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December 9, 2021
Better Ways for FTA to Measure Transit Equity

A revitalized approach to Title VI could require agencies to measure equitable transit access, create new ways to hold agencies accountable for discriminatory policing, and help agencies implement inclusive public participation.

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November 17, 2021
It’s Time to Mobilize for the Good Transportation Projects and Stop the Bad Ones

The Biden infrastructure package can set American transportation on a greener, more equitable trajectory -- it all depends on what happens next.

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October 14, 2021
The Transit Upgrades America Needs to Build Back Better

The Federal Transit Administration should funnel more resources to projects that improve speed, reliability, accessibility, and frequency for heavily-used transit corridors, and less to projects like mixed-traffic streetcars or suburban rail expansions.

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August 25, 2021
Going Above and Beyond: Advice to USDOT on Measuring Transportation Equity

Transit agencies, advocates, and researchers have developed new measures that go above and beyond federal requirements to assess transportation equity. USDOT should support, advance, and popularize these methods.

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June 10, 2021
What Will It Take to Transform USDOT?

How will we know whether structural change takes root within USDOT? At a TransitCenter event last month, panelists highlighted several signals to watch for.

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