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Report urges TransLink to run HandyDART as a public service

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:13
Metro Vancouver’s aging population has some concerned that HandyDART buses won’t be able to keep up with demand. Now, a new report recommends boosting funding for the service and returning it to full TransLink control.
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Local 956-Allentown, PA helping relief effort for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:52
Our union membership is fully engaged in this effort which will benefit the people of Puerto Rico,” Local President Ricky Vega says. “Many of our members have family on the island, as do many LANTA riders.”
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SEAT & Connecticut Transit Workers to Call for Worker & Rider Advisory SEAT Board Positions

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:54
Citing the possibility of transit fare increases and service cuts, Southeast Area Transit District employees and transit workers from across the state will call for the creation of transit worker and rider advisory positions on the (SEAT) Board.
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Local 1505-Winnipeg, MB warns that re-opening intersection could cause pedestrians harm

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 16:31
The millions of dollars proposed for the initiative could be better spent improving transit operations and other infrastructure needs, Local 1505 President Aleem Chaudhary.
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St. Louis transit workers call for better protection and workstation

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 07:47
The ATU International says the shooting of a St. Louis bus driver as a reason more safety measures should be put in place for its members across North America. Local 788 leaders say they will be pushing for more safety measures in the future.
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