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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.”

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September 14, 2016
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How billions of dollars in transportation spending can transform our communities

Although the national unemployment rate has declined since the Great Recession, for low-income families and communities of color, the unemployment rate remains in the double-digits and good, family-supporting jobs can’t come fast enough.

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September 9, 2016
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USPS should seriously consider letting Milwaukee build its new mail trucks

The Service and city government could work closely with REV Group to draft up a jobs creation program similar to Jobs to Move America’s U.S. Employment Plan (USEP).

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July 28, 2016
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MTA’s subway car RFP includes provision to encourage U.S. job creation

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) request for proposals (RFP) for the purchase of 1,025 new subway cars features a “U.S. employment plan,” which includes incentives aimed at encouraging manufacturers to create jobs, advocacy group Jobs to Move America (JMA) announced

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July 14, 2016
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The MTA can rescue suffering workers: Use the capital plan to create good jobs

The MTA capital plan offers us the means to get back on track. We can create opportunities for more manufacturing right here in New York, particularly in the New York City area, where the problems of income inequality are most

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July 7, 2016
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Investing in public transit lifts up working people

Access to reliable, affordable public transportation is a gateway to a better quality of life that comes from good jobs, quality public education and other public services. For the millions of Americans who can’t afford a vehicle, a simple bus

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June 21, 2016
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‘Women Can Build: Re-Envisioning Rosie’ art exhibit highlights working women at White House summit

On June 14, 5,000 people gathered in Washington, D.C., for the first-ever White House Summit focused on gender equity.

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June 14, 2016

United State of Women summit to feature Women Can Build: Re-envisioning Rosie Exhibit

Jobs to Move America (JMA), and the AFL-CIO are partnering to sponsor a one-day display of photographs from the Women Can Build: Re-envisioning Rosie exhibit during the White House United State of Women Summit.