The Transit Coalition led or participated in the following
campaigns to improve public transportation and smart growth in
Save Local Services!
Sacramento politicians continue to usurp the will of the voters by raiding billions of dollars dedicated to road repairs, transportation improvements and
local public transit. Learn how you can take action!
Rail Safety Coalition
The Transit Coalition and TRAC are joining forces to demand rail safety improvements in Southern California. But Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is asking the federal government for HSR money instead. Learn
how you can help!
Yes on Prop 1A
Proposition 1A, or the Safe, Reliable High-Speed Passenger Train Bond Act for the 21st Century appeared on the November 2008 ballot in California. The Transit Coalition supported the measure which was approved with 52.3% of the vote (based on Official November 4 election results for Prop 1A).
Yes on Measure R
L.A. County residents and workers talk about being stuck in traffic,
but the Transit Coalition helped inspired Los Angeles County voters
to do something about it. The measure pasted by almost 68% of
Measure J on November Ballot!
Los Angeles County voters will decide this November on extending the Measure R transportation sales tax through Measure J. Learn more about this important development!
Save Santa Clarita Buses
In 2009, The Transit Coalition fought to protect vital bus service linking Santa Clarita with the
San Fernando Valley.
Orange County Transit
To prevent massive service cuts coming to Orange County bus
lines, The Transit Coalition launched an effort to inform the community.
Metrolink Service Cuts/Fare Hikes Deferred!
On Friday, December 11, 2009, the Metrolink Board of Directors deferred action on choosing service cuts or fare hikes. This comes four months after the commuter rail system already implemented fare increases. We would like to thank all who contacted Metrolink to express their displeasure and provide suggestions! However, the Board will make a decision on the matter early next year, time in which staff will review other alternatives.
Those who support a fare increase, such as The Transit Coalition, say that service cuts will rip apart the possible trip combinations riders can make, making the service less useful. Neither option is ideal, especially in a recession, but after years of neglecting transit that is the situation we find ourselves in.
Please help us preserve service by voicing your concerns to Metrolink! Write your concerns and suggestions about possible Metrolink fare increases or service cuts to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also fax them to the attention of Metrolink Fares at (213) 452-0452.
Metrolink Service Reduction Action Alert (April 2010)
The proposed cuts appear to decimate the Antelope Valley Line and the Ventura County Line, which may lose eleven and eight weekday trains, respectively. Take action now!
National Train Day 2009
Every year, The Transit Coalition participates in National Train Day, which celebrates the past of train travel and promotes its future.
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