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Metro Bus: No Somos Sardinas
Maker: Bus Riders Union/Sindicato De Pasajeros; Robbie Conal
Date Made: 1997
Place Made: North America: United States; California, Los Angeles
Measurements: 86 cm x 61 cm; 33 7/8 in x 24 in
Main Subject: Labor; Los Angeles, California (North America: United States of America)
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Metro Bus: No Somos Sardinas We Won't Stand For It Bus Riders Union/Sindicato De Pasajeros 213-387-2800
Acquisition Number: 1998-045
Overcrowding, insufficient pick-ups and a deteriorating fleet have long been complaints of LA's vast bus dependent population. When they began to organize and fight back as the Bus Riders Union, the Metropolitan Transit Authority began to take notice. MTA workers also rebelled in the ongoing strike of Fall, 2000. When the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) began to build a long-awaited subway system, construction and management problems made costs skyrocket.
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