Montgomery Area Transit System

Montgomery Area Transit System
8:14 am
Thu April 11, 2013

Montgomery Transit Workers Threaten to Strike

Kala Kachmar/ Montgomery Advertiser

Unionized bus drivers and mechanics with the Montgomery Area Transit System are threatening to go on strike.


The Montgomery Advertiser reports (http://on.mgmadv.com/12LGxXJ) that wages and insurance costs are key issues in the dispute.


The workers, who are part of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 765, are taking action against First Transit, a company contracted by the city of Montgomery to operate the bus system, which is also known as MATS.

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