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Western MD Bus to People’s Climate March
April 29 @ 5:30 am - 8:00 pm
Come with the Sierra Club and friends from Annapolis to D.C. for the People’s Climate March!
On April 29 a broad movement of environmental and climate justice, labor, student, and social change organizations are coming to Washington, D.C. to demonstrate a continued and growing public demand for action on combating climate disruption.
Donald Trump and his band of climate deniers in his Cabinet and in the Congress want to turn the country back to a reliance on climate disrupting dirty fossil fuels by killing the Clean Power Plan and the Paris Climate Accord. But the people in this country, and around the world, aren’t buying it and are prepared to take to the streets to demand continued action on climate change and safe and healthy communities for all.
We will be meeting at the Ci Cis Pizza Parking Lot. 12101 Winchester Road #31 LaVale, MD 21502
Bus Organizer: Jessica Wise 301-697-5609
Cost is $15 per ticket (thanks to the Sierra Club for subsidizing the tickets)
The bus will return to the pick-up locations in the late evening of April 29th. Times TBA. Times are subject to change but, no worries – it won’t be drastic!
In addition to getting a bus ticket, we also ask that you sign the general sign-up for the March to receive other updates and info at http://www.sierraclub.org/peoples-climate-march
All riders must travel round trip (don’t want to waste a seat).
You will need to purchase a roundtrip metro card to get from the RFK stadium to the National Mall and back.
Riders must sign a standard waiver to participate and minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who will need to sign an additional waiver for the minor. Click on these links to preview the standard waiver, minor waiver and minor medical release forms.
We will contact the purchaser for passenger information, to provide more specifics and general information about the People’s Climate March as the march date approaches.
Sierra Club transportation starts and stops with the buses, though we can advise on public transportation. Passengers are responsible for getting to and from pick up and drop of points
1. Are there any discounts or FREE seats for those who can’t afford the full price?
Yes! See the ticket purchase board for scholarship seats.
2. Should I bring food and water with me?
Yes! Bring anything you’ll need to make you feel comfortable, safe and ready to march! It will be a long day and Sierra Club will not be providing food. Email Jessica.wise if you can provide some food.
3. Will there be restrooms on the bus?
4. Will the driver stay with the bus while we’re marching?
Yes, but neither Sierra Club nor the bus company can be held liable for anything you leave on the bus. We recommend you only bring what you can carry for the day or wouldn’t mind losing if you keep it on the bus.
5. Is there a waiting list?
We’re working on hiring as many buses as we can to accommodate everyone. If the tickets are sold out, you may join the waiting list by clicking “tickets” above. Also, email the bus captain (Jesse Wise) at firstname.lastname@example.org and she’ll make sure you’re on the waiting list.
6. Who can come on the bus? Do I need to be a Sierra Club member?
The bus is open to anyone attending the People’s Climate March.
7. Are unaccompanied minors allowed to ride on the bus?
Yes, but anyone under 18 who is not traveling with ther legal parent or guardian MUST have a waiver and release form signed by their legal parent or guardian before they can get on the bus.
8. Will this march be permitted?
9. Can we bring signs?
We recommend it! However, please do not bring wooden or metal poles/sign-posts. Only paper and cardboard (i.e. — cardboard tubes).