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Members of Voices for Public Transit know public transportation benefits everyone. We’re keeping it moving.

Join the Movement

Members of Voices for Public Transit know public transportation benefits everyone. We’re keeping it moving.

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Say Thank You: FY18 Budget Increases Public Transit Funding

The 2018 budget is a big victory for public transportation.

Congress passed—and President Trump signed—legislation that includes significant increases in public transit funding.

Congress heard our emails, messages and social media posts asking for their support. Now, it’s important to let them know we are grateful.

Your thank-you messages will reinforce the importance of public transportation and help us continue to build good will on Capitol Hill. Additionally, this action will help us lay the groundwork for the next budget and potential infrastructure legislation that likely will be coming in the next few months.

You can use the sample text provided below. Feel free to personalize the message to reflect your own voice and views. This email will only be sent to legislators who supported the budget bill. Once you finish composing your message, simply click “Send Letter” to send your emails.

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Tell Congress: Unite to Support Public Transit

President Trump’s infrastructure initiative plans to cut public transit funding to pay for other infrastructure projects. These devastating cuts to public transit would put our nation’s infrastructure on the wrong track. Congress must continue to invest in public transportation in their own infrastructure legislation. President Trump’s infrastructure initiative plans to cut public transit funding to pay for other infrastructure projects. 

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Tell Congress: Protect Public Transit Funding

For decades, Congress has supported funding for American public transportation. In December 2015, with a strong bipartisan vote, the U.S. House and Senate passed the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which dedicated funding to support major transit projects through 2020.

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Send a Letter to the Editor: Public Transit Cuts Will Hurt Communities Like Yours

For decades, public transportation has received bipartisan support from Congress. But now the Administration’s proposed cuts to public transportation funding threaten public transit improvement and expansion for American communities across the country.

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