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‘Who Decides Transit?’ Virtual Town Hall Recap

Watch the Full Town Hall Event on Youtube Now                 Funding public transportation is a detailed political process most are unaware of. Accordingly, TRU held it’s third Virtual Town Hall this past Tuesday, “Who Decides Transit?”. The town hall attempted to unpack the various moving components of transit policy decision-making. Attendees heard from three policy …

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TRU supports INVEST Act proposed in US House

While most transportation decisions are local, the federal government sets an important standard and shapes critical investments throughout the nation. For far too long, that federal direction has encouraged wasteful spending on wider highways with minimal transit support beyond occasional new buses. The US House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee released their draft proposal for long-term …

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Want to Solve Climate Change? Gotta Fund Transit!

From our friends at Transportation for America: This week, over 220 media outlets have pledged to devote coverage to climate change. But many climate change stories miss an important part of the problem: vehicle miles traveled. The conversation on climate change tends to focus on electric vehicles, renewable energy, putting a price on carbon. But …

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Join the Thunderclap of support for transit funding!

The White House has proposed severe cuts to public transportation. Join us in telling Congress that cuts to public transportation will hurt American communities, cost jobs, and reduce our quality of life. Congress must also include investment in public transportation as part of any new infrastructure initiative. Our outreach will have a bigger impact if …

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Join the Thunderclap of support for transit funding!

The White House has proposed severe cuts to public transportation. Join us in telling Congress that cuts to public transportation will hurt American communities, cost jobs, and reduce our quality of life. Congress must also include investment in public transportation as part of any new infrastructure initiative. Our outreach will have a bigger impact if …

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