Description: Enforcement action against school bus company for violating New York State and City restrictions on idling vehicles.
People v. Jofaz Transportation, Inc.
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 05/11/2022 Complaint Download Complaint filed. Citing Health and Climate Impacts, New York Attorney General Sued School Bus Contractors for Unlawful Idling. New York State Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit alleging that three school bus contractors for New York City violated New York State and New York City restrictions on idling vehicles. The complaint alleged that emissions from the idling buses “both harm public health and contribute to climate change.” The State asked the court to direct the companies to ensure their buses comply with legal limits on idling, to require the companies to implement education and training for their management and employees regarding the health and environmental effects of exhaust and the idling laws and regulations, to require that the companies monitor compliance with idling laws, and to impose civil penalties.