"The Transit Coalition has and
continues to be a leading advocacy group for transit in Southern
California, providing relevant information, timely discussions,
and a strong voice on a diverse number of issues related to transit."
Mayor, City of Los Angeles
"The grassroots advocacy of the
Transit Coalition is critical to our goal of achieving a truly
multi-modal system of transit in Los Angeles that will improve
both the mobility and the sustainability of our great city."
Los Angeles City Councilmember (retired)
"The Transit Coalition has long
been a great advocate and partner for improving public transportation
in Los Angeles."
Los Angeles County Supervisor (retred)
"The Transit Coalition has played
an important role in making sure that policymakers are aware of
the harmful effects caused by the elimination of state funding
for transit operating funds – especially on the millions of people
who rely on public transportation every day. I applaud the Transit
Coalition for keeping the pressure on and keeping the issue at
the forefront of public debate."
Los Angeles City Councilmember, 3rd District
"The Transit Coalition is an invaluable
source of information and advocacy on the most pressing public
transportation issues facing our region."
City Attorney, City of Los Angeles
"It is amazing how this organization
keeps abreast of all the transit activity in our region and still
has the time and expertise to advocate for the users of mass transit.
We need to support this coalition for without their effort and
persistence the riders would be left out in the cold."
J. Richard Leyner
Executive Vice President, Illi Commercial Real Estate
"Bart Reed, the Executive Director
of The Transit Coalition, provides the Valley VOTE organization
with valuable contributions at our monthly meetings with his
up to date presentations on current transportation issues. He
highlights transit problems in the San Fernando Valley in addition
to specific recommendations on practical solutions to the problem.
He also covers other transit concerns within the city of Los
Angeles and the surrounding communities along with state wide
transit news.The Transit Coalition publications are outstanding."
President, Valley VOTE