Protestors At Ohio Statehouse Want Lawmakers To Make Public Transit More Affordable

transportation_protest_pics_-_credit_jo_inglesClevelanders for Public Transit, the Ohio Organizing Collaborative and union representatives say the state needs to kick in more money to fund public transit.

(Chanting) “Fix it, fund it, make it fair.”

Cleveland resident Sandra Ellington says many low income people who depend on buses can’t afford the $85 dollar pass she buys each month just to ride.

“We live in one of the richest countries in the world. There is no excuse for this. We have got to figure out a way. We can’t do it on the backs of the working poor. That’s unacceptable in my book.”

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