Dozens Of Baltimore County School Bus Drivers Call In SickSeventy-seven Baltimore County school bus drivers called in sick Monday, forcing drivers who did work to cover double the normal number of routes.
Baltimore County Schools Warn Of Possible Bus Driver Call Out This WeekThe message came as bus drivers in other school systems in the region took steps for better pay amid a national shortage of bus drivers.
Baltimore County Officials Announce $5.2M Plan To Boost Bus Driver Pay, Remove Employment BarriersUnder the plan, Baltimore County Public Schools will use American Rescue Plan Act funding to boost pay and provide other incentives for bus drivers and attendants. 
Howard County To Commit $2 Million For Bus Driver BonusesThe announcement comes on the heels of a sick-out staged by about 80 drivers in the county Monday. 
Howard County Bus Drivers Stage 'Sick Out' To Ask For Better Pay And BenefitsMany bus routes in Howard County were canceled on Monday because of a “sick out.” About 80 bus drivers called in sick, asking for better pay and benefits.
All But 3 Howard County Bus Routes Will Be Restored For Afternoon Dismissal, School System SaysThe Howard County Public School System said Monday afternoon that all but three bus routes will be restored for afternoon dismissal, after driver call-outs in the morning led to parents seeking alternate transportation.
Anne Arundel County Teachers Rally Outside Board Of Education Meeting Over Staff ShortagesLeaders are struggling to fill jobs for teachers as well as for custodians, cafeteria workers and bus drivers.
Parents Show Support Of School Bus Driver Protests In Anne Arundel CountyExecutive Steuart Pittman says bus drivers make between $25,000 and $28,000 a year.
Amid Driver Shortage, Maryland To Expedite Driving Tests & Credentials For School Bus DriversOfficials said that the MVA proactively began to streamline appointment scheduling for bus driver trainees by coordinating with school systems. 
Report Recommends Combating Anne Arundel Co. School Bus Driver Shortage By Consolidating Routes, Increasing PayA new report from a North Carolina-based consulting firm includes more than two dozen recommendations to address school bus transportation issues and bus driver shortages within Anne Arundel County Public Schools.
Regional Bus Driver Shortage Affecting 2 Maryland Public School Systems, Including Baltimore CountyA regional school bus driver shortage is now affecting two Maryland counties.