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Another transit agency ordered to halt school bus routes

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) directs a Michigan agency to halt several routes that were introduced in 2010 to transport about 300 students. The ruling comes a month after the FTA issued a similar order to a South Dakota transit agency.

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South Dakota transit agency ordered to stop school bus routes

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issues the order to Yankton Transit of Lake Andes earlier this month in response to a complaint that the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) filed in 2011, finding that the agency’s school bus routes are not open to or meant to serve the general public. NSTA President Magda Dimmendaal says “we are glad to see violations such as this recognized and enforced by FTA.”

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FTA orders transit agency to stop school routes

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — On Jan. 18, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) ruled that the Rochester-Genesee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA) has illegally engaged in school bus operations.

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Judge ends N.Y. tripper service

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A judge ruled that the Rochester-Genesee (N.Y.) Regional Transit Authority (RGRTA) must discontinue its school bus operations. ...

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Rumble in Rochester

It’s a case that refused to end quickly or quietly. Throughout last year, we provided multiple updates on the conflict over the Rochester-Genesee ...

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FTA issues final policy statement on tripper service

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) issued a final policy statement on school bus operations regulations, clarifying its policy on “tripper service” in light of recent cases involving federally funded transit agencies transporting students to school.

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