School Pick-up App Partnership, Tampa, Florida, 2017
5 minutes Date Enacted: Apr 27, 2017
The Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority (TBARTA) has partnered with PikMyKid, a technology company that will utilize its real-time mobile app to pick students up after school from 20 Tampa Bay area schools. The app creates a geofenced location around the school and provides real time updates to parents along with other enhanced safety features. The program was paid for with a $115,000 grant from the Florida Department of Transportation.