STO transit users sideswiped by cancelled bus routes, labour dispute
Ottawa Citizen

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By Susana Mas, Ottawa Citizen, January 24, 2017

Public transit users scrambled to find alternate ways to get to work Tuesday morning after several bus routes were delayed or cancelled as a result of pressure tactics by the union that represents Gatineau bus drivers.

Chaos ensued after dozens of buses remained in the garage for mechanical inspection forcing the cancellation of several bus trips during rush hour.

“We had to cancel, during peak periods this morning, 25 trips related to the lack of buses,” said Céline Gauthier, a spokeswoman for the Société de Transport de l’Outaouais, in an email to the Citizen.