fix articles 42659, fare
PHILIPPINES: Rescind the LRT-MRT Fare Hikes (tags)
Metro-Manila: The roughly 100 percent fare increases imposed on users of the Light Rail Transit 1 and 2 and Metro Rail Transit 3 is a great disservice to the riding public.
MTA LOCKS OUT many with tap robotized machines and Inadequate Tools for LA PUBLIC rail use (tags)
Tap machines set by MTA in rail stations have confusing & frustrating too little info and options. Sr. rates not shown or flick off, Tap card only good for 1 day, has fixed $$$ amts to add fares, LACK OF any real ASSISTANCE or clarity in how to use them plastic cards - so have we turned into robotized plastic obedients who overpay, cant communicate with metal machines, and are Tapped OUT of metro-rail use ? NOT in big LA, but it is ! Someone fix it quick or we'll be locked out of our humanity and intelligent responsiveness and responsibilities too. Tap cards are not a helpful solution required to transport in LA - MTA listen up ! .... but have they ever ?
Five years after a failure: FARE STRIKE! San Francisco 2005: First-Hand Accounts (tags)
A review of a not-too-terribly accurate account of an attempt at a mass "self-reduction" movement on a big city public transit system in the United States...and some ideas on how to avoid the mistakes we made...
Review: 'FARE STRIKE! San Francisco 2005: First-Hand Accounts (tags)
A critical examination of the leftist recuperator's version of events...one of a number of revolutionary extremist docs from Kevin Keating's 'Love and Treason' web page.
Once more on the failed transit system fare strike in San Francisco in 2005 (tags)
A brief re-examination of this missed opportunity in working class-based radical mass action in this part of the world...
MTA Fare Increase footage from May 24th (tags)
Video from the may 24th fare increase public hearing by the mta. See how much they care about us!
The Battle for Mass Transit in Los Angeles (tags)
Scenes and public commentary from the MTA's public hearing on the recent fare hike, as well as general commentary on the event and a discussion as to what prevents Los Angeles from creating the mass transit system it direly needs.
EPCC Joins Bus Riders Protest against Racist MTA Bus Fare Hike; How About Our Iraq Money? (tags)
Last May 24, scores of Filipinos belonging to the Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) and People’s CORE from Historic Filipinotown came to the MTA headquarters at the Union Station s to protest the proposed 200% MTA bus fare hike. They were in solidarity with the Bus Riders Union (BRU) and the hundreds of Angelinos who expressed their outrage over the bus fare increase.
A Three Stooges Account of the failed transit fare strike effort in San Francisco in 2005 (tags)
A truth in ideological packaging rule needs to be applied here...
Help the Bus Riders Keep Fares Low (tags)
The BRU is protesting the proposed MTA fare hikes. We're in the middle of a war for oil, and they want to cut back, discourage, and raise fares. The working class economy sucks, and they want to suck the money from our purses. How about they do the right thing, and get rid of the SUV subsidy? Protest!
Announcing: FARE STRIKE! San Francisco 2005: First-Hand Accounts (tags)
Finally, a collection of first-hand accounts of the Fare Strike, in which thousands of San Franciscans openly and spontaneously united along class lines and rode mass transit for free. The alienated space of public transportation was briefly transformed into an arena of solidarity and radical possibilities.
In San Francisco, a transit fare strike began today (tags)
Today, what has been dubbed a "social strike" began in San Francisco. Riders won't pay and bus operators won't collect to show opposition to the fare hike, service cuts, and worker layoffs.
Building Bridges Radio- Central Amer Free Trade Agreement & Taxi Workers Demand a Raise (tags)
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Reports presents this 27.5 min radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON INDYMEDIA LINK.
Fools Gold: New Light Rail System Not Worth the Price (tags)
In comparison to the MTA’s notoriously overcrowded buses that creep along through the Los Angeles metro area, stopping every 2 or 3 blocks for passengers and red lights, there’s no doubt the Gold Line represents a new era for car-free residents in the adjacent neighborhoods. Yet there is an even better alternative for people wanting to make long distance commutes.
Happy New Year: MTA VOTES FARE INCREASES FOR 2004. (tags)
Los Angeles County's transit board voted 9-4 on May 22 to raise the cost of monthly bus and rail transit passes and fares. The hikes,will take effect Jan. 1, are expected to provide about $40 million in additional revenues .
Bus Riders Oppose MTA Fare Increase (5/22/03) (tags)
Overflow crowd of bus riders, led by the Bus Riders Union, plus labor activists and other mass transit activists testifies against MTA fare increase, but MTA passes the increase anyway by one vote.