News

Make calls to prevent a strike 

Safety for the children, justice for the workers
Thursday, November 01, 2018 6:30:00 PM
Prevent a strike and further loss of dedicated school bus drivers, attendants and matrons--which happens when wages are driven to the bottom for the sake of the owners' bank accounts. Call the 3 school bus owners who are in talks... read more
 

Report on 10/16 Rally & Hearing re OPT 

Includes links to media coverage
Monday, October 22, 2018 7:52:00 PM
Report on 10/16 Rally & Hearing re OPT Rally A diverse and lively group showed up to chant on the steps of 52 Chambers Street. There were school bus parents from every borough and parent leaders from CCHS, District 75, PIST, also a... read more
 

PIST testimony to City Council on Oct 16 

Friday, October 19, 2018 7:36:00 AM
Parents to Improve School Transportation (PIST NYC) Testimony City Council oversight hearing on busing policy bills - October 16, 2018 The Disability Rights movement says “Nothing about us without us.” We hope you continue to seek input... read more
 

Rally for the School Bus Solutions we need 

Oct 16 outside Tweed before City Council hearings on OPT
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 7:02:00 AM
On Tuesday October 16, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. the Education Committee of the New York City Council is holding an oversight hearing to address some of the inadequacies of the current system of school busing under the NYCDOE's Office of Pupil... read more
 

PIST statement on latest OPT scandal 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 6:58:00 AM
Parents to Improve School Transportation (PIST NYC) Statement on the Current Busing Crisis We in PIST NYC have been saying for eight years that school transportation is run by the wrong people. The fact that the Chancellor has denounced... read more
 

June 2018 Update 

Busing in Limbo; School Bus Bill of Rights; Summer busing reminders; Parade season
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 10:57:00 PM
Parents to Improve School Transportation June 2018 Update Contents: Busing in Limbo; School Bus Bill of Rights; Summer busing reminders; Parade season 20% of Busing is in Limbo 17 school bus companies sued NYCDOE trying to... read more
 

Rally Tuesday April 24 for Pre K busing!! 

Posted by Sara Sunday, April 22, 2018 3:34:00 PM
Rally Tuesday for Pre K busing!! + Special calendar note for Pre K families below* Parents & ATU 1181 will rally outside court from 12 noon till the hearing starts. · What: Court hearing on the request to stop the EPPs · Date:... read more
 

April 2018 update 

SAVE PRE-K BUSING from corporate greed
Sunday, April 08, 2018 2:17:00 PM
SAVE PRE-K BUSING from corporate greed Many of the DOE’s contracts with school bus companies expire this year and it is time for them to take bids on 5-year contracts for thousands of routes. However, certain companies that currently have... read more
 

Campaign Planning Meeting 

February 19th
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 9:47:00 PM

Busing News 

Busing news
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 4:39:00 PM
Contracts The Dept of Education is taking bids in February for school bus route contracts. If we understand correctly, all companies but Reliant have contracts that expire this coming summer. We are waiting for info as to whether the new bids... read more
 
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