April 25, 2013
The bus driver, a 28-year veteran, was pulling a bus into a traffic lane on the large lot behind Vancouver-based C-Tran’s administrative office when they struck another driver who was on foot walking toward another bus.
February 13, 2013
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
August 10, 2011
The driver was caught on video filling out paperwork while rarely touching the wheel during the video's 57 seconds. The video received more than 130,000 hits, since it was posted on YouTube last month.
July 26, 2011
The man pleaded guilty in May 2010 to aggravated assault for punching the driver in the face, pulling him off the bus and stomping his face 15 times during the morning rush hour on Dec. 3, 2009.
July 20, 2011
When hired, RTA operators receive 48 hours of classroom and on-the-road training. New paratransit operators get an additional 80 hours of training on the road. All operators at RTA also must take a one-day course in which they go through the paces of people with cognitive and physical disabilities.
May 18, 2011
Jesse Estrada has driven more than 262,500 miles and safely transported more than 73,631 passengers throughout the city of Watsonville and around the County of Santa Cruz.
January 18, 2011
Although Port Authority officials deny the firing of the employee, a grievance has been filed by the local Amalgamated Transit Union on the operator's behalf.
November 29, 2010
The clash stems from two recent incidents, which ended up in arbitration following the disciplining of drivers.
November 23, 2010
The system provides a high-accuracy GPS-based position of the bus within the authorized shoulders and gives feedback to drivers through physical and visual enhancements.
September 9, 2010
The "Safety, Mobility and Aging Drivers" forum, led by Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman, will be held on Nov. 9 and 10, in Washington, D.C. Panel topics will include safety risks of aging drivers and occupant protection for aging drivers and passengers.
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