More Equity Examples

New USDOT National Roadway Safety Strategy and FHWA Update to Highway Safety Improvement Program

Source: USDOT
At its core, the NRSS is a USDOT-wide adoption of the Safe System Approach, focused on five key objectives: safer people, safer roads, safer vehicles, safer speeds, and post-crash care.
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Montgomery County, MD: Increasing Equitable Transit Access by Improving Walkability

Source: Brookings
Describes efforts to study and tackle pedestrian access as a fundamental equity issue across communities that a new rail line will serve.
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Mobility for the People: Evaluating Equity Requirements in Shared Micromobility Programs

Source: National Institute for Transportation and Communities
Investigates equity in shared micromobility by collecting information from 239 programs across the U.S. and conducting case studies and literature review.
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Seattle models strategies for equitably advancing safe walking and biking for youth

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) and Vision Zero for Youth
Offers a look at Seattle's strategies for equitably advancing safe walking and biking for youth.
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Vision Zero for Youth Demonstration Project, Philadelphia, PA, 2019-2021

Source: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center and Toole Design
Summarizes a combination of “Vision Zero for Youth” approaches with a focus on systemic pedestrian safety analysis that reinforces the City’s commitment to youth road safety to gain an understanding of replicable strategies and tools for other cities to use.
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Measuring Access to Opportunities to Advance Equity

Source: Conveyal
Describes a tool to quantify access to opportunities and progress toward equitable transportation systems, particularly public transit and active modes of transportation. Its routing software is published under a permissive open-
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The Role of Transit, Shared Modes, and Public Policy in the New Mobility Landscape

Source: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Transportation Research Board
Reports that shared modes of transportation, such as ride-hailing and scooter and bike sharing, can enhance mobility, equity, and sustainability in metropolitan areas.
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City Leadership in a Pandemic

Source: NACTO
Report captures new playbooks to protect essential workers, adapted streets for safety and mobility, and preparations for an equitable and sustainable recovery.
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Advancing research in transportation and public health: A selection of twenty project ideas from a U.S. research roadmap

Source: Journal of Transport & Health
Builds on advancing research in transportation and public health by highlighting 20 priority research needs from the NCHRP Research Roadmap for Transportation and Public Health.
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Evaluating Complete Streets Projects: A Guide for Practitioners

Source: National Complete Streets Coalition
This resource, meant for agencies interested in but just beginning their project evaluation efforts, intends to provide general steps to take in evaluating projects and discuss useful measures for common Complete Streets goals of access,
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