Colorado Bus Drivers Prepare to Lose Their Jobs and the Heart of the Union They Built

Colorado Springs Independent | December 8, 2009
As part of massive budget cuts, Colorado Springs is eliminating its transit contractor, First Transit, resulting in the loss of weekend and evening bus service — and the layoffs of 73 workers, including 47 bus drivers once paid with general-fund dollars. The savings will amount to about $5.7 million in 2010.

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