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The Future of Mass Transit–A Mayoral Forum on Public Transportation

Posted By calendar On February 13, 2013 @ 7:27 pm In Events | No Comments

The mayoral forum will cover a broad range of topics including, but not limited to:

  • New ideas for sustainable funding streams to improve and expand public transportation
  • Ensuring that public transportation keeps pace with job growth in the outer boroughs
  • Safety for both the riding public and transit workers
  • Hurricane Sandy and the impact of climate change on New York’s public transit system

This event is co-sponsored by:

  • Latino Leadership Institute
  • New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO
  • New Yorkers for Safe Transit Coalition Partners (Audre Lorde Project, Center for Anti-Violence Education, Girls for Gender Equity, HollabackNYC, Make the Road NY, NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault, Right Rides for Women’s Safety, The Ali Forney Center, The Anti-Violence Project, TWU Local 100, UPROSE, WEACT for Environmental Justice)
  • Transit Forward Coalition Partners (La Fuente, NYC Parents Union, UPROSE, Urban Neighborhood Services, TWU Local 100)
  • Transport Workers Union Local 100

About NYFST and Transit Forward:

  • New Yorkers for Safe Transit [1] (www.NYFST.org [1]) is the only coalition of community-based organi-zations working to eliminate gender and discrimination based violence, including street harassment and assault, which occurs in New York City’s mass transit system.
  • Transit Forward [2] is the only grassroots coalition organized by transit riders and workers in New York.

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[1] New Yorkers for Safe Transit: http://www.nyfst.org/

[2] Transit Forward: http://www.transitforward.org/

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