Leaving No One Behind In The City

By Alana Brave and Bruno Dobrusin, Equal Times. -

There is a general consensus that cities and public transport will play a central role in the recovery from Covid-19. Some have called this the “urban opportunity”. From investments in [...]

Silicon Valley Bus Drivers Restored Community Rides For Free

By Richard Marcantonio, Labor Notes. -

With Covid cases surging in their ranks, bus drivers in Santa Clara, California, demanded to resume rear-door boarding, which is proven to reduce the risk of infection. Management of the [...]

Transit Unions Join Forces To Win Safety Protections And Beat Back Layoffs

By Richard Marcantonio, Labor Notes. -

Transit workers have been hit hard by the pandemic. Last year at least 100 from the Amalgamated Transit Union and 131 from the Transport Workers lost their lives to Covid-19. Before Covid, [...]

Saving Nature And Humanity Without Sacrificing Either

By Charles Whitaker, Climate Conscious. -

Saving nature without sacrificing modern life is the preeminent challenge of our time. It is a complicated problem that must be attacked simultaneously from multiple angles. Failure to act on one [...]

NJ Transit Backs Off Plan To Build Gas-Fired Power Plant

Newark, NJ - New Jersey Transit has backed off a plan to build a gas-fired power plant in northern New Jersey that drew opposition from environmental groups and surrounding towns. The agency [...]

Welsh Government Announces Nationalisation Of Rail Service

By The Canary. -

The Welsh government has decided to nationalise its railways following a significant drop in passenger numbers because of coronavirus (Covid-19). The country’s transport minister Ken Skates [...]