Every segment of American society—individuals, families, communities, and businesses—benefits from public transit.
However, there is a lack of equity in these services. Latinos, for example, often report bus routes are unreliable, infrequent, or even unsafe, contributing to disparities in health and wealth, according to a Salud America! Research Review.
An equitable transit network for Latino and all families starts with an equity analysis.
They found that nearly one million residents in Houston, Texas (44.5% Latino) are living in areas with high-transit needs, but do not have access to frequent weekday, weekend, and evening services.
Do you know who has access to frequent service in your community? [Read more.]