During the pandemic, 36% of essential workers around the U.S. have relied on public transit to commute to their jobs. When factoring in additional commutes to access healthcare facilities and vital goods, among many other things, public transportation continues to demonstrate its value as a critical service not just during a time of crisis – but always.
If you think continued public safety needs to be a paramount issue for public transportation, vote yes. Do you have ideas about how to keep transit workers and riders safe? Post your idea.