Pilot Program To Address Homeless At Public Transit Stations Applauded By Officials
But the costs involved in helping those who are homeless pose an economic threat to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the board says.
Metro Homeless Outreach Program Addresses Crisis On Transit System
Homeless encampments have proliferated around stations, while buses and trains are used as shelter. To address the issue, last year the Metropolitan Transportation Authority launched a pilot program to keep track of homeless people on and near the system and connect them with services. (McCarty Carino, 3/23)