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Schools must rein in idling buses

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Thanks to computer software from companies like Schenectady’s Transfinder, school districts and the companies they hire to provide bus transportation can maximize their efficiency when it comes to route planning and actual operations. Many school districts use such software regarding the former, but when it comes to the latter, they and their private contractors could do better. A state education law on the books since 2007 prohibits school buses from idling when they’re waiting to ...

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March 8, 2013
6:36 a.m.

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Rome burns, and the Gazette is worried about idling buses. Really? We're hemorrhaging money in the County, State, and Country - but the big problem we face is global warming; exaccerbated by idling school buses? The Gazette editorial writers aren't serious. Plus, they haven't gotten the notice from the enviro-statists that it's "climate change." The term "global warming" has been discarded. Now they need every weather event to become a reason to restrict our freedoms and force the state down our throats. The solution - more government - more restrictions - more laws and rules - the Masterminds at the Gazette know all!