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  • December 3, 2021

    A graphic of a person using a tablet, on the screen is an image of the blog title that says TransReport.

    With the expansion of Bluebikes since 2011, the share of Environmental Justice (EJ) populations living within one-quarter or one-half mile of a station, out of the total EJ population that lives in participating municipalities, has increased significantly. As of 2021, more than 50 percent of the minority or low-income population lives within one-quarter mile of a station, and more than 75 percent lives within one-half mile. This compares favorably to the approximately 20 percent and 30 percent that lived within one-quarter and one-half mile, respectively, of a station in 2011.

  • February 13, 2020

    A person walking on the median in the middle of a highway.

     

    Data show that even as the number of traffic fatalities was declining nationally, the number of pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities rose in 2018. As the need to create safe and comfortable pedestrian and bicycle