VPT In the News
Jan 21, 2021
Bay Area Transit Unions Join Forces to Win Safety Protections and Beat Back Layoffs
Before Covid, transit unions in the Bay Area often struggled in isolation. But during the pandemic, they got together with the Voices for Public Transportation Coalition and forced reluctant politicians to make Covid safety a priority.
Oct 14, 2020
Transpandemic: Can BART, AC Transit survive economic toll of coronavirus?
Bay Area public transportation hangs in the balance as ridership, funding plunge due to outbreak. The main objection to the plan was that it would "fail to provide concrete standards or specific requirements," said Monica Mallon.
Oct 2, 2020
Listening to Voices for Public Transportation: Work Now to Build a Better Ballot Initiative for 2022
The Voices for Public Transportation Coalition is pushing for a progressive revenue source. These funds would boost operations on the transit we already have, and reduce fares. It would boost ridership, create good green jobs, and reduce carbon emissions.