“I just don’t see any downside in the owners working closer together and sharing what’s important to them,” Johnson said. “I don’t see anything wrong with that. ... This could be beneficial in a lot of ways.”
Kauffman insisted this week the RTA was not a union. Johnson said the alliance showed the opportunity was there for drivers to take similar action.
“I guess in some ways Pandora’s box has been opened with this. We’ll see where it leads,” Johnson said. “This is a good thing. I don’t feel like this it’s going to drive a separation or a split. I don’t even know where a separation or a split would take place.”