Who Are We?
The Transit Coalition is a dedicated, grassroots, all-volunteer
organization that advocates a balance between many transportation
modes. Our interest is in improving bus, subway, commuter
rail, light rail, bike, airport access, goods movement,
physically challenged access, and automobile transportation
in Southern California.
What Issues Do We Advocate?
Short term: We work with representatives from
local and regional transportation agencies, elected officials
and community members to improve the quality of the existing
rail and bus systems such as hours and frequencies of
service, working facilities and improved signage. We mobilize
interested groups and individuals to ask agencies and
officials for added transit service andincreased operating
and capital funding.
Long Term: We work with political officials and
staffers to support major transit improvements and identify
possible sources of funds. We examine myths, misinformation
and misperceptions and rebut them using facts and evidence.
What Activities Do Our Members Engage
- We meet with elected officials and their staffs in Washington,
DC; Sacramento, CA; and Southern California on critical
- We participate in various community outreach meetings
to garner public support for the betterment of transit.
- We have Transit Coalition Dinner Meetings every month
with key transit officials as participants and as guest
- We maintain websites and a discussion boards on the
Internet to educate and evaluate issues of public interest
and allow prospective activists to participate in an easy
and informative manner.
- We maintain effective communications with elected officials,
public and rrivate agency directors and managers, business
leaders, and the media.
- We participate at public meetings and hearings
The Transit Coalition
(TTC) disseminates information on this website to promote
the exchange of information and ideas. TTC assumes no liability
for its contents or use thereof. TTC post articles, pictures,
graphs, studies and other material that may differ from TTC's
positions. When reviewing this website's contents, TTC urges
readers to consider whether these contents are biased, the
leanings and motivations of the author(s), valid comparisons
to other available information, and the potential inclusion
of other information and opinions. Just because something
is posted on the world wide web or included on this website
for your information does not mean its true or completely
accurate. Don't look only at the tangible benefits for any
mode of transportation, also look at intangible benefits,
such as compatibility with other systems, time to restore
service after a disaster, training and other overhead costs.
The Transit Coalition is strongly committed to Affirmative
Action and Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate on
the basis on race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
age, veteran status, disability, marital status, or sexual
orientation in any of its programs or activities.
The Transit Coalition does not endorse products of manufacturers.
Trade or manufacturer's names appear herein solely because
they are considered essential to the use of this website.
The Transit Coalition is a non-profit public
charity exempt from federal income tax under Section 501[c](3)
of the Internal Revenue Service. Click
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