John Raskin

Riders Alliance
Executive Director

Key Topics: Transportation justice.

Bio: John Raskin is the Executive Director of the Riders Alliance, a grassroots organization of subway and bus riders that pushes for better service, affordable fares and a stronger public investment in mass transit.

Before co-founding the Riders Alliance, he served as chief of staff to New York State Senator Daniel Squadron. Prior to that, he worked for five years as a community organizer and director of organizing for Housing Conservation Coordinators, an affordable housing advocacy organization on the West Side of Manhattan.

He has a B.A. from Harvard University.

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