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.
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Adjunct Professor/Senior Research Specialist, Rutgers University
Founder, Tamika L. Butler Consulting, LLC
Olatunji Oboi Reed
President and CEO, Equicity
Veronica O. Davis
Co-Founder, Nspiregreen, LLC
Equity and Inclusion Manager, Portland Bureau of Transportation
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.
$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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