Tag Archives: BUS RIDERS UNION

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 […]

Bus Riders Victims of Sneak Attack

By Brian Flagg On Tuesday, June 9, the City Council passed their budget for next year. The City Manager, with the support of only Mayor Rothschild and Councilman Kozachik, tried to balance their budget with $1.1 million in cuts to nine bus routes. Longtime transit champion Councilwoman Karen Uhlich, wise to the games they play […]

Mayor and Council Mtg Tuesday Nov. 18th 2pm on Fare Increases and Route Cuts

Mayor and Council Mtg Tuesday Nov. 18th 2pm on Fare Increases and Route Cuts

JOIN THE BUS RIDERS UNION AT THE RTA BOARD MEETING AND THE CESAR CHAVEZ MARCH

BUS RIDERS PRESENCE AT MLK MARCH A SUCCESS

by Cesar Aguirre It was a warm, bright morning as Mayor Rothschild spoke to a large crowd at the U of A mall, along with many other politicians including Karen Uhlich, Regina Romero and Richard Fimbres. There we were, right up front, with two large Tucson Bus Riders Union banners. As we listened to them […]