Lucas County WorkReady Express Transportation Program
Reliable transportation to and from work are chief among the barriers to employment for some Lucas County residents. Without a personal vehicle, many job-seekers and those currently employed cannot easily commute to and from work.
These gaps not only leave barriers for job-seekers seeking financial
self-sufficiency through gainful employment but pose a challenge for
businesses in need of a prepared workforce. Put simply, individuals
cannot meaningfully participate in the local economy if they cannot get
to their jobs nor can businesses effectively compete in their industries
if employers lack the workers they need.
To help address these challenges, WorkReady Express was designed to connect job-seekers and currently employed individuals to employers to remove transportation as a barrier to successful employment.