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Public Transportation And Its Effect On Those Struggling With Homelessness

Those who struggle with homelessness also struggle with transportation: a crucial part of everyday life. California is far more car-centric than East Coast states, where public transport is significantly more developed. Regardless of the state, having access to public transportation matters. Unfortunately, all forms of public transportation require payment. Moreover, public transportation stations and buses provide much-needed shelter to those with nowhere else to turn. Additionally, public transit is a mode for children struggling with homelessness and needing a way to get to school.

Homelessness & Public Transportation: What many Public Transit Agencies are doing to Provide Assistance for those Experiencing Homelessness

Public transportation is an excellent way for people to commute from point a to point b. It has many benefits, such as reducing air pollutants, single-occupancy vehicle usage, and traffic congestion to a minimum during rush hour.  When the lockdown started in March 2020, ridership dropped significantly in an attempt to stop the spread of …

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