Category: Announcement

Gelzinis: Nick Collins a man for all neighborhoods

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 By: Peter Gelzinis Try as I might, I simply cannot imagine my former state senator, William M. Bulger, ever gathering supporters for a standout at the intersection of Geneva Avenue and Bowdoin Street, the ground zero of Boston’s often turbulent inner city. But times change. Nick Collins, the 31-year-old Southie state …

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Documentary: Taken For A Ride

Why Does America Have the Worst Public Transit in the Industrialized World, and the Most Freeways? Taken for a Ride reveals the tragic and little known story of an auto and oil industry campaign, led by General Motors, to buy and dismantle streetcar lines. Across the nation, tracks were torn up, sometimes overnight, and diesel buses placed …

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Public Transit Public Good Coalition

Today the ATU Mass. Legislative Council met with our Public Transit Public Good Coalition to discuss transit funding and legislation at the Greater Southeastern Massachusetts Labor Council. Click here to see more photos from the meeting.

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