Getting help with access to transportation by annaread | Feb 20, 2008 | Poverty: Analysis and Responses, Society of St. Vincent de Paul | 1 comment In Kentucky USA, the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul helps people obtain access to transportation, “one of the lifelines in 21st Century America.” Read the story. Tags: Anti-poverty strategies, Society of St. Vincent de Paul 1 Comment Susan Stabile on February 20, 2008 at 4:03 pm Programs like this one in Kentucky and the Wisconsin Work-n-Wheels program we wrote about last month (see: http://famvin.org/en/archive/work-n-wheels-programs-puts-cars-in-hands-of-the-poor)are extremely important. Low-income workers spend a much higher percentage of their income (approximately 36%) on transportation than do higher income workers. Often they are forced to make hard choices between transporation to work and other basic needs. Reply Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.