An equitable transportation system is one that provides affordable transportation, creates quality jobs, promotes safe and inclusive communities, and focuses on results that benefit all. It also strengthens the economy by ensuring that all people—regardless of race, income, or ability—can connect to the education and work opportunities they need to participate in and contribute to society and the economy. This issue brief describes how building an equitable transportation system benefits families, communities, and the economy.
This is one of a series of issue briefs dedicated to helping community leaders and policymakers bolster their campaigns and strategies with the economic case for equity. Additional issue briefs can be found at www.policylink.org/focus-areas/equitable-economy.Download PDF