The potential strikes had threatened to impact thousands of students in the two cities. In both cases, the transportation companies reach tentative agreements with the driver unions.
The New York School Bus Contractors Association presents its 2016 industry safety and service awards during the association’s 62nd annual convention.
The New York School Bus Contractors Association holds a variety of school bus safety events throughout the state and renews its call for stiffer penalties for drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses.
Suzanne Caldeira, who oversees safety operations at 19 First Student locations in New York, is named a 2016 Rising Star of Safety.
Sessions on school bus safety, counterterrorism initiatives, and regulations are on the agenda for the upcoming NYSBCA convention.
Shenendehowa Central School District’s safety refresher covers such issues as hazard communication, transporting special-needs students, and how to prevent dragging incidents.
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation advises the public that 2.3 million children will be riding buses statewide, and that state law requires all vehicles to come to a full stop when approaching a school bus that has its red lights flashing.
Educational Bus Transportation, which provides transportation services to Copiague Public Schools, supplies the bus, which has a range of up to 120 miles before it requires charging.
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation gives the honor to Rose Winters of Owego Apalachin Central School District. She has worked for the district for 38 years.
A serious concern in school transportation is the stop-arm violation. Some fines are being increased and some laws are being toughened, but more funding is needed for educating the public.
The New York dealership is certified as a Navistar Diamond Edge dealer by IC Bus. The designation is based on parts and service metrics.
Aiming to boost efficiency, New York-based J&J Miles outfits its shop with heavy duty mobile column lifting technology, featuring the ebright Smart Control System.
In the $3.5 million annual pact with Lackawanna City School District, the contractor will provide transportation services, routing implementation, and 50 new vehicles.