Events In Your Area







San Diego

Metropolitan Transit System (MTS)

Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) will hold a press conference on April 8 at the 12th and Imperial Transit Center. MTS officials and board members will be joined by mayors, city council members and representatives from local Chambers of Commerce and the Association of Associated General Contractors of America. North County Transit District board members will also participate. They will call on Congress to pay a long-term funding solution, celebrate the jobs, economic prosperity and quality of life improvements for San Diego area. Also, MTS is encouraging residents to take public transit on San Diego Padres’ opening day April 9.

Morgan Hill

City of Morgan Hill

The city of Morgan Hill, CA, recognized Stand Up 4 Transportation Day with a proclamation at the April 1 city council meeting.

Culver City

Culver CityBus

Culver CityBus will provide employee attendance and a bus to Long Beach Transit's event.


AC Transit

Participating in the Bay Area regional event.


Metropolitan Transportation Commission


Participating in the Bay Area regional event.


New Flyer

New Flyer is planning events in St. Cloud, MN, Anniston, AL, Ontario, CA, Delaware, OH, and Elkhart, IN.


Antelope Valley Transit Authority

The Antelope Valley Transit Authority, Lancaster, CA, will hold a rally and press conference April 9 from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Palmdale Transportation Center. U.S. Rep. Steve Knight (R-CA), along with other representatives at the federal, state, county and local levels, is scheduled to speak during the event about the impending May 31 expiration of MAP-21. The purpose of the rally is to send a clear message to Congress that a long-term investment in transportation infrastructure is urgently needed.


Gardena Municipal Bus Lines

City of Gardena's GTrans will participate in Long Beach Transit event.

San Francisco

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

Participating in Bay Area regional event.

West Covina

Foothill Transit

Foothill Transit, West Covina, CA, is hosting a student summit on the future of public transportation in the San Gabriel Valley on the campus of Cal Poly Pomona. U.S. Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, will describe the challenges and successes of federal funding from her perspective as ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.


Gold Coast Transit

Gold Coast Transit, Oxnard, CA, will host a press event in support of Stand Up 4 Transportation Day, featuring speakers from various sectors of the local transportation industry.

San Carlos

San Mateo County Transit District

Participating in the Bay Area regional event.

Long Beach

Long Beach Transit

Hosting a media event with other area public transportation agencies at 10 a.m. beside the historic Queen Mary. Speakers include Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D), Rep. Janice Hahn (D), members of the state Assembly, mayor of Long Beach, LBT CEO and other key supporters. Press conference will immediately follow the Queen Mary event. In addition, LBT will host a community rally in the heart of downtown Long Beach with food, music, commemorative giveaways and information on how the public can SU4T with us.

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Metro

Holding a press conference at Union Station, the region’s largest public transportation hub. Partners include Caltrans, Metrolink, LADOT, Mobility 21, Torrance Transit, L.A. County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, Move L.A. and other major regional transportation stakeholders to call attention to key public transportation and highway projects that could be in jeopardy due to lack of certain long-term federal funding. Those projects include the area’s largest transit initiatives: Metro Purple Line Extension, Regional Connector, I-5 and numerous others. Those attending include Rep. Maxine Waters, Rep. Judy Chu, Stephanie Wiggins, Interim CEO, Metro; Ali Zaghari, Deputy Director for Operations , Caltrans District 7; Sam Joumblat, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Metrolink; Stephen Polechronis, Senior Vice President, AECOM; Patrick Furey, mayor, city of Torrance; Jason Pu, mayor, city of San Gabriel; Lula Davis-Holmes, councilmember, city of Carson; Gary Toebben, president and CEO, L.A. Chamber of Commerce, Mobility 21; labor leaders; and advocacy group officials.

San Diego

San Diego Metropolitan Transit System

Planning a press conference the day before national Stand Up 4 Transportation Day to encourage riders to take public transit to a Padres baseball game.

San Francisco

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District

Participating in the Bay Area event. BART also has produced a video outlining the necessity of public transit funding and what is at stake for the Bay Area.


North County Transit District

Participating in San Diego MTS’ media event; promoting on social media and have added a web banner to website.

San Jose

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority

What: Join us at an advocacy rally and press event to make the case for transportation infrastructure investment!

Who: City of San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese, VTA General Manager Nuria Fernandez, VTA Board Directors, Customers, Students, Business and Community Stakeholders

When: Thursday, April 9th at 10 a.m.

Where San Jose State University Campus Seventh and San Salvador, San Jose (in front of the Event Center)

Please wear RED and together we will #StandUp4Transportation and make our voices heard! Watch and share this video to show your support.


Norwalk Transit System

Participating in Long Beach Transit event.


Orange County Transportation Authority

Participating in Long Beach Transit event.


Torrance Transit

Participating in LA Metro Union Station Patsaouras Plaza press conference, and then at Long Beach Transit event at the Queen Mary. City of Torrance Mayor Patrick J. Furey will attend both events. Have invited local, state and federal elected officials.

Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District

The Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District will host a public event featuring local politicians and community advocates of transportation, focusing on the importance of a long-term bill to support the growth of both the local community and the nation.

Santa Monica

Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus

Participating in Long Beach Transit event by sending a representative and Big Blue Bus to serve as a backdrop. Promoting event via social media channels using APTA social media resources from toolkit.


Monterey-Salinas Transit

Participating in press event with the Transportation Agency for Monterey County (RTC) featuring speakers from local cities, a non-profit responsible growth agency, local chamber of commerce, and construction company.


Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority

Participating in Bay Area regional event.


San Joaquin Regional Transit District

The San Joaquin Regional Transit District is hosting several Stand Up 4 Transportation Day activities throughout Stockton, CA, on April 9. RTD invites the public to participate in activities at two transit centers and will take public officials on a private bus tour of the city. In addition, RTD is conducting a social media “selfie” campaign.


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