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ACT D.C. Fly-in Recap: Congress Must Subsidize Sustainable Commutes-StreetsBlog USA

By: George Kevin Jordan



The federal government should subsidize employers to provide more benefits to workers who opt for sustainable commuting modes, said two members of Congress who recently proposed legislation to bolster transportation demand management strategies.


The two members — Reps. Jake Auchincloss (D-Mass.) and Jesús "Chuy" García (D-Ill.) — said that Congress should be finding ways to reduce the number of cars on the road by providing incentives for employers to create more affordable transportation alternatives for workers.


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