June 28, 2016

San Francisco Regional Meeting update

Fairmont San Francisco sold out, overflow rate expires June 17 The Fairmont San Francisco hotel has sold out. Not to worry, the overflow hotel – Mark Hopkins Intercontinental Hotel – still has rooms available. The Mark Hopkins is conveniently located across the street from the Fairmont San Francisco and is offering members the same great […]

Registration available for both 2016 regional meetings

Members planning to attend one or both of the SMART Transportation Division regional meetings this summer can now make reservations for either city.  Click here to register online for the San Francisco regional meeting. Click here to register online for the Chicago regional meeting. Click here for the mail-in registration form. Regional meeting registration is available online now by going to […]

Transportation Division sets 2016 regional meetings

The SMART Transportation Division has set the dates and locations of the union’s two 2016 regional meetings. The western regional meeting will be held July 4-6, at Fairmont San Francisco Hotel (Rooms are SOLD OUT) in San Francisco. The Mark Hopkins Intercontinental is available as an overflow hotel. The eastern regional meeting will be held July 25-27 at […]

UTU Local 1741 opposes school bus cuts

SAN FRANCISCO – With the San Francisco Unified School District facing a deficit of $113 million over the next two school years, a decision is looming to cut the number of buses to save money. UTU Local 1741 officer Paul Stein was quick to intervene, telling the San Francisco Examiner newspaper that “any potential cuts […]