August 18, 2015

Tucson Mayor urges for Sun Tran worker strike to end

Tucson News Now “‘We would like for the mediator to communicate with the Teamsters and ask for both parties to come sit down at the table, spend as much time as required,’ [Mayor Rothschild] said. ‘My words were to lock the door from the outside, we’ll deliver pizza and stay at the table until this is resolved.’

The mayor also believes discussions should move forward on a Regional Transit Authority to relieve the city of some of its transportation responsibilities.

‘I have been very clear and we’re moving in that direction,’ the mayor said. ‘I plan to spend my next four years moving in that direction, we need a regional transit authority.'” Read more…