Sun Tran and Teamsters sign contract extension

Sun Tran officials and representatives from Teamsters Local 104 have agreed to extend the current labor contract until 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, August 6, 2014, to allow negotiations to continue. Buses will run as scheduled through the contract extension date. The current contract was to expire at midnight Thursday, July 31.

“Negotiations will continue this week and we are hopeful an agreement can be reached prior to the expiration of the contract extension,” said Sun Tran General Manager Kate Riley. “The public can expect business as usual through August 6.”

To obtain current information, passengers should call Sun Tran’s Customer Service Center at (520) 792-9222 (TDD: 628-1565), check Rider Alerts posted at the transit centers, visit or follow them on Twitter @Sun_Tran_Alerts.