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Unions, BART staff, Urban Habitat join hands in rallying against cuts in federal funding for transportation

Original post made on Sep 23, 2011

Representatives of BART, Urban Habitat, ACCE, Genesis, the Transportation Justice Working Group and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 rallied together Tuesday in what was called "Don't X Out Public Transportation Day."

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 23, 2011, 12:16 AM

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Posted by Derek
a resident of Danville
on Sep 23, 2011 at 9:46 am

I was on the very last Bart out of SF recently, after midnight, and I assumed it would be a ghost train. Wrong. It was packed to the gills. And it was a Tuesday, not Friday or the weekend. Rapid transit works. I understand some less efficient forms of public transit are not as busy as Bart, but there's no way any portion of it should be cut.

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