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BUS RIDERS UNITE! BLOCK PARTY

Join advocates and supporters of environmental justice in Portland, OR for a summer block party on SE 49th Ave south of Division. We'll have the street closed down, music, food, family friendly activities and more!
Join advocates and supporters of environmental justice in Portland, OR for a summer block party on SE 49th Ave south of Division. We'll have the street closed down, music, food, family friendly activities and more! We love our Trimet bus, when it costs $1.00, is not overcrowded, when it is frequent, and safe! We also know that every new Trimet bus helps reduce air pollution we are forced to breath each day, particularly in East Portland and near the growing I-205. We love it when people in our community get good livable wage jobs as Trimet workers, not green jobs for just those with access and training, we want green jobs for all. Are you a regular bus rider? Get involved with OPAL to protect this vital public service! Do you care about your health? Get involved with OPAL to help keep your environment clean from toxic pollution! Do you want to be involved with your neighbors and build community? OPAL believes that we need collective organizing to prevent the decay and disparities in our civic institutions and public services. Support OPAL's Transit Justice & Health Campaign today Priorities of OPAL Bus Riders Unite! The mission of OPAL Bus Riders Unite! is to win fair, friendly, frequent, fully-funded and affordable public transportation in the Metro Portland area. 1. We need TriMet to prioritize working-class Portland, people who depend on our public transportation for access to the necessities of life. 2. We demand fairness in TriMets budget priorities and demand an increase in the number of buses. Put an end to overcrowding, to long wait times, to late buses. 3. TriMet fares need to be reduced to increase ridership thereby improving air quality and health out comes, reducing carbon emissions and addressing climate change. Get involved! MONTHLY BUS RIDERS UNITE! | 2nd Tuesdays 6-8pm | OPAL Office 2407 SE 49th Ave TriMet #4, #14, #71 We welcome all bus riders and allies monthly to build justice-making relationships, learn about our rights and public transportation, and mobilize to improve Trimet Bus service through funding and equitable policies. Be a part of a group working to empower and be powerful in support of our rights and concerns as Trimet bus riders. Our monthly meeting is rich with conversation, and operates as an educational space to learn about community organizing, local political issues, and trainings to recruit news bus riders.

homepage: homepage: http://www.opalpdx.org
phone: phone: 503-928-4354
address: address: SE 49th & Division