18 Mar
Transfinder Offers Free Communication App to School Districts During COVID-19 Shutdown

From School Bus Fleet / March 18, 2020 SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Transfinder has announced that it is offering its two-way communication tool, Stopfinder Communication, free of charge to all North American school districts to assist with operations during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) shutdown. The app, which provides a secure platform for school district officials, parents, and guardians to communicate with each other, including sharing documents and photos, will be available free of charge to [...]

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17 Mar

From Albany Business ReviewBy Chelsea Diana  – ReporterMarch 17, 2020 Schools across the country are shutting down, students are staying home and teachers are conducting class remotely to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. That could seem like bad news for a company that relies on helping districts get kids to and from school safely and efficiently. But Transfinder CEO Antonio Civitella said the situation is opening opportunities and new ways for districts to [...]

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17 Mar

From The Times Union By Larry RulisonTuesday, March 17, 2020 SCHENECTADY — One of the local software companies most impacted by the coronavirus outbreak is Transfinder, which makes bus-routing software for school districts around the country. With school districts in the majority of states deciding to cancel school for the foreseeable future, Transfinder was in a tough position. Not only did it arrange for most of its employees to work from home in a short period of time, all of a [...]

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15 Mar

A Schenectady-based company is using a piece of technology to help schools and families while the coronavirus has temporarily suspended in-person classes in districts across the state and the country. And the company's original app is being used for more than it was originally intended — potentially

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