“More than half a century since the demise of ‘separate but equal’, race and class continue to have a defining hand in how easy, or how difficult, it is to reach opportunity.” Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities report The Hardest Road: Philanthropic Approaches to the Evolving Filed of Transportation Equity.
The field of transportation equity continues to grow and gain significant momentum across the country. In a recent report released by the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities, the history of transit equity is examined along with the philanthropic sectors role in supporting and strengthening this important movement. Mile High Connects and three other cities are lifted up in the report as promising practices that include community organizing, data, and collaborative models. Click here for the full report.