Jamie is the current Rhode Island Director for Clean Water Action, the national environmental group with 1.2 million members nationwide including 40,000 Rhode Islanders. Clean Water Action is working for clean, safe and affordable water, prevention of health-threatening pollution, creation of environmentally-safe jobs and businesses, and empowerment of people to make democracy work. www.cleanwateraction.org

One response to “Buses mean business, support sustainable RIPTA”

  1. Aaron

    It’s very disapointing that there has not been more legislative support for RIPTA, save a few champions like Rep. O’Grady and others.  We’ve had legislative commissions study the agency.  We’ve had Transit 2020.  We’ve had strong attendance at committee hearings.  Now we’ve had the Comprehensive Operational Analysis which I believe will make service better overall.  On top of that, RIPTA’s ridership in 2012 grew by over 6%.  And yet, no stable funding bill has been passed.  Hopefully, this is the year, but, as a daily transit rider, I have learned to keep my expectations low.

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