In one year, school districts and bus companies must have two-way radio systems that comply with an FCC requirement for a minimum narrowband of 12.5 kHz from the current requirement of 25 kHz. Learn why it is imperative to ensure compliance in advance of the Jan. 1, 2013 deadline and what student transporters can expect in terms of coverage and infrastructure. This webinar is sponsored by Motorola.
RecordedJan 26 201275 mins
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Implementing a successful photo enforcement program to educate and dissuade motorist from passing a stopped school bus in your community can present a number of challenges. Safety Vision's solution can be scaled to support school systems based on state laws and demographics, as well as preserve the necessary chain of custody with local law enforcement agencies.
As schools remained closed due to COVID-19, many districts have transitioned to distance learning for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. One solution gaining momentum across the country is Wi-Fi-equipped buses parked throughout the community to create Internet hotspots for students.
Julius Cesar, Ryan Hahn, Steve Miller, Dr. Adam Saenz & Dr. Stephen Sroka
There is a lot of fear and uncertainty right now as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Some student transporters are remaining on the job, delivering food to students or medical supplies. Others are out of work and not getting paid. Regardless of their situation, industry professionals are feeling anxiety about the change, whether temporary or long-term, to our societal way of life. The economy is freefalling. Thoughts of mortality are increasing. Some people are literally going stir crazy by being pent up at home. But with every challenge come opportunities through hope. Join a discussion between a medical doctor, psychologist, student transporters and HR staff on what school districts and companies can do to continue providing service to their employees during this confusing and scary time. Health and wellness are top of mind right now. What resources are available for both physical and mental health? How can remote employees continue to hone their skills? What can the industry despite this crisis to recruit new school bus drivers? This webinar will take virtual questions from the audience and provide as many answers as possible.
A temporary “new normal” has gripped the country with school districts adopting serious measures to keep their kids safe from COVID-19. Adjusting to this new normal means student transportation has gone in reverse—from transporting students to their schools, to the delivery of meals and services to them. However, districts are finding new and creative ways to provide for their most vulnerable students.
An informed bell time strategy can help reduce costs, address the driver shortage, and support adolescent health and cognition. When you register for this webinar, you are taking the first step in the problem-solving process to maximize the benefits of later school start times, while establishing the opportunity for successful change management.
SafeGuard presents a webinar about seatbelts on school buses. Whether this topic has only casually been discussed, or if it’s part of your planning in the near future, this is an hour you don’t want to miss.
Cummins will be providing an overview of best practices for maintaining and troubleshooting your School Bus. Key resources, maintenance intervals, aftertreatment performance, and oil and coolant requirements will be covered.
This webinar will tell the story of one school district – Knox County Schools – and their efforts to improve the safe transport of their special-needs students. It will provide insights, ideas, and tools that participants can consider applying to address their own unique transportation challenges.
Zero-Emission school buses are more than just buzz, and with advances in technology electric school bus deployments will only continue to increase. But what does fleet integration look like? Does the performance and reliability of electric school buses live up to expectation? These questions and more will be answered by industry experts and school districts who are currently running electric school buses in their fleets.
On May 2, School Transportation News will conduct a free webinar with REI and Fremont (California) Unified School District. This webinar will decipher the terminology and present guidelines to help participants evaluate and make more informed decisions about their school bus surveillance solutions.
This webinar will review selected elements of an effective school bus operation management program. If you are new to the field of student transportation or are a student transportation director or school business official who serves as the de facto fleet manager in your organization, this webinar is for you.
Do you need a powerful school bus routing solution as well as easily managed reports and districtwide access to transportation information for staff, administration and parents? Transfinder shares how its technological solutions can help.
Monica Coburn, SafeGuard student transportation manager, shares how she successfully implemented lap/shoulder seat belts onto her school bus fleet and how student transporters can do the same in the wake of safety recommendations made by the NTSB.
This webinar presented by School Transportation News and ROUSH CleanTech will focus on the cost-saving benefits afforded to school bus operations that switch to propane autogas, a clean-operating, domestically produced alternative fuel.
A-Z Bus Sales, ADOMANI, and Blue Bird present a webinar answering your questions on electric school buses in California. Learn more about available electric technology, infrastructure concerns, necessary training, funding opportunities and real-world experiences with developing an electric school bus fleet—all tailored specifically to applications in the Golden State.
With more and more states publishing their funding plans, the picture is becoming clear as to how the $2.925 billion Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund will make its way into stakeholders’ hands. Joe Annotti, senior programs manager for Gladstein, Neandross & Associates and a former U.S. EPA staffer, will identify the best opportunities for student transporters and how the industry stands to benefit from the funds. Join him during a free webinar on April 26 at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET to learn about the latest information on this important emissions reduction grant opportunity.
Education for student transportation professionals
Children deserve a quality education, and this means they need to be able to get to and from school ready to learn. The School Transportation Network aims to provide possible solutions and strategies to overcoming the challenges society faces when attempting to provide safe, efficient and cost-effective transportation for the nation's school children. It is presented by School Transportation News, a monthly news and feature magazine that reports on current events affecting school districts, school transporters, educators, parents, public policymakers, and the private enterprise that support them. Webinar topics include transportation technology, alternative fuels, maintenance, management, operations and more.