Entries by Malia Munson

The future of the fixed route bus in a post-COVID-19 world

By now it is no secret that COVID-19 has decimated the public transit sector. Ridership on public transportation is down by 63% in the United States compared to pre-crisis levels, according to a recent study of passenger movements by Transit, the multimodal trip planning app.

How to Strengthen Your Lungs to Fight COVID-19

En español | As you know, COVID-19 is a respiratory disease that can cause serious lung damage and breathing problems — along with a host of other health issues. And as the virus continues to spread, you may be wondering if strengthening your lungs will help you fight it off if you are infected.

Denver COVID-19 Data Summary

COVID-19 case reporting represents laboratory confirmed positive cases for residents living in Denver County, Colorado. Data may not reflect all Denver cases, as many are pending investigation by Denver Public Health epidemiologists. Information on this dashboard is updated daily by 6 pm and reflects the information as of the current date.

August 5th – VA, Elizabeth Dole Foundation to offer respite relief for Veteran caregivers

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in partnership with the Elizabeth Dole Foundation (EDF) today announced the launch of a new foundation program granting family caregivers access to no-cost, short-term aid to help those caring for wounded, ill or injured Veterans or service members in their homes during the coronavirus pandemic. Under the Respite Relief for Military […]

August 5th – Immigration agency pushes back 13,000 furloughs until the end of August

(CNN)US Immigration and Citizenship Services, the federal agency responsible for legal immigration processing, pushed back a planned furlough date for more than half of its workforce until August 31. The immigration agency previously said it would have to furlough more than 13,000 employees at the beginning of August if Congress did not provide emergency supplemental funding. The furloughs could […]