While many low-income, inner-city job seekers are isolated from economic opportunities in the suburbs, transportation alone is unlikely to improve their employment prospects, according to the authors of this report. Based on the lessons of P/PV's $17 million five-city Bridges to Work demonstration, the report indicates that while transportation was certainly critical, much of the sites' success depended more on their ability to recruit, prepare and support job seekers, the essential components of any workforce development program.
Title: Overcoming Roadblocks on the Way to Work: Bridges to Work Field Report
Publication date 1999-06-12
Publication Year 1999
, Joseph Tierney
, Mark Elliott
North America / United States (Midwestern) / Illinois / Cook County / Chicago
, North America / United States (Midwestern) / Missouri / St. Louis County / St. Louis
, North America / United States (Midwestern) / Wisconsin / Milwaukee County / Milwaukee
, North America / United States (Southern) / Maryland / Baltimore
, North America / United States (Mountain States)
, North America / United States (Western) / Colorado
, North America / United States (Western) / Colorado / Denver County / Denver
, bridges sites
, job development
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