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Title: Moving Welfare Participants to Work: Women, Transportation, and Welfare Reform

Author(s): Blumenberg, Evelyn

Published: 2000 by Affilia, 15(2): 259-276

Online Access: http://aff.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/15/2/259.pdf

Abstract: This article draws on data for Los Angeles to argue that effective transportation programs for welfare recipients must consider both the distinctive characteristics and patterns of employed women and the constraining burdens of children and other household responsibilities. The failure to do so will limit the effectiveness of these programs and greatly increase the likelihood that recipients will remain poor.

Category: Transportation Access and Equity      Transportation, Employment, and Poverty      Travel Demographics     

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