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Transit coalition calls on Congress to provide $39.3B in COVID relief

February 8, 2021

A coalition of transit industry organizations is calling on Congress to provide the industry with $39.3 billion in relief in the next COVID relief bill.

Led by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Patrick Foye, the coalition sent a letter to Congressional leadership warning that without assistance, the slow down across the public transit industry would lead to deep service cuts, employee layoffs, and reductions to capital improvement projects.

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