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The MTA is investigating an off-duty bus driver who was allegedly driving drunk this morning when he nearly ran over a cyclist in Fort Greene.
"It's stress from one end to the other," one former driver said.
An elderly woman was fatally struck by an MTA bus driver as she crossed East Houston Street shortly before 10 a.m. today.
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"To say that the accidents were preventable, de Blasio is actually just talking out his ass."
"The notion that you have to lock up bus drivers, simply because they’re involved in an accident, is just plain wrong."
A pair of city bus drivers were arrested Friday when they allegedly started brawling in the middle of the street after one cut off the other in Midtown.
"Do I think we're above the law? No, but I think there should be some different considerations because of the nature of our job."
"It’s the first time I’ve heard of someone getting arrested for a fatality. Brooklyn was very close to shutting down."
An MTA spokesman said that the incident is under investigation. A transit source told the paper, "He's done. There's no way he's getting out of that one."
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The child sat on the bus for the duration of the school day in the bitter cold.
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