Our transportation system is a literal route to opportunity, connecting residents to jobs, education, and services. And yet significant inequities exist. ON TO 2050 — the region's comprehensive plan — recommends leveraging the transportation network to promote inclusive growth and implementing user fees carefully to avoid undue burdens on residents with low income.
In a new report, CMAP details how transportation fees, fines, and fares impact residents with low income and people of color, and recommends policy changes to improve equity. Read more.