Another month, another modest jobs report from the Department of Labor. We added 195,000 jobs in June and the unemployment rate continues to hover at 7.6 percent. But, 195,000 jobs is 195,000 jobs, and the economy continues its slow crawl back.
One thing that did change for the worse was the transit and ground passenger transportation subsector, which lost 5,700 jobs last month. This sector is classified as everything from urban transit systems to taxis and school buses — everything that makes a city tick.
Read more at nextcity.org – Dept. of Labor: Modest Job Growth Last Month, But Transportation Sector Shrank