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PLAN-728B Transit Equity

1 Credits

Students examine equity issues inherent in transportation systems. The main product of the class is a paper on a case study of transportation equity issues in a specific place (a city or metropolitan region, in the U.S. or elsewhere in the world). For example, it could be an analysis of equity issues as they manifest in a specific transportation policy, approach, or mode (e.g. greenways, Transit-Oriented Development, etc.); it could be an examination of how political processes and transportation funding and policies interact (e.g. factors that might shape the next transportation authorization bill.