1 arrested during bus driver protest

At least one person was arrested this morning as school bus protests got out of hand in The Bronx. Members of the Amalgamated Transit Union

At least one person was arrested this morning as school bus protests got out of hand in The Bronx.

At least one person was arrested this morning as school bus protests got out of hand in The Bronx. (1/17/13)

THE BRONX - At least one person was arrested this morning as school bus protests got out of hand in The Bronx.

Members of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181 are accused of forming a long picket line to try and stop non-striking drivers from leaving the Zerega Avenue bus yard in Castle Hill. Officials say one man was taken into custody after he laid in front of a moving bus.

Police reinforcements arrived and barricaded the protesters, eventually allowing drivers in unions that aren't participating in the strike to head to work.  

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