fix articles 4499, transportation
Foreclosure, Banks, Racketeering And The American People (tags)
Millions of American families are suffering by the greed and corruption of the biggest Financial Institutions. They have committed massibe fraud against the Nation and no prosecutions have taken placed.
Want to get out of traffic tickets (tags)
Slip the mayor a $1,000 political contribution (the same as a bribe but legal) and get a VIP Gold Card which will get you out of traffic ticket fines in Los Angeles
Airports Consider Using Private Security Screeners Vs. TSA Transportation Security Officer (tags)
'Don't touch my junk' passenger sparks revolt against airport searches
UCLA starts upping parking even for disabled visitors (tags)
UCLA started charging parking fees for blue curb parking, pay-for-spot parking spots, and anywhere on campus....except for the 16 or so coin meters, [soon to be eliminated as the other meters have been already ] starting Jan 1, 2010
Immigration advocates advise against holiday travel on bus and rail due to constant raids (tags)
Inland Empire Rapid Response Network and allies cite almost daily Border Patrol operations at local Greyhound bus stations and other transportation centers, racially profiling Latino passengers and other holiday travelers.
HABEAS LOUNGE Perspective Group 10 / Bicyclists + Public Transportation / DTLA Art Walk (tags)
How does downtown exist as a hub for MTA riders and bicyclists in the city? The HABEAS LOUNGE is a built environment created by LA artist Linda Pollack, specifically constructed to foster and animate civic dialogue. Topics of past LOUNGE series include urban planning, constitutional issues, the economy, and city history.
Terminate the Defense Department (tags)
Defense budget and american imperialism in the time of economic crisis; free, universal education and the question of market capitalism in the University; students as indentured servants to corporations;
Letter to California leaders concerning Public Transit (tags)
Emphasizing California's lack of progress and implementation of public transportation, and how it is one of the rudimentary causes of the state's financial failures.
Toll plans continue to put special interests above public good (tags)
Nowhere is the fight against toll roads stronger than in the state of Texas. In fact, Texas is the NATIONAL frontier for the fight against Bush and Gov. Rick Perry's plan for the Trans-Texas [Mexico and Canada] Corridor.
The Road to Carfreedom and Top Ten Myths (tags)
These articles from Carbusters 2006 are available at www.carbusters.org.
SuperCorridor Defeat? Don't Bet On It (tags)
The scheme remains on track.
AJLPP Applauds National Transport strike: A Success (tags)
AJLPP congratulates the striking Filipino jeepney drivers from the militant PISTON group in the Philippines Monday that crippled public transportation in some cities in Southern Luzon, the Visayas and Mindanao The Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (PISTON, United Organization of Drivers and Operators Nationwide) called the strike to demand the scrapping of the expanded value-added tax (E-VAT) on oil products and of the oil deregulation law.
National Transport strike in the Philippines : A Success (tags)
Pesante-USA based in Los Angeles, California congratulates the striking Filipino jeepney drivers from the militant PISTON group in the Philippines Monday that crippled public transportation in some cities in Southern Luzon, the Visayas and Mindanao The Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (PISTON, United Organization of Drivers and Operators Nationwide) called the strike to demand the scrapping of the expanded value-added tax (E-VAT) on oil products and of the oil deregulation law.
ALL OUT: March 15 Mass Protest in LA (tags)
Join Thousands to Protest the War on its 5th Anniversary - Stop the War NOW!
U.S. Fearing Drug Cartels Gangs and Terrorist Using Our Rail & Bus Systems (tags)
While commercial aviation remains a possible target, federal, state and local law enforcement believe that international drug dealers, gangs and terrorists have turned their attention to other modes of transportation. U.S. Rail and other mass transit are being used as part of the global network of drug traffickers, these routes are being used by Mexican drug cartels, smuggling contraband into American cities. And this same lack of security is providing terrorist the opportunities to do great harm to Americans by taking advantage of the vulnerable U.S. surface transportation.
