Tag Archives | Bus Riders Union

Message to the People of France

Even though the Tucson’s bus strike is over, the Bus Rider’s Union wants the City Council to end its contact with Transdev Corporation, who manages the bus service. In this video, which was created during the strike, reveals the power hierarchy of our local bus system. Do we want our city’s transportation to be managed […]

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Cel-shaded graphic of activist placing poster on wall that reads in large black lettering, "BOYCOTT"; text at top of picture reads, "BOYCOTT! THE ART OF ECONOMIC ACTIVISM. Posters from historical & contemporary boycott movements"

Boycott! The Art of Economic Activism

We received the following from our contributor Judy Ray and thought that it might be of interest to our readers—Ed A unique collection of historical art posters titled Boycott! The Art of Economic Activism, comes to Tucson October 10 through 27. Including posters from the Montgomery Bus Boycott, United Farm Workers grape and lettuce boycotts, […]

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Brian Flagg addressing members of the Bus Riders Union on February 5

Activist Alert Interview with Brian Flagg of Casa Maria and the Bus Rider’s Union

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Brian Flagg has been an activist with Catholic Charities in Sacramento and Tucson, and with Casa Maria for upwards of thirty years. For the last year and a half he has been working with a mainly poor group of residents, the bus riders in Tucson and Pima County, to form a union […]

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Bus Riders Union Rally at Ronstadt Center

Bus Riders Union Protests Possible Moving of Downtown Transit Center

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The Tucson Bus Riders Union put on an impressive show of force on Monday, October 22, when some sixty members and supporters turned out for a demonstration downtown to raise the alarm over negotiations that could lead to the closing of the downtown Ronstadt Transit Center. Indeed, though the Arizona Daily Star […]

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