Teamsters, supporters take CCTA to task

April Burbank
Burlington Free Press
February 20, 2014

Chittenden County’s public bus drivers are complaining about difficult working conditions and a contract proposal that they say would require them to work lengthy split shifts, endangering both drivers and riders.

“We will not let the public down by driving under unsafe conditions,” said Chittenden County Transportation Authority (CCTA) driver Rob Slingerland, speaking at a Wednesday news conference next to the Cherry Street bus station in Burlington. “Driver fatigue is a leading factor in accidents in the transit industry.”

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