Video: Rider Rebellion and Reverend Al Tell Albany to Stand Up for Transit

Streetfilms’ Robin Urban Smith was out at the Rider Rebellion rally with us last night and filed this report.

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This Week: The Rider Rebellion Rallies for Transit

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After a successful demonstration of support for the Prospect Park West bike lane last week, livable streets activists need to rally again to defend the city’s transit system. Join Transportation Alternatives’ Rider Rebellion in Union Square on Wednesday to show elected officials that more fare hikes and service cuts aren’t acceptable. Tonight: DOT is working […]

This Afternoon at Union Square: Join the Rider Rebellion

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Hey folks, just a quick reminder: Today at 5:30 p.m. you’re invited to join the Rider Rebellion, “an action-oriented campaign that will pressure state and city elected officials to stand up for riders and provide stable, long term funding for subways and buses.” There’s going to be a rally at Union Square to raise the […]

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Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers. Looking for a job? Here are this week’s listings: Events Coordinator, Transportation Alternatives, New York City Transportation Alternatives seeks a full-time Events Coordinator to […]

Fare Hike 2011: It’s Official

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The monthly unlimited Metrocard will break the $100 barrier on January 1, following today’s 12-2 MTA Board vote to balance the agency’s budget by enacting a package of fare increases. (Get full details on the fare hike package from Ben Kabak.) NY1’s John Mancini reports that the MTA Board faced some predictably withering public testimony […]