Decent bus routes for all schoolchildren now!


Parents to Improve School Transportation (PIST) is campaigning to achieve school bus routes that are:

  • SHORTER
  • SAFER
  • SENSIBLE
  • STABLE

We are against cutbacks in transportation that interfere with equal access to education for students with and without disabilities in all parts of New York City.

Contact: pistnyc@gmail.com

News

RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES IN THE FIGHT FOR PORTER SERVICE 

contact info for FREE lawyers who have past success in this !!
Monday, April 13, 2015 9:51:00 PM
RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES IN THE FIGHT FOR PORTER SERVICE 1-Special Education lawyer Gary Mayerson will defend porter service students pro bono. Fill out the parent intake form at http://mayerslaw.com and/or call the office... read more
 

Update April 13, 2015 

NEWS, EVENTS IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS, ONGOING
Monday, April 13, 2015 9:48:00 PM
Parents to Improve School Transportation Update April 13, 2015 April is Autism Acceptance month, see http://autismacceptancemonth.org/ NEWS Bids on 4000 NYC school bus routes will NOT occur the first week of May, they have been put off... read more
 

March 7 2015 Update 

News, Events, Disability Rights info
Saturday, April 04, 2015 2:03:00 PM
Contents: Busing News (5 items) , Events (12 items including tomorrow), Links to more Disability Rights information (5 items) ***BUSING NEWS*** 1 of 5 Citywide Council on Special Education's recently released 2013-14 annual report has... read more
 

February 2015 

Porter service update; new EPP bill; Parent talks with OPT; events
Saturday, April 04, 2015 2:01:00 PM
Porter service update--Parents and the parent coordinator at P 811 Q sounded the alarm last week when two families received calls saying that their respective children’s medical code for the school bus had been changed from ‘Carry kid’. They were... read more
 

Jan 2015 UPDATE - Happy MLK Day 

Fair 1/31; OPT-Parent encounter; New sped guides; Busing petition; Wrights Law on Bus training
Saturday, April 04, 2015 1:57:00 PM
Jan 2015 Parents to Improve School Transportation UPDATE Contents: Happy MLK Day; PIST@the Fair 1/31; OPT-Parent encounter; New service guides; Busing petition & more; Wrights Law on Bus workers' training;... read more
 

Update 11/16/14 

Activism (3 items); upcoming DOE delegation; Community Events
Saturday, April 04, 2015 1:56:00 PM
Parents to Improve School Transportation Update 11/16/14 Contents: Activism (3 items); upcoming DOE delegation; Community Events (9) To see these items as we get them, and photos, ‘like’ our page PIST NYC on facebook. Activism (3... read more
 

Mid-October 2014 Update  

BUSING NEWS; OTHER DISABILITY RIGHTS & EDUCATION ACTIVISM; MEDIA COVERAGE; OTHER
Saturday, April 04, 2015 1:55:00 PM
Mid-October 2014 Update from Parents to Improve School Transportation Contents: BUSING NEWS; OTHER DISABILITY RIGHTS & EDUCATION ACTIVISM; MEDIA COVERAGE; OTHER CHILD-FRIENDLY ACTIVISM; No attachments BUSING NEWS (5 items) 1—The... read more
 

9/15/14 Updates and Events 

Copy us on complaints; Reliant; Bus drills; Access in PR; etc.
Saturday, April 04, 2015 1:48:00 PM
9/15/14 BELOW AND ATTACHED Please find a list of local events geared towards parents of students with IEPs and on behalf of public education in general. FIRST SOME UPDATES (9 points) 1. To all the parents who have contacted... read more
 

9/7/14 Welcome back to school 

Your guide to complaining about bus problems!
Saturday, April 04, 2015 1:47:00 PM
9/7/14 Welcome back to school on behalf of Parents to Improve School Transportation. Please find below (1) when and how to complain; (2) complaint emails & numbers by borough + citywide pre-K; (3) other citywide advocates you should... read more
 

Update July 17, 2014 

Puerto Rico school closings, hot buses media, EPP news and more
Saturday, April 04, 2015 1:45:00 PM
Parents to Improve School Transportation Update July 17, 2014 Contents: 1-Event Tomorrow-School closing crisis in PR; 2-Media on hot school buses; 3-EPP news (layoffs and status of Albany bill); 4-Parent Events; 5-our Boston... read more
 
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