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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 In?

  • We meet with elected officials and their staffs in Washington, DC; Sacramento, CA; and Southern California on critical transit issues.

  • 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 speakers.

  • 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
Disclaimer:

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 here to donate.

The Transit Coalition is not affiliated with any public entity or private organization.
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