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Documentary to Explore Racial Discrimination in Transportation Planning

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Beavercreek, Ohio, nabbed its own infamous place in civil rights history last year, when the Federal Highway Administration ruled that the suburb had violated anti-discrimination laws by blocking bus service from nearby Dayton. The Beavercreek case marked the first time civil rights activists had successfully filed this type of administrative complaint with the FHWA against […]
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Mapping the Link Between Geography and Opportunity

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They call it “spatial mismatch” — when people are separated from job opportunities by long commutes, poor transit connections, or other geographic obstacles. How places contribute to, or thwart, economic opportunity is an increasingly hot topic, but still not entirely understood. Today, Data Haven’s Data Blog explains how the Regional Plan Association’s recently released jobs access map uses newly available […]