Fired up by fare hikes? Enraged by proposed service cuts? A kick-off Transportation Justice Rally will take place on Monday, January 23, 2012, beginning at 12pm at the State House, with a planned march around the Boston Commons, with the march route concluding at the Transportation Building to accommodate testimony opportunities for the 1 p.m. Public Workshop (and some additional outside action and demonstration). For more information, contact Kevin Raymond Odell,
Coalition Coordinator, On The Move (OTM): The Greater Boston Transportation Justice Coalition, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 978-429-5515. Visit OTM online at www.bostononthemove.org. View participant groups and march/rally details after the break.
The rally and march will incorporate a diverse group of organizations include the Transit Riders Union (TRU), The Roxbury Environmental Empowerment Project (REEP), Boston-area Youth Organizing Project (BYOP), Mass Senior Action Coalition (MASC), On the Move (OTM), Occupy Boston, Boston Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), Bikes Not Bombs, The Greater Four Corners Action Coalition, Livable Streets, The Sierra Club, Community Labor United (CLU), Transportation for Massachusetts, Groundwork Somerville, Occupy Somerville, Fenway CDC, Save Our Somerville (SOS), Massachusetts Association of Community Development Corporations (MACDC) and Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation.