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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Transit Funding Cuts Are Putting Bus Drivers in Danger

Attacks on transit drivers are not a new problem. But it seems to be getting worse.
A bus driver now gets assaulted every three days in the United States, estimates the Amalgated Transit Union. Headlines abound of drivers getting kicked, punched, stabbed and shot, while the lower-profile offenses – spitting and verbal harassment – have almost become part of the job description.

http://dc.streetsblog.org/2012/06/25/transit-funding-cuts-are-putting-bus-drivers-in-danger/ 

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