Occupy Transit! Transit Workers & the Occupy Movement Team Up. [Bob Simpson | Daily Kos] - Calling mass transit “a genuine civil rights issue,” the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), which represents transit workers across the nation, joined with the Occupy Movement, community organizations and transit riders to demand a revitalization of our transit systems.
”Public transit is a central municipal service, and we don’t put money into a fare box to make some guy rich.”
- Charles Paddock, Secretary of Citizens Taking Action, a CTA riders organization.
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