Transit Equity Day 2019

This RSVP is meant for volunteers who want to help 5th Square for tabling on Transit Equity Day. Please tell us in your RSVP how long you can help. Also sign up for the Facebook event here!

This February 22nd is Octavius Catto's 180th birthday. Known for his work desegregating Philly's trolley system, Octavius Catto's actions affirmed that everyone has a right to equal access of public transit.

Join us to celebrate Catto and others who have dedicated their work to transit equity. At our birthday party you can

* Sign our birthday card for Octavius Catto and discuss how we can improve public transportation in Philadelphia
* Hear from local transit advocates
* Eat cake
* Play family friendly party games
* Learn about Philly transit history
* And more!

The event is indoors at AFL CIO's office. It is at an ADA-accessible location that's easy to bike, walk, and/or take public transportation there. Get directions there:

Interested in riding your bike there? Join the group ride. (Details on their way.)

Can't make it? Tell us what needs to change now to make public transportation fair for everyone here:

The Philadelphia Transit Equity Day Coalition represents local community, environmental and workers justice organizations including: 350 Philadelphia, People's Emergency Center (PEC), Clean Air Council, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, Philadelphia Unemployment Project, 5th Square, Sierra Club Pennsylvania Chapter, POWER, Disabled in Action of Pennsylvania, Inc., Philly ADAPT, PA Adapt, and more.

  • February 23, 2019 at 1:00pm – 4pm
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  • Philadelphia AFL-CIO
    22 S 22nd St
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    United States
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  • Ben She


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