Some call move bargaining tactic
5:17 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

MTA seeks buses for looming LIRR Strike

Long Island Rail Road commuters disembark a school bus during strike in 1994.
Credit AP/Luc Novovitch

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is in the beginning stages of planning bus service in the event of a strike on the Long Island Rail Road this summer. Some, however, see this as a provocation to get the unions to settle their contract dispute.