ROCHELLE PARK, NJ, November 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – RideAlongNow Inc., a leader in safe and reliable transportation services for families, today announced that the company will provide student transportation to Chicago Public Schools (CPS). RideAlong’s solution offers an alternative to school bus transportation.
Families in Chicago will be matched with reliable and safe drivers who will work with the school district and student caregivers to meet the needs of the communities. Drivers are regular and recurring transport providers for the families they support.
“It is our honor to be called by Chicago Public schools will provide a solution for safe, reliable and transparent student transportation, âsaid RideAlong Co-Founder and COO Christine kennedy. âThe school bus shortage is impacting students from coast to coast. RideAlong drivers put students first, fulfilling all mandates and following strict health and safety protocols. They are eager to support Chicago families with school transport services.
All drivers are fully vetted to ensure they meet the exacting standards of RideAlong employees.
âWe have explored many potential solutions to safely transport our Chicago Public school students come to school and have confidence that RideAlong will provide our students and their families with safe and reliable transportation services, âsaid the CEO of CPS. Pedro martinez.
The RideAlong model is unique on the market. Drivers are employees, not contractors, who live in and around the communities they serve. As RideAlong enters markets to serve new families and schools, the company is creating new jobs with above-average hourly wages, benefits including 401K, and training. In addition, families rely on the consistency of the same driver on a daily basis and have peace of mind with the ability to track their child’s whereabouts with access to GPS technology provided by RideAlong.
To ensure everyone’s safety, drivers and students are required to wear face masks at all times in vehicles and follow local school district and CDC guidelines.
Founded by parents in 2019 to meet the needs of a community following challenges with local bus transportation options, in its first year of operation, RideAlong has grown to provide access to the education and extracurricular activities across the country. A safe and reliable managed transport alternative for young riders, RideAlong offers door-to-door pickup and drop-off services between home and school, extracurricular activities and more. For more information, visit ridealongnow.com and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.