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NYC communities fight for transit and housing rights

By July 30, 2013

Elders demand transit justice On July 24, a busload of mostly African-American elders from Co-op City in the Bronx attended a morning rally outside the Metropolitan Transit Authority hearing on service and fares. Their designated speaker explained that they have been fighting to restore bus service and make it more regular, as residents typically need […]


NYC school bus strike ends, struggle continues

By February 18, 2013

New York — After a month-long strike during the coldest days of winter, the executive board of the school bus drivers and matrons’ union voted on Feb. 15 to end Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181’s work stoppage. The walkout was originally forced on the union by the mayor’s decision to do away with the workers’ seniority […]