Blog Post Craig Adelman & Devin Culbertson on Aug 4, 2015

The Data Divide: How to Navigate Big Data for Equitable Transit Oriented Develo… 

The first in a series of four posts from The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) and Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) about how to navigate the realm of data, big and small, to connect low-in…

Blog Post Susan Shaheen & Matt Christensen on Jul 16, 2015

Five Steps for Growing Accessible and Inclusive Transportation Systems  

Five concrete steps for planners and city leaders to build transportation systems that are inclusive and equitable.

Blog Post Susan Shaheen & Matt Christensen on Jul 15, 2015

No Silver Bullet for Creating More Accessible Transportation Networks 

We share insights about the role of data, policy, and funding in expanding shared mobility services to low-income communities and communities of color.

Resource on Apr 8, 2014

Case Studies: Steps to Avoid Stalled Equitable TOD Projects 

The following case studies highlight a number predevelopment pitfalls faced in Equitable Transit Oriented Development (ETOD) projects. These case-studies are part of a larger report on bringing Equitable TOD projects to fruition.

Blog Post Ben Hecht on Apr 21, 2015

#BensTake: Land Use, Housing and the Need for a New Paradigm 

Clearly, a new and very different paradigm for land use has to be a part of any city’s approach to addressing housing affordability. What’s really keeping that from happening and what can we do about…

Blog Post Juan Sebastian Arias on Dec 8, 2014

How Can Shared Mobility Help Connect Low-Income People to Opportunity? 

Living Cities recently commissioned research to understand how shared mobility programs like bike-share can offer low-income residents greater mobility and access to opportunity.

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A Short Guide to Impact Investing 

Blog Post Brad Whitehead on Nov 12, 2014

The Geography of Growth 

As job growth continues to take place further and further from core cities, we need to better leverage public investment to connect low-income communities to opportunity. Read about the transformatio…

Blog Post Elizabeth Vargas on Oct 24, 2014

The Culture of Collective Impact: And Other #GoodReads from Living Cities Staff 

A weekly roundup of articles and information that the Living Cities staff don’t think you should miss!

Blog Post Ben Hecht on Sep 10, 2014

From Transit to Access: Three essentials for rethinking how cities connect thei… 

Blog Post Amy Chung & Juan Sebastian Arias on Sep 10, 2014

How Can We Better Connect Low-Income People to Opportunity? 

Through our Connect work, we're exploring four strategies to increase the number of low-income individuals with affordable access to job opportunities and essential services.

Resource on Apr 7, 2014

Executive Summary: Steps to Avoid Stalled Equitable TOD Projects 

Living Cities commissioned William Fleissig of Communitas Development and Ian Carlton of ICRC to help determine how equitable TOD stakeholders can avoid or overcome the complications that emerge during the predevelopment phase.

Blog Post Dwayne Marsh on Sep 9, 2014

Practical Links between Collective Impact Principles and Federal Government Sus… 

In the shadow of the Great Recession, President Obama called on federal agencies to employ creative strategies that would restore stability to the economy. In response to President Obama’s challenge,…

Blog Post Juan Sebastian Arias on Jun 24, 2014

How Denver is Strengthening its Capacity to Invest in Building Equitable Commun… 

Denver is a fast-growing region making significant investments in public infrastructure, including a $7.4 billion dollar comprehensive transit expansion plan to build 122 miles of new commuter rail a…

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Susan Shaheen 

Susan Shaheen is a co-director of the Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC) of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California (UC), Berkeley.

Blog Post Melinda Pollack on Jun 11, 2014

From Planning to Implementation: 5 Ways Regions Can Help Create Equitable Commu… 

Five critical policies and practices to help move the equitable Transit-Oriented Development field forward.

Resource on Apr 7, 2014

Steps to Avoid Stalled Equitable TOD Projects 

We commissioned William Fleissig of Communitas Development and Ian Carlton of ICRC to write a paper for stakeholders involved in making the critical decisions that drive equitable transit-oriented development to learn from what has worked - and not …

Blog Post Sara Draper-Zivetz on Jun 5, 2014

Talk of the Town: Why it Matters that Everyone is Discussing Transit 

There is no better opportunity to harness the momentum towards more equitable planning for a transit infrastructure.

Blog Post Juan Sebastian Arias on May 14, 2014

Beyond the Transit System: Mapping Regions by Access to Jobs and Essential Serv… 

Through our emergent Connect” work, we’re exploring ways to increase the number of low-income people who can affordably access job opportunities and essential services such as childcare or health ser…

Blog Post Tamir Novotny on May 12, 2014

Connecting all City Residents to Economic Opportunity: A Virtual Conversation 

Restoring our cities as engines of economic opportunity for all will require the ingenuity of urban leaders across sectors, disciplines, and points of view.

Blog Post Bill Sadler on Apr 29, 2014

3 Things to Consider When Launching an Equity Atlas: Advice for Regions Lookin… 

Ideally, the Equity Atlas can help evaluate progress toward social equity over time as transit lines open, as development decisions are made, and as policies are passed.