Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Bus Riders Rally for Civil Rights

Hundreds of bus riders in Los Angeles rallied in front of city hall, calling on President Barack Obama to stop L.A.'s public transit system from cutting bus service for black and Latino riders. After L.A. Metro cut nearly a million service hours of bus service across Los Angeles, the Federal Transit Administration found that the service cuts were made without properly studying how they would affect low-income riders and communities of color. The FTA found LA Metro not guilty of violating the civil rights of bus riders. And now the riders are taking the fight directly to the Commander-In-Chief. Pacifica's Dan Fritz reports from Los Angeles.