Category City Budget

CLIMATE CHANGE SUMMIT AUGUST 25

WE NEED TO REDIRECT THIS CONVERSATION

by Sarah Launius for the Bus Rider Union * Since this blog was posted Sun Tran staff presented a revised projection of Councilor Cunningham’s proposal. A revised table showing these adjustments are at the bottom of the blog. The question persists as to why staff presented an inaccurate Cunningham proposal to begin with. Why are […]

TUCSON BUS RIDERS UNION NEWS-THE POSITIVE SPIN

by Brian Flagg, Approximately 30 of us from the Bus Riders Union, loud and proud, attended the emergency Transit Task Force meeting yesterday. Our presence there helped the Task Force vote to stop $458,000 of the proposed $1.1 million in cuts to 9 bus routes. Particularly disappointing was a 4-3 vote to reduce frequency on […]

ONE COUNCILMANS QUEST TO PUNISH TRANSIT AND ENRICH DOWNTOWN DEVELOPERS

By Jimmy Ojeda Shame on Councilman Kozachik for trying once again to balance the budget on the backs of the poor! According to him the City of Tucson should prioritize and move in the right direction, by increasing bus fares and cutting services. In his last newsletter dated May 11, 2015 he wrote: “We have […]

COUNCIL VOTES 5-2 TO NOT RAISE BUS FARES OR MAKE SERIOUS CUTS IN THE BUS ROUTES

We Thank God for Councilwoman Karin Uhlich, Regina Romero, Paul Cunningham, Richard Fimbres and Shirley Scott for standing tall in the face of opposition to bus riders living in poverty, our award winning bus system and the planet earth for a true Transit constituency, the Tucson Bus Riders Union. Special thanks to Karen for explaining […]

Why is Mayor Rothschild so intent on persecuting BUS RIDERS?

Why is Mayor Rothschild so intent on persecuting BUS RIDERS?.

Call to Action at the Streetcar Grand Opening July 25th 9am!

Call to Action
July 25th, 9am
Remind the City of Tucson that Bus Money is not for the maintenance and operation of the Streetcar!!