The Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network held a prayer vigil for public transit Thursday night at Bidwell Presbyterian Church in Manchester. Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Port Authority CEO Steve Bland were there as people asked for action to fund transportation and stop bus and trolley service cuts.
The interfaith coalition, Northcentral Area Congregations Organized to Make an Impact, or NAOMI, is spearheading the campaign to restore bus service in Weston.
KPFA's evening news talks to TEN's Laura Barrett and Mary Lim-Lampe of Genesis about proposed expansions to the BART system. Is it fair, or even legal, to build new suburban commuter lines when so many of the Bay Area's urban poor lack decent transit access?
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With gospel music blaring and angry picketers shouting, pastors prayed, preached and sprinkled holy water over the site of the proposed airport near Peotone on Saturday morning.
Busloads of people gathered in Monee on Saturday in support of the airport, an event organized by U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and the community groups South Suburban Action Conference and Gamaliel of Metro Chicago.
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