| November 21 2014 - Ontario County School Bus Driver Resigns|
' 13 WHAM reporting today that a Canandaigua City School District bus driver has resigned from the district for failing to follow safety procedures.'
| November 15 2014 - 73 Cats Removed From A Stench-Filled Van In Oregon|
Animal rescue workers were astonished to find 68 cats living in a crowded and stinking van in Ontario, Oregon last Sunday. Five cats were found dead in the van. According to the Argus Observer, the Malheur County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint about a bus piled high on the inside with cats, pet carriers, and 73 Cats Removed From A Stench-Filled Van In Oregon is an article from: The ...
| November 14 2014 - Nova wins $80M, 13 municipality Metrolinx contract|
Under an $80 million agreement with Ontario, Canada’s Metrolinx , who coordinates transit vehicle purchasing initiatives for 13 municipalities, Nova Bus will deliver up to 188, 40-foot buses and 15 articulated buses between 2015 and 2017.
| November 14 2014 - Media Advisory: National Public Transit Conference in Niagara Falls|
NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 14, 2014) - Public transit leaders and professionals will gather in Niagara Falls next week to attend the CUTA Fall Conference and Trans-Expo from Monday November 17-19 . Ontario's Leadership in Public Transit, Energy Efficiency, Surface Transportation Security, Customer Engagement Strategies, Niagara's Transit Success Story and Rail Projects are just ...
| November 11 2014 - RTA: Bus driver threatened with knife|
CLEVELAND — A man was arrested overnight, after he reportedly threatened an RTA bus driver with a knife. According to an RTA spokeswoman, the driver was stopped just after midnight on Ontario and South Roadway. The driver was giving someone directions when the suspect started yelling and allegedly threatened the driver with a knife. RTA […]
| November 01 2014 - Pedestrian dies after being struck by car, bus on Highway 417|
A male pedestrian is dead and a male driver under arrest after a pair of collisions on Highway 417 near downtown Ottawa late Friday night. Ontario Provincial Police said they were called to Highway 417 near Nicholas Street around 11:50 p.m. Friday. Ottawa paramedics said he was "obviously dead" when they arrived and no treatment could be done.
| October 29 2014 - Bill aimed at protecting bus, taxi drivers gets support from city council|
An effort at the federal level to allow for harsher sentencing for people who abuse bus and taxi drivers has received unanimous support from members of St. John's city council. The bill was introduced by Ontario Senator Bob Runciman in May after what he called "light sentences" for several cases of serious assaults on public transit drivers. According to Runciman, some 2,000 public transit ...
| October 23 2014 - Candidates differ on how to get Mississauga moving better|
In the race to replace Mississauga’s retiring Mayor Hazel McCallion, leading candidates Steve Mahoney and Bonnie Crombie are both promising to transform Mississauga into a denser, more transit-oriented city. Both are counting on the province to commit about $1.6 billion to an LRT on Hurontario St., from Port Credit to Brampton. Both say they’ll work to help deliver two-way, all-day GO service on ...
| October 22 2014 - TSB deploys a team of investigators to the site of an accident where a school bus was struck by a G|
RICHMOND HILL, ON, 22 Oct. 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to the site of an accident where a school bus was struck by a GO train passenger train in Mississauga, Ontario. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation ...
| October 20 2014 - /R E P E A T -- 825,000 children protected every day/|
TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario's 20,000 professional school bus drivers safeguard over 825,000 kids to and from school every day. Hundreds of thousands of parents depend on this essential service to arrive at their homes, on time, 5 days a week, 10 months of the year. As their guardians of safety, school bus drivers are dedicated to transporting our children, reliably, securely, and ...
| October 17 2014 - Teen hits school bus, arrested for DWI|
Phelps, N.Y. - A Geneva teen is facing drug-related charges after his car crashed into a school bus carrying a girl's soccer team Wednesday. According to Ontario County Sheriff's deputies, Samuel Stevens, 17, of Geneva, was driving on Trimble Rd. in Phelps around 4:00 p. ...