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New website tracks stops by Boston school buses

It is a never-ending question each morning from John St. Amand’s 10-year-old daughter: Where is the school bus? In past years, St. Amand, of West Roxbury, would simply say he didn’t know or call a family ahead of them on the route for a status check.

But now St. Amand can pull out his Android phone and call up a Boston public school website where he can find the exact location of the bus, allowing him to estimate its arrival time.

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