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Vt. bus driver union says strike to continue

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- Striking bus drivers in Vermont's largest county say they're ready to stay on the picket line until they get what they consider to be a fair contract.

Almost 70 drivers for the Chittenden County Transportation Authority went on strike early Monday, leaving about 9,500 people who ride the bus every day scrambling to get around.

Driver Derek Lorain says they feel badly for the people who can't get around, but contract negotiations didn't produce a fair contract.

The Vermont Agency of Transportation is urging both sides to remember passenger needs in their efforts to resolve the strike.

Transportation Secretary Brian Searles says the agency fears momentum gained from increased ridership and investments could be lost from a strike.

Link Express and 116 Commuter buses are still running.







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