March 21, 2013
The award is determined by data tracked through the Performance Evaluation and Reward Criteria system.
July 16, 2012
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Assessments are part of insurance consortium program where other participating transit systems based in Ohio assess partner agencies' drivers.
February 15, 2011
The agency is citing terms of labor agreements that allow it to contract out bus driving on some routes to keep costs down. The operators’ union argues that the agreement does not give the agency that right.
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