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VP Kamala Harris: ‘Good Transit Equals Vibrant Communities’
The Hill

Name: The Hill


Kamala Harris

Name: Kamala Harris

Employment: U.S. Senate

Position: Senator

Event location
04/30/2021 05:43 pm
Marco (staff)
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HARRIS So when I ░░░░░░░░ about the work that ░░░░░░░░ out of the United ░░░░░░░░ Congress the work we ░░░░░░░░ do as an administration ░░░░░░░░ do think of it ░░░░░░░░ the lens that he ░░░░░░░░ talked about it which ░░░░░░░░ how are we going ░░░░░░░░ have a direct impact ░░░░░░░░ working people how are ░░░░░░░░ going to improve the ░░░░░░░░ of their lives how ░░░░░░░░ we going to make ░░░░░░░░ doable because sadly that ░░░░░░░░ at some point the ░░░░░░░░ much less easy But ░░░░░░░░ s just start with ░░░░░░░░ it doable Can they ░░░░░░░░ their families get to ░░░░░░░░ get to the grocery ░░░░░░░░ satisfy their basic responsibilities ░░░░░░░░ functions to raise a ░░░░░░░░ and to be productive ░░░░░░░░ their community and in ░░░░░░░░ lives And so that ░░░░░░░░ the context in which ░░░░░░░░ think about this very ░░░░░░░░ subject which is the ░░░░░░░░ of public transit And ░░░░░░░░ know when I think ░░░░░░░░ it I think about ░░░░░░░░ transit equals vibrant communities ░░░░░░░░ So if we think ░░░░░░░░ it in terms of ░░░░░░░░ investment in public transit ░░░░░░░░ is an investment in ░░░░░░░░ creation It is an ░░░░░░░░ in improving communities It ░░░░░░░░ an investment increasing access ░░░░░░░░ opportunity Literally if there ░░░░░░░░ a bus line that ░░░░░░░░ is within and a ░░░░░░░░ stop that is within ░░░░░░░░ distance and not half ░░░░░░░░ mile from someone s ░░░░░░░░ what that means in ░░░░░░░░ of their ability to ░░░░░░░░ access to the job ░░░░░░░░ may be miles away ░░░░░░░░ where they live And ░░░░░░░░ it is the case ░░░░░░░░ working people in America ░░░░░░░░ they cannot afford to ░░░░░░░░ where they live and ░░░░░░░░ need to then travel ░░░░░░░░ distance and it shouldn ░░░░░░░░ require that you have ░░░░░░░░ financial ability to own ░░░░░░░░ car pay insurance pay ░░░░░░░░ new tires to be ░░░░░░░░ to go to work ░░░░░░░░ I think about public ░░░░░░░░ in that context I ░░░░░░░░ about it in the ░░░░░░░░ of what it means ░░░░░░░░ a working parent to ░░░░░░░░ able to take her ░░░░░░░░ to take his children ░░░░░░░░ school and not have ░░░░░░░░ walk long distances or ░░░░░░░░ out some other way ░░░░░░░░ get a ride from ░░░░░░░░ to take one s ░░░░░░░░ to school especially the ░░░░░░░░ of our children I ░░░░░░░░ of it in the ░░░░░░░░ of the fact that ░░░░░░░░ so many communities sadly ░░░░░░░░ are still at a ░░░░░░░░ where we talk about ░░░░░░░░ deserts where we talk ░░░░░░░░ the unavailability of grocery ░░░░░░░░ that sell fresh food ░░░░░░░░ less fruits and vegetables ░░░░░░░░ people have to travel ░░░░░░░░ Well our public transit ░░░░░░░░ that to happen It ░░░░░░░░ that basic and that ░░░░░░░░
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