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Thursday, April 9 • 3:15pm - 4:40pm
TH3.15.12 Equity and Urban Transportation

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The papers on this panel address the dynamics of social equity in the context of urban transportation systems. Topics covered include transit-oriented development, car-sharing services, the changing demographics of urban station areas, and influence of urban policy and agency organization on the distribution of transit's benefits.

Community Participation in TOD Projects: The Case of Fruitvale Station
Jen Gray-O'Connor, University of California, Santa Cruz

Carsharing in Portland, Oregon: Who has Access?
Steven Howland, Portland State University; Dillon Mahmoudi, Portland State University

Transportation Equity in Long and Short Term Perspectives: Experiences in Toronto
William Michelson, University of Toronto

Getting to Opportunity: The What and the Why of Transit System Distribution
Elizabeth Williams, Northeastern University


Jen Gray-O'Connor

University of California, Santa Cruz

Steven Howland

Portland State University
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William Michelson

S.D. Clark Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, University of Toronto
Urban Sociologist. Particular interests in human behavior within urban settings and time-use documentation.

Liz Williams

Northeastern University


Liz Williams

Northeastern University

Thursday April 9, 2015 3:15pm - 4:40pm
Godfrey (lobby level)