Closing the Gaps in a Just City – Addressing Racial and Economic Inequalities in Greater Boston – Transportation

Time: 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Raytheon Amphitheater, 120 Forsyth St., Boston, MA 02115
Sponsored By: School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs; Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy
Contact: Email Ted Landsmark,

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“Closing the Gaps in a Just City” will bring together researchers, policy-makers, and community-based stake-holders to share examples of initiatives that address economic and racial inequalities in Greater Boston. The Friday, Oct. 19, forum focuses on transportation equity. Our discussions will engage diverse participants in addressing complex urban problems, and assist in building just, sustainable, and resilient communities.

Schedule and Speakers:

Introduction – 9:00 – 9:10 AM

Session I – 9:10 AM – 10:10 AM

Setting an Agenda for Transportation Equity

Session II – 10:20 AM – 11:20 AM

Data, Justice, and Community Impacts

Session III – 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Bringing Justice Home

Introduction by Uta Poiger, Dean, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Northeastern University

Lunch and Closing Remarks – 12:30 -2:00 PM

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