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.
Logan Bus Co. purchases Trans Star Type A diesel models to upgrade and expand its fleet.
When a man forces his way onto a bus, charges through it and gets into a tussle with a student, the New York driver calls police, evacuates students, and pushes the man off the bus. She is being hailed a hero.
Michael Bradley of New York is arrested after allegedly putting a 6-year-old boy in a headlock and punching him, giving him a bloody nose. His bus company was hired by parents.
The Rev. Dr. James Carter Jr. of Educational Bus Transportation earns the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
The state adds the all-electric Type A eSeries to its list of procurement vehicles.
Leonard Bus Sales is recognized as the OEM’s North American School Bus Dealer of the Year for business performance, customer satisfaction, and community service.
NYAPT’s Feb. 9 survey of illegal school bus passing finds that 890 school bus drivers reported they were passed a total of 607 times. The total estimated illegal passing rate is 34,101 passes for that day.
NYAPT asks the state Legislature to continue the funding it is currently providing; add funding for pre-K students, bus monitors, and security; and increase support for the school bus driver training program.
The facility in Latham, New York, will house Tyler's growing team that provides school transportation solutions Versatrans, Traversa, and Tyler Drive.
NYAPT’s Jan. 19 survey of illegal school bus passing finds that 878 school bus drivers reported they were passed a total of 727 times. This is the third survey in a row with an estimate of over 40,000 daily violations.
The Cyr Foundation for Excellence in School Transportation now offers a program designed to increase awareness and sensitivity of school bus drivers, attendants, and monitors to gender-related issues.
The three New York drivers take quick action to prevent students from being hit by vehicles that pass their stopped buses and are honored by the school board and their union.