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Pittsburgh City Mechanics to be Privatized
02/12/2004
On Tuesday the 17th of February at 6:30 PM the Pittsburgh City Council will hold a public heairng on council bills 0017 and 0018. These bills provide for the privatization of the city garage mechanics and all aspects of city fleet maintenance. Council's hands were tied concerning this hearing as a petition drive forced them to hold it.

Pittsburgh City Council wants to outsource its fleet maintenance and operations to First America. First America has three (3) divisions. 1)First Transit takes care of privatized (outsourced) bus and rail service. 2)First Student takes care of privatized (outsourced) school bus service. 3)First Vehicle takes care of privatized (outsourced) fleet maintencance and operations.

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