Investing in public systems is about JOBS

Bus driverOur colleague and friend Maya Wiley from the Center for Social Inclusion and others appeared on Melissa Perry show and pointed out effectively why investing in public systems, especially transit, is not just a civil rights issue—it’s a jobs issue. Over the past few years, ballot initiatives to support higher taxes to support transit have had a strong success rate, suggesting that people understand the important connection between transit, jobs and a strong community. What can other public systems learn from how transit advocates have been making the case?

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