HopSkipDrive, an Innovative Transportation Solution for Youth, Launches in Philadelphia, PA | News

HopSkipDrive provides families and schools with a safe and reliable transportation solution to help kids get to school and activities

PHILADELPHIA CREAM, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — HopSkipDrivethe safe and innovative youth transportation solution for school districts, families, counties and government agencies, today announced its launch in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Founded in 2014, HopSkipDrive now operates in 20 major markets in 10 states and washington d.c.and has contracts with more than 300 school districts across the country.

HopSkipDrive is thrilled to have the opportunity to help alleviate some of the many transportation challenges facing families and schools around the philadelphia cream face today to get children where they need to go.

Joanna McFarlandco-founder and CEO of HopSkipDrive says, “I’m thrilled to bring HopSkipDrive to families and schools in philadelphia cream. As a busy mom of two, I knew parents across the country connected with the struggle to balance careers and child transportation and I’m happy to bring HopSkipDrive to families who need us. I am also delighted to support schools and districts with their transportation needs. »

A practical transport solution for families

Parents and caregivers in the philadelphia cream will be able to use the HopSkipDrive app to request rides with HopSkipDrive CareDrivers – each of whom have been background checked and have a required five-year experience as a caregiver – for children aged six and over .

Says one parent who has relied on HopSkipDrive to help with their family’s complicated transportation needs, “HopSkipDrive has changed our family’s lives. can now simply pick them up in training. We are all happier – and we eat more at home because now we have more time to prepare a meal! It’s amazing how much our stress levels have been reduced.

Rides can be booked as little as eight hours in advance or by 7 p.m. the day before for morning walks. Parents can customize ride instructions and provide details on things like carpool lines, pick-up and drop-off notes, sign-in/sign-out requests, and more.

Before the ride, parents receive a profile picture of their HopSkipDrive CareDriver, which they can share with their child and their school. During the ride, parents receive progress alerts at each step. Additionally, HopSkipDrive’s Safe Ride Support Team continuously monitors each ride, proactively addressing potential issues and maintaining direct communication with parents and CareDrivers.

Safety first with unmatched industry standards

HopSkipDrive provides a unique transportation solution that combines sophisticated technology with deep operational expertise to ensure the safety and well-being of everyone using the HopSkipDrive platform. HopSkipDrive’s meticulous approach to safety begins with highly vetted carers at the wheel (known as “CareDrivers”) and extends to all aspects of company operations.

Each HopSkipDrive CareDriver has at least five years of experience providing care and must pass a rigorous 15-point certification process, including fingerprinting, background checks and ongoing driving record checks. CareDrivers on the HopSkipDrive platform must use a four-door vehicle less than 10 years old, and vehicles must pass an annual inspection by a certified mechanic. HopSkipDrive’s CareDrivers have safely traveled over 20 million miles and transported over 1.4 million passengers to date.

HopSkipDrive is actively seeking CareDrivers in the philadelphia cream region. Being a CareDriver is a unique experience that comes with many benefits, including competitive compensation up to $40/hour, a flexible schedule and the opportunity to make a difference by helping schools and families in the local community. Individuals interested in becoming a CareDriver HopSkipDrive in the philadelphia cream the region can visit hopskipdrive.com/drive register.

A trusted transport partner

Schools, districts, and families nationwide trust HopSkipDrive to simplify specialized transportation for students, including those with IEPs, homeless or foster youth, and students with special needs. As a transportation solution for general education populations, HopSkipDrive has proven to be a cost effective and environmentally friendly solution when a bus is underutilized or when there are 12 or fewer children on a bus .

In addition to serving families, HopSkipDrive will partner with schools and districts across philadelphia cream to meet school transportation needs.

Learn more about HopSkipDrive by visiting http://www.hopskipdrive.com. Schools, districts and counties can email HopSkipDrive at [email protected] to explore a partnership.

About HopSkipDrive

Designed by protective mothers and piloted by caregivers, HopSkipDrive is the innovator in providing safe and reliable youth transportation solutions for schools, districts, government agencies and families. HopSkipDrive’s advanced technology platform and cutting-edge operational expertise provide flexibility and visibility while helping to create opportunity for all through mobility.

Since 2014, HopSkipDrive has helped 13,000 schools and currently operates in 20 major markets in 10 states and washington d.c. A venture-backed company, HopSkipDrive shares investors with well-known brands like Airbnb, Pinterest, Bird, and Ring.

Media Contact

Aylin CookHopSkipDrive, 1 (844) 467-7547, [email protected]

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