Making Our Transit Dollars Go The Distance

Jobs to Move America coalition has developed a tool box of policy resources to encourage bus and train manufacturers and public transit agencies to make our transit dollars go the distance.  These policy tools and resources, beginning with the U.S. Employment Planencourage high standards for economic development outcomes of multimillion-dollar transportation manufacturing contracts, paid for with taxpayer funds.  

Contact Us

Jobs to Move America staff are available to provide support to transportation agency staff, counsel, and contract administrators. Please contact Erika Thi Patterson, Senior Policy Coordinator, to explore potential application of policies to upcoming procurements:  Email: Phone: 213.358.6548 x 6548 

Resource Tool Boxes

iconEmploymentPolicyU.S. Employment Plan

The U.S. Employment Plan was developed by a team of experts from LAANE, the Brookings Institution, the University of Southern California’s Program for Environmental and Regional Equity, and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst’s Political Economy Research Institute.



iconDBEDisadvantaged Business Enterprise and Small Business Policy

Green for All, in collaboration with other members of the Jobs to Move America coalition, developed a policy framework to guide transit agencies in outreach to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs).


iconWorkforceWorkforce Development and Training Policy Resources

Creating pathways to opportunities for the American workforce, these are policies and programs that recruit, hire and train a diverse 21st century workforce in transit manufacturing or non-traditional roles.


iconAdditionalInfoAdditional Information

More information on how Jobs to Move America encourages bus and train manufacturing companies to create good American jobs, when they receive multimillion-dollar contracts funded by taxpayers.

iconCommitmentLetterCoalition Commitment Letter