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 […]

TOR #91 Bus Detour begins July 30th in Spring Valley

TOR #91 Bus Detour begins July 30th in Spring Valley

Bus delays expected during bridge reconstruction project Transport of Rockland (TOR) routes #91, #93 and #94 will be affected during a bridge reconstruction project beginning Monday, July 30 and ending on or about August 31, 2018. A portion of NYS Highway 45 will be closed while a bridge is replaced near the intersection with Maple Avenue […]

County Legislature Extends Bus Contracts, Prevents Shut-Down

BY MICHAEL RICONDA New City – In a unanimous vote on Wednesday night, the county legislature approved resolutions extending three existing bus contracts and preventing a transportation shutdown. The resolution approves contracts with Transport of Rockland (TOR) and Tappan ZEEXPRESS for a three month time span between April 1 to June 30. It was passed […]

Rockland County Pilots Solar-Powered Bus Shelter

PRESS RELEASE County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef has announced that the Department of Public Transportation recently retrofitted one of its bus shelters with solar panels and a light box designed to provide cost-efficient and reliable power, increased safety and improved delivery of customer information for its Transport of Rockland (TOR) and TAPPAN ZEExpress (TZx) bus […]