States Fail To Connect Economic Development With Transit

A 50-state survey of economic development subsidy programs -- such as loans, grants, and tax incentives -- reveals that not one single state effectively coordinates its economic development spending with public transportation planning.
September 16, 2003, 6am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Good Jobs First released a 50-state study which finds that not one single state coordinates its economic development spending with public transportation. It also finds that 46 states fail to even collect data on subsidized corporate relocations and therefore cannot determine if their economic development incentives are undermining job access for low-wage workers."

Thanks to Felix G. Castrodad

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Published on Thursday, September 11, 2003 in Good Jobs First
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