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Justice and Equity in Transportation and Urbanism

Justice and equity manifests in many different ways in transportation and urbanism. This guide presents a number of resources to help you engage with the work necessary to make these systems just.

Readings on Mobility

Readings on Micromobility

Brown, C., Deka, D., Jain, A., Grover, A., & Xie, Q. (2019). Evaluating spatial equity in bike share systems. (BIPOC author)


Golub, A., Satterfield, V., Serritella, M., Singh, J., & Phillips, S. (2019). Assessing the barriers to equity in smart mobility systems: A case study of Portland, Oregon. Case Studies on Transport Policy, 7(4), 689–697. 


Martin, E., Pan, A., & Shaheen, S. (2020). An Evaluation Of Free- Floating Carsharing In Oakland, California.


McNeil, N., Broach, J., & Dill, J. (2018, February). Breaking Barriers to Bike Share: Lessons on Bike Share Equity. ITE Journal, 88(2).


McNeil, N., Dill, J., MacArthur, J., Broach, J., & Howland, S. (2017). Breaking barriers to bike share: Insights on equity. National Institute for Transportation and Communities.


McNeil, N., Dill, J., MacArthur, J., Broach, J., Howland, S., & Howland, S. (2017). Breaking Barriers to Bike Share: Insights from Residents of Traditionally Underserved Neighborhoods. Portland State University.


Shaheen, S., Bell, C., Cohen, A., & Yelchuru, B. (2017). Travel Behavior: Shared Mobility and Transportation Equity (PL-18-007). Article PL-18-007.


Shaheen, S., & Cohen, A. (2018). Equity and Shared Mobility. ITS Berkeley Policy Briefs, 2018(06). 


Stowell, H. G. (2020, February). Making Micromobility Equitable for All. ITE Journal, 90(2), 46–49.


Transportation Research and Education Center. (2019). Equity in Bike Share Research.


Wright, S. (2020). Access Denied. American Planning Association, March 2020, 32–39.