COVID-19 Hammers Public Transportation

Public transportation is helping to save lives and keep our communities strong, but the pandemic is straining public transit systems. Congress can help by providing a new round of emergency funding to close the gap.


Where We’re Headed

Public transit investment starts with voters and lawmakers who understand what’s at stake—and what’s possible. Learn more about the issues we’re advocating on.


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Every trip on public transit meets a need or provides an opportunity—reducing traffic congestion, creating jobs, conserving energy. Show your support for public transit investment.


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5 Public Transit Takeaways from United for Infrastructure Week

May. 19, 2021

You could feel the excitement—even on Zoom—during United for Infrastructure Week 2021. For years, there has been talk in Washington about passing major infrastructure legislation, but little has happened. This year feels different.



Advocates Share Why Public Transit is Essential to Them

Apr. 13, 2021

The voices of our advocates nationwide power our movement to improve and expand public transportation in communities of all sizes. Your personal stories make it clear that public transportation can transform lives and benefit communities.



5 Things to Know about Long-term Funding for Public Transit

Apr. 9, 2021

Congress deserves a big thank you for supporting essential services—including public transportation—in the American Rescue Plan Act. Emergency funding has been provided several times in the last year, but this funding is focused on keeping our transit systems running throughout the pandemic and isn’t part of a long-term solution.


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