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Union, Veolia Reach Deal On Long Island Bus

Saturday, December 31, 2011

A bus drivers union has reached a tentative contract agreement with the new private operator of Long Island Bus, averting an interruption in Nassau County bus service.

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Long Island Bus To Privatize

Thursday, November 10, 2011

WNYC

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano held a press conference in a Garden City bus garage to announce that Veolia Transportation, a private company, will assume operations of Long Island Bus from the NY Metropolitan Transportation Authority on January 1.

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Layoffs Announced For 981 Long Island Bus Workers

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

WNYC

The New York State Labor Department has given notice that 981 Long Island Bus workers could be laid off on New Year's Day. The move is a precautionary step, in case Nassau County fails in its effort to privatize a bus line that the MTA now runs. Still, the uncertainty is causing concern among the bus service's work force, and its 100,000 average weekday riders.

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Long Island Bus May Face End of the Line

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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The future of the Long Island Bus line is the subject of a public hearing at Hofstra University Wednesday afternoon.

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Long Island Bus May Lose More Than Half Its Lines

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

WNYC

Long Island Bus may put the brakes on 27 of their 48 lines this summer.

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