Transit Riders for Public Transportation Campaign

Bus Riders Union visits Diane Watson

With the reauthorization of the Federal Surface Transportation Act (FSTA) still pending in Congress, the first delegation of Bus Riders Union members visited House Representative Watson's office to meet with her district transportation staffer, Ken Bell, last Thursday August, 20th, 2009.

Francisca Porchas & Laura Barrett: Turning the Highway Bill into Pro-Public Transit, Pro-Environment Policy

Two national public transit organizers explain why the federal surface transportation in Congress right now has huge implications for the future of public transit and the environment in the US, and how a national campaign led by environmental and transit justice groups are intervening to upset the traditional pro-highway, pro-auto script.