A fireside chat with three speakers sharing their perspectives on advancing environmental justice and climate action during coronavirus recovery.
This session will feature examples from agencies that have a track record of equity programs, projects, and actions that we should showcase.
Outreach to Co-Powerment: Achieving Transportation Justice through Reparative Planning and Engagement
An introduction to co-powerment models for public engagement, including dignity-infused engagement.
Transit thrives on density, but the pandemic has upended that idea with density as the antithesis of public health measures to control the spread of COVID-19.
The pandemic has significantly reduced transportation revenues from motor vehicle fuel taxes, tolls, transit fares, regulatory surcharges, and perhaps most importantly, general sales taxes.
How has travel behavior changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, including adjustments and substitutions for work-related and shopping trips? How do changes in travel behavior and online shopping differ between income, race/ethnicity, and occupational class?
As millions reduced their travel, what were the impacts to air quality, traffic crashes and individual mental health?
Knowing how the pandemic touches on and shapes the mobility of vulnerable populations can inform government and community response.
Two short presentations followed by a panel discussion featuring Black thought leaders in community and transportation planning to explore limits placed on Black mobility in the U.S.