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With a predominately Black and Hispanic population, Newark, New Jersey, provides a case study of how economic recessions can cause disparate long-term inequities by race and ethnicity.
Transit agencies are planning to return to prepandemic service levels soon, but attracting people back onto the bus and train will require effective, equity-focused planning.
New research shows that after an expansion of the public transit system in the Twin Cities, those living closest to the new light rail line missed fewer medical appointments.
Community engaged surveys, community advisory boards, partnership building, and other people-centered strategies can strengthen the quality of research.
Transit ridership declined dramatically during the pandemic, but some agencies chose to take advantage of the situation to prioritize service for essential workers.
Five ways to make research more equitable and inclusive of deaf and hard of hearing people.
To support economic opportunity on reservations and within Native communities, government and investors could begin by tackling structural barriers and knowledge gaps and meeting communities’ needs for flexible capital.
The North Star Coalition is using evidence and capitalizing on unprecedented federal funding opportunities to promote an inclusive recovery from the pandemic.
Over the past two decades, Milwaukee has struggled to access investment compared with its peer cities, especially in neighborhoods of color and high-poverty neighborhoods.
Federal pandemic relief led to an unprecedented increase in spending on children, but the gains will not be sustained without further legislation.

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