FirstView® Bus Tracking
We track the bus so you don't have to
Keep track of buses in real time.
The FirstView® Product Suite brings together GPS, electronic routing software, and First Student’s operations platform, FOCUS™, to provide enhanced communication and visibility into your transportation system. The suite consists of the FirstView® District Dashboard and the FirstView® Parent App.
FirstView® gives you accurate and quick information so that you can:
- Track buses in real-time
- Proactively communicate with parents
- Keep your district running smoothly with routing insights
- Answer parents’ questions and assuage any concerns
We work with districts in 39 American states and 7 Canadian provinces
Hours of specialized training for van drivers
Buses routed each year across all major routing software platforms
Districts directly routed by our experts every year
Stay up to date with all your student’s journeys, all on one-screen
FirstView® gives you real-time tracking so you can view your entire transportation system in one view and on one screen. The FirstView Parent App gives caregivers peace of mind knowing where their child’s bus is. It’s also a convenient way to communicate with parents through push-messages.
View Your Whole Transportation System on One Screen
The FirstView® District Dashboard can be incorporated as a stand-alone product and easily accessed via desktop or tablet for clear, mobile access to your entire transportation system. In addition to helping manage daily communication needs, the platform gathers accurate, system-wide transportation data for administrative-level decision making.Learn more
Give Parents Peace of Mind
The FirstView® parent app gives parents direct access to the status of their child’s bus. Whether deciding the best time to meet at the stop, or seeking detailed delay notifications, FirstView® gives parents and students the information they need to plan their day and stay connected. Learn more
The Most Technologically Advanced Buses on the Road
First Student has always invested in the latest vehicle technology, hardware and software to deliver the best in safety and performance to our district partners.Learn more