Three ways that transportation agencies can more deeply involve environmental justice communities in transportation planning.
Cross-sector partnerships will be critical as localities respond, rebuild, and focus on efforts to protect their city’s most vulnerable residents.
Moving to a 70 Percent Income Replacement for Unemployment Insurance Benefits Will Disproportionately Hurt Low-Income Renters
Under a 70 percent income replacement, a new analysis finds households with higher incomes would see a big increase in monthly benefits, while households with lower incomes would see a sharp decline.
Reducing the Amount of Federal Unemployment Insurance Would Increase Rent Burden for Millions of Households
As federal, state, and local eviction moratoria expire, extending unemployment insurance would reduce the risk of eviction for families whose employment has not returned.
Prioritizing and understanding the experience of populations with barriers to healthy environments is key to promote health equity in a community.
New mobility technologies could reduce existing transportation inequities. But without proper planning, new mobility could have the opposite effect.
"Everyone deserves access to transit, no matter what the future looks like."
Tracking which households are most affected could assist policymakers in targeting their efforts and ensuring an equitable recovery for all.
As policymakers and researchers reconsider the future of policing in the US, LGBTQ people, especially people of color, who have been directly affected by police and carceral violence can guide conversations.
What It Would Take for States to Support Renters through the COVID-19 Crisis: A Snapshot of Florida, Michigan, and Idaho
A new analysis reveals the widespread need for rental assistance, both because of hardship stemming from COVID-19 and gaps in assistance that existed before the crisis began.