Access to quality, reliable transportation has a major impact on one’s life. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this disparity has been even more apparent as those living in high-risk areas have suffered more health impacts from the virus. Solutions related to more reliable transportation options and increased density may lead to greater health equity outcomes.Read more
Themes this week: Designing for the post-pandemic era. Will city dwellers decamp for the suburbs (thinking that it makes them safer)? Meanwhile there are TOD plans and projects aplenty, including those for affordable and supportive housing.Read more
Report link: Moving an Age-Friendly DC: Transportation for All Ages
A look at transportation for seniors in our nation’s capital and recommendations for meeting this growing demographic’s needs.
Report link: Preserving Affordability and Access in Livable Communities
This report surveyed federally-subsidized affordable housing in 20 cities, including New York City and Philadelphia, and their proximity to transit.