Transit Riders for Public Transportation
Mass Transit and Climate Justice
The Transit Riders for Public Transportation (TRPT) campaign is leading an effort to restore private enforcement of the Department of Transportation's Title VI regulations.
Emily Badger of Atlantic Cities examines the growing trend of transit unions, starting with the model of the Los Angeles Bus Riders Union. She also examines how the changing economic landscape and the subsequent dismantling of support for transit has driven communities to organize.
Transit Riders for Public Transportation, founded in Los Angeles in 2009, looks back on 3 years of ground level organizing, advocating, waging anti-racist struggles for the civil and environmental rights of communites of color, transit-dependent people and working class communities.