How many jobs can you get to in the tri-state region? Move the pin to a new location and see the number change. Click on your preferred travel mode and filter by industry or education level to learn more.Link: http://fragile-success.rpa.org/maps/jobs.html
November 12, 2015
[Excerpt] The jobs are out in the suburbs. The workers live in the city. The bus often can’t connect the two.
January 18, 2015
[Excerpt] According to the report, New Haven has been adding high-paying jobs since 2000 that go primarily to college graduates, and only 4 percent of 47,000 jobs paying more than $20 per hour are held by residents of the city’s low-income neighborhoods.
January 16, 2015
Commissioned by the South Central Regional Council of Governments, the region’s branch of the NAACP and the Workforce Alliance, DataHaven analyzed how transportation — or lack thereof — keeps people out of the workforce in Greater New Haven. Most entry and mid-level jobs are located outside of downtown New Haven, while the majority of low-income adults live in the city. This spatial mismatch between supply and demand for regional jobs makes access to transportation a crucial issue to regional economic opportunities.
December 31, 2014
[Excerpt] This will not come as big news to anyone who depends on the bus — or two or three buses — to get to work, but a new area study has found that the more spread out and off-the-bus-line jobs are, the harder it is for people who ride the bus to get jobs.
November 23, 2014
[Excerpt] In the face of a persistently high unemployment rate in the Elm City, the nonprofit organization DataHaven recently released research raising questions about the relationship between public transportation and employment opportunities.
September 02, 2014