Wade Henderson, President and CEO of The Leadership Conference and the Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. Chair of Public Interest Law, published a new editorial in DC StreetsBlog arguing the reauthorization of the federal transportation bill in 2014 must contain adequate protections from transit service cuts, provide disadvantaged
workers with robust career pathways into employment in the sector,
ensure the involvement of disadvantaged communities in local
decision-making, and guard against lapses in civil rights safeguards.