• 01:30

    Transit Matters 2

    in Politics

    Transit use is up in North America. That’s good for the environment, good for our economies and good for human health. Yet, as more people rely on transit to move through their daily routines, transit organizations are struggling to keep up with the demand. Tight budgets, outdated transportation policies and lax government oversight result in service disruptions, delays in equipment repairs and maintenance, and staff reductions, all of which compromise the ability of these systems to provide safe and reliable service.


    In this continued episode of PolicyTalk, host Cheryl D. Fields is joined by members of the Amalgamated Transit Union to discuss what policymakers, fleet operators and transit users can and must do to ensure the integrity of North American transit systems. The ATU represents bus and other transit workers throughout the United States and Canada.   

  • 01:50

    Friends of Clayton Transit Coalition: Votes Yes To MARTA

    in Elections

    This Week's Show: LouddMouth Radio Network Covers the MARTA Transit Vote in Clayton County, Georgia with organizational partners & leaders collaborating as the "Friends of Clayton Transit Coalition headquartered in Riverdale, Georgia. 


    Friends of Clayton Transit Coalition is only one day away from eye witnessing the return of jobs, return of transit and the entry of MARTA to Clayton County, Georgia. The Friends of Clayton Transit- newly coined "The Clayton Model" has become one of the most historic collaborative models of unlikely allies within multiple disciplines strategically working together for the common good of Clayton County. This comprised group of businesses, grass root organizations and community involvement have implemented grass root campaigns and has advocated multiple policies for 4 years united in a share space with a shared mission. Founder & President of Friends of Clayton Transit Coalition: Roberta Abdul Salaam, National AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre, Katie Foster of AFL-CIO Georgia, Deborah Scott of Georgia STAND-UP, Fredrick Hicks of Friends of Clayton Transit Coalition, Reginald Davis of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 732, Brionte McCorkle of Georgia Sierra Club. 

  • 02:32

    English Defence League Radio ~ Riding Public Transit in the UK

    in Politics Conservative

    Would you board public transit if there was someone who looked like an ISIS adherent? What about a taxi?


    Welcome to The English Defence League Radio Show with your Host, Geoff Mitchell.


    Geoff was joined by Dave Milner, Tim Burton and Kel Fritzi.


    "If freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter" ~ George Washington.


     The English Defence Radio Show – the place where we aren’t afraid to discuss the issues that the newspapers, TV and radio won’t touch. Come and listen to the show that isn’t afraid to offend people and doesn’t hide behind a pretense of Political Correctness. Creeping Sharia, Sharia Law, Islamism, Islamists and Islamisation – this is the place where you will hear the unpleasant truth and can join in discussions about the facts, not the polished and anonymous half-truth that the authorities publish to keep you quiet.


    The English Defence Radio Show is the Official Program for the English Defence League, so you will find the same honesty and direct approach that you have come to expect from us. EDL supporters, this is your platform, the show is your voice.


    Come and join us, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays at 8:30PM GMT, 3:30PM EDT. Your voice is welcome too. 


    Listen to the shows at Blog Talk Radio in archive at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/the-english-defence-league-show and iTune Pod-cast.  


    "All That is neccesary for Evil to Prevail Is that good men do nothing" ~ Edmond Burke

  • 00:31

    Portland Transit Lane

    in News

    I am BACK AND ON THE AIR!

  • 00:32

    Transit Industry Careers – Getting Your Job Seekers Connected to In-Demand Jobs

    in Jobs

    Transit Industry Careers – Getting Your Job Seekers Connected to In-Demand Jobs


    Tuesday, December 16, 2014


    1:00 PM – 1:30 PM


    How can workforce professionals connect their job seekers to jobs in the high-demand transit industry? What trends are driving this growth, and what skills are required to get a good job? Join Ron Painter on Tuesday, December 16 for an interview with APTA Board Member and Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Director Lydia Grose. Lydia will share insights on job growth in the transit industry and explain why engaging veterans, millennials, and even K-12 youth is critical to building the workforce pipeline as more and more baby boomers enter retirement.  In this Workforce Central interview, access the tools and information you need to engage your own transit agency and get your job seekers excited about the array of careers available in this dynamic, green-friendly, fast paced industry.


     


    Resources and Links


    Transit Virtual Career Network


    Get Moving: Public Transportation Occupational Guidebook (Heldrich Center)


    APTA Youth Summit – June 28 – July 2, 2015


    Resources for Workforce Professionals on the APTA website

  • 00:46

    Portland Transit Lane 6/24/13

    in News

    Here we go! Another episode! Belinda Jackson will be joining me again, as we continue to talk about the "retallation" she experiences on the bus. Don't miss it!

  • 00:42

    Portland Transit Lane 6/23/13

    in News

    A recap of the week's TriMet news. It's been a crazy week!
     

  • 01:31

    Portland Transit Lane 3/1/2013

    in News

    Episode 2: Colubia River Crossing Project: Good idea or waste of time? The Mobile Ticket App: Is is a good idea or another way to give out citations? Is it time to retire the Gillig and Flexible buses? Hear from @TrimetStalker about his recent letter for us TriMet cronies and our actions at the board meetings. Can we wave goodbye to the Line 47? Does PCC Rock Creek have room for 3 buses? And our friend Cameron Johnson has some pretty great ideas for new bus routes, combining current routes, even a SOUTH TERMINAL? Tune in at 10pm PT for all the action!

  • 00:31

    Portland Transit Lane 2/28/2013

    in Travel

    Episode 1: 6th and Harrison Problems, Harry Saporta lying through his teeth, Line 94/12/21 problems

  • 01:01

    Portland Transit Lane 3/8/2013

    in News

    ODOT and TriMet: Lovers in bed?

  • 00:46

    Portland Transit Lane 3/4/2013

    in News

    Join us for a condensed 45 minute show! TriMet Twitter feed, what is trimet lying about now, and your phone calls! All at 10pm!

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