Four Lessons for Cities to Help Advance Equitable Transportation during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Black, Indigenous, and people of color; people with disabilities; the elderly; and people with irregular work schedules often face significant barriers to finding safe and affordable means of transportation to work.

Tax Credits for Renters Could Increase Racial and Economic Equity

Almost any tax policy that tips the scales back toward renters would increase equity.

Housing Policy Responses to Past Crises Haven’t Advanced Racial Equity or Economic Mobility. This Crisis Can Be Different.

Four practical policy principles can guide a more equitable housing response to COVID-19 and beyond.

Steps States Can Take to Help Break Down Housing Barriers for Native Communities

A survey in Washington State provides a model for other states to strengthen relationships with and better serve American Indian tribes and Native communities.

A Biden Administration Could Mark a Return to Evidence-Based Homelessness Policies

The plan president-elect Biden released during his campaign suggests his administration plans to invest in communities through housing.

What Would Providing Every City with High-Quality, Zero-Emissions Public Transportation Look Like?

The federal government has historically not invested much in funding transit operations. But the CARES Act allocated $25 billion to transit, potentially setting a new precedent.

Local Policies Can Protect Commercial Corridors as the Pandemic Continues

Businesses hit hard by COVID-19 include restaurants, retail stores, beauty stores and spas, bars and nightlife venues, and fitness venues—key components of commercial corridors.

To Improve Rural Health Equity, Invest in Housing, Water, and Food Access

People in rural areas deserve the same access to life-improving resources, services, and evidence as those in urban areas.