Tuesday, August 6, 2013

AC Transit Faces Possible Strike

While Bay Area Rapid Transit riders can relax knowing that workers will not strike this week, AC Transit riders may have to utilize other transit options if a contract agreement with its union is not reached by 12am on Wednesday. Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 says its fighting for fair wages, health care, and worker protections. AC transit says it has no contingency plan in the event of a strike because the buses cannot run without the operators. Arielle Zionts reports from Oakland: