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Transportation department experiences bus driver shortage

The transportation department advertises open bus driver positions due to the recent bus driver shortage. According to Ron Farrand, facilities and transportation director, this is a common trend in the industry due to the unconventional work hours. PATEL / PHOTO

Beats

November 8, 2012

The transportation department is currently looking for more bus drivers due to the recent shortage, according to Ron Farrand, facilities and transportation director. Farrand goes on to say, via email, that in order to combat this shortage, mechanics and some supervisory staff members have to cover bus r...

Transportation Department Works to Avoid Pedestrian Traffic

Cars arrive at the front circle after school, a common place for students to be picked up from school away non-bus traffic. Ron Farrand, director of Facilities and Transportation, said pedestrian cars should avoid bus areas when picking up students from school. PATEL / PHOTO

Beats

October 20, 2012

The transportation department is cooperating with school supervisors in order to keep non-bus traffic from interfering with bus traffic at the school, according to Ron Farrand, director of facilities and transportation. Farrand said that the main reason cars cannot be around the buses during drop-off and pick...

Transportation department looks for additional bus drivers

Buses wait in the West Lot after school for students with “No Idling” signs lining the sidewalk. The signs were added this school year in light of recent state legislation according to Ron Farrand, director of facilities and transportation. DHRUTI PATEL / PHOTO

Beats

September 27, 2012

The transportation department is currently seeking extra bus drivers, Ron Farrand, director of facilities and transportation, said via email. According to Farrand, the department is always offering the opportunity to become a bus driver and is advertising for this on the CHS radio station, WHJE. “Obviously, (the bus drivers) wouldn’t be students but ...