Category Tucson Bus Riders Union

Message From a Bus Rider, V4

Our fourth video comes from A.J. As we lead up to the decision by Tucson’s City Council on whether and how to raise bus fares on September 20, TBRU will publish a Video Blog everyday. We know that if our City Council Members would come to the transit centers and talk to bus riders or get on […]

Message from a Bus Rider, V3

Our third message comes from Martha. As we lead up to the decision by Tucson’s City Council on whether and how to raise bus fares on September 20, TBRU will publish a Video Blog everyday. We know that if our City Council Members would come to the transit centers and talk to bus riders or get on […]

Message from a Bus Rider, V2

As we lead up to the decision by Tucson’s City Council on whether and how to raise bus fares on September 20, TBRU will publish a Video Blog everyday. We know that if our City Council Members would come to the transit centers and talk to bus riders or get on the bus that they would think […]

Message from a Bus Rider, V1

As we lead up to the decision by Tucson’s City Council on whether and how to raise bus fares on September 20, TBRU will publish a Video Blog everyday. We know that if our City Council Members would come to the transit centers and talk to bus riders or get on the bus that they would think […]

An Open Letter to Tucson’s City Council

September 1, 2016 An Open Letter to Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, Council Members Regina Romero, Paul Cunningham, Karen Uhlich, Shirley Scott, Richard Fimbres and Steve Kozachik,   Dear friends, I write this with a heavy heart. Your support of bus issues and defense of poor people over the years has been most appreciated. If you now […]

What’s at stake in the transit debate? / ¿Qué es lo que está pasando con el debate del Transito?

By Sarah Launius, PhD Candidate in the School of Geography and Development at the UA No doubt you know already that the Mayor and Council are looking to raise fares for bus and streetcar riders. The different proposals put forward each place a heavy burden on different types of riders. Although the city claims they […]

SIX ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS SIGN A LETTER ASKING THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL TO NOT RAISE FARES AND INSTEAD, INVEST IN TRANSIT

August 9, 2016 Mayor Jonathan Rothschild 255 West Alameda PO Box 27210 Tucson, Arizona 85726 Cc: Members of the City Council Dear Mayor Rothschild, As organizations with long-standing commitment to the many species and ecosystems that comprise the Sonoran Desert, we urge you to increase public transit services in the City of Tucson. Our climate […]