SMART GC Ellis issues statement on LACMTA’s emergency procurement declaration to acquire barriers

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board activated emergency procurement procedures this week to expedite the installation of protective barriers for bus operators. John Ellis, general chairperson of GO 875, which represents our members who [...]

SMART-TD provides focused training for bus and transit officers

SMART continues to place the needs of transit workers front and center with a first-of-its-kind exclusive training session. Bus and transit officers shared strategies and learned new techniques at the Transportation Division Albuquerque Regional Training Seminar (RTS) that wrapped up March 7.

N.Y. special election — a chance to support Tom Suozzi, who supports our members

Tomorrow, February 13, 2024, Long Island, N.Y., will select the newest member of the United States Congress. With 435 seats in the House, it may not seem that this seat is particularly important to the well-being of SMART-TD members. But it is. Rarely in our nation’s history [...]