OMBUDSMAN ALERT: LEGISLATORS CONSIDER OMBUDSMAN’S REQUEST TO REDUCE BAC LEVEL FOR DWI FROM .08 – .05%

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: LEGISLATORS CONSIDER OMBUDSMAN’S REQUEST TO REDUCE BAC LEVEL FOR DWI FROM .08 – .05%

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman On December 20, 2018 the Ombudsman Alert published the article “Ombudsman Alert Joins ‘Advocates For Highway And Auto Safety’ To Declare December 2018 As ‘National Drugged And Drunk Driving Prevention Month.’ The column called on our New York State legislators, Senator David Carlucci, Assemblypersons Ellen Jaffee and Ken Zebrowski as […]

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: ROCKLAND’S FEDERAL AND STATE REPS SUPPORT FUNDING FOR STUDY TO IMPROVE ROCKLAND’S BUS TRANSPORTATION

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: ROCKLAND’S FEDERAL AND STATE REPS SUPPORT FUNDING FOR STUDY TO IMPROVE ROCKLAND’S BUS TRANSPORTATION

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman Is the TOR bus schedule in Rockland County fair to all riders? Does the Town of Ramapo receive more than its fair share of bussing attention while other parts of Rockland languish? If so, can this be fixed? The Ombudsman Alert asked state and federal officials representing  Rockland County for […]

MAPPING FUTURE BUS TRANSPORTATION FOR ROCKLAND

MAPPING FUTURE BUS TRANSPORTATION FOR ROCKLAND

As stated in last week’s article bearing the above-stated title, Ombudsman Alert will share all future developments in this project with our readers in a series of articles of which this is the second: As promised in the first article, your Ombudsman reached out to Commissioner Douglas Schuetz of the Rockland County Department of Transportation with […]

MAPPING FUTURE BUS TRANSPORTATION FOR ROCKLAND

MAPPING FUTURE BUS TRANSPORTATION FOR ROCKLAND

Ombudsman Alert was inspired to plan such a series by last week’s turnout of well over 100 Clarkstown residents at the October 16 public hearing concerning the fate of the Clarkstown Mini-Trans Bus System. The unique status of Clarkstown’s bus system, not just as the only one in all of Rockland’s towns, but as one of at […]

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Critical Concerns for Changes in Clarkstown’s Mini-trans Bus System

OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Critical Concerns for Changes in Clarkstown’s Mini-trans Bus System

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman As the Town of Clarkstown faces the ever-challenging task of keeping property taxes stable, Councilman Donald Franchino has suggested eliminating the town’s Mini-trans bus system, which benefits mostly the elderly and disabled, could be a wise decision. The Ombudsman Alert appreciates the budgetary concerns expressed recently by Councilman Franchino, who […]

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