How Better Measurement Can Improve Transportation Equity in Underserved Communities
Institute for Research on Poverty Webinar - Alix Gould-Werth, Alexandra Murphy, and Aaron Steiner
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
In the U.S., transportation infrastructure varies substantially by region and from community to community. Lack of access to transportation options can have large effects on individuals' and families' wellbeing. Those without consistent access have a harder time reaching employment, schooling, healthcare, and social services. And these transportation challenges often map onto areas of historical inequity and can perpetuate racial disparities.