• TRB 99th Annual Meeting

      January 12–16, 2020

    • Interactive Program


Annual Meeting Event Detail

Lectern Session 1229

Equity Reframed: Looking Back and Planning Ahead

Monday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM
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Andrea d'Amato, Massachusetts Department of Transportation,
Gloria Jeff, Minnesota Department of Transportation

Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on Strategic Management (ABC10)
Standing Committee on Statewide Multimodal Transportation Planning (ADA10)
Standing Committee on Public Involvement in Transportation (ADA60)
Standing Committee on Effects of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on Travel Choices (ADB20)
Standing Committee on Transportation and Economic Development (ADD10)
Standing Committee on Social and Economic Factors of Transportation (ADD20)
Standing Committee on Transportation and Sustainability (ADD40)
Standing Committee on Transit Management and Performance (AP010)
Standing Committee on Emerging and Innovative Public Transport and Technologies (AP020)
Standing Committee on Public Transportation Planning and Development (AP025)
Standing Committee on Paratransit (AP060)

This session will contain two parts. Part 1 will focus on the past; specifically, how equity in transportation been defined and how policy has addressed equity in transportation since the modern Civil Rights Movement. Part 2 will focus on the future, examining how practitioners can identify equity issues that result from technological change, use policies to advance equity principles, and apply new public involvement techniques and equity performance measures. 

This session will have two moderators and six panelists, three of which will focus on Part 1 (Looking Back) and three focusing on Part 2 (Planning Ahead).

No agenda available

Title Presentation Number
Lessons Learned from Past Failures and Successes in Community-Based Transportation Planning
Karilyn Crockett, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Equity Issues Prompting Transportation Policies
Thomas W Sanchez, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Advocacy Perspective on the History of Equity in Transportation
Jacquelyne Grimshaw, Center for Neighborhood Technology
Mobility Patterns of Seniors
Sandra Rosenbloom, University of Texas, Austin
Equity Issues Facing People with Disabilities from a Transit Perspective
Laura Brelsford, MBTA
Equity Performance Measurement
Beth Zgoda, ICF
Equity and Inclusion Considerations When Dealing with Emerging Mobility Technologies
Richard Ezike, The Urban Institute