VTA Vows to Keep Some Sunday Service
Will Sennott
The administrator for the Vineyard Transit Authority said a plan to eliminate Sunday service this winter will be revisited.
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VTA Riders Air Concerns About Cutbacks in Winter Service
Will Sennott

Islanders who ride public buses in the off season poured out their concerns and frustrations to the Vineyard Transit Authority this week over service cuts.

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VTA Service Cutbacks See Pushback from Riders, Drivers
Will Sennott

As curtailed off-season service begins on the Island’s only public bus system, the Vineyard Transit Authority is seeing pushback from riders, as well as drivers and their new union.

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VTA Slashes Winter Bus Service
Will Sennott

Citing a potential budget deficit of nearly $1 million for the next fiscal year, the Vineyard Transit Authority administration and advisory board voted unanimously this week to drastically reduce service for the winter season.

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VTA Drivers Vote To Ratify Contract, Ending 28-Day Strike
Will Sennott

Drivers for the Vineyard Transit Authority voted Sunday to ratify a contract with their employer. Drivers are due to return to work on Tuesday.

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VTA Drivers Announce Tentative Agreement to End Strike
Will Sennott
The union that represents the VTA drivers announced late Thursday that a tentative agreement had been reached with their employer, Transit Connection Inc.
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Feeling Heat, VTA Board Agrees to Send TCI Back to Negotiating Table
Noah Asimow and Will Sennott
A divided VTA board decided Wednesday after heated public testimony to send their subcontracted hiring company back to the negotiating table.
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As VTA Strike Continues, Focus Shifts to Advisory Board
Noah Asimow and Will Sennott
The current status and powers of of the Vineyard Transit Authority’s advisory board has come into question as the full-time drivers’ strike enters a third week.
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Edgartown Representative to the VTA Board Abruptly Resigns
Noah Asimow

In a brief letter sent to the selectmen, Louis Paciello cited a lack of time for the position and other family commitments as the reason.

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With Both Sides Dug In, VTA Strike Continues
Will Sennott

Bus drivers for the Vineyard Transit Authority entered their second week on strike Friday, with no clear end in sight. The public transit system is set to jump into its peak months.

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