Clean Water Action Joins Riders, Advocates, and Elected Leaders to Honor Rosa Parks, Call for More Equitable NJ Transit

Thursday, February 4, 2021
NJ Community Transit Town Hall

On Transit Equity Day, to Celebrate the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement, Coalition to Call for More Transit Funding

New Jersey - On Thursday, February 4th, at 12 PM, to commemorate the birthday of Rosa Parks and her contribution to civil rights, a coalition of bus riders, community organizations, environmental groups, and labor unions will host a virtual Community Transit Justice Town Hall. The coalition will share its vision for a transit system that is safe, healthy, and accessible for every rider, worker, and community in New Jersey--and what action is needed to achieve this vision. Riders and transit workers will share their commuting experiences, environmental groups will speak on the need for bus fleet electrification, and elected leaders will call for increased funding, for NJ Transit operations.

  • Who: Assemblymember Daniel R. Benson, Mayor Andre Sayegh, Tri-State Transportation Campaign, NJ Work Environment Council, Jersey Renews, Make The Road New Jersey, Clean Water Action, New Jersey Black Issues Convention, Our Communities Matter, Amalgamated Transit Union, and bus riders.
  • When: Thursday, February 4, 2021, 12 PM
  • Where: Virtual, registration link .
  • Visuals: Live video chat

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Since our founding during the campaign to pass the landmark Clean Water Act in 1972, Clean Water Action has worked to win strong health and environmental protections by bringing issue expertise, solution-oriented thinking and people power to the table.
 
The Tri-State Transportation Campaign is a 27-year old advocacy organization that fights for an equitable, safe, multi-modal transportation network that provides options and supports the economies of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. TSTC works to fix our commutes, meetour climate goals, stop traffic deaths, and make transportation fair.

 

Kim Gaddy
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