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The Transportation Leadership Certification program celebrates nonprofits in the Twin Cities for implementing transportation best practices related to benefits, commuting, workday travel, and options for visitors and constituents. Learn more about program benefits and the easy steps to getting certified as a nonprofit transportation leader.
In Seattle, WA, Maggieh Rathbun, a 55-year-old diabetic who has no car, takes an hour-long bus ride to buy fresh fruits and vegetables. She cannot haul more than a few small bags at a time so she shops frequently—if she feels well enough. “It depends on what kind of day I’m having with my diabetes to decide whether I’m going to make do
with a bowl of cereal or try to go get something better,”
she told the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
The benefits of transit reach far beyond the people who ride our buses and trains. Smart, efficient transit expansion is a win, win, win: it helps households, communities, and regions save money over the long run an improve quality of life.
On June 14, the opening of the Green Line will mark a monumental moment in the Twin Cities’s transit trajectory—but what’s next? How will specific transit plans and priorities shape the future of our cities? And how do we keep up the momentum for expanding transit options throughout the metro?