Striking Drivers Appeal to Selectmen for Support
Noah Asimow

With the strike dragging on but most buses still running, Vineyard Transit Authority drivers came to the Edgartown selectmen on Monday to request their support. Selectmen listened.

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Contract Talks Stalled, VTA Drivers Set to Strike Friday
Will Sennott

With contract negotiations at a standstill and tensions running high, full-time drivers for the Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) are due to walk off the job beginning Friday.

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Rides for Seniors to Doctor Appointments Could End
Holly Pretsky
A grant-funded program that offers affordable transportation for seniors with medical appointments on Cape Cod may end in October if new funding cannot be found.
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As VTA Contract Talks Drag On, Tensions Escalate With Threat of Strike
Will Sennott

As contract talks drag on with no apparent end in sight, bus drivers held a public meeting at the high school Saturday to inform residents about what to expect in the event of a strike.

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Contract Talks Resume With VTA Drivers
Holly Pretsky
With a federal mediator present, contract negotiations resumed this week between Vineyard Transit Authority drivers and their employer Transit Connection Inc. (TCI).
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As Frustration Mounts at Bargaining Table, VTA Drivers Avert Strike
Holly Pretsky

With contract negotiations at an apparent standstill, Vineyard Transit Authority drivers decided Thursday to hold off on a strike.

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VTA Drivers Vote to Authorize Strike

Vineyard Transit Authority bus drivers voted on Monday evening to authorize a strike, if they cannot reach agreement on a new contract. The drivers have been locked in bargaining talks with for months.

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VTA Drivers Picket, Citing Lack of Progress on Contract Talks

A group of Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) bus drivers picketed at Five Corners Wednesday morning over contract talks.

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VTA Receives $1.75 Million Grant
A $1.75 million federal grant announced last week will help the Vineyard Transit Authority as it changes over its bus fleet to electric vehicles.
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VTA Drivers Stage Picket Over Union Issues

With contract talks set for next month, a small group of Vineyard Transit Authority bus drivers and union officials staged an informational picket Saturday morning at Five Corners, advocating for better pay and working conditions.

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