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Monday, June 18, 2012
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Privatization of Public Transit

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We continue yesterday’s discussion of the ramifications of House Bill 10 with Marty Marks, the Director of Communications for the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 85. Are PAT bus drivers overcompensated? Is privatization exactly what we need to keep mass transit viable in Allegheny County? The conversation continues.
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House Bill 10 will allow for private companies to begin operating bus routes in Allegheny County.

We continue yesterday’s discussion of the ramifications of House Bill 10 with Marty Marks, the Director of Communications for the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 85. Are PAT bus drivers overcompensated? Is privatization exactly what we need to keep mass transit viable in Allegheny County? The conversation continues.