Victor Valley Recognizes Bus Operator For Going ‘Above And Beyond’

Shown, left to right, are VVTA board members Larry Bird, Joy Jeannette, Kimberly Mesen, Operator Jeanine Newman, VVTA CEO Nancie Goff, board chair Liz Becerra, and board member Curt Emick.

The Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA – Hesperia, CA) Board of Directors, along with CEO Nancie Goff, recently honored bus operator Jeanine Newman with an “Above and Beyond” award, after Newman assisted with a medical emergency that took place at the Victor Valley Transportation Center.

Newman was alerted of a male on the ground who was unresponsive. Immediately, she contacted 911 and realizing that the person had stopped breathing, began doing chest compressions. A Victorville deputy was the first responder to arrive and took over emergency care of the person. The paramedics arrived shortly and transported the individual to the hospital. Upon loading the male onto the gurney, he became responsive.

“Jeanine Newman’s prompt action in assisting an unresponsive person contributed to the individual becoming responsive when transported to the hospital. Therefore, in recognition of service above and beyond the call of duty, the VVTA Board of Directors has presented her with an award of appreciation,” according to a press release. “Thank you, Jeanine Newman, for your outstanding service.”


Share on Socials!

Related Articles

Related Articles

NFI Announces Order For Up To 210 New Flyer Xcelsior® Buses For Houston’s METRO

NFI Group Inc. (NFI), an independent bus and motor coach manufacturer and provider of zero-emission electric mobility solutions, has announced that NFI subsidiary New Flyer of ...
Read More

TRC Adds Former FTA Administrator K. Jane Williams To Transit Advisory Board

The Routing Company (TRC), a global on-demand vehicle routing and management platform partnering with cities to power the future of public transit, has announced the appointment ...
Read More

Transit Initiatives Support Heat Mapping Study Results, Help Protect Southern Nevadans From Extreme Climate

Results from the Southern Nevada Urban Heat Mapping Project. Darker areas show hotter temperatures. Results from the Heat Island Mapping campaign conducted by the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern ...
Read More

Follow Busline!


Sign up to receive our industry publications for FREE!