Unions are mobilizing this week to fight anti-labor provisions the Republicans have inserted into major transportation bills.
Bus riders gathered on a busy street in Los Angeles, California, recently as part of a national day of action to stop bus service cuts and fare increases.
Seated in her power wheelchair in front of a bus with a large red X painted on its side, Donna Prease called for blocking massive cuts to public transit.
More than a dozen mayors are sponsoring a resolution to end the Afghanistan and Iraq wars and use the savings to pay for job-creating programs in the nation's cities.
Where are we in regard to clean energy and fuel-efficient cars in the U.S.? It appears other countries are leading the way.
President Obama announced recently that $8 billion in Recovery Act grants are going to the development of America's first nationwide high-speed intercity rail service program.
The Teamsters and several safety groups and advocates opened a campaign on against the truck lobby's plans to put extra-large rigs on U.S. roads.
The problem started 30 years ago when Reagan fired the air traffic controllers who were protesting the very conditions that led to this debacle.
Transit workers and environmental activists rallied here in support of mass transit last Thursday, calling for increased funding, not cuts.
Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott is refusing billions of dollars from the Obama administration for what Scott's critics say would be an economic boom for the state: a high speed rail project connecting Tampa and Orlando.