Green Justice Transit Coalition "Public Transit Public Good" Rally at the MA Statehouse 6/12/2012
The Green Justice Transit Coalition is having a Rally/Lobby Day at the State House in Boston on June 12, 2012. This will take place from 12:00 until 2:00 pm.
Riders and Workers Rally across Massachusetts to defend public transit! Protests strike the PVTA, SRTA, MBTA and state legislature. It's not the end of the line for public transit - as long as we fix it, fund it, and make it fair! Read on for an upcoming statewide actions - and to see photos of regional allies speaking out!
June 12th // 12:30 SHARP // Boston (Massachusetts State House)
Our communities are under attack. Transit riders will feel the impact of fare increases in Greater Boston & Western MA as soon as July 1!The legislature must act NOW to stop disproportionate fare increases on seniors, youth and folks with disabilities. We deserve equal access and equal fares.The GJC Public Transit-Public Good Campaign and dozens of other organizations will unite against hikes and cuts that unfairly target our communities and call for long term solutions to fix it, fund it and make our public transit fair!
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
DIANA BELL, GREEN JUSTICE TRANSIT COALITION 617-723-2639
LEE MATSUEDA, T RIDERS UNION 617-442-3343 X229
We call for transit justice in our Commonwealth: fair short-term fixes and meaningful long-term solutions.
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From Community Labor United - Green Justice Transit Coalition
|Green Justice Transit Coalition Rallies at the MA State House|
|Green Justice Transit Coalition Marches to back State House Entrance|
|Seniors and disabled persons will be the most affected by changes in legislation.|
|Folks meet at the back of the MA State House to lobby for transportation legislation change.|