As all eyes turn to the presidential election, many transportation equity advocates are setting their sights on more local battles, where city and county ballot measures are offering key opportunities to invest in more equitable transportation systems.
Though both Hillary Clinton | Read more >
Using the 2015 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey to Understand Neighborhood Equity and Unify Cross-Sector Partners
Twenty-eight percent of adults who identify as non-Hispanic white in Connecticut report that they experience high blood pressure, compared to twenty-two percent of adults who identify as Latino, according to DataHaven’s 2015 Community Wellbeing Survey. This statistic suggests that | Read more >
For too long, our nation has attempted to improve health by focusing primarily on the health-care system. To truly achieve health equity, where everyone — regardless of race, neighborhood, or financial status — has the opportunity for health, we must also consider the broader | Read more >
The House Appropriations Committee directed the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Tuesday to measure how transportation investments will connect all Americans to opportunity and daily essential needs such as jobs, schools, healthcare, food and others – an unprecedented step | Read more >
This week, Republicans in the state Senate are seeking to strike down an innovative policy that could help city leaders connect local residents to career-track jobs on public works projects.
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Since the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott, transportation access and civil rights have been indelibly linked for those seeking equal opportunity for all Americans. Now civil | Read more >
Transportation, Jobs, and Civil Rights for the 21st Century: An Interview with Faith-Based Leader Ana Garcia-Ashley
For Ana Garcia-Ashley, living out the values of her Catholic faith is about more than helping one's neighbor, or caring for those in need — it’s about dismantling systems of oppression and racism that have left so many Americans cut off from opportunity. As executive director of | Read more >
In September 2010, the nation’s leading civil rights, disability, racial justice, faith-based, housing, and transportation organizations joined together with the common goal of advancing federal transportation policies that promote social and economy equity. Together, these groups | Read more >