KBOO reporter Jennifer Kemp spoke with local transit justice organization Bus Riders Unite's Khanh Pham about BRU actions to secure accessible transportation for all Portlanders. Tri-Met created a projected budget which features fare increases and service cuts to bus servce. Pham sees these meaures as particularly affecting low income people and people of color. BRU wrote an alternative budget, which they presented to the Tri Met Board Meeting in June. For more on this story, Jennifer Kemp attended the Board Meeting, which is also available on the KBOO website
Interview with Bus Riders Unite Khanh Pham
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Fri, 06/29/2012 - 12:00am
Jennifer Kemp spoke to Bus Riders Unite Khanh Pham about transit justice