After 43 years on the job, a very good Metro Transit bus driver has retired. On Wednesday morning, Jerry Olson said goodbye to some of the 23 million riders he’s served over the years.
Duluth police say a city bus driver suffered a medical emergency before crashing into another bus, killing a passenger. The crash happened just after 5 a.m. Tuesday in downtown Duluth. According to police, an eastbound bus struck a stoplight and then collided with another bus coming in the opposite direction.
Metro Transit Bus Driver Tony Taylor is retiring after 36 year of service. Taylor started driving in 1978, and has driven virtually every route Metro Transit operates.
The twin brother of a Larimore school bus driver who died in a crash says the family is grief-stricken over the death of a student who also was killed in Monday’s collision with a freight train.
Last month, a First Student school bus started filling up with smoke. Alfred Lewis helped four students with special needs get off the bus safely. Two of the students were in wheelchairs. Tuesday morning in Brooklyn Park, Lewis was recognized for his outstanding performance.
A local pastor who worked as a bus driver said he was fired because he prayed with students on his bus. George Nathaniel III said children aboard his bus had a choice to engage in prayer or not. However, after a warning from the company that hired him, he was terminated last week.
A Metro Transit bus driver has been charged with multiple counts of assault for allegedly smashing a rider’s cell phone and punching her multiple times earlier this month. Charges were recently filed against 46-year-old James Yang in Ramsey County Court over the October 2 incident.
A Metro Transit bus lost control and crashed into multiple parked cars on Tuesday afternoon near 10th Street and Second Avenue South in Minneapolis.
A 12-year-old’s quick thinking likely helped save a bus full of children when the driver blacked out.
A Blue Earth Area School bus driver, who was charged with fifth-degree assault after allegedly slapping a child who was making other children cry, has reached a plea deal with the county.
A Blue Earth Area School bus driver was charged with fifth-degree assault after allegedly slapping a child who had spit on, kicked, and made other children on the bus cry, according to a criminal complaint filed in Faribault County.
A 60-year-old van driver was charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Polk County, Wis.
A bus driver for the Albert Lea School District has been fired after a disputed incident in which two kids accused him of making a racist comment.
The tornado recovery effort for North Minneapolis got a boost Friday, thanks to a Minneapolis bus driver. Ed Field dropped off a bus filled with food and other necessities for tornado victims.
A Twin Cities woman claims a drive to a meeting ended with her being spit on by a Metro Transit bus driver.
A 19-year-old homeless man has been charged Thursday for allegedly punching a bus driver in Brooklyn Park, according to prosecutors.
A man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly punching a bus driver in Brooklyn Park.
Detroit Bus Driver Suspended for Driving With Passenger on Lap
Published January 14, 2011
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A Detroit bus driver has been suspended for 30 days after a cell phone video emerged showing the driver operating the bus with a passenger sitting on his lap