Bus Bulletin Welcomes New Districts

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Bus Bulletin is pleased to announce that the following school districts will begin using Bus Bulletin for the 2017 – 2018 school year… Renton School District (Renton, WA) We want to thank these school districts for trusting us to provide important transportation notifications to their parents, students, school administrators, and district personnel.

Bus Bulletin Welcomes New Districts

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Bus Bulletin is pleased to announce that the following school districts will begin using Bus Bulletin for the 2016 – 2017 school year… We want to thank these school districts for trusting us to provide important transportation notifications to their parents, students, school administrators, and district personnel.

(VIDEO) Peoria District 150 Deploys New Technology for its Bus Riders

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PEORIA, Ill — Christmas break is finally over for thousands of central Illinois students. Wednesday morning, more than 9,000 District 150 students will brave the weather to catch the bus. For more than 12 hours Tuersday, dozens of employees worked to re-start the district’s 154 buses after days of sitting idle in the Polar Vortex. Now that the buses start, the issue will be getting them around to pick up students Wednesday morning. “The buses should be fine out there,” said Anthony Mendoza, director of transportation for the district. “It’s a little snow packed and iced in spots but we’ll have supervisors on the road if there are any issues. ” And there will be dispatchers watching each bus carefully. “We can actually go online and see exactly where that bus is,” said Mendoza. “We know what path it took so we can tell the parent it’s not at your house yet, it is down the street. It’s about 5, 10 minutes away.” Now parents can receive that information directly through the district’s new Bus Bulletin program. “Our dispatchers actually go into the system and send out an alert, said Mendoza. “It is pretty quick and easy. It is pretty much up to date, the parent can get a phone call, text message or email or combo of the three. Beyond technology, district officials say proactive parents can make all the difference in this weather. “Make sure there is a path cleared, a safe place for them to be off … Read More

Peoria District 150 Using Bus Bulletin

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District 150’s director of transportation, Anthony Mendoza said the bus lost air pressure, activating the emergency brakes. A technician was sent out to release the brakes and the bus rolled back into the snow on the side of the road. No kids were on the bus and Mendoza said no one was hurt. That’s just one example of how the cold and snow can impact travel plans. The district now has some help to keep track of its more 150 buses. It’s still in the process of installing GPS trackers on every bus. Since the start of the school year parents have been able to sign up for a new bulletin system. People can still sign up to receive texts, emails or phone calls to hear about delays and accidents. “Very helpful in the cold weather. It’s been very helpful being able to contact the parents right away and let them know their bus is late so the kids don’t have to wait at the bus stop when it’s so cold out,” Mendoza said. Parents and students can sign up on the District 150 website.

Bay County School District 2013 Bus Routes Now Available

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Important note for all parents and guardians of students riding buses to schools in the Bay County School district. Please select new bus routes for your children. Each school year bus routes change. The routes that you selected for the last school year are no longer accurate; so we have removed those routes and need you to select new routes for this school year. To add new bus routes, sign in to Bus Bulletin and select the “Add Bus Route” button under “Step 2: My Bus Routes”. If you have forgotten your password, select the “Forgot Your Password” link on the Sign In page.  The “Forgot Your Password” process will send you an e-mail.  If you do not receive it within 60 seconds then please check your spam/junk folder.  Add support@busbulletin.com to your address book and/or safe sender list to ensure you receive e-mails from us. If you are unsure which bus your child rides, the transportation department has a link on their website that allows you to locate the bus using your address. You may go directly to the link here: http://busroute.bayschools.net/edulog/webquery/ (their site has been offline for updates, if it’s still down try back at a later time). If you have any questions about bus numbers, routes or times; please contact the Bay County Schools transportation department at (850) 767-4482. Thank you for using Bus Bulletin and have a safe school year.

A.M., Bay County District Schools Parent

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I received my first Bus Bulletin notifcation today letting me know the bus would be up to 15 minutes late.  It was so nice to get the notification and be able to tell the kids and other parents at the bus stop that it would be coming late.  All of us were understanding today instead of irritated that it was running so late.  Thank you for providing this service!