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


Attend the City Council Meeting Tuesday Dec 9th at 2:00pm at City Hall 255 W. Alameda The Issue: Route Cuts and Fare Increases   SUPPORT BUS RIDERS – SUPPORT PLANET EARTH by Brian Flagg, The all Democratic City Council needs to follow the recommendations of their own Transit Task Force. For the sake of busContinue reading “SUPPORT BUS RIDERS – SUPPORT PLANET EARTH”

Why is Mayor Rothschild so intent on persecuting BUS RIDERS?

by Brian Flagg, At yesterday’s Council meeting Mayor Rothschild could have realized that, once again, he had only one other vote for raising fares. He could have accepted the recommendation of Councilwoman Karin Uhlich and his own Transit Task Force to not raise fares, but instead embark on an aggressive marketing campaign to increase ridership,Continue reading “Why is Mayor Rothschild so intent on persecuting BUS RIDERS?”

Thoughts of a TBRU Supporter

This piece was sent in by a friend and supporter of the Bus Riders Union. Thanks for your thoughts M! By M. The City of Tucson has been irresponsible throughout the entire Streetcar project. Initial negotiations regarding the Streetcar included major contributions from the University of Arizona, yet when the UofA changed their mind theContinue reading “Thoughts of a TBRU Supporter”

One more step towards Justice for Bus Riders

“NOW IS NOT THE TIME”..Paul Cunningham by Jimmy Ojeda, On Monday May 12th in a room packed with bus riders, the Transit Task Force voted 5-2 to recommend to the Mayor and Council that there be no service cuts to Sun-Tran at this time. Councilwoman Uhlich had suggested to the Bus Riders Union that thisContinue reading “One more step towards Justice for Bus Riders”

The Holy Father on Trickle-Down Economics!

Brian is the one in the middle, Msgr. Cahalane is to the left, and Msgr. O’Keefe is on the right   by Brian Flagg, Yesterday I had the privilege of being on hate radio, KNST, the early morning show hosted by Garret. Later on in the day they give you Rush Limbaugh. I really meanContinue reading “The Holy Father on Trickle-Down Economics!”