Transit Riders of the United States Together (TRUST) is a network of transit riders’ unions across the United States. We have come together to advocate for public transit that is safe, equitable, reliable, affordable, environmentally sustainable, and accessible for all.
News and Updates
House Democrats released their updated and slimmer version of the HEROES Act on Monday. The major headline for transit riders? It includes $32 billion for transit! Moreover, as our friends at the Labor Network for Sustainability point out, it fixes a problem in the earlier draft which had limited the amount of money that wouldContinue reading “New draft of HEROES act includes $32 billion for transit”
Transit riders across the country call on their transit agencies to stop transporting police to protests and protesters to jail
As the protests sparked by George Floyd’s murder at the hands of Minneapolis police spread across the country, protesters noticed that public transit buses were being used to transport police, and in some cases protesters to jail or detention. On June 12, transit rider organizations across the country, including the Philly Transit Riders Union, PittsburghersContinue reading “Transit riders across the country call on their transit agencies to stop transporting police to protests and protesters to jail”
Transit workers are on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic. We need them to keep service running, to provide the essential connections that keep us all alive and fighting. That job is dangerous, as they are trapped in a bus with passengers, breathing the same air and potentially becoming exposed. We don’t yet know,Continue reading “TRUST supports workers!”