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July 29, 2016
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Gov. Cuomo announces Request for Proposals for new, reimagined subway cars released

Madeline Janis, executive director of Jobs to Move America said, “By adopting the U.S. Employment Plan, the MTA has included a jobs disclosure and evaluation tool for the purchase of these trains that will improve New York’s transit system, create

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Column: A challenge to American business, fight for infrastructure spending, or suffer the consequences

With a $2 trillion infrastructure package on the line, business leaders need to step up and fight for the common good in the form of public infrastructure spending -- or suffer the consequences.

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Two women’s visions of diversity, equity, and inclusion in infrastructure

Listen to this podcast with two social justice leaders about the struggle for gender justice in the transportation and infrastructure sectors.

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JMA provides public comment on draft DOT strategic plan

Jobs to Move America (JMA) respectfully submits the following comments to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) regarding the DOT’s strategic plan for FY 2018-2022 and Request for Public Comment, Docket Number DOT-OST-2009-0092. Jobs to Move America is a non-profit

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Moving Forward: Toward Women’s Equity and Inclusion in the Rail and Transit Sector

The resources in this toolkit support the recruitment, training, and retention of women in nontraditional apprenticeship and jobs in the rail and transit sector.

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November 11, 2016
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LA Metro bus project to lift up disadvantaged workers

In total, the projects could bring an estimated 4,500 jobs to the Los Angeles County area and other yet-to-be-determined cities that local transit jobs coalition Jobs to Move America says will play a vital role in the manufacturing and supply

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November 9, 2016
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How an innovative plan helped a veteran find work building railcars

Many veterans struggle to find good-paying jobs after their service. Kristian was hoping to find a manufacturing job, but the industry that fueled the middle class for so many decades is a shell of what it once was, leaving people

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October 1, 2016
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Industry stakeholders weigh in on regulation, free trade, transit funding and other potential election-impacted issues

“We need mass transit to make our cities better, to make life better for people who can’t afford cars or who don’t want to continue to drive in traffic. Public transit has triple bottom-line benefits,” said Madeline Janis.

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September 23, 2016
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Transit investments can transform communities

Before investing in their communities, public transit agencies must ensure that all customers will benefit, transportation consultant Beverly A. Scott said at a Sept. 12 session she moderated, “Transforming Lives and Communities: The Power of Transportation Investment.”