Push to Organize SF Transit Riders Proving Difficult

By Alex Wolens : sfweekly – excerpt

Last month’s well-publicized service rollbacks at Muni were long anticipated by unhappy bus riders, motorists and regular transit activists, but at least one man has tried to capitalize on the transit agency’s woes.
Longtime transit activist Dave Snyder has used Muni’s most recent meltdown as an opportunity to organize its riders into the San Francisco Transit Riders Union. We spoke to Dave Snyder–the project coordinator of SFTRU–about the progress of his recent unionizing efforts. They have been slow… (more)