News Tagged With: bus-operators
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July 9, 2013

Pay for Nike shuttle drivers cut with contractor switch

The changes, which included losing paid vacation, holiday and sick days, have affected nine shuttle drivers.


March 21, 2013

Md. MTA names Top Bus Operator

The award is determined by data tracked through the Performance Evaluation and Reward Criteria system.


July 16, 2012

DART paratransit driver fired after crash

The transit agency released video that shows the driver was not using a cellphone and was looking straight ahead at the time of the collision. The driver had a good safety record and more than 11 years of experience.


July 2, 2012

Winnipeg eyes improved bus security for drivers

Currently, on-board surveillance cameras do not record the bus driver's compartment, which means some assaults may not be entirely caught on video.


May 18, 2012

N.Y. bus crash driver's license suspended 18 times

The driver in a New York bus crash that killed 15 people last March had his driver’s license suspended 18 times and was fired from two previous transportation jobs, according to documents released Thursday by the NTSB.


May 3, 2012

Jacksonville, Fla. bus drivers take home top pay with OT

Twenty-four drivers topped $60,000, which is the same as an average computer programmer in the region. Eight drivers made more than $70,000 -- more than an average engineer.


March 12, 2012

One day behind the wheel of a Metro Transit bus

Wayne Adermann, 64, has been a Metro Transit bus driver for the past 20 years. His current route, which runs through the University of Minnesota campus, served 2.74 million riders last year.


January 20, 2012

D.C. Metro considers shields to safeguard bus drivers

Due to recent violence against operators, the transit agency has stepped up police presence on buses and will begin testing shields on 100 buses this winter and spring.


January 13, 2012

Chapel Hill Transit workers reenact Parks' bus sit-in, honor MLK

As part of the town’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day week-long celebration for town employees, Chapel Hill Transit workers will reenact the historic day when Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a Montgomery City bus in Alabama on Dec. 1, 1955.


January 3, 2012

TARTA using 'ghost riders' to monitor drivers

Assessments are part of insurance consortium program where other participating transit systems based in Ohio assess partner agencies' drivers.


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