Posts From November, 2012

11/20/12 Reminder to Parents--possible crew changes 

Saturday, November 24, 2012 3:18:00 PM
Please start asking your child's bus crew whether they will still be there next week, only because this time of year is usually when the drivers with seniority get to pick their routes. Better to be informed and prepare your child than be... read more
 

What PIST thinks about the chartered coach companies 

Saturday, November 24, 2012 3:15:00 PM
This is what PIST thinks about the chartered coach companies, hired under the provisions of Cuomo's Nov. 7 Executive Order (http://www.governor.ny.gov/executiveorder/65): Has any training and screening been done to qualify these bus... read more
 

STUDENTS DISPLACED BY SANDY DESERVE THE BEST IN BUSING 

Saturday, November 24, 2012 3:02:00 PM
November 10, 2012 STUDENTS DISPLACED BY SANDY DESERVE THE BEST IN BUSING Parents to Improve School Transportation (PIST) is alarmed by Governor Cuomo’s November 7 executive order to change what qualifies a driver to be a school bus... read more
 

11/12/12 Update on NYC School Transportation after Sandy 

Saturday, November 24, 2012 2:59:00 PM
11/12/12 Update from Parents to Improve School Transportation The long term and indirect effects of the hurricane are coming closer to all schools and school buses, as resources are being stretched instead of replenished. We have... read more
 

11/8/12 Urgent-Cuomo drops standards for school buses and drivers, blaming Sandy 

Saturday, November 24, 2012 2:57:00 PM
NYS Governor just decided to suspend regulations for bus driver qualifications. See below. Obviously it is nerve wracking for parents to have bus driven by someone who yes, knows how to drive a big vehicle, but no, never trained or worked... read more
 

Nov. 4 back to school update 

Saturday, November 24, 2012 2:53:00 PM
Additional school/bus info for tomorrow Since we sent out the below blast earlier, we have also gotten 1-- this link to new, longer list (now including several D75 sites) of closed and relocated schools thanks to Class Size... read more
 
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