Why Go Private
REASONS TO CONSIDER PRIVATIZING YOUR SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION
Most schools contract to make the most of their budget. Some seek the latest safety and tracking technologies. And others partner to address their community’s changing transportation needs. The reasons to contract are many – from simplifying your day and streamlining your time to enjoying costs savings and a fixed budget, free from the headaches of contingent costs.
Independent research shows that school districts can save 10-30% when they outsource their transportation services. With these savings, districts can reallocate funds to other important areas such as athletic programs, extracurricular activities, and the preservation of teaching jobs.
With the installation of advanced safety equipment and devices, in addition to training programs for bus drivers and attendants that exceed all industry standards, districts can feel confident that their students arrive to and from school safely each day.
Depending on your needs and goals, you can choose new buses or we can update your existing fleet with technology upgrades to ensure safety standards are met. Typically, buses are equipped with numerous devices to ensure safe and efficient operation, including GPS tracking units, radio frequency identification devices (RFID), child onboard electronic reminder systems, electronic theft deterring motion sensors, safety crossing gates, and two-way narrow-band radios (to comply with US FTC regulations). Optional devices and services also available.
EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE
Private contractors are experts in student transportation and have access to a large network of resources that school districts may not have on their own. These resources include economies of scale, shared facilities, and dedicated personnel, all of which can help lower costs and increase efficiency in operations.