Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Temporary Deal Averts Bus Strike

Valley Metro bus 8044 (Not In Service) at Hayden & Indian School Rd.
Photo by Peter Kosednar.

Bus strike averted. Bus routes serving the cities of Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Tempe, Phoenix and Scottsdale are running as scheduled.

First Transit, Valley Metro's East Valley bus operator, and the ATU 1322, the bus operators' union have agreed to continue labor negotiations through July 31, 2013, according to Valley Metro.

Valley Metro operates public bus, dial-a-ride, carpool, and light rail services in the Phoenix metro area.