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THE FUTURE OF MASS TRANSIT

By RightRides  |  February 18, 2013  |  Announcements

THE FUTURE OF MASS TRANSIT
A Mayoral Forum on Public Transportation
Friday, February 22, 2013 from 6pm-9pm
At the CUNY Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies
25 W. 43rd St, 18th floor, New York, NY 10036

 

FREE ADMISSION; RSVP REQUIRED: Order tickets at nyctransitforum.eventbrite.com

 

The mayoral forum will cover a broad range of topics including, but not limited to:

  • New ideas for sustainable funding streams to improve and expand public transportation
  • Ensuring that public transportation keeps pace with job growth in the outer boroughs
  • Safety for both the riding public and transit workers
  • Hurricane Sandy and the impact of climate change on New York’s public transit system

 

This event is co-sponsored by:

  • Latino Leadership Institute
  • New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO
  • New Yorkers for Safe Transit Coalition Partners: Audre Lorde Project, Center for Anti-Violence Education, Girls for Gender Equity, HollabackNYC, Make the Road NY, NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault, Right Rides for Women’s Safety, The Ali Forney Center, The Anti-Violence Project, TWU Local 100, UPROSE, WEACT for Environmental Justice)
  • Transit Forward Coalition Partners (La Fuente, NYC Parents Union, UPROSE, Urban Neighborhood Services, TWU Local 100)
  • Transport Workers Union Local 100

 

About NYFST and Transit Forward:

  • New Yorkers for Safe Transit (www.NYFST.org) is the only coalition of community-based organizations working to eliminate gender and discrimination based violence, including street harassment and assault, which occurs in New York City’s mass transit system.
  • Transit Forward is the only grassroots coalition organized by transit riders and workers in New York.
For more information, email Cheska at ctolentino@twulocal100.org
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