On April 22, 2021, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Where it’s easiest to live car-free in D.C., was cited by Greater Greater Washington:

The goals of safety and equity in transportation are aligned. Private vehicles are the most deadly form of transportation. The DC Policy Center has shown that areas where car-free living is most possible are predominantly rich and white, while low-income and Black neighborhoods face more difficulty getting around without one, but also have a disproportionate share of the city’s non-car households. The vast majority of bus riders in our region are people of color, low income, and non-car owners. The idea that incentivizing transit, walking, and micromobility over cars is inequitable is completely backwards.

 

Read more: How DC can reduce traffic deaths and make real progress on Vision Zero | Greater Greater Washington

Related: Where it’s easiest to live car-free in D.C. | D.C. Policy Center

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