eSN Special Feature: As security concerns mount and budgets constrict, school districts and transportation contractors are using new software programs and state-of-the-art technology to manage costs, improve services, and provide a safer environment for transporting students to and from school.

School bus operators are using new software and technology in three main areas:

  • Route management and tracking;
  • Safety and security; and
  • Fuel cost and operational savings.

Indeed, skyrocketing fuel prices are hitting school transportation directors and coordinators right where it hurts most--in their pocketbooks. Transportation specialists are fighting back by using sophisticated routing and tracking software to achieve optimal

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