In the wake of the tragic fatal shooting of a Baltimore bus driver – Marcus Parks, a member of ATU 1300 -- the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) is demanding better protection for bus drivers, riders and the pedestrians. With transit workers assaulted in many ways every year, ATU has been calling for passage of the Transit Worker and Pedestrian Protection Act. “ATU demands that transit agencies and government officials bring the same sense of regret that they will display in the public mourning of this tragic, unnecessary death of our brother and pass this critical legislation that will help to prevent these tragedies from happening,” said ATU president John Costa. Read more here
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