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UCLA Arrowhead Series: Black Mobility

Oct 19 @ 9:30 am-11:30 am

- $79

UCLA Arrowhead Series: How Can We Do Better? Limits on Black Mobility in Transportation

This virtual event includes a presentation on “Arrested Mobility” by Charles T. Brown, MPA, CPD, LCI and follow-up presentation on the Arrested Mobility of Oppressed People in Transportation Institutions by Tamika L. Butler, Esq. These two short presentations will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Black thought leaders in community and transportation planning to explore limits placed on Black mobility in the U.S. This moderated panel presentation will explore barriers and offer strategies for ensuring racial equity and justice in efforts to increase physical activity.

Join the conversation on social media using #ArrestedMobility.


Charles Brown
Adjunct Professor/Senior Research Specialist, Rutgers University

Tamika Butler
Founder, Tamika L. Butler Consulting, LLC


Olatunji Oboi Reed
President and CEO, Equicity

Veronica O. Davis
Co-Founder, Nspiregreen, LLC

Irene Marion
Equity and Inclusion Manager, Portland Bureau of Transportation

Nedra Deadwyler
CEO, Civil Bikes

The UCLA Arrowhead Symposium presents the remote learning series Not “Back to Normal:” Mapping a Just Transportation Recovery from COVID-19. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, transportation agencies have suffered a profound shock, after already struggling with ages of systemwide inequities and inefficiencies. The intensity and speed with which COVID-19 spread through communities around the globe forced quick and often difficult adaptations by the industry. These challenges were exacerbated by transportation’s history of rigid and slow-changing systems. Returning “back to normal” would mean returning to an era of declining transit ridership, chronic congestion, unsafe streets, regressive finance, and persistent mobility challenges for economically and socially vulnerable populations.

Registration Info:

$79 – Guarantees access to all 10 sessions and recorded materials, plus ability to interact with speakers, breakout sessions, networking opportunities, and more. Scholarships available for full registration access.

Free – Observer-only access.

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Oct 19
9:30 am-11:30 am
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Los Angeles, CA United States


UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies