As transportation agencies move to better understand how systemic racism and bias show up in the built environment, what alternatives to policing can transportation professionals use to ensure a dignified and safe mobility experience? More information.
Research in Action: Trends in How Municipalities Are Addressing Increased Demand for Safe Public Space Webinar
This webinar will describe various strategies communities are implementing in response to increased demands for safe public space for walking and cycling during the COVID-19 crisis. Researchers at UNC’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center will present on an effort to collect and analyze data on these strategies in order to identify community-based factors related to their adoption, impacts, long-term viability, and potential unintended consequence. This webinar is intended for those just starting out on the walking path as well as those interested in learning more about the topic. More information and registration.
Webinar: Who gets access to public space in a pandemic?
The Bass Center for Transformative Placemaking at Brookings will examine the evolving landscape, address what role city leaders and public space managers are playing in ensuring equitable access to safe open space during the pandemic, and discuss what supports are still needed to create a more equitable public realm in the near and long term.
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