Zūm Blog

News and views on how we’re reimagining student transportation for districts, schools and families


At Zūm, we’re reimagining student transportation by partnering with school districts across the country to offer an end-to-end solution purpose-built for kids.


Zum Goes Carbon Neutral, Leads Student Transportation Toward an Electric Future

Student transportation leader unveils Zum Net Zero, a program rooted in creating a safer, healthier, more sustainable planet Today, we’re announcing that Zum is offsetting 100% of the carbon emissions for our entire fleet in 2021. While we’re transitioning our full fleet to electric vehicles by 2025, we recognize the urgency of the climate crisis […]

New Student Transportation Provider at SFUSD

Editor Note: This guest post is cross-posted from the San Francisco Unified School District’s blog Zum Promises Modernized Transportation With Upgrades in Service, Safety and Reliability The SFUSD Transportation Department strives to create safe, reliable, and environmentally sustainable transportation to and from school for our students. To that end, the District engaged in a rigorous […]

Sequoia Capital’s Seven Questions With Ritu Narayan

Zum has the privilege of working closely with the team at Sequoia Capital since early on in our history — with the well known and respected venture capital firm investing in Zum as part of our Series A, B and C rounds.  They’ve recently published an interview with Zum Founder and CEO Ritu Narayan here […]

Saving The Extra Mile

It should come as no surprise a company founded on challenging industry conventions would explain itself a bit unconventionally. Here at Zūm, we’re constantly questioning traditional ways of doing things as we reimagine better alternatives. So it’s only natural our film starts by questioning the old adage ‘going the extra mile’. We reflected on this […]

Zūm is What’s Next

Axios features Zūm and the shift to working directly with school districts in its latest weekly newsletter. Read the newsletter here.

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