Recap + Videos: Actualizing Equity in Transportation

From the freeway through Rondo to the absence of reliable transit in the northwest suburbs, generations of transportation investments have bulldozed or bypassed communities of color. But coalition organizing has put equity at the forefront of major transportation projects in the Twin Cities. At our March 2021 event, Keith Baker (Reconnect Rondo), Denise Butler (African Career, Education and Resource Inc), Melvin Giles (Urban Farm & Growers Alliance) and Qannani Omar (Harrison Neighborhood Association) discussed approaches and strategies for equitable and restorative transportation projects.

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