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Voters Overwhelmingly Support Public Transportation

Nov. 19, 2020

Public transit won big on the ballot this year, with results across the country showing that voters overwhelmingly support transit issues and investments in their communities. Voters approved 15 of 18 local ballot measures supporting public transit in the general election—adding to 32 measures passed earlier this year.

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Covid-19 Election

Support Public Transit in the Elections

Oct. 15, 2020

Public transportation will appear on ballots in regions all across the country—and your vote counts. You may be able to support public transit with your vote in more than one way.

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Covid-19 Election

Negotiations for New COVID-19 Emergency Funding Stall in Congress: American Public Transit Systems Face Financial Shortfall

Aug. 24, 2020

Washington lawmakers have hit an impasse on providing additional COVID-19 emergency response funding to American families, state and local governments, and public transportation systems. Congress has not officially adjourned for the traditional August recess, but many lawmakers have left Washington with no resolution to the stalled negotiations in sight. This is disheartening news for many, […]

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Covid-19 Election

Your Next 2020 Transit Advocacy Resolution: Watch the State of the Union Address

Feb. 3, 2020

The President’s State of the Union (SOTU) address and the accompanying Democratic response will take place on Tuesday, February 4. Both addresses will be made with an eye toward the November elections, and you can expect to hear about many hot-button issues. We hope to hear renewed commitments to support American transportation and infrastructure, but public transit connects to many other issues high in the public consciousness right now.

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Make Your 2020 Public Transit Advocacy Resolutions

Jan. 10, 2020

Make Your 2020 Public Transit Advocacy Resolutions Resolve to Participate in Your Primaries or Caucuses The new decade is here! Our nation and communities face many challenges—and public transportation must be part of the solution. Expanding public transit can help grow our economy, create jobs, fight air pollution, and strengthen our communities. But to win increased funding for public transportation, we must raise our voices, increase our advocacy clout, and make our wishes and aspirations clear.

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