Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Albany Automobile Ugliness

Photo from @leahgolby on twitter

Tired of automobile ugliness? Fight for free public transit.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Sensible Plan: Make public transit fare-free in New York City

...This plan encourages drivers to use public transit, reducing pollution, congestion, car accidents and energy consumption. By unclogging traffic, life would much easier for those who must drive, saving them time and money. Everyone wins — even the drivers who are paying for an upgrade to their service.

Free Transit has the potential to transform New York City for the better. Instead of subsidizing Wall Street or condo developers, Free Transit invests in millions of transit riders, the backbone of our economy....
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Monday, December 6, 2010

Nation’s Transportation Policy Violates Civil Rights

From Flickr by Sonja Shield
Does Our Nation’s Transportation Policy Violate the Civil Rights Act? – AltTransport: Your Guide to Smarter Ways of Getting Around: "Manhattan (the city’s richest and whitest borough) is abundantly better connected to trains and buses than any of the other boroughs. In fact, when the Metropolitan Transit Association cut its buses and train lines, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens felt it the hardest.

Minorities and other low income groups, who overwhelmingly live in the outer boroughs, are far more affected by transit cuts and increasing highway spending than their largely white counterparts who live in wealthier neighborhoods.

And that’s a problem."