Esperanza Martinez & Bob Allen: Transportation, Civil Rights, and Environmental Justice in California

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2009-10-27 Esperanza Martinez Bob allen Host damon Final cut

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MTABus.jpgToday's decisions about transportation will have enormous civil rights and environmental consequence for decades to come. High-priced highway and rail projects from LA to the Bay Area forge ahead even as planned cuts in service and fare increases threaten to squeeze low income people dependent on public transit. What's up public transit service cuts in LA and the Bay and what can California's cash-strapped state government offer? Esperanza Martinez of the Bus Riders Union and Bob Allen of Oakland-based Urban Habitat in conversation with Damon Azali-Rojas.