Mitigating traffic congestion, freeing up parking, and reducing carbon emissions all make good cases for why cities are shifting their transportation planning efforts towards building better bicycle infrastructure. But for some municipalities, the development of bike infrastructure extends beyond these benefits to combat—and even reduce—economic, health, and safety disparities. How can local governments leverage bike infrastructure policies and strategies to promote equity in their communities for people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds?
This panel is part of the Mayors Innovation Project’s Winter 2018 Policy Meeting.
Kate Fillin-Yeh, Director of Strategy, NACTO (download presentation)
Mayor Kendall Lane and Tiffany Mannion, Keene, NH
Waffiyyah Murray, Philadelphia, PA
Moderator: Mayor Suzanne Jones, Boulder, CO