Transit Advocates, Construction Workers Show Up in Force at MTC Meeting

wyec.jpgPhotos by Matthew Roth via Twitter

Transit advocates in favor of redirecting stimulus funds for the Oakland Airport Connector to financially struggling transit agencies are out in force at this morning's MTC Commission meeting in Oakland, along with dozens of union construction workers. Streetsblog's Matthew Roth reports the main meeting room and overflow rooms are filled beyond capacity. Roth and Streetsblog contributor Chris Carlsson are covering the meeting and will have full write-ups later today. In the meantime, follow our Twitter feed for updates, and see more photos below the break.

mhb.jpgTransit advocates rally outside the meeting.
s8po.jpgConstruction workers were also out in force.
24kic.jpgBicycle advocates want the MTC via the Bay Area Toll Authority to commit funds to expanding a complete bike path across the Bay Bridge.