Posts Tagged ‘Speaker Sheldon Silver’

Neighborhood Chatter: Bus Strike, Canal Street Building Collapse, Little League in Limbo

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Baseball3(as) Bus Strike Hits Parents of the 152,000 New York City children who rely on school buses to get them to classes every day braced for the bus driver strike last week. The city is paying for MetroCards and reimbursing parents’ auto expenses for taking their kids to school and picking them up, and attendance was [&hellip
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Intercity Bus Permit Bill Gets Signed Into Law

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, Our Town Downtown

With the new law, private buses like this one would need permits. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. by Adel Manoukian Governor Cuomo signed the Silver-Squadron bill into law this past Friday, signifying the first-ever permit system for intercity buses. The law gives the city the power to designate bus stops, as well as require bus companies to provide information about the buses they are using, the number of passengers they expect to [&hellip
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