Check out this new article by James Wilt in Briarpatch about international movements for free transit! "Free transit is about much more than transit: an end to austerity, a refusal of police power, and a demand for decommodified and universal public services. We simply can’t build the world we dream of until we confront ruling … Continue reading Free transit is just the beginning
Victoria, BC is on its way to free transit! Read more about it in this article.
During the week of February 4-10, Free Transit Ottawa challenged Ottawa’s City Councillors and Mayor to take the Transit Week Challenge. The idea was simple: To get the people who make decisions about public transit to experience the system firsthand.
Take a look at this great article from Michelle Perry in the Centre for Canadian Policy Alternatives January-February 2019 publicationCheck out the whole CCPA Monitor for this month FREE PUBLIC TRANSIT. It’s an idea dismissed as noble but unworkable in Canadian cities. Without fares, who would pay? Yet free transit is making inroads into our … Continue reading Is transit a right?
Check out this great article from Julia Szwarc about the LRT and how it fails low income Ottawans! Click Here
Presentation by Vincent Puhakka – member of TTC Riders, Jonah Gindin – RadTO, Steve Maher – Action Keele Campaign, and Deborah Littman – Field Organizer, Amalgamated Transit Union as moderated by Sadia Khan. Public transit is essential to accessing Toronto’s social and cultural life, including necessary things like getting groceries or going to work. Yet working … Continue reading Transit Justice in the Inner Suburbs
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