Outreach around NYC in early November 

Sunday, November 20, 2011 6:59:00 PM
Outreach: November 5 at Hostos College, PIST got to meet and greet education activists from the Bronx and beyond in an exciting workshop within the “People’s Assembly”. We thank the South Bronx Community Congress and other sponsors for... read more

Summary of briefing with ATU 1181-1061 late Oct. 2011 

Sunday, November 20, 2011 6:57:00 PM
PIST had our first 2011-12 meeting with the Amalgamated Transportation Union local leadership. A few things we learned: The legislation to guarantee that pre-K and Early Intervention busing will be covered by an Employee Protection Provision, ... read more

PIST report from CCSE Oct. 20 public meeting on busing 

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 7:35:00 AM
The Citywide Council on Special Education’s October 20 public meeting for parents to address Office of Pupil Transportation reps was very interesting. Again we saw: cases of very young children placed on buses with teens with severe... read more


Tuesday, October 18, 2011 7:53:00 PM
The Public Advocate’s report came out on October 14, you can follow this link: Please read it and use the feedback form. We are glad that the office of Bill de Blasio listened... read more

School Bus Rights for All Children Now! 

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 8:47:00 PM
Fulton Houses Tenant Association presents: School Bus Rights for All Children Now! --394 bus routes were cut in September 2011 --Many routes are too long, hot, or crowded --Children miss hours of school every week because of... read more

Three Upcoming Events 

Friday, July 22, 2011 11:04:00 PM

Here are three events that deal with school busing, coming up in the next week and a half, and suggested phone call and letter sending to be done at any convenient time.

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Student Killed in Road Accident 

Thursday, June 30, 2011 8:29:00 PM

Staten Island schoolgirl killed in dash for city bus

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The facts that stand out to us are that in September of 2010, Office of Pupil Transportation

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Bus Rides Without A/C 

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 9:18:00 PM
Congratulations to Jennifer Choi, Diana Marenfeld and Mr. Louis Brown for bringing the issue of overheated buses to the public through 6/20 NY Daily News article. The reporter quizzed PIST about why routes are so long (thanks Crystal). ... read more

School Bus Bill of Rights Endorsements 

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 9:26:00 PM
The School Bus Bill of Rights has gained the endorsement of these two elected parent bodies: Community Education Council 31, Staten Island Citywide Coalition on Special Education … and of these two strong fighting individuals: Margaret... read more

Education Cuts 

Saturday, June 11, 2011 11:10:00 AM
We are very concerned about all cuts threatened to public education. At the NYC level, even the 'alternative cuts' proposed by Speaker Quinn actually threaten the loss of $7.5 million or 1% of current school transportation funding. What does... read more
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