You may have heard the commercials from the Amalgamated Transit Union criticizing a Metro board member for handing out a recipe for Oreo cookies to union negotiators.
The union has held several demonstrations this week to call attention to Metro CEO John Nations getting a $75,000 wage hike, while workers remain in a contract dispute.
Union workers at Metro, the local transit agency, are meeting and greeting commuters this morning to call attention to their quest for a new contract.
The bus then veered off the road and hit a fence.
Metro spokesperson Patti Beck says the fare increase marks the latest phase of their long-range plan, and will boost passenger income by more than $2 million a year.
It appears that shots were meant for a man in a passing car who was struck in the back.
Metro president John Nations says each “articulated” bus is 60 feet long with 54 seats and a lot more room for standing.
Metro Transit’s governing board has decided to raise the fare for MetroLink train travel by $.25 per ride, making a one-way ticket cost $2.50 come July 1.
Warmer weather is here and more bikers, joggers and walkers are going to be out and about—as well as kids on summer break.
Metro bus drivers reported to work on time this morning and officials with the transit company say everything is running smoothly.