The Edge: Transportation is a basic need

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: “While only a few institutions currently provide or facilitate low-cost access to transportation — typically through subsidies for bus, subway, or light-rail rides — such benefits are likely to grow as recognition of ‘transportation insecurity’ continues. It’s about time. And with billions in federal infrastructure dollars soon to start flowing, the timing could also be opportune. Still, the challenges are sizable. Consider that at 43 percent of community and technical colleges’ main campuses, there isn’t even a transit stop within easy walking distance, according to a newly published map. More than 18 percent don’t have a stop within 4.5 miles.”

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