Analysis > September 2016

Backing the bus drivers?

Tomorrow, bus commuters will be wearing out the shoe leather again when Dublin Bus drivers switch off their engines for another two-day strike. When the Luas drivers took similar action, they were almost universally condemned for their decision. It is interesting that the bus drivers haven’t been subject to the same derision. This is despite the fact that while 80,000 people use the Luas every day, some 400,000 people will be affected by the bus strike. Intrigued by the contrast …