Dallas ISD Changes Private Transportation Service For Special Program Kids
DALLAS, Texas (1080 KRLD) – A cost-saving measure has been scrapped at Dallas County Schools after concerns about student safety.
Dallas ISD and its transportation provider Dallas County Schools have agreed to do away with a program that hired private drivers to pick up children enrolled in special programs.
There was a lot of concern and confusion last school year when town cars, SUV’s and taxi cabs started picking up around 2,000 students — instead of buses.
Dallas County Schools had put the program in place as a way to save money.
The new plan for the 2014 school year is to launch a fleet of minibuses – all painted a uniform blue so they are recognizable.
The minibuses will be driven by trained bus drivers.
(©2014 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)
- Wrong-Way Drivers Caught On Video Leaving AT&T Stadium
- Salmonella Tied To Cucumbers Sickens 9 In Texas
- Damaging Spring Floods Still Affecting Lakeside Businesses
- Tourist Accused Of Keying The Alamo Arrested
- Public Shows Support For Police During ‘Back The Blue’