octa preparing to strike

from the la times:
Members of the Teamsters Union that represents Orange County Transit Authority bus drivers have voted to authorize a strike if current negotiations break down, union officials said Saturday.

More than 500 members of Local 952, which represents 1,227 full- and part-time drivers, voted Friday and Saturday to authorize union leadership to call a strike, said Patrick Kelly, secretary-treasurer. He said the two sides aren't far apart on key issues of salary and working conditions.
bollocks. i use the bus to get to and from work on a daily basis. while i can take an metro bus to disneyland from my neighborhood, i'd still have to walk 30 to 45 minutes to make it into the office. and of course they're talking strike in the dead of summer. can't you wait until it's a bit cooler out?

i guess it's time to start scoping cragislist for a bike.

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