Transit Advocacy Day at the Capitol May 17, 2011

The Let’s Get Moving coalition is holding a big Transit Advocacy Day at the Capitol on May 17 and you’re invited!  Bus riders, employees, transit system operators and other transit supporters will come together to tell Michigan legislators why transit matters and to oppose cuts in state transit funding.

When:              Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Where:             Speaker’s Library, Second Floor of the State Capitol Building
Who:               Transit riders, operators, managers and advocates from around the state
Why:               To promote and protect public transit services

Advocacy Day Schedule
10am   Welcome and Introduction
10:30   Issue Briefing and Training Session
11:30   Legislative Luncheon  (Please ask your State Legislators to attend!)
1:30     Transit Press Conference (optional)                           
2pm     Transit Advocates Roundtable Discussion (optional)

Please RSVP online at or call 517-372-0860.

Please also contact your State Representative and State Senator beforehand.  Tell their scheduler that you are a constituent and would like to meet with them when you are in Lansing.  The legislators are invited and encouraged to attend the luncheon with you (between 11:30am and 1:30pm) or you can schedule a separate meeting during the day.

With questions or for more information, contact Capitol Services at 517-372-0860.