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  • For every dollar communities invest in public transportation, approximately $4 is generated in economic returns. Learn more
  • Americans In 2017, Americans took 10.1 billion trips on public transportation. Learn more
  • 87% of public transportation trips directly benefit the economy by getting people to work and connecting them to local businesses. Learn more
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Public Transportation

Public Transportation is essential to the growth of communities nationwide. The American Public Transportation association is dedicated to supporting a multi-modal lifestyle that allows mobility to all Americans. On you can find details on leading a car-free lifestyle, how to find your local public transit system, and facts and figures on how riding transit can save you money.

Through Voices for Public Transportation you can become a part of our nationwide movement to expand public transportation by using social media to spread the message and contacting your elected officials. ​​​

What is NAPTA?

NAPTA (National Alliance of Public Transportation Advocates) is a national organization representing grassroots transit coalitions, grassroots transit rider organizations and advocates that support increasing investment in public transportation.
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