Redeye

Fighting the fare increases in Vancouver

| July 18, 2007

Podcast




Artist: Zailda Chan
Title: Opposing the bus fare hike in Vancouver
Genre: Blues
Length: 0:14:39
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

Despite overcrowded buses and inadequate service, transit users are facing a 6% increase in fares starting January 1. This is the second increase in less than 2 years.

Zailida Chan is with Bus Riders Union. She describes the kind of tactics they've been using to raise awareness among transit users, including a 10-minute blockade of one of the city's busiest bridges during rush hour.  >> get more info

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