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Diversity and Equity Resources

The National Aging and Disability Transportation Center (NADTC ) recognizes the importance of equitable and accessible transportation services in all communities and is building a collection of resources dedicated to transportation diversity and equity.


News Articles:

> To Fight Racism, Transit Has a Key Role (July 20, 2020, CityLab)
> Better Data Can Drive Equity in Suburban Transit (October 6, 2020, Government Technology)
The Road to Transportation Equity (October 16, 2020, Roads and Bridges)
> ‘Mobility Hubs’ Become Community Anchors in Minneapolis (December 3, 2020, Next City)
> 3 Ways to Measure Your City’s Transportation Equity Next Year (December 29, 2020, National League of Cities )
> The Growing Problem of Transit Equity (January 3, 2021, Entrepreneur)
Oregon DOT shares first-ever internal research on how race and income impact road safety (March 5, 2021,
New Orleans RTA Brings Operations In-House to Focus on Service Delivery and Equity (March 23, 2021, Mass Transit)
Biden Seeks to Use Infrastructure Plan to Address Racial Inequities (April 1, 2021, New York Times)
How Chicago Could Build Equity Into Transportation (April 14, 2021, Next City)



> Age Friendly Arizona, Blind Spot: Mobility and Aging in Rural America
> America Walks, Inclusive Planning in Tribal Communities: Engaging People With Disabilities in Designing Safe and Accessible Transportation Systems
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc., New Routes to Equity: Future of Transportation in the Black Community
> Link Houston, Equity in Transit   
> Link Houston, Where Affordable Housing and Transportation Meet in Houston
> National Center for Sustainable Transportation, We Can Get There From Here: New Perspectives on Transportation Equity
> Salud America, Innovations in Transportation Equity for Latino Communities 
TransitCenter, Inclusive Transit
> Transportation Research Board, Equity Analysis in Regional Transportation Planning Processes, Volume 1: Guide
> The White HouseExecutive Order On Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities
> UC Institute of Transportation Studies, Answers from the Margins: Participatory Planning with Disadvantaged Communities

> University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center, Rural-Urban Differences among Older Adults

> Urban Institute, The Unequal Commute: Examining inequities in four metro areas’ transportation systems 



> America Walks, Black Voices in Urbanism, Mobility and the Walkable Community Movement
American Walks: Inclusive Planning in Tribal Communities: Engaging People With Disabilities in Designing Safe and Accessible Transportation Systems
Council of University Transportation Centers – CUTC, Changing the TIDE in Transportation
Eno Center for Transportation: Best Practices for Incorporating Equity into Performance-Based Processes
> Eno Center for Transportation: Toward Universal Access
Florida Public Transportation Association: Transit Tuesday – The Importance of Transit in Communities of Color 
> NADTC: Transportation Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative Lunch and Learn – April Session
> Transportation Radio: DC DOT Advancing Transportation Equity
> UC Davis: Equity, Community, and the 3 Revolutions in Transportation

Additional Resources:

> Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC)Equity Through Access Map Toolkit (Philadelphia, PA)
> San Francisco MTA Equity Toolkit – Transit Assessment



Last updated January 5, 2020