buses

On-the-job action means free ride for Stockholm passengers

This weekend, bus passengers in Stockholm travelled for free as drivers refused to handle cash.

NYC transit union fined and leader jailed

The New York trade union whose workers brought the city's public transport system to a halt last December has been fined $2.5m by the State Supreme Court for the illegal strike.

Tehran bus workers leader released

Mansoor Hayat Gheibi, one of the leaders of the Tehran Bus Workers Union was released yesterday following a hunger strike that started last week.

Iran: Wave of strikes shakes Tehran

The Iranian government also has an internal crisis on its hands. The country's high level of poverty has triggered a series of intense social struggles.

UK: Bus drivers to come out over pay

With pay stagnating and conditions under constant review by management bus workers in the Midlands have voted three to one in favour of industrial action.

Finland: indefinite transport strike to start

Workers at 21 road haulage firms, 56 bus companies and ten warehouse terminals are to go on indefinite strike in Finland from Sunday, 6pm.

Tehran: a letter from the bus workers' union

The following letter, addressing world labour organisations, was issued in Tehran on Monday by the Tehran bus workers’ union Syndica Vahed.

Day of action for Iranian bus drivers: 15th Feb

A demonstration will be held tomorrow evening in support of the arrested Iranian bus drivers who've been striking since the end of last month.

Transportation workers resist global attack

The latest attack on workers' rights around the world is now hitting the people who make public transportation possible in many of the world's metro areas.

Planka - freeriding in Sweden and Finland

In Stockholm, Gothenburg and Helsinki, commuters are taking the initiative in the fight for decent, free public transportation.