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HopSkipDrive surpassed California's 2023 benchmarks for greenhouse gas emissions and electric vehicle mileage with its sustainable CareDriver network.

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    School Transportation Insights

    Insights into current chronic absenteeism data

    Explore current chronic absenteeism data, and learn how HopSkipDrive can help improve attendance rates so all students can access their education effectively.

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    Opportunity for all: The link between transportation and student success

    Explore the pivotal connection between transportation and student success, and learn how HopSkipDrive is helping to break down barriers to education.

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    Empowering education access for students experiencing homelessness

    Learn about how HopSkipDrive partners with school districts, counties, and nonprofits to enable transportation for youth experiencing homelessness.

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    Company Updates

    Leveraging education expertise to shape HopSkipDrive’s Strategic Routing

    Learn how HopSkipDrive's Strategic Routing is being shaped by education and school transportation experts like Dustin Kress and Greg Dutton.

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    HopSkipDrive Senior Strategic Advisor Mike Martin named to NAPT Hall of Fame

    In honor of his lasting contributions to the school transportation industry, Senior Strategic Advisor Mike Martin has been named to the NAPT Hall of Fame.

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    HopSkipDrive arrives in St. Louis, Missouri

    School districts, government agencies, and nonprofits in St. Louis, MO, can now book safe, reliable rides for students with HopSkipDrive.

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    Success Stories

    HopSkipDrive improves attendance at Pleasanton Unified School District

    Learn how HopSkipDrive's support with McKinney-Vento and IEP transportation needs led to improved attendance rates at Pleasanton Unified School District.

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    Saving Innocence: Breaking down barriers with HopSkipDrive

    HopSkipDrive has partnered with Saving Innocence to help arrange safe, reliable transportation for the youth they serve.

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    Q&A with Dr. Rosalva Lagunas, Director of Federal Programs and Grants at Tolleson Union High School District

    Dr. Rosalva Lagunas, Director of Federal Programs and Grants at Tolleson Union High School District, works to meet the needs of vulnerable populations.

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    Product and Technology

    New and upcoming RideIQ features that drive efficiency

    Learn about recently released and upcoming RideIQ features that are designed to meet client and Rider needs, and improve ride management efficiency.

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    RideIQ session: Understanding Rider Notes and Location Instructions

    Get the most out of HopSkipDrive's RideIQ with this helpful lesson about the importance of, and best practices for, Rider Notes and Location Instructions.

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    Feature roundup: What's new in RideIQ

    This quarterly roundup covers new enhancements we’ve released in RideIQ over the last few months.

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    The CareDriver Community

    Who's in the driver's seat?

    Get an in-depth look at who's behind the wheel with this infographic featuring facts and data about CareDrivers.

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    Meet HopSkipDrive CareDriver Kimberly Quan

    As a CareDriver in Los Angeles, former teacher Kimberly Quan derives a sense of fulfillment from connecting with children and families in her community.

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    Meet HopSkipDrive CareDriver Sonia Caballeros

    Sonia Caballeros appreciates the ability to set her own schedule while helping kids and parents in her community as a HopSkipDrive CareDriver.

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    Public Policy

    HopSkipDrive exceeds California’s 2023 Clean Miles Standard goals

    HopSkipDrive surpassed California's 2023 benchmarks for greenhouse gas emissions and electric vehicle mileage with its sustainable CareDriver network.

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    Transportation Safety Net Funding for HopSkipDrive rides in WA

    Learn about the Transportation Safety Net Funding program in WA, which reimburses districts for transportation expenses for vulnerable student populations.

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    Understanding California Senate Bill 88 and HopSkipDrive’s path forward

    We recognize that some of our clients, CareDrivers, and other partners in California may have questions, so we felt it valuable to explain what SB 88 says, what it means for HopSkipDrive, and our path forward.

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    Life at HopSkipDrive

    5 questions with SVP of Revenue, Saad Shahzad

    Meet SVP of Revenue Saad Shahzad, and hear why he's excited about the opportunity to drive positive change in education and transportation.

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    Meet Product Manager Doug Bright

    Product Manager Doug Bright uses his analytical expertise to help create products for school districts that optimize their transportation operations.

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    Meet Marketplace Manager Hector Villegas

    Marketplace Manager Hector Villegas is thrilled to be using his technical skills at a company that is making a tangible positive impact on the world.

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