- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 20, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) - A union and the company that operates 14 of the metro area’s transit bus routes have reached tentative agreement on a new contract.

Mayor Greg Stanton said the tentative agreement announced Tuesday means bus service will be up and running for the Super Bowl, which to be played Feb. 1 in Glendale.

First Transit, Inc. is contracted by the city to run 14 bus routes that serve thousands of riders. Some of the routes include stops in Glendale.

Terms of the tentative agreement were not released. Union leaders will recommend that rank-and-file members approve it during voting that starts Sunday.

Drivers and other employees have continued working since the last contract expired in June. Union members in December overwhelmingly rejected a company proposal.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide