How Sen. Tammy Duckworth’s ASAP Act will help make U.S. transit stations more accessible

How Sen. Tammy Duckworth’s ASAP Act will help make U.S. transit stations more accessible
The first commuter train travels the newly completed Red-Purple bypass north of Belmont station, the first major customer improvement milestone completed by a Fluor joint venture for the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) Red and Purple Modernization Phase One Project. Business Wire / AP Photo
How Sen. Tammy Duckworth’s ASAP Act will help make U.S. transit stations more accessible
The first commuter train travels the newly completed Red-Purple bypass north of Belmont station, the first major customer improvement milestone completed by a Fluor joint venture for the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) Red and Purple Modernization Phase One Project. Business Wire / AP Photo

How Sen. Tammy Duckworth’s ASAP Act will help make U.S. transit stations more accessible

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President Biden’s federal infrastructure bill includes a provision that will make transit stations across the country fully accessible. The All Stations Accessibility Program Act sets aside $1.75 billion in grants for upgrades and improvements to meet or exceed the standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Reset checks in with U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth for the latest on the ASAP Act, which she helped introduce, and the $2 trillion social spending plan.

GUEST: Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D)