• mbta Jul 20, 2020

    Union Ends 8-Day Strike as Transportation Workers for ‘The Ride' Approve New Contract

    A total of 350 essential workers, who have provided paratransit for some of the most-at risk and vulnerable Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority customers amid the coronavirus pandemic, will be back on the job after an agreement was reached Sunday on a new contract. Members of Teamsters Local 25 who work at Veterans Transportation for the MBTA’s “The Ride,” program voted…

  • mbta Jul 20, 2020

    Strike Ends for ‘The Ride' Drivers

    The MBTA expects the RIDE to be fully staffed starting Monday, July 20.

  • the ride Jul 13, 2020

    Workers for ‘The Ride' Go on Strike

    Hundreds of people who work for the MBTA’s “The Ride” began picketing Monday after unanimously rejecting the company’s final contract offer and voting to go on strike over health insurance increases.

  • coronavirus Jul 13, 2020

    Transportation Workers for “The Ride” on Strike

    A total of 350 essential workers, who have been providing paratransit for veterans throughout the coronavirus pandemic, are on strike amid contract negotiations.

  • coronavirus Jul 13, 2020

    Transportation Workers for ‘The Ride' on Strike

    A total of 350 essential workers, who have been providing paratransit for veterans throughout the coronavirus pandemic, are on strike amid contract negotiations. Members of Teamsters Local 25 who work in Veterans Transportation for the MBTA “The Ride,” program voted unanimously Sunday to reject the company’s final contract offer and go on strike over health insurance increases.  Many of New…

  • mbta Jun 7, 2020

    RIDE Drivers to Deliver Food in New Partnership

    The MBTA will use its paratransit service, the RIDE, to help distribute food to vulnerable Boston residents, the transit agency announced Friday.  The effort is a partnership with the city of Boston, the YMCA of Greater Boston and the Greater Boston Food Bank. Use of the RIDE service has declined during the COVID-19 crisis, the T said, and RIDE...

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