October 20, 2004 -- As the Chicago Transit Authority Board threatens massive service cuts and fare increases, Chicagoans speak out.
October 15 2004 -- Two hundred angry Chicago Transit Authority riders showed up to Roberto Clemente High School Thursday night for the first of four public hearings the CTA is holding this month, in light of their proposed service cuts and fare increases.
A very interesting history and analysis of attempts in Chicago to launch a fare strike against increases in fares.
Article about Irish bus workers organising a fare free day on 18 July 2003, in which they allowed passengers to travel for free in protest against privatisation of the services.
Report from Vancouver fare strike organised by the Bus Riders Union. Over 5,000 people participated.
Frequently asked questions about the campaign against bus fare hikes in Chicago.
Detailed leaflet with information about resistance to fare hikes in Chicago buses.
Leaflet of the Fight or Walk campaign against bus fare rises, from late 2004 or early 2005.
Leaflet from the Fight or Walk campaign agitating for resistance to bus fare rises in Chicago.
Pickets have been out at the Metroline garages and depots since 4.00am this morning with early reports saying the strike has had solid support (TGWU press release).
Pickets have been out at the Metroline garages and depots since 4.00am this morning with early reports saying the strike has had solid support. Jim Buckley, T&G regional industrial organiser, said the mood was generally upbeat as drivers and engineers came out for the first strike on any London bus service for seven years.