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N.J. ranks 19th worst for pedestrian deaths, study says

Infrastructure design needs representation from community residents, said Equitable Cities, LLC CEO and Founder Charles Brown, a Rutgers Bloustein School of Public Policy alumni. “We need better processes with full participation by minority groups. We need...

Victims of traffic fatalities are disproportionately Black and Native

Charles T. Brown, Senior Researcher and Adjunct Professor with the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC) and President and CEO of Equitable Cities, assesses the rise in traffic fatalities in an MSNBC interview. A 2021 report from Smart Growth America showed...

9 Reasons to Eliminate Jaywalking Laws Now

They’ve rarely protected pedestrians, and their enforcement is racially biased. Two street safety experts say there are better ways to curb traffic violence.  On Sept. 23, Kurt Andreas Reinhold, a 42-year-old Black man, was trying to cross a street in San Clemente,...

Bike share equity in Boston, a work in progress

“The absolute first step in having an equitable bike-share system is that there has to be access to the system. So there has to be bike-share stations in underserved communities,” McNeil added. Rutgers professor and transportation researcher Charles T. Brown agrees,...

Bike-Share Still Has a Race Problem

Charles Brown, a transportation expert at Rutgers University, says that one reason the programs have struggled to reach minorities is that minority groups have different traditions, languages and cultures but seem to be treated as one large entity by bike-share...

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