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Chicago’s first Transit Equity Day Celebration

Transit Equity Day serves as a national day of action that commemorates the birthday of Rosa Parks while reminding us that public transit is a civil right.

We hope you can join us for Chicago’s first Transit Equity Day celebration on February 4 at noon. This virtual event will feature U.S. Representative Jesús G. “Chuy” García, U.S. Representative Robin Kelly, and other community leaders who will discuss the critical nature of transit in creating greater equity in the Chicago region as we recover from the COVID crisis.


  • Jesús G. “Chuy” García, U.S. Representative for Illinois’ 4th District
  • Robin Kelly, U.S. Representative for Illinois’ 2nd District
  • Andrea Reed, Executive Director, Greater Roseland Chamber of Commerce, Coalition for a Better Metra Electric
  • Keith Hill, President, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 241
  • Zair Menjivar, Belmont Cragin Youth Leadership Council, Northwest Side Housing Center


  • Lynda Lopez, Advocacy Manager, Active Transportation Alliance

RSVP for our virtual Transit Equity Day event now! (RSVP required to receive Zoom link.)

Thanks to our event partners Metropolitan Planning Council and Chicago Jobs with Justice. Please email with any accessibility needs or questions. We will also stream live on the Active Transportation Alliance Facebook page.

Keywords: Active Transportation Alliance, Chicago Jobs with Justice, Metra Electric, MPC, Rosa Parks, Transit Day

Posted in City of Chicago, Community Highlights