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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.

Barajas, J. M. (2018). Not all crashes are created equal: Associations between the built environment and disparities in bicycle collisions. Journal of Transport and Land Use, 11(1), 865–882. https://doi.org/10.5198/jtlu.2018.1145 (BIPOC author)

 

Butler, T. (2018, October 23). Can Vision Zero Work in a Racist Society? Medium. https://medium.com/vision-zero-cities-journal/can-vision-zero-work-in-a-racist-society-43daad4a8561 (BIPOC author)

 

Conner, M. (2018, July 9). Racial Inequity in Traffic Enforcement. Medium. https://medium.com/vision-zero-cities-journal/racial-inequity-in-traffic-enforcement-f85b126788e1

 

Coughenour, C., Clark, S., Singh, A., Claw, E., Abelar, J., & Huebner, J. (2017). Examining racial bias as a potential factor in pedestrian crashes. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 98, 96–100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2016.09.031

 

Fox, J., & Shahum, L. (2017). Vision Zero Equity Strategies for Practitioners. Vision Zero Network. http://visionzeronetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/VisionZero_Equity.pdf

 

Goddard, T., Kahn, K. B., & Adkins, A. (2015). Racial bias in driver yielding behavior at crosswalks. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 33, 1–6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2015.06.002

 

Kravetz, D., & Noland, R. B. (2012). Spatial Analysis of Income Disparities in Pedestrian Safety in Northern New Jersey: Is There an Environmental Justice Issue? Transportation Research Record, 2320(1), 10–17. https://doi.org/10.3141/2320-02

 

Lusk, A. C., Willett, W. C., Morris, V., Byner, C., & Li, Y. (2019). Bicycle Facilities Safest from Crime and Crashes: Perceptions of Residents Familiar with Higher Crime/Lower Income Neighborhoods in Boston. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(3), 484. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16030484

 

Maciag, M. (n.d.). Pedestrians Dying at Disproportionate Rates in America’s Poorer Neighborhoods. Retrieved August 12, 2020, from https://www.governing.com/topics/public-justice-safety/gov-pedestrian-deaths-analysis.html

 

Thomas, D. (2020, June 8). ‘Safe Streets’ Are Not Safe for Black Lives. Bloomberg.Com. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-08/-safe-streets-are-not-safe-for-black-lives (BIPOC author)

 

Vision Zero Cities Conference 2017   Tamika L  Butler Keynote Address. (2017, May 11). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSmKQfh1zFk&feature=youtu.be (BIPOC author)