Transit Rider Organizing: A How-To Manual

Source: Greg LeRoy with Aurita Apodaca, Andrew Austin, Katie Jansen Larson, Brian Lombardozzi, Esperanza Martinez, Wim Mauldin, Bill Reno, Gene Russianoff, and Dave Van Hattum, Good Jobs First, December, 2011

From the press release:
Based on two community-labor “boot camps,” this first-ever manual features inspirational stories of creative grassroots campaign victories. Plus links to strategic resources and a national directory of rider groups….The manual ‘s case studies feature exciting campaigns in the Twin Cities and Denver metro areas, Spokane and King County in Washington state, St. Louis County, and Toronto, Canada. The case studies are written by the community organizers who orchestrated the campaigns. The manual also includes an annotated set of links to other campaign resources, a series of
constituency- recruitment checklists, a summary of common elements of successful campaigns, and a directory of every known grassroots group organizing transit riders in the U.S.

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