Loud talkers beware: Reno buses will be listening
September 22, 2017
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge has given northern Nevada's largest public transit system the green light to begin recording audio along with video surveillance on city buses despite objections from the bus drivers' union that it's an illegal invasion of privacy.
U.S. District Judge Miranda Du said in a ruling this week neither the drivers nor their passengers have a right to privacy because conversations on public buses are not private.
Teamers Local 533, which has been fighting the move in Reno for more than three years, intends to appeal Du's decision to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...