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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.

Cobbs, C. (2020, June 14). What’s needed to address anti-Black racism in urban planning? Streetsblog Chicago. https://chi.streetsblog.org/2020/06/14/whats-needed-to-address-anti-black-racism-in-urban-planning/ (BIPOC author)

 

García, I., & Crookston, J. (2019). Connectivity and Usership of Two Types of Multi-Modal Transportation Network: A Regional Trail and a Transit-Oriented Commercial Corridor. Urban Science, 3(1), 34. https://doi.org/10.3390/urbansci3010034 (BIPOC author)

 

Goetz, E. G., Williams, R. A., & Damiano, A. (2020). Whiteness and Urban Planning. Journal of the American Planning Association, 86(2), 142–156. https://doi.org/10.1080/01944363.2019.1693907 (BIPOC author)

 

Golub, A., & Martens, K. (2014). Using Principles of Justice to Assess the Modal Equity of Regional Transportation Plans. Journal of Transport Geography, 41, 10–20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2014.07.014 

Grengs, J. (2015). Nonwork Accessibility as a Social Equity Indicator. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 9(1), 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1080/15568318.2012.719582

 

Lowe, K. (2014). Bypassing Equity? Transit Investment and Regional Transportation Planning. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 34(1), 30–44. https://doi.org/10.1177/0739456X13519474

 

Manaugh, K., Badami, M. G., & El-Geneidy, A. M. (2015). Integrating social equity into urban transportation planning: A critical evaluation of equity objectives and measures in transportation plans in North America. Transport Policy, 37, 167–176. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tranpol.2014.09.013

 

Marcantonio, R. A., Golub, A., Karner, A., & Nelson, L. (2017). Confronting Inequality in Metropolitan Regions: Realizing the Promise of Civil Rights and Environmental Justice in Metropolitan Transportation Planning. Fordham Urban Law Journal, 44(4), 1017. https://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/ulj/vol44/iss4/4 

 

Martens, K., Golub, A., & Robinson, G. (2012). A justice-theoretic approach to the distribution of transportation benefits: Implications for transportation planning practice in the United States. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 46(4), 684–695. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2012.01.004

 

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. (2020). Equity Analysis in Regional Transportation Planning Processes, Volume 1: Guide. The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/25860

 

Páez, A., Scott, D. M., & Morency, C. (2012). Measuring accessibility: Positive and normative implementations of various accessibility indicators. Journal of Transport Geography, 25, 141–153. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2012.03.016

 

Yasin, A. (2020, June 18). Whose Streets? Black Streets. The Tyee. https://thetyee.ca/Analysis/2020/06/18/Whose-Streets-Black-Streets/ (Black author)