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Essential Networks: Cultivating Trust-Based Relationships

As part of our Transportation Equity Challenge, a team from our Baltimore, Boston, and Orlando offices proposes a set of strategies to better leverage community relationships in our projects.

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Toward Equitable Outcomes: A Framework to Reexamine Enforcement

As part of our Transportation Equity Challenge, a team from our California offices introduce a framework for thinking through the use of enforcement, and alternatives to enforcement, in reaching safety outcomes.

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Incorporating “Urban Forensics” Into Projects

As part of our Transportation Equity Challenge, read about a database for housing key cultural, historical, societal, and demographical aspects of projects.

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What Baltimore Can Teach Us About E-Scooters and Equity During COVID-19

Baltimore’s dockless vehicle program offers a wealth of insight for cities assessing the viability of e-scooters in their transportation system, particularly during COVID-19.   Baltimore’s…

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The Benefits and Drawbacks of a Cashless Public Transit System

Remember the “transit stores” of old? (Well”¦ of a few years ago.) Schedules would be stacked on one wall and people selling fare cards would…

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The Importance of the Equity Lens in Transportation Planning and Design

An equity lens helps planners and designers see the needs of every person potentially served or impacted by every transportation decision. It’s best applied when…

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