Welfare Reform: Job Access Program Improves Local Service Coordination, but Evaluation Should Be Completed

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A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), GAO periodically reports on the implementation of the Job Access and Reverse Commute (Job Access) program. The program is designed to assist low-income people in accessing employment opportunities. This report examines the Department of Transportation's (DOT) efforts to evaluate the program and report the results to the Congress. GAO also examined (1) transportation and related services provided by the program; (2) whether the program fosters collaboration between Job Access grantees and others in the design, financing, ... continued below

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United States. General Accounting Office. December 6, 2002.

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A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21), GAO periodically reports on the implementation of the Job Access and Reverse Commute (Job Access) program. The program is designed to assist low-income people in accessing employment opportunities. This report examines the Department of Transportation's (DOT) efforts to evaluate the program and report the results to the Congress. GAO also examined (1) transportation and related services provided by the program; (2) whether the program fosters collaboration between Job Access grantees and others in the design, financing, and delivery of those services; and (3) whether Job Access services would be financially sustainable after the end of Job Access funding."

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United States. General Accounting Office. Welfare Reform: Job Access Program Improves Local Service Coordination, but Evaluation Should Be Completed, report, December 6, 2002; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc291469/: accessed December 10, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.