Transportation to DC on January 10th

If you are organizing transportation to Washington, D.C., please fill out the Transportation Form. This will allow others to find out about transportation options, and it will ensure that you receive important logistical information regarding the plans for Saturday.

ILLINOIS

Chicago, IL

Bus departs on Friday, Jan. 9 at 7 pm from the Back of the Art Institute of Chicago on Columbus Ave. between Monroe & Jackson. Bus returns early Sunday Morning.

Bus Tickets are $100 -- just to cover the cost of the bus -- and can be purchased online by clicking here. You can also pay in cash at the ANSWER Office:

3334 W. Lawrence (Brown Line - Kimball Stop)
The office will be open Tuesday, Jan. 7, from 4 pm to 8 pm, Wednesday, Jan. 8: 12 pm to 8 pm, and Thursday, Jan. 9: 12 pm to 8 pm . For more information, call: 773-463-0311

MARYLAND

Baltimore, MD

Bus tickets are $15 round trip (no one turned away for lack of funds). Leaving from Baltimore Solidarity Center at 2011 N. Charles St (20th and N. Charles St.) at 10 A.M. Call (443) 909-8964 or Email apcbaltimore@pipeline.com for more info.

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston, MA

Meet at Boston Public Library / Copely Station: 700 Boylston St., Boston, MA at 11:00 pm on Friday, January 9. Contact: 617-970-2701 or resistingempire@gmail.com. Tickets are $20-$50 (sliding scale) - please give generously according to your ability (we would rather neither turn people away due to low funds, nor put a huge burden on those who are fronting the thousands for the bus). To get involved with ANSWER in Boston, email boston@answercoalition.org or 857-334-5084.

MICHIGAN

Dearborn, MI

Buses departing Friday, January 9th at Midnight. Meet at Luxury Limousine at 11:00 p.m. Address: 5445 Oakman Blvd. Price: Bus tickets are $75 per individual. Return: Buses will depart from D.C. at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. The drive is approximately eight hours. Contact: Mariam Habhab or Reema Abuelroos at 313.207.8177 or 313.445.7979.

Flint, MI

The Flint Islamic Center is organizing a bus. It is near capacity, so contact them to get a seat - please do not show up that morning. The bus departs from 9447 Corunna Rd. in Swartz Creek, MI 48532. Cost is $70 per person. Passengers should meet at 9:30 pm; the bus departs at 10:30 pm. Again, please contact them before showing up.

Rochester Hills, MI

Will be working with charter bus company to transport from Rochester Hills, Michigan. Aiming to transport around 40-50 people. Cost of ticket has not been firmed up yet, but should be between $100-$125. Will be departing around Mindnight on Friday. Should arrive to DC around Noon on Saturday. Will be leaving DC around 5:00 PM on Saturday. Should arrive Rochester Hills around 4:00 AM Sunday Morning. For more details on exact departure/arrival location, contact: Wael Abukamil at (248) 312-9547. Please email/contact me with specific information about exact start/end time of march. (VERY IMPORTANT): Please send information about shuttle bus parking arrangements and drop- off information to give to charter bus company ASAP.

NEW YORK

Binghamton, NY

The CNY Campaign to End the Occupation of Palestine is organizing a 37 seat bus. Tickets are available on a sliding scale of $35 to $50 with a limited number of subsidized scholarship tickets available.
Ithaca, NY

The CNY Campaign to End the Occupation of Palestine is organizing a 37 seat bus. Tickets are available on a sliding scale of $35 to $50 with a limited number of subsidized scholarship tickets available.

Please arrive by 6 AM. pick-up up will be at the Lowe's store on Rt. 12 (also known as Upper Front St. Please park in the Northern end of the parking lot. Click here for an interactive map.

We are planning on departing from Washington, D.C. about 6 PM.

Click here for the online bus form. (Bus originates in Ithaca, NY.)

For additional information, contact Nevin, Cris, or Mary Anne at info@tompkinsagainstwar.org or call 607-277-7893.

Buffalo, NY

Seats are $60 (if we fill the bus, they will be reduced to $50 so sign up your friends!). Bus will leave from UB south campus parking lot on Friday, January 9, 11pm and return Sunday, early morning. Contact: buffaloforum@usmlo.org or call 716-602-8077.

 

Bus departs 5 AM on Saturday from Green and Cayga Street bus depot (free weekend parking in City ramps on Green and Cayuga Streets).

We are planning on departing from Washington, D.C. about 6 PM.

Click here for the online bus form.

For additional information, contact Nevin, Cris, or Mary Anne at info@tompkinsagainstwar.org or call 607-277-7893.

Mid-Hudson, NY

Charter buses will leave the Mid-Hudson region at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 10. The fare is $35 (scholarships are available if you're low on funds). The buses will leave for home in late afternoon. To reserve seats and for further information, contact HVICC, Yasmin El Jamal at (914) 539-0236 or yasmin3566@gmail.com.
Payment on arrival. Limited seats available.

New York, NY

All buses depart at 6:30am on Saturday, January 10th, and return around 10pm on the same day. The cost is $40 for a round-trip ticket. These are the bus locations:

1) Union Square / 14th St. (Downtown Manhattan): L,N,Q,R,4,5,6 trains
2) Bay Ridge Ave and 4th (Brooklyn)

Arrive at the bus locations between 6am and 6:30am.

Click here to buy your bus ticket online
.

You can also pay in cash at the ANSWER office:
2295 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. (near the corner of 135th St.)
Take the 2/3 or B/C to 135th St.

For more information and to get involved, call the ANSWER office at 212-694-8720.

