Denver Public Schools give children bus cards to increase safety

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

The simple swipe of a bus card will soon help give parents peace of mind in Denver Public Schools.

Next month, DPS will begin issuing electronic cards to about 26,000 children in an effort to strengthen safety measures for those who take a bus to school.

The system, which is estimated to cost $748,000 over three years, is one of several adopted by districts throughout Colorado that provides data reflecting the times and places children get on and get off buses as well as tracking those buses while in transit.

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