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Public transport use is increasing, but labor shortages persist

During the pandemic, public transit suffered from nationwide worker shortages. Now some systems are struggling to meet increasing demand because of an insufficient number of drivers.

Here & Now transportation analyst Seth Kaplan discusses the reasons for the ongoing challenges and renewed efforts to attract and retain staff.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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