Posts From November, 2021

PIST comment on OPT "help" desk contract  

at PEP meeting Nov 17, 2021
Thursday, November 18, 2021 1:00:00 PM
Item 12 should be tabled until DOE truly engages the Disabled community, parents, schools, and school bus workers. Even the MTA has Accessibility Committees with advocates, self-advocates, and the transit union. OPT ridership is 35% kids with... read more
 

Testimony from Parents to Improve School Transportation  

To NYC Council Education Committee Oversight Hearing
Thursday, November 18, 2021 1:00:00 PM
Testimony from Parents to Improve School Transportation To NYC Council Education Committee Oversight Hearing November 18, 2021 Special Education in the Covid era -- as always -- is dependent on safe, reliable school transportation... read more
 

PEP to vote on $9.4 million contract 17 Nov 2021  

Does OPT 'help desk' deserve a raise? & more
Monday, November 15, 2021 9:11:00 AM
Update from Parents to Improve School Transportation-Late November 2021 2 news items + 4 calendar items Also at http://pistnyc.org/pep-to-vote-on-94-million-contract-17-nov-2021-.aspx PEP vote on $9.4 million for OPT ‘help desk’... read more
 

Families march for student transportation 

Press release 11 November 2021
Sunday, November 14, 2021 1:19:00 PM
NYC families and allies march for safe and fair student transportation For Immediate Release NOVEMBER 11, 2021 Contact: pistnyc@gmail.com Interviews in Spanish: chaptertimon@gmail.com Chanting “Safety for the Children,... read more
 

What we know about the car service program  

Currently known as LimoSys
Thursday, November 04, 2021 10:25:00 PM
On the 3rd day of school OPT proposed patchwork measures -- like car service (untrained, unsupervised) -- to stand in for what we need: Real busing on fully staffed routes of reasonable length. We share the information below because many... read more
 

Citywide Pupil Transportation Forum Online 

Friday November 5 at 6 PM
Monday, November 01, 2021 9:41:00 AM
[En español a continuación] This week, please join parents citywide for a forum on pupil transportation! Know your rights and fight to expand them for everyone. Friday, Nov 5 2021 at 6pm Register in advance... read more
 
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