VTA Fires Bus Driver Following Racial Incident
Sara Brown

A Vineyard Transit Authority bus driver has been fired after he refused to pick up a passenger who is black, the VTA said.

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Transit Authority Prepares to Go Electric
Sara Brown

Changes are in the works for the Church street bus station in Edgartown as the VTA prepares for the arrival of electric buses.

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VTA Receives Large Grant for Electric Buses
Sara Brown

The Vineyard Transit Authority has received a $1.2 million federal grant to move forward with a project to add electric buses to its fleet.

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VTA Moves Forward with Electric Bus Plans

The Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority is moving forward with plans to go electric, with an order placed for four battery all-electric buses.

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Transit Authority Unveils Plan to Go Electric
Steve Myrick
The Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) is moving full-speed ahead to transform its bus fleet to electric battery-powered buses, administrator Angela Grant told the Edgartown selectmen Monday.
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VTA Union Contract Stuck in Slow Lane
Steve Myrick
Talks may begin again soon for bus drivers with the Vineyard Transit Authority after a National Labor Relations Board ruling last year.
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In Close Vote, VTA Says No to Unionization
Alex Elvin
A narrow majority of Vineyard Transit Authority workers have voted not to join the Amalgamated Transit Union. The final vote, cast by secret ballot, was 21 to 18. VTA employees may again seek membership in the ATU in one year.
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VTA Workers to Vote Wednesday on Unionization
Alex Elvin

Citing a long list of concerns that have gone mostly unanswered, Vineyard Transit Authority workers will vote Wednesday on whether to join the Amalgamated Transit Union, a large labor union that represents workers in the United States and Canada.

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VTA Implements Fare Changes
Riding Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority buses will cost slightly more in the new year.
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Praise for VTA Drivers
Yes, it was a record summer for the VTA. The article in the Gazette did not tell of the very courteous and patient drivers all summer!
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