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Monday, July 1, 2013

DASH service resumes as strike ends


http://thesource.metro.net/2013/07/01/dash-service-resumes-as-strike-ends/

By Anna Chen, July 1, 2013

Good news, DASH riders: the strike is over and all 19 routes that were affected have resumed normal service.
Here’s the press release from LADOT:
The City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) announced that the strike against Veolia Transportation has ended and normal bus service for all 19 affected DASH routes will resume immediately.

The affected routes were:
·DASH Downtown Routes A, B, D, E & F
·DASH Beachwood Canyon
·DASH Crenshaw
·DASH Fairfax
·DASH Highland Park/Eagle Rock
·DASH Hollywood
·DASH Hollywood/Wilshire
·DASH King-East
·DASH Leimert/Slauson
·DASH Lincoln Heights/Chinatown
·DASH Los Feliz
·DASH Midtown
·DASH Southeast
·DASH Wilshire Center/Koreatown
·Weekend Observatory Shuttle

LADOT thanks you for your patience and understanding during the strike by the employees of our private contractor.We look forward to being able to resume all our normal bus service and to seeing you back on board.

If you have any questions, please call the LADOT Transit Store at (213, 310, 323 or 818) 808-2273 or visit the LADOT transit website at ladottransit.com.
And below the jump, the press release from Veolia:

Veolia Transportation is pleased that The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 572, voted yesterday afternoon to end their strike and approve their labor contract with Veolia Transportation.

Regular bus service resumed this morning, Monday, July 1st on the Downtown and other Mid City routes. Veolia Transportation operates this service under contract to the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT).

Veolia Transportation regrets very much the loss of service that resulted from the strike and would like to thank our patrons, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation and, most importantly, DASH riders, for their patience during this very difficult time.