The Minuteman Highway (tags)
The Minutemen are “benevolently” giving back! So they think. According to LA Times’ Richard Marosi, the Minutemen were recently approved by the California Transportation Department to adopt a two mile stretch of the 5 Freeway near San Clemente, CA
New Energy Bill- Working People will Pay (tags)
The Democrats and Republicans have made it clear that they are the corporate parties and they only represent the interests of the capitalists and the billionaires. The new energy bill is another long term payment plan that will be required of working class people while the billionaires continue to collect.
Breakdown in the Technosphere (tags)
The power failure in August 2003 was due to the investment behavior of the electricity supplier. Economic deregulation, competition and profit fixation prevented modernization of the infrastructure.
Blackwater Air Force Presidential Airways Transport Contracts for the Central Asian Front (tags)
Blackwater, USA subsidiary Presidential Airways, Inc. of Moyock, NC uses the EADS-CASA 212 transport aircraft for its work, which is short-haul supply flights in and out of remote locations – including combat zones.
Help ANSWER with Oct. 27 Mass (tags)
Come this Tuesday to Build Oct. 27 in Los Angeles Organize to End the War on Iraq
Flies In The NAU Oinkment: BRIDGES (tags)
Evidence of increasing international trade truck traffic on Interstate 35 through Minnesota raises concerns that NAFTA Superhighway traffic contributed to last week's collapse of the freeway bridge in Minneapolis.
Stop Your Engines! (and leave em at home!) (tags)
Also if gasoline prices are lower,then this will have an effect on lowering prices across the board on a lot of consumer goods and services because the transportation costs re gasoline,are lower as a result.
750 Private Screeners working at 2 Airports will soon have Union Rights (tags)
750 Private Screeners working at KC Airport and Rochester Airport in NY will soon be voting to have Union Rights.
The Proposed L.A. to Palmdale High-Speed Train (tags)
“In Tokyo they had the bullet train back in 1964--this is 2007. We’re way behind, and we have to catch up.“ – L.A. City Councilmember Tom LaBonge
March 17 Mass Anti-War Protest in Los Angeles (tags)
On the 4th Anniversary of the Iraq War - Stop the War! Mass March and Rally - Regional Action in LA Live Concert by Ozomatli & Performance by Jackson Browne
Life Can Be So Car Free (tags)
This year Los Angelinos will have the opportunity to celebrate World Car-Free Day by coming to our fabooolous event. Bands, film, bike rides, walk-about, and bring a picnic and see an awesome sunset over the LA skyline
Public Transit Could Transform The Quality Of Life For Workers And The Environment (tags)
Having destroyed it once, public transit, like health care and education, is a service that US capitalism is incapable of providing its citizens.
SPFPA WINS PRECEDENT SETTING DECISION. SCREENERS WIN THE RIGHT TO UNIONIZE WITH SPFPA! (tags)
“We believed we were right all along. A different outcome would have had an effect on all security professionals throughout the country. We stood our ground and we won!" Steve Maritas, Director of organizing for the country’s biggest union of security police professionals union.
"New" Confederacy! (tags)
This is an article sent to a pro-mm email group. Please note the response of one the groups members. "Those Southerners really know how to treat the enemy, don't they?..." Please join us on Saturday April 22nd in Burbank to put an end to this racist hate.
DEMOCRATIC-REPUBLICAN MESSAGE SIMILAR (tags)
The Democratic and Republican candidates for the California 2006 elections make big promises to Californians but their messages are similar and provide little hope for change.
Flexcar: Public Car Sharing in Los Angeles (tags)
Flexcar is a car sharing program that started in Seattle, Wa., but it is quickly spreading across America. You can now share hybrid cars with strangers in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Diego and more!
Sustainable Toy Drive Bike Ride (tags)
Say no to pollution, no to oil wars, no to hostile roadways and yes to families in need, yes to clean air, and yes to friendly sustainable transportation. .
Anti-Commodification Effect of Bicycles (tags)
What the current establishment fears about us bicyclists is not only our freedom, but our manifested alternatives. Alternative transportation, yes, but even more - an alternative value system.
