Public transit gets $3.7B to woo riders, adopt green fleets

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As many workers start returning to offices public transit systems are getting the federal boost far fewer people have been riding big city transit the past two years leading to big revenue drops the American public transportation association says just more than half of riders have returned compared with before the pandemic but as the president and others were to return to offices it's time for America to get back to work and fill our great downtowns again with people his administration's giving transit systems two point two billion dollars in virus relief funding to stay afloat another billion and a half dollars will be available this year in grants to invest in electric buses the administration notes transportation is America's biggest contributor to global warming Sager made Ghani Washington

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