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Bus Drivers Strike

AP | Posted 01.26.2014 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Bus drivers in Puerto Rico are planning to launch their second strike just weeks after the first one. Union president ...

The Decline of Good Transit Jobs and Passenger Safety

John Samuelsen | Posted 11.26.2012 | New York
John Samuelsen

The MTA's contract demands include the introduction of part-time Bus Operators, which would have a rippling effect throughout working-class communities.

Four-Year-Old Locked In Stifling School Bus For 5 Hours

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.14.2012 | Education

Kizzy Emerson, a 4-year-old girl from Mansfield, Ohio, was accidentally locked inside a school bus for nearly six hours, WJW reports. “Her dad p...

Bus Driver Instructed Girl To Beat 9-Year-Old While She Restrained Him

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.06.2012 | Education

Brenda Abdul-Mateen, a Columbus City Schools bus driver in Ohio, held a 9-year-old boy's arms and told a girl to beat him up on her school bus, police...

Bus Drive Allegedly Uses School Bus As Weapon

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.16.2011 | Education

Theresa P. Douglas, 40, was arrested Wednesday and charged with many counts of assault in Maryland after she drove a school bus into a trailer in the ...

School Bus Driver Allegedly Falls Asleep At Wheel On Highway

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.07.2011 | Education

After reportedly falling asleep while driving a school bus full of kids down a highway in Tacoma, Wash., the 65-year-old driver has been put on admini...

Attacks On NYC Subway Workers And Bus Drivers On The Rise

Posted 01.01.2012 | New York

Bad news from the underground: coinciding with a 17 percent rise in subway crime, the number of attacks on subway workers has increased by 16 percent ...

WATCH: Elderly School Bus Attendant Beat And Bit Student

Posted 12.13.2011 | Education

A surveillance video from a Florida school bus has surfaced that shows an elderly bus attendant beating and biting a student she says bullied her. ...

WATCH: Greatest Bus Driver Ever

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NYC The Blog took a bus ride recently that turned out to be unexpected -- in a many, good ways. The broken coin box seen when boarding the crosstown...

Texting Ban: Government Seeks Penalties For Texting While Driving Trucks, Buses

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Transportation Department on Wednesday proposed a ban on text messaging at the wheel by interstate truck and bus drivers, follo...

Bus Service Slowdown: Contract Feud Between MTA And Transit Workers Could Lead To Commute Problems

nydailynews.com | Pete Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Straphangers beware: your commute could take longer next Wednesday because of the simmering contract dispute between transit workers and the MTA. A...