Bus Riders Union

LA County riders grade MTA bus service - MTA did not make the grade!

Dozens of BRU members worked to collect close to 3000 postcards from bus
riders who were asked to grade their bus service in LA County. People were asked
to grade MTA bus service anywhere from an A for excellent thru an F for
extremely poor, on the following aspects: fares, night service, on-time
performance etc.,.

Community organizations face police at inauguration - Pete White on Street News Service

It was clear when members of the Los Angeles Community Action Network, Bus Riders Union, and South Asian Network arrived at the venue that this would not be democracy's finest hour.

Community organizations face police at inauguration - Pete White on Street News Service

It was clear when members of the Los Angeles Community Action Network, Bus Riders Union, and South Asian Network arrived at the venue that this would not be democracy's finest hour.

The Uninvited Guests - BRU at Inauguration - Mayor Sam blog

An organized, loud, yet noticeably well behaved group of protesters marched and chanted outside of the barricaded grounds of the Mayoral Inauguration today.

The Uninvited Guests - BRU at Inauguration - Mayor Sam blog

An organized, loud, yet noticeably well behaved group of protesters marched and chanted outside of the barricaded grounds of the Mayoral Inauguration today.

Is The BRU Winning the Battle of Ideas? (Part 1 of 2)

As local transit agencies cut much needed service and raise fares, despite the obligation the U.S. has to reduce green house gas emissions to curb global warming, forces in the world are calling for the restriction of auto use and working to implement policies to invest in a sustainable mass transit. Critical factors that shape the BRU’s programmatic demands – auto restriction, bus-centered system with bus only lanes and fare reductions as a means to free fares – are highlighted in the following articles of the last two weeks.

Is it now a crime to be poor? The criminalization of everyday life

Barbara Ehrenreich's op-ed, Is it now a crime to be poor?, published on August 9th in the New York Times is an important contribution, written for the readers of the New York Times, about the criminalization of poverty in the U.S.