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Another shooting spurs more calls for SEPTA bus driver protection

Posted on September 15, 2011

PHILADELPHIA — In response to a shooting on Tuesday that left a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) bus driver injured by flying glass, the Transit Workers Union, Local 234, president called on Mayor Michael A. Nutter to form a task force to find ways to improve protection for bus drivers and other transit employees, philly.com reported.

The shooting was the 50th assault on a SEPTA worker this year. It came one week after another bus driver was shot in the arm by a man who was told he couldn’t board the bus. For the full story, click here.

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