June 21, 2023
March and Rally With Transit Workers for Public Transit in Milwaukee, Monday June 26th
Join transit workers from ATU Local 998, bus riders and allies on June 26 to demand Milwaukee County invest in safe and secure buses and take cuts to transit off the table.
The Milwaukee County Transit System is projecting $2 million in budget cuts to public transit.
This funding crisis comes after years of short staffing, county-wide route cuts and reductions that are straining bus operators, mechanics and offering fewer transit options for our communities that depend on public transportation.
While county transit may see a small increase in funding with the new budget, state Republicans moved state transit funding out of its own dedicated fund into the general fund, jeopardizing future funding.
The county must invest in public transit rather than further cuts.
Join us Monday, July 26 to march from the ATU hall to the County Courthouse to demand real funding and investment for safe, reliable public transit including the following:
-> Adopt the BUS RANGER PROGRAM to improve safety and security on buses.
-> No cuts to transit!
-> Restore routes and stops!
Sign up to attend the march and rally here!
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