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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:

3 Ways to Measure Your City’s Transportation Equity Next Year
> As talks of open streets continue, so does push to close racial disparities across Richmond’s districts 
> Better Data Can Drive Equity in Suburban Transit 
> ‘Mobility Hubs’ Become Community Anchors in Minneapolis
Public Transit Has to Come Back
The Growing Problem of Transit Equity
Researchers find disproportionate public transportation burden on minority neighborhoods 
> The Road to Transportation Equity
> To Fight Racism, Transit Has a Key Role
> Transportation Advocates Seek Guarantee Transit Won’t Shut Down In Event of Post-Election Unrest
> Transportation advocacy in DC is getting a new voice dedicated to equity 

Reports:

> 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
> Salud America, Innovations in Transportation Equity for Latino Communities 
TransitCenter, Inclusive Transit

> 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 

Webinars:

> American Walks: Inclusive Planning in Tribal Communities: Engaging People With Disabilities in Designing Safe and Accessible Transportation Systems
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 
> 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