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1. Report No. FTA-TPL10-01.1 2. Government Accession No. 3. Recipient’s Catalog No TRIS
4. Title and Subtitle Access to Jobs Case Studies 5. Report Date September 2001
6. Performing Organization Code  
7. Authors Federal Transit Administration, Office of Planning 8. Performing Organization Report No.
9. Performing Organization Name and Address Federal Transit Administration
Office of Metropolitan Planning, TPL-12
400 7th Street, S.W., Room 9413
Washington, DC 20590
10. Work Unit No. (TRAIS)
11. Contract or Grant No.
12. Sponsoring Agency Name and Address

Federal Transit Administration
400 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20590
13. Type of Report and Period Covered

Technical Assistance
FY 1997 – FY 2000
14. Sponsoring Agency Code TPL-12
15. Supplementary Notes This study was managed by Sherry B. Ways, FTA Office of Planning, TPL-12, 400 7th St., S.W., Washington, D.C. 20590. E-mail, telephone 202/366-1587.
16. Abstract This document provides an overview of a series of recently implemented Job Access Planning Case Studies or Job Access Challenge Grants funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Office of Metropolitan Planning. The case studies illustrate effective practices of job access transportation planning. The case studies profile how various agencies have addressed issues regarding the provision of transportation services as a component of welfare reform. The case studies discuss both analytical and procedural approaches relevant to diverse communities. This document has been prepared to assist individuals and organizations as they plan and develop effective transportation services for people who are moving from public assistance programs to new or improved job opportunities.
17. Key Words Welfare reform; welfare-to-work; access to jobs; transit;
Transportation planning; metropolitan planning
Organization, transit agency
18. Distribution Statement Available from the National Technical Information Service/NTIS, Springfield, Virginia 22161.
19. Security Classif.(of this report) Unclassified 20. Security Classif. (of this page) Unclassified 21. No. of Pages


22. Price

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September 2001

Prepared by

Federal Transit Administration
Office of Planning Operations, TPL-10
400 7th Street, SW, Room 9413
Washington, DC 20590

Prepared for

Transit Agencies
Federal Transit Administration
Federal Highway Administration
Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs)
State Departments of Transportation
General Public

Available from

Federal Transit Administration
U.S. Department of Transportation
Washington, DC 20590

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