Kansas City, Missouri Approves Free Public Transit for All

By Julia Conley, Common Dreams -

Lawmakers in Kansas City, Missouri took a "visionary step" on Thursday by unanimously voting to make public transportation in the city free of charge, setting the stage for it to be the first [...]

1,000 Take NYC Streets And Trains In Outrage Over Police Attacks On Teens

By Jay August, Liberationnews.org -

Normally a bustling spot for engineering students, white-collar and blue-collar workers alike, Brooklyn New York’s Metrotech Commons became a 1,000+ strong sea of concerned working class warriors [...]

How A Transit Union Triumphed In An Anti-Union Stronghold

By John Ertl, Labornotes.org -

Transit in the Washington, D.C., area is heavily unionized. But until recently there was one stubborn holdout—the DASH bus system in Alexandria, Virginia. The city debuted DASH 35 years ago to [...]

Why Public Transportation Works Better Outside the U.S.

By Jonathan English, Citylab -

The widespread failure of American mass transit is usually blamed on cheap gas and suburban sprawl. But the full story of why other countries succeed is more complicated. When it comes to the [...]

Protests Against Transportation Hikes Continue Across Brazil

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Staff of Tele Sur - Recife has joined the larger cities Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro in protesting increases in public transportation fares, while demanding improved services. Protests in [...]