Bus Strike

A school bus drives down a street in New York City (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Schoolchildren Come Out On Top With End Of Bus Strike

The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181 ended its walkout on Friday evening after union leaders were assured by prospective New York City mayoral candidates that their concerns about job protection would be heard after this year’s election. They went on strike Jan. 16.

02/19/2013

NYC Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott and DOE officials Eric Goldstein and Katherine Grimm update New Yorkers on end of yellow bus strike (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Walcott: City Saved $80 Million During Month-Long School Bus Strike

The strike ended Friday evening and classes will resume Wednesday following an abbreviated mid-winter break.

02/18/2013

Idled school buses are viewed at the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on Jan. 16, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Union: New York City School Bus Strike Ends, But We Will Fight On

Local 1181 President Michael Cordiello said in no way is the suspension of the strike a sign of his side giving up its fight.

02/15/2013

Victor Calise tests out one of the city’s wheelchair-accessible taxis – Sep 14, 2012 (credit: Accessible Dispatch)

Wheelchair Taxi Program Gets Mostly Positive Reviews At Six-Month Mark

About six months ago, the city rolled out a program to help people in wheelchairs link up with one of just a few hundred accessible taxis out there.

02/13/2013

Strikers stand in the rain outside of the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on January 16, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Labor Officials Refuse To Force End To Two-Week-Old School Bus Strike

Lawyers for the board issued a memorandum rejecting a complaint brought by a group of 20 private bus companies who argued the strike was illegal.

02/02/2013

Idled school buses are viewed at the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on Jan. 16, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC School Bus Driver Strike Enters Fourth Day

The strike by city school bus drivers and matrons continues with no end in sight.

01/22/2013

Tameka Carter takes her daughter to school on Wednesday, the first day of the school bus drivers strike. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Bus Drivers Strike Creates Transportation Frustrations For Parents

It was a frustrating day for parents and students across New York City as the school bus drivers strike forced thousands to find a new way to school.

01/16/2013

A worker with Atlantic Express closes the gate for school buses after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on January 16, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Thousands Of NYC School Bus Drivers Go On Strike, Cause Headaches For Parents

More than 8,000 school bus drivers and matrons went on strike in New York City Wednesday, leaving nearly 152,000 public school students having to find other ways to get to class.

01/16/2013

FILE - NYC School Bus (credit: CBS 2)

Parents Scramble On Eve Of NYC’s First School Bus Strike In 33 Years

New York City school bus drivers were just hours from walking off the job Tuesday night, and thousands of parents were scrambling to find alternate transportation.

01/15/2013