To Improve Equity, Car-Share Needs Subsidies, Large Coverage Area: Report
A team of researchers says that Los Angeles's "BlueLA" car-share program did indeed "increase transportation access for low-income travelers," but only due to "reduced-rate pricing," the report found.
OPINION: Infrastructure Bill Offers Too Little Progress on Climate and Equity
Most of its historic funding is helping to maintain a harmful status quo at a time when we need to address climate change.
Academics Conclude What We Already Know: Cyclists Are More Neighborly than Drivers
Cyclists are "better people" than drivers not only because of they get exercise or help the environment — they also have better ethics, a new study suggests.
L.A. Equity Assessments Finds Freeway Widening Projects are Good for Low Income Communities of Color, Actually
Metro says its "Transportation infrastructure investments must be targeted toward those with the greatest mobility needs first" but a recent perfunctory Metro equity assessment report calls the agency's commitment to equity into question.
White Roads Through Black Bedrooms: How Urban Freeways Cemented Spatial Inequalities
Urban freeways are having a moment of serious reconsideration.
Top Transit Org Lists the Equity-Focused Projects America Needs Right Now
Advocates are handing their DOTs a list of transformative transit projects that could heal the harms of the past — and a list of boondoggles that deserve to be scrapped.
New Federal Committee Will Push for Transportation Equity By Helping DOT Reckon With Its Past
“No one alive today is necessarily responsible for the origins of the [transportation] inequities that we inherited. But everybody who was alive today and in a position of responsibility, is accountable for what we do about it. That's why we're here.”
Opinion: LA Should Pull Plug on Wasteful MicroTransit Pilot
Recent Metro documents try to put a positive spin on the $43 million Metro Micro pilot, but even the agency's own hagiography highlights flaws too numerous to ignore.
50 years after it was promised, Chicago’s Red Line Extension is slated to get a $1.973B grant
And fortunately, despite what the news release stated, the RLE is still predicted to cut the commute time from 130th to the Loop by 30 minutes.
Opinion: How Shared Micromobility Can Help the Low-Income
Micromobility can be a tool for economic mobility — but only if it's done right.