Governor honors MTA bus driver for her ‘bravery and courage’ after getting passengers home safely during Hurricane Ida flooding

Governor Kathy Hochul honored an MTA bus driver today in Ridgewood for continuing to work last night even when her bus was flooding with water. 

Rosa Amonte has been an MTA bus driver for eight years. A video of Amonte showed her driving passengers in three to four feet of water in the bus as people stood on the seats. 

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