The state Senate passes multiple bills that would crack down on illegal school bus passing by increasing fines and adding license suspension.
The Pennsylvania bus company acquires school bus and transportation provider Birnie Bus Service Inc. Combined, the enterprise will operate 2,500 school buses across four states.
The Type A school bus manufacturer names Leonard Bus Sales of New York its Dealer of the Year for the fourth year in a row.
State Sen. Patty Ritchie persuades DOT officials to repeal an order that would have required removing decals of animals designed to help young children identify the right school bus to take them home.
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation's Nassau chapter selects Deanna Jankowski, a lead school bus driver with Educational Bus Transportation, as its “Driver of the Year.” Jankowski oversees 29 district routes.
More than 100 drivers take part in the 46th New York State School Bus Safety Competition, hosted by the New York School Bus Contractors Association.
Dunia Burns, who is employed by Chestnut Ridge Transportation in New York, is named a “Mountie Superstar” by the school district she serves for exceptional service to its students and staff.
After accidentally passing a stopped school bus illegally, Mark O’Brien came up with a stop-arm design that aims to increase visibility for motorists approaching from the side.
The New York School Bus Contractors Association will host the New York State School Bus Safety Competition in Valley Cottage on May 20.
The bills aim to prevent illegal bus passing by boosting public education, allowing stop-arm cameras to help identify violators, and making penalties tougher.
The New York School Bus Contractors Association hosts an Operation Safe Stop event and again calls for tougher penalties for stop-arm violations.
Officers across the state are focusing on school bus stops that have been identified as hot spots of stop-arm running.
About 50 monitors working for Niagara Falls Coach Lines vote to join Teamsters Local 264. Wages are among the biggest concerns: The workers currently get minimum wage with no benefits.