. Join us in supporting the initiative and making our voices heard!

2020 - A Year for Partnerships and Reflection at TripSpark

2020 - A Year for Partnerships and Reflection at TripSpark

Andrea Potter, General Manager of TripSpark Transit, Extends Holiday Wishes to her colleagues and customers, reflects on TripSpark Transit's accomplishments over the past year and discusses the bright future of TripSpark Transit in 2021, Post-COVID, as life gets back to normal. 

Medical Transportation’s Post-COVID Future Looks Bright

Medical Transportation’s Post-COVID Future Looks Bright

Steve Dewis, General Manager of TripSpark Medical, extends holiday wishes to his colleagues and customers and discusses the bright future of TripSpark Medical in 2021, post-COVID, as life gets back to normal. 

6 Ways to Get to Know Naomi Schellenberg

6 Ways to Get to Know Naomi Schellenberg

I had the opportunity to chat with Naomi Schellenberg, TripSpark Transit's Director of Client Services. Naomi volunteers with the University of Calgary’s Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) organization, and she enjoys reading, hiking, camping, scuba diving and travelling.

Omaha Metro Launches Bus Rapid Transit Service with Infotainment

Omaha Metro Launches Bus Rapid Transit Service with Infotainment

The City of Omaha is elated to unveil their newest transit line, Omaha Rapid Bus Transit (ORBT), an innovative transportation mode, connecting its riders to and from its bustling downtown. This new line is equipped with TripSpark's MyRide Infotainment digital signage and lets riders enjoy a quicker commute thanks to fewer stops, dedicated bus lanes and Transit Signal Priority Technology — all in the name of timely service.
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) for Transit

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) for Transit

Web content and applications should be easy to use — for everyone. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) help developers get there. In this post, we'll define WCAG, its importance and how transit software can foster inclusivity by complying. 

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