Wednesday, April 24, 2013
By Martin DiCaro : WAMU
The party is over for another tour bus provider, following a federal shut down order declaring it an imminent hazard. Not only did the company fail to inspect and maintain its vehicles, the government says it knowingly let a driver who had tested positive for a controlled substance continue to get behind the wheel.
Monday, April 09, 2012
A little noticed, relatively inexpensive item in New York's massive state budget could be a life saver. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature found $1 million in a nearly flat budget to change the way buses are inspected in New York following a bloody year on the road.
Friday, April 06, 2012
By Janet Babin : Economic Development Reporter, WNYC News
On city subways at least, New Yorkers know the drill. For the most part people give up their seats to an elderly or disabled person and often let people get off the cars before entering. But city bus etiquette can be more confusing.