Green Jobs Initiative

In the Los Angeles Sentinel, there is an article called ” Councilmember Wesson Introduces ” Invest in a Green LA” Initiati generic cialis online ve.” In this article it basically talks about how a greener LA can make a big difference, especially in the poverty and low-income areas of Los Angeles. It will help create [...]

August 10, 2009 · Tamara · No Comments
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TRPT and the National Day of Action

Last Wednesday, the Transit Riders for Public Transportation campaign took action all over the United States. Big cities such as Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Portland, Chicago and Atlanta participated in the rally. The motivation for the day of action was to get Congress Representatives to co-sponsor H.R. 2746 which is a bill introduced by [...]

August 2, 2009 · Monte · Comments Closed
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Villaraigosa’s Inauguration: The Back Story

I find him very contradicting, I feel as if he tries to kiss up to someone just to benefit him

July 6, 2009 · Monte · No Comments
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Rally at Mayor Villaraigosa’s Inauguration

A number of organizations rallied yesterday at Los Angeles’ inauguration ceremony where Mayor Villaraigosa was inaugurated to his second term.  The Bus Riders Union, the South Asian Network, and the Los Angeles Community Action Network were there in force to challenge the Mayor’s insistence on hiring more police at the expense of city workers, LAUSD [...]

July 2, 2009 · Anson · No Comments
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Advocating Food Justice at City Hall

This morning, South Central Farmers rallied in front of City Hall before urging the City Council to support food justice.  Numerous speakers addressed the Council on the third anniversary of the community garden’s bulldozing, asking the city to return the lot to the community rather than turning it into a pollution-inducing warehouse for Forever 21. [...]

June 12, 2009 · Anson · No Comments
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Public Transportation Advocacy Day

Member organizations of the Transit Riders for Public Transportation campaign will be in Washington on Tuesday to advocate better funding of public transportation in the renewed Federal Surface Transportation Act.  Along with Congresswoman Grace Napolitano, they will be hosting a Congressional briefing on the importance of transit. Want to take action?  Learn more about the [...]

June 8, 2009 · Anson · No Comments
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Fighting the Highway Bill

Federal transportation dollars primarily fund massive highway projects The federal government’s transportation funding bill is up for reauthorization this fall.  The current law, SAFETEA-LU, was in many ways a step backwards from the intermodal policies laid out in its predecessor, ISTEA.  Reauthorization this fall is an opportunity for transit advocates to come together and challenge [...]

June 4, 2009 · Anson · No Comments
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