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“The progressive plans proposed by President Obama in his State of the Union will do nothing to help the poor or the middle class if ‘fast track’ legislation and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal are passed by Congress.
With crumbling transit systems and low gas and oil prices, the ATU joined a growing bipartisan chorus calling for an increase in the federal gas tax to support public transit and rebuild our nation’s crumbling transportation infrastructure.
Negotiators with the ATU and a company contracted to provide part of Phoenix bus service reached an agreement early Tuesday morning and will wait on a vote by the bus driver's union before knowing whether a strike will be averted.
Jan 20, 2015 at 1:29 pm
"Imagine what kind of a public transit system we could have if we provided our hardworking transit employees with the same resources other cities have. Now imagine how this public transit could transform Winnipeg," Citizen’s for Transit coalition.
ATU Local 113 welcomes transit service improvements of TTC funding plan but measures are too modest to make the kind of difference and unfortunately transit users are once again being asked to bear the burden of years of underfunding.
Taylor has delivered more than 2 million passengers to their destinations. He’s logged more than 700,000 miles without an accident and collected more than 60 driving awards, including being named the Minnesota 2013 Bus Operator of the Year.