Bus Tickets for Homelessness

The data from these cities has been compiled to build the first comprehensive picture of America’s homeless relocation programs. Over the past six years, the period for which our data is most complete, we are able to track where more than 20,000 homeless people have been sent to and from within the mainland US.

Note: The interactive graphics in this article illustrate where homeless people originate from and where they end up over the past six (6) years.

Bussed out How America moves its homeless Each year, US cities give thousands of homeless people one-way bus tickets out of town. An 18-month nationwide investigation by the Guardian reveals, for the first time, what really happens at journey’s end By the Outside in America team 12/2017

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