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We Did It!

Jun. 16, 2019

1,000+ Petition Signers 3,700+ Emails to Congress 126,600+ Reached on Social Media You made #GetOnBoard Day a success. Nationwide Action for Inaugural Get on Board Day Americans across the nation raised their voices on April 25 during the first-ever National Get On Board Day. People gathered in city squares for rallies, shared their support for #publictransit […]

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Our Nation Needs To Get On Board

Apr. 22, 2019

We’re coming to the climax of the public transit story: When you get right down to it, building out public transportation is a matter of national importance. Public transit matters to individuals and communities. It must also matter to the nation if we are to achieve the kind of mobility people want and need in the […]

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Is Your Community On Board?

Apr. 19, 2019

Communities of all sizes and transit systems around the nation will celebrate public transportation’s role in American mobility during the inaugural National “Get on Board” Day. This one-day nationwide event will bring attention to the societal and economic value of public transportation. This event will raise public transit’s profile, emphasize how public transit is the […]

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Are You “On Board” For Public Transportation?

Apr. 4, 2019

Are You “On Board” for Public Transportation? Show Congress the 1-2-3 of Why Public Transit Matters Save the Date! April 25 is national “Get on Board” Day. So what exactly is “Get On Board Day” and what does it mean for you? Great question! Public transit systems and mobility champions will be uniting to raise awareness […]

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FBF: Safer Communities Brought To You By Public Transit

Mar. 1, 2019

Safety is always timely, so we’re recirculating one of our most popular blog posts from 2017. It’s a good refresher on one of the big reasons investing in public transportation is so important. U.S. traffic fatalities have risen over the last two years. Expanding public transportation is a great solution to address this alarming trend. Public […]

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A Hearty Welcome To The 116th Congress

Jan. 25, 2019

To new and returning members of Congress: Welcome to Washington! You have a lot of work ahead of you—and public transportation deserves your support. On January 3, members of the 116th Congress kicked off what could be a turbulent—but also productive—session. Congress is now officially divided, with Democrats controlling the House and Republicans the Senate. […]

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We Did it! Congress Passes Fully Funded, Five-Year Transportation Bill

Dec. 10, 2015

December 4 was a milestone for American public transit—and our nation’s entire transportation system. For the first time in nearly a decade, Congress passed a long-term transportation bill—the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act or “FAST Act.” President Obama signed the bill into law just hours before current authorization of transportation programs expired. Voices for Public […]

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