The agency plans to hold rallies on public transit systems across the country, and has scheduled a conference call with Transportation for America and the Amalgamated Transit Union.
Elsewhere this week, the House Transportation Committee's subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold a hearing Wednesday about "recapitalizing" the national inland water system, and the panel's subcommittee on the Coast Guard will look Friday at a relocation proposal from the Homeland Security Department it says affects the Coast Guard.
The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will take a look Wednesday at a bill to improve marine debris research.
Public transit advocates push back against proposed cuts
By Keith Laing - 09/19/11 02:23 PM EDT