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https://t.co/bvms08mJUI 7 in 10 Americans support increased federal funding for public tr... https://t.co/o2dfYjapkw https://t.co/c0kLQxYrL9

https://t.co/bvms08mJUI 7 in 10 Americans support increased federal funding for public tr... https://t.co/o2dfYjapkw https://t.co/c0kLQxYrL9

A new national survey reveals that more than seven in 10 Americans support increased federal funding for the nation's public transportation systems, including those that serve small cities, towns and large urban areas. The survey was conducted by ORC International for the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and it shows support for increased funding for public transit is consistent across communities of all sizes. Support for increased public transportation funding was also seen across age groups and political affiliations, with some of the highest numbers among Millennials ages 18 to 34 (77%) and individuals age 65 and older (76%). "No matter where you live and work — and what age you are, public transit provides vital access to jobs and everything a community has to offer," said APTA President/CEO Michael P. Melaniphy. "As Congress finalizes its work on the...

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