SPFPA Fights to Unionize 500 Airport Screeners (tags)
500 KC SCREENERS VOTE TO UNIONIZE WITH SPFPA AFTER 2 YEAR BATTLE
Energy Disinformation (tags)
Bicycling on the Freeway (tags)
Biking on the freeway can be fun until CHP come along and tell you that you can't do that. Now what's the problem officer? My civil rights include me riding my bike for transportation, oh, sorry, forgot this was a police state..
Depleted Uranium - Mystery in Transport (tags)
The United States military does not want civilian populations to know how and when depleted uranium (DU) munitions are being shipped through their communities for fear of “unnecessary public concern about the radiation risks associated with DU munitions.” Normally this type of shipment would be labeled with both Department of Transportation (DOT) “Radioactive” and “Explosive” placards. Branches of the U.S. military, however, have a special Department of Transportation exemption, DOT-E 9649, which allows them to ship DU munitions without the “Radioactive” placard.1 The exemption must be renewed every few years by the DOT and the Military Traffic Management Command.2
BTL:Bush Administration and GOP Congress Propose Cuts to Public Transit and... (tags)
...Other Transportation Alternatives. Interview with Hank Dittmar, executive director of Reconnecting America, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
biodiesel collectivo (tags)
transportation without petroleum is possibile when we support biodiesel collectivo for transportation, growing our own hemp and converting leftover plant oil into biodiesel..
Bike the AAC Discovery Tour 11-23 (tags)
Support a good cause while promoting bike transportation.
Democracy or oligarchy? (tags)
Cuba's government is the only one in the world today that is publicly standing up to the neoconservative ideology of the New World Order. Although many Third World governments apparently agree with and support the Cubans, they seem unwilling at this point to risk the capital disinvestment which would follow taking an independent path to development. There are enormous natural resources in the Third World and billions of possible workers and consumers.
HEHEHE American Infrastructure (tags)
HEHEHE it takes a report by a bunch of civil engineers for the Americans to realize their infrastructure is shit.
Break the Chains Conference Housing / Ride Share Boards (tags)
The Break the Chains Conference will be held at the University of Oregon (Eugene, OR) from August 8 - 10. Conference organizers have now created two web boards to facilitate information-sharing around housing and transportation issues.
ArroyoFest 6-15 (tags)
Come out for ArroyoFest
Rally at U.S. Capitol to Stop Yucca Mountain (tags)
Environmental Activists Rally at the U.S. Senate to Protest the Shipping of Nuclear Waste to Yucca Mountain Nevada.
Route 1984 (tags)
The California Department of Transportation is apparently conducting surveillance along certain highways. CA DOT is contacting motorists with a letter asking them if they were at a certain route at a certain time, and then asking them to answer a survey.
National Conf. on Organized Resistance (tags)
The fifth annual NCOR will be held Jan 26-27 at American University in Washington, DC. There will be over 50 workshops, free lunch and childcare, and registration is only $10. Over 1,000 activists expected for this weekend of discussion, planning and protest- don't miss out!
Strike Moves Some From Bus To Bikes--But MTA Neglect Makes Biking Hard (tags)
The bus-to-bike transition some commuters are making as a result of the MTA strike hits a speed-bump: the MTA's failure to provide sufficient bike-friendly routes.
The L.A. County Bicycle Coalition Demands to MTA, SCAG (tags)
The following statement includes a list of demands directed toward the MTA and SCAG (Southern California Association of Governments). It provides a clear blueprint for action to fully realize the potential for bicycle transportation as a fully integrted part of LA's transportation system.
MTA Challenged re Social Justice in Long-Range Transportation Plan (tags)
This letter to the MTA challengs both the substance and the insular, exclusionary decisionmaking process involvded in MTA's Long-Range Transportation Plan. It provides a penetrating examination of what’s wrong and what’s needed in planning the physical future of LA to accomodate the needs of all, including poor and minority communities whose needs are routinely neglected.
Bus Riders Union and the MTA (tags)
A short Report from the Saturday Bus Riders Union meeting regarding the MTA strike