Our top Busing Issues for incoming NYC administration 

What parents and supporters are organizing for
Sunday, December 15, 2013 11:37:00 PM
December 12, 2013 Mayor-elect Bill DeBlasio: On behalf of New York City families whose children depend on safe, reliable school transportation, we would like to share with the new administrators of our city our collective determination to ... read more

Atlantic Express update after contract vote 

special thanks to veteran AE worker Maria Gentile
Sunday, December 15, 2013 11:36:00 PM
On December 4, some 2000 school bus workers at Atlantic Express (including Amboy) voted down an insulting contract proposal by over 5 to 1 (1629 No votes, 281 Yes votes). The issues included a 7.5% pay cut, loss of week's wage-accrual pay normally... read more

Norman Siegel issues report and recommendations 

IEP violations in busing can be prevented
Sunday, December 15, 2013 11:29:00 PM
SIEGEL TEITLBAUM & EVANS, LLP 260 Madison Avenue - 22nd Floor New York, New York 10016 Telephone: (212) 455-0300 Facsimile: (212) 455-0301 November 26, 2013 Mayor Michael R.... read more

Nov 20 DOE 'bus experience' interviews 

Info, map and background thoughts
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 9:07:00 AM
The DOE has told some parent advocates (but not PIST!) that..."the Office of Innovation is currently working on a project to consider ways to improve the busing experience and as part of this work we are conducting interviews with parents. We are in ... read more

Update Nov 17 2013 including new bids, Boston & PSAs 

See events link for more
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 9:05:00 AM
News 1- Bad rich men still claim it's good to take work from experienced working people and shortchange our children in the process. And here... read more

How you can support the Boston School Bus Union 5: 

Safety for children, Justice for workers
Sunday, November 03, 2013 11:52:00 AM
How you can support the Boston School Bus Union 5: Contact: Veolia General Manager Alex Roman III: 617-780-4840; Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino: 617.635.4500,, Fax 617.635.2851 and John... read more

Nov 12 workshop on Busing rights at Sinergia, East Harlem, NYC 

Sunday, November 03, 2013 10:38:00 AM
On Tuesday November 12 at 5:30 p.m. there will be a workshop at Sinergia Inc. on the school busing rights of children with disabilities. Information and materials will be presented by: Parents to Improve School Transportation Civil Rights... read more


Resources for school bus complaint advice
Sunday, October 27, 2013 9:43:00 PM
IS THE SCHOOL BUS ROUTE TOO LONG? CROWDED? UNSAFE? NO A/C? After you complain to OPT (718-392-8855), Contact parent advocates for FREE advice: Llama esos numeros * para consejo sobre problemas en el transporte escolar: ... read more

Message to Boston Parents from NYC school bus parents 

Saturday, October 26, 2013 11:36:00 PM
A Message to Boston parents from NYC school bus parents What happens to the drivers and monitors happens to our kids! Please don’t give the company or the mayor an inch because they will take a mile. Consider what happened to us: In New York... read more

late Sept to mid Oct 2013  

Also see Press tab for I-team and Hall of Shame links
Saturday, October 26, 2013 11:34:00 PM

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