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

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What Does Mobility Mean to You?

What makes members of Congress sit up and take notice? Real stories…personal stories…authentic experiences that demonstrate the impact of public transportation in giving more people crucial mobility and greater independence.

Stories from individuals like you are key to motivating lawmakers to take a stand and take action. We need Congress to stand up and support public transit funding when they finalize the federal budget this fall — and your stories are going to help us win the day.

What Makes a Great Mobility Story?

Ultimately, the personal details are what make a story compelling. Here are just a few suggestions for things you can share that will help us demonstrate the importance of independent mobility for individuals and communities across the nation:

  • Has public transit helped you access work or education?
    For some people, public transportation has opened up educational and employment opportunities. We’ve heard amazing stories from public transit supporters who were able to attend school or reach work because of public transportation.

  • Do you use public transit to volunteer in your community or connect with friends and family?
    Public transit enables many people to make connections—not just from one place to another, but with other people. Tell us how riding public transit helps you connect with others and make a difference in your community.

  • Does public transit connect you or people you know to events, shopping, or cultural attractions?
    Public transit improves the flow of commerce in many communities by connecting people to shopping, restaurants, nightlife, and more.

  • Do mobility choices provided by public transit improve your quality of life?
    Public transportation gives millions of people choices for how they get around. That’s important both for those who can’t drive and for those who prefer not to.

Every story counts — tell us why mobility independence matters to you today.