Save Our System

SAVE OUR SYSTEM is a campaign for a safe, reliable, and affordable public transportation system in the WMATA service area.

We know the system can be better, fairer and more reliable.

Get Plugged In With Riders For Organizations and Community Leaders For Businesses

We know the system can be better, fairer and more reliable.

Get Plugged In With Riders For Organizations and Community Leaders For Businesses

Save Our System

is a campaign for a safe, reliable, and affordable public transportation system in the WMATA service area.
 

We want a safe and reliable transit system.

 

We want a funded transit system.

 

We want a fair system.

 

 

Updates

’It’s a sad day for transit riders when ‘we won’t proactively hurt you this year’ is considered a good headline for WMATA. Yet, that’s the spin dominating today’s brutal budget news. The fact is that the GM’s FY2019 budget proposal fails to address the most recent service cuts, fare hikes, inadequate safety measures, and daily disruptions that deny riders the safe, reliable, and affordable service they need to survive. It fails to offer those with transit choices any incentive to start riding again.
Save Our System is a coalition powered by riders, community based organizations, grassroots, congregations, small businesses, workers, unions and others who have had enough with WMATA's neglect for their riding public. We know the system can be better, fairer and more reliable. While our platform includes: 1) We want a safe and reliable transit system, 2) we want a funded transit System and 3) We want a fair system. We ask that those who are...
Join our coalitionThe first step is to read and sign our Organization Sign On Letter to the WMATA Board. Canvass with us every ThursdayWe want to hear from as many riders as possible ahead of WMATA’s 2019 budget season. To help us meet our goals, every Thursday this summer different groups will adopt a Metro station during rush hour.If you would like to sign up for a shift, please fill out this form or head here to...
June has been quite an eventful month, and we want to share all the amazing momentum that you’ve helped encourage. June 20, 2017 -- First Riders Meeting After weeks of outreach, we were ready and excited to bring together a meeting for anyone that was willing and able to join us. We had amazing discussions in small groups where we shared our frustrations with Metro and how we are affected by the recent changes. One...

What You Can Do Now!

Take action today! For far too long WMATA has ignored those who rely on metro the most, riders and workers. Together, if we make all of our voices heard there will be no stopping us.

Do you ride the metro? Sign up to get involved with other Metro riders in the DC area here:

Are you part of an organization looking to support this campaign? Sign our coalition sign-on letter here.

Are you a leader in the business community looking to support this campaign? sign our Business Leader Letter to the WMATA Board.

Whether you’re a rider or member of an organization you can sign up for action alerts and updates by texting “A4T” to 33733.