Above: The Bus Route Report Card, presented during LNS’s Virtual Convergence 3, highlights the grassroots actions of Music City Riders United and Workers Dignity in Nashville. Transit Equity Day will be an opportunity for these organizers to showcase the results and call for continuous improvements to bus stops, schedules and clean transit for all communities. Watch the webinar to learn more.

Thank you to all who attended LNS’s Virtual Convergence 3:

To prepare for Transit Equity Day taking place February 4, 2020, LNS featured a panel of union leaders and civil rights activists to talk about the roots of Transit Equity Day and the actions labor and transit advocates are hosting across the country. The panel featured:

  • Jane English, Program Manager of the Environmental and Climate Justice Program, NAACP, who  moderated the panel
  • Bruce Hamilton, International Vice President, and David Roscow, Assistant to the President for Communications, from the Amalgamated Transit Union
  • Laura Chu Wiens, Executive Director, Pittsburghers for Public Transit
  • Ashley Bachelder, Interim Co-Director Workers Dignity
  • Angelique Johnson, Music City Riders United

View the recording »

Our next Virtual Convergences will take place on February 12, focusing on Earth Day Climate Strikes and May Day, and March 12, discussing Just Transition. Both will start at 8 p.m. Eastern.