Westchester-White Plains, NY

The Iranian-American Friendship Committee is organizing a 15 passenger van. If you wish to be included, please RSVP IMMEDIATELY, as seats are filling fast. The van will make one stop in New Jersey, in the Fort Lee area, so if you want to be picked up there, let us know!  The round-trip cost is $30.00, leaving NY at 6:00 AM Saturday, January 10th and returning Saturday evening, January 10th, around 8-9 PM. Contact ardeshiromm@optonline.net.

Rochester and Western New York

There will be a bus and car caravans. Contact Brian Lenzo at truthtob@yahoo.com or Mary Adams at mailto:atmaryb_adams@yahoo.com for details.NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte, NC

Vans will leave Charlotte on Sat., Jan. 10 at 5:00 am from The MAS Community Center at 4301 Shamrock Dr., Charlotte, NC 28215. Vans will leave DC that same day at 6:00 pm to return to Charlotte. To reserve a seat contact David Dixon at 704-492-5226 or email charlotteaction@gmail.com with "J10 Rides" as the subject. There will be a small fee to cover gas & rental. Volunteers needed to drive. Updates, changes & any additional info will be posted at http://www.charlotteaction.blogspot.com/. Organized by Action Center For Justice & Muslim American Society Charlotte.

OHIO

Cleveland  - Westside
Bus leaving on Friday January 9 at 11:45 PM from Islamic Center of Cleveland, 6055 West 130th Street, Parma Ohio 44130. Cost $30. This is a 24 hour turn-around trip. We will sleep on the bus and arrive in the morning in time for the rally. Must call for reservations and fill out waiver form. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult guardian. Contact: CAIR-OHIO, Julia A. Shearson at jshearson@cair.com or 216-830-2247.

Cleveland - Eastside
Bus leaving on Friday, January 9 at 12:30 am (this is 30 min. past midnight, really it's January 10) from Uqbah Mosque Foundation, 2222 Stokes Blvd. Cleveland, Ohio 44106. Loading at 12:30 AM. Cost $30. This is a 24 hour turn-around trip. We will sleep on the bus and arrive in the morning in time for the rally. Must call for reservations and fill out waiver form. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult guardian. Contact: CAIR-OHIO, Julia A. Shearson at jshearson@cair.com or 216-830-2247.

Columbus, OH

FREE BUS TRANSPORTATION! Departing Friday, Jan 9.

6:00 PM - Leaving from the CAIR-Ohio office at 1505 Bethel Rd, Columbus,OH 43220. Hotel stay at Capitol Skyline Best Western.  LIMITED number of free rooms available to those reserving before 11:00 PM on Wednesday, January 7.  Late reservations will be charged a room rate of $79.  To book, email jnimer@cair.com NO LATER than 5:00 pm Thursday, Jan 8.

11:30 PM - Leaving from Bethel Centre (across the street from the CAIR office) at 1450 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43220.  No hotel stay (sleep on the bus on the way). To book, email soltan.2@osu.edu or call 209-4361 no later than 7:00 Thursday, Jan 8.

Toledo, OH (actual departure city: Sylvania)
Bus departs on Friday, January 9 promptly at 11:00 pm frmo Masjid Saad Foundation, 5225 West Alexis Rd., Sylvania, OH 43560. You must reserve your seat by 1:00 pm. Contact Linda Amrou at lamrou@gmail.com or 419-309-8214.

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia, PA

1. Bus departing from Al-Aqsa Masjid, 1501 Germantown Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19106, leaving at 9 AM SHARP returning by 9 PM on Saturday. You must RSVP as soon as possible. To RSVP, please contact: Nabil 215-307-0167, Sonia 215-876-5427, Ribhi 267-228-8448, Reem 267-237-1146 or rhamed1210@aol.com right away. COST: The cost of the trip is free. Please note: If your name is not on the list there may not be a seat available for you.
 
2. Bus departing from Foundation for Islamic Education, 1860 Montgomery Avenue, Villanova PA 19085, leaving at 9 AM returning by 9 PM on Saturday. PLEASE CONTACT Manal 215-520-9624 ext 234 right away to check on availability. COST: $35.

3. Car pools: If the buses fill up and you need a ride in the car pool, or if you are already planning on driving, please email Philly Stop the War at philly.march.mobe@gmail.com to get a ride / coordinate.

Pittsburgh, PA

There will be a bus if 40 people sign up, so please inquire right away if you are interested. The cost will be approximately $35 per person. Contact the Pitt Palestine Solidarity Committee, Sarah Moawad at sarah_moawad@hotmail.com or 412-952-1611.

RHODE ISLAND

Providence, RI

We have one van going down currently, but could do more if there's a need. Leaving SATURDAY at 5 am from the Branch Ave Stop & Shop (333 W River St) in Providence. Please call/email IN ADVANCE to reserve a seat. Pay according to ability ($30 suggested donation). Contact the ISO, Shaun Joseph at iso_ri@yahoo.com or 401-572-1663.

VERMONT

Burlington, VT

Solidarity activists are looking to car pool from Burlington late Friday Evening/Early Saturday morning, and to make the return trip sunday morning. Details are still being worked out, but please give a call if interested. Contact: ISO, John McDonald at thestoryinthestars@yahoo.com or 845 702 4939

VIRGINIA

Hayes, VA

We will have a caravan.  So far 3 cars are going.  We can add 10 people to those cars. We will meet at 8 AM at Food Lion at the Point at Guinnea Road. Next pick up Point will be at Ollies Parking Lot at Gloucester at 8:30.  Final pick up will be at Hardees on 17 in Saluda at 9:15. Contact: Shelley Napier at shnapier@cox.net or 804-642-3287.

 

 


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