Local officials across the country are contending with how to build a sustained recovery from the coronavirus pandemic that includes the entire community, including how to get residents back to work into well-paying jobs.
Through economic modeling and dozens of interviews, this report offers policy recommendations to enable agencies to center community health, climate solutions, and good job creation in their transition to electric buses.
This study, co-authored by Emerald Cities and PolicyLink, surveys the current landscape on inclusive procurement and contracting policies and practices in the infrastructure and construction industries.
The resources in this toolkit support the recruitment, training, and retention of women in nontraditional apprenticeship and jobs in the rail and transit sector.
Reagan vs. Cities: The 20th Century Battle Over South African Apartheid and Lessons For The Trump Era
By the 1980s, the apartheid political system in South Africa and its brutal oppression of people of color had become increasingly shocking to the world. Sustained global opposition resulted in the system’s collapse by the beginning of the next decade.
This UCLA Law School study demonstrates the U.S. Employment Plan‘s impact on price and bidder pools.
This report considers new ways in which government can play a role in revitalizing manufacturing, and brings to light new tools to ensure good jobs, inclusivity, and community benefits.
This seminal study advances a policy framework capable of supporting a major revival of the U.S. manufacturing sector with a focus on expanding good job oppotunities for workers.
Public Transit Procurement: A National Initiative to Promote Economic Prosperity and to Unite Communities, Workers and Business
This paper describes a national initiative to increase the quantity and improve the quality of U.S. manufacturing jobs related to the production of rail cars, clean buses and component parts used to operate public transit in the United States.
The Transportation Manufacturing Action Plan recommendations, outlined in this report, present a comprehensive plan to scale up investments in public transit, rail, and clean freight, while simultaneously building up manufacturers and the jobs that they support.