If you’re a mom or dad with school-aged kids, chances are you’ve heard of bus tracker apps. In case you didn’t get the memo, here’s a quick summary: Bus trackers, like SafeStop, are smartphone applications that enable parents and caregivers to track their child’s school bus in real-time.
Los Angeles, CA (April 4, 2016) – SafeStop, the fastest growing and industry-leading school bus tracking app, announced today that Southern California-based Tumbleweed Transportation, which specializes in providing customized safe and reliable school transportation to numerous Los Angeles area private and public schools, has signed up to provide the SafeStop app to its customers.
“We welcome Tumbleweed and their 150 plus vehicle fleet into the SafeStop family and look forward to working with them,” stated Patrick Gallagher, Director of Sales for SafeStop. “They are one of Southern California’s leading school transportation providers and are really out front and leading the way in bringing school transportation into the 21st century. Tumbleweed will begin offering the app to schools and parents at the start of next school year as SafeStop expands coverage in Southern California and throughout the country. As more parents and school officials learn about the benefits of the app and how easy it is to use, they are demanding it be part of school bus operations going forward. Parents today want our app included as part of their transportation program. We created the app with today’s parents in mind to ease their concerns about knowing where the bus is and when it will arrive as well as for safety and security purposes. Schools and contractors, like Tumbleweed, need to make this available to all parents.”
Parents and School Officials Get ‘Connected’ in Real-time With Vehicles Transporting Students
Los Angeles, August 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – This upcoming school year, more schools in Southern California will be utilizing SafeStop, the app that connects parents and school officials to the vehicles transporting their students. The Mirman School, an independent co-educational school for gifted children in Los Angeles, Chaminade College Preparatory School in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles and Village School in Pacific Palisades have signed up for SafeStop. Along with those Los Angeles area schools, Francis Parker School in San Diego has also signed up to use the app taking advantage of SafeStop’s integration capabilities with Zonar. SafeStop will also integrate with Francis Parker’s child scanning equipment so parents can receive notifications inside the app when their child enters and exits the bus.
“SafeStop was developed for busy parents to end the school bus guessing game and for schools wanting to provide additional value and a higher level of customer service to its parents,” stated Patrick Gallagher, Director of Sales for SafeStop. “We are excited to bring this technology to these schools and parents adding to those in the Los Angeles area, and now in San Diego, using SafeStop. We are confident parents will find it easy to use and thoroughly enjoy the peace of mind and great sense of security the app provides.”