School Bus news & events

Wednesday, February 09, 2022 3:56:00 PM
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Media coverage of Feb 4 School Bus Rights event for Rosa Parks/Transit Equity Day 

 

Channel 11 same night https://pix11.com/news/local-news/transit-equity-day-advocates-call-for-improvements-in-transit-service/

 

Gothamist Feb 8 https://gothamist.com/news/nycs-school-bus-staffing-shortages-hurt-students-special-needs-advocates-say

 

The PIST press release had some errors but is being updated at http://pistnyc.org/press-conference-summary.aspx

 

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Events this week & beyond that PIST NYC encourages you all to attend (short notice :/)

Wednesday Feb 9 at 4:00 p.m. 

NYCSBUS non profit that acquired Reliant Bus has a public board meeting on Zoom

Meeting ID: 966 8505 1623

Passcode: 597750

Wednesday Feb 9 at 6:00 p.m. 

(the topic that we wish to support is more like 7:00 p.m.) 

Citywide Council on HS will discuss resolution on the need for true parent/community governance in the school system (in contrast to the panel appointed by each mayor with only one parent-elected person) 

Register in advance for this meeting: https://bit.ly/3ocU1cb After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 

To sign up for public comment, please register here https://forms.gle/u3kGE9FGjQYZr2mK8

Thurs Feb 10 

Virtual Rally, at 10:30 a.m., 

Press Conference at 11:00 a.m. 

CUNY Student Empowerment Day 

Support of funds for SWD in colleges

Register at https://tinyurl.com/SED2022

Possible citywide virtual student transportation forum #2 during Mid Winter recess week of Feb 21-24 or the following week.

Watch email for details, contact pistnyc@Gmail.com to help 

SAVE DATE Saturday March 19 at 1:00 p.m.

Rally & march over the Brooklyn Bridge from Cadman Plaza to City Hall Park for Transit Inclusion, Equity & Reform for Students !! 

 

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