When Did The County Bus Fareboxes Become ATM Machines?

It’s seems like just yesterday that the Rockland County Legislature was ready to approve almost 3 million dollars to wash County buses. The County Executive was outraged as was the general public. The resolution quietly disappeared and Brega Tra sport did not get one penny...

When The Government Listens It’s Better Late Than Never

Better Late Than Never But Never Late Is Better After almost two years of criticizing the Rockland County purchasing department and the leadership of Rockland County BOCES things have finally changed for the better. When the County awarded the TRIPS maintenance contract about two...

Brega Transport Again!

 HAS THE ROCKLAND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT MOVED TO VALLEY COTTAGE? It seems judging from the current article reported in the Mid-Hudson News that operational decisions are now being made at Brega Transport instead of from management located in Pomona at Rockland...

Why A Bus Baron’s Math Is Not Taught In Local Schools

  The Rockland County Purchasing Department is probably one of the best run agencies that the county has. Having said that, why can’t they get a seemingly simple contract correct once and for all? The Rockland County TRIPS bus maintenance contract that has been awarded to...

Is $835 For An Oil Change Being Billed To Rockland County’s Taxpayers?

The $835 oil change is here! Rockland’s taxpayers are paying for it! Did you ever think when talking to someone that you might as well have been talking to a brick wall?  Consider my dilemma – if you told someone that $835 for a glorified oil change on a Rockland...

When Enough Is Enough

On October 7th, 7PM, will the Legislature vote to override Ed Day’s veto of the bus wash referendum or let it just fade away as if it never happened? My guess is it will be resurrected by certain legislators because they have little choice. From 2011 to the last reported...

Day to Legislature – “I Say NO!”

To The Editor Rockland Voice: County Executive Ed Day’s second veto is the first item on the Rockland County Legislature’s agenda this Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Day wrote on his Facebook page: “I, along with every other taxpayer, need your help. This Tuesday...

BREGA: From $45 Daily Bus Wash To $835 Oil Change?

Letter To The Editor Rockland Voice If you had a problem with the $45 bus wash, how about an $835 Oil Change? Hard to believe, but it is unfortunately true. The Rockland County TRIPS Maintenance Contract was put out over a year ago. After some protests and the usual problems that...

That Brega Bus Contract Again!

To The Editor – Rockland Voice: Most would think that after the multi-million dollar bus wash fiasco, nothing more could possible go wrong with the Rockland County Public Transportation contract.  But low and behold I received an email today announcing the Rockland County...

Letter To Editor: Cost of Brega Bus Contract Set To Rise?

Dear Editor of Rockland Voice Just when I thought the County was finally figuring out that they need to save money and not waste it, I read the Rockland County Legislative agenda for August 6, 2014. Referral 2994 speaks of the TOR Bus 184 fire of February 8, 2014, only three...