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Title: Rally to protest Port Authority service cuts & far
START DATE: 1/22/2007
START TIME: 8:30 AM
Duration: 2 Hours
Location: Downtown Pittsburgh
Location Details:
Gather at Mellon Square (Sixth Ave. and William Penn Place, Downtown) for rally then march to Hilton Hotel, Liberty Ave. at Commonwealth Place.
Event Topic: Transportation
Event Type: Protest
Contact Name: Amanda Zeiders
Contact Email: zeidersamanda@gmail.com
Contact Phone: 412-361-3022
DESCRIPTION:
ATTENTION BUS AND TROLLEY RIDERS:

OUR PUBLIC TRANSIT SYSTEM IS ABOUT TO DIE!

*State politicians have done NOTHING in 6 years to properly fund public transit in PA!
*Local elected leaders are refusing to go to Harrisburg to ask for dedicated funding that would PREVENT these service cuts and fare hikes!
*The predicted 25% service cuts are INEVITABLE regardless of whether or not we get dedicated funding before June 2007!




SO JOIN OTHER BUS AND TROLLEY RIDERS FOR A MARCH AND RALLY TO DEMAND NO SERVICE CUTS AND NO FARE HIKES!


WHEN? Monday, January 22, 2007
TIME? 8:30am to 10:00am
PLACE? Mellon Square (Sixth Ave. and William Penn Place, Downtown)

**We will be gathering at 8:30 am at Mellon Square. The rally will begin at 8:45 am. The march will begin at 9:15 am; we will be ending at the Pittsburgh Hilton, where the 1st Port Authority public hearing will be held at 10 am.



SAVE OUR TRANSIT!

No more service cuts! No more fare hikes!
For more information call 412-361-3022 OR email zeidersamanda@gmail.com