Pressr: Abu Dhabi Mobility Received the Government Technology Innovation Award


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Parents in Abu Dhabi have a new way to keep tabs on their kids' school bus trips, and it's a smart one.

The government-run Abu Dhabi Mobility has developed an app called Salama that allows parents to track when and where their kids are boarding and disembarking buses, as well as provide real-time updates on departure and arrival times, reports the Los Angeles Times.

The app also allows parents to report absences and track driver performance, says a company press release.

"It also provides estimated arrival times at the school or home, sends notifications prior to the bus's arrival, offers details about the driver and supervisor, and enables direct communication with both the supervisor and operators," per the press release.

The company says the app is the first of its kind in the Middle East. Read the Entire Article


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