Management & Operations

MBTA to fire drivers found carrying cell phones

Posted on June 19, 2014

Photo by Grk1011
Photo by Grk1011
BOSTON — Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's (MBTA) bus drivers and train conductors can now be fired for simply bringing a cell phone to work, according to a new policy that transit officials say is the toughest of its kind in the nation, Reuters reported.

The rule was announced by the MBTA on Monday a month after a public bus driver who police said was holding a cell phone crashed in a Boston suburb and injured several people, according to the report.

For the full story, click here.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

MBTA launches 'Better Bus' program to improve service

Meeting with riders at bus stops to get their feedback about their experiences and suggestions for service improvement.

HNTB names Slaughter Sr. VP

Transit/rail market sector leader recognized for delivering solutions to clients, serving in industry leadership roles, and advancing transit thought leadership.

DART's 'Go' services reimagining public transit

Powered by technology, these new services include app based trip-planning and ticketing, microtransit, and dynamic carpooling.

Calif.'s AVTA taps new executive director/CEO

Macy Neshati, whose tenure at AVTA will begin June 1, will be taking over for current CEO Len Engel, who is retiring.

NYCT plan to improve subways, buses, accessibility, corporate culture

Plan highlights include making more than 50 new stations accessible and completely redesigning the bus network.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close