Equity

Christopher T. Martin

Can Atlanta Go All In on the BeltLine?

The project's been a huge early success, but the mass transit component is lagging, and there are already affordability concerns along completed portions of the trail. 

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The True Future of Transportation Has Two Big Barriers to Entry

Open data and smart devices will be the cornerstones of tomorrow's urban mobility.

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Raising Fares Is Not the Only Way to Fund Public Transportation

Seventeen alternatives, ranked.

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Road Fees Don't Hurt the Poor as Much as You Might Think

They satisfy a "Do No Harm" approach to transportation planning, and they're less pernicious than sales tax measures.

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The Horrifying Inequality That Plagues Ohio Students' Routes to School

In Ohio's urban school districts, one in 446 students has been hit by a car. In suburban districts, it's one in 1,473.

The Surprising Diversity of the American Cycling Community

A new report challenges a tenacious racial stereotype about people who ride bicycles.

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Telling the Story of Inequality on Public Transit, With Maps

A mash-up of poverty rates and transit quality from San Francisco.

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Bad Zoning Can Ruin Your Kid's Life

A new report examines the link between standardized test scores and restrictive zoning regulations.