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.
Parents and School Officials Provided with Real-time Information From Vehicles Transporting Students
Providence, R.I., August 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – This school year, Barrington Public Schools and East Providence School District in Rhode Island will be using SafeStop, the mobile app that connects parents and school officials to the vehicles transporting their students. These districts, which have a combined ridership in excess of 4,000 passengers, are the first public schools in the state to use the app which continues to gain popularity with parents and school officials throughout the country.
“We are glad that that Barrington Public Schools and East Providence School District will be taking advantage of this app and be on the leading edge in the state when it comes to this technology,” stated Patrick Gallagher, Director of Sales for SafeStop. “The sense of security and peace of mind knowing where their child’s school vehicle is will resonate with the parents.”
Powerful Mobile Safety App Connects Students at University with Shuttle Service Information
Newport, RI, June 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – This Fall, Salve Regina University will be the first university in the Northeast to begin using SafeStop, a mobile app that connects riders with the shuttle buses transporting them.
Students using SafeStop will be able to download the app and use it when the 2015-2016 school year begins. The app provides students with a real-time map feature that displays the location of the university’s shuttle bus, estimated arrival times at their bus stop, and an alerts and messaging center to relay important service information from the university or transportation provider.