05/29/2018

 





  Master’s Transportation Accelerates Growth with Opening of New Offices

Master’s Transportation is a privately held corporation that is one of the nation’s leading providers of rental, lease, and purchase of transport vehicles. They rent, sell, or lease 12, 15, 25, 35, and 40 passenger commercial shuttle buses, ADA equipped buses and vans; school buses and multi-function school activity buses; motor coaches; used commercial and school buses.

They have 12 locations with three having full-service departments, a centralized parts department, and a body shop with a 55-foot paint facility. In addition to general service repairs, they also offer motor coach, limo bus, and shuttle full-scale refurbishing.

Master’s Transportation is a privately held corporation that is one of the nation’s leading providers of rental, lease, and purchase of transport vehicles.

Master's Transportation also offers rental vehicles on a seasonal, monthly, weekly, or daily basis and have been aggressively adding locations across the country in the last 18 months.
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  MBTA launches 'Better Bus' program to improve service

From Metro:

The MBTA announced the launch of the Better Bus Project, a program focused on making improvements to the existing bus network through operational changes, targeted capital investments, and stakeholder partnerships.

Throughout 2018 and 2019, the Better Bus team will identify improvements in bus service that would have a positive impact on nearly 450,000 people in 50 communities who rely on MBTA bus service every weekday.

In early 2017, the MBTA's Fiscal and Management Control Board adopted a set of standards and goals for bus-service delivery.

 

The MBTA announced the launch of the Better Bus Project, a program focused on making improvements to the existing bus network through operational changes, targeted capital investments, and stakeholder partnerships.

With the policy in place, the Better Bus Project is focused on closing the gap between current service delivery and the adopted policy standards.

As part of this initiative, the MBTA will collect feedback and comments from all stakeholders, including bus riders and non-riders, for bus service delivered out of .......... READ MORE >

 
 
 
  Ohio School Bus Driver Saves Choking Student

From School Bus Fleet:

THORNVILLE, Ohio - A school bus driver here recently sprung into action when told that one of the students on her bus was choking, applying her training to save his life.

Jean McKeag recalled that on the afternoon of April 27, she was focusing on helping all the students board her bus and finding a seat for a student who doesn’t normally ride the bus. It was then that some of the students told her that another student, first-grader Quade McCance, was choking.

"He sits right behind me. You could obviously tell that he was choking," said McKeag, who has been a school bus driver for the last seven years. "I got him out of his seat, tried to study what was going on with him, and I just did the Heimlich maneuver gently, just enough to where I got him to gag." That dislodged what students told McKeag was a piece of WarHeads hard candy.


Jean McKeag recalled that on the afternoon of April 27, she was focusing on helping all the students board her bus and finding a seat for a student who doesn’t normally ride the bus. It was then that some of the students told her that another student, first-grader Quade McCance, was choking.

A teacher’s aide helped Quade off the bus and McKeag called her supervisor, Dale Factor, the transportation supervisor for Northern Local School District, to let him know what had happened and to have Quade’s parents pick him up.  After she finished her route, McKeag called Quade’s parents to make sure he was OK.  "It was very scary," she said.

McKeag had completed a CPR class that also covered how to administer the Heimlich maneuver just..........   READ MORE > 

 



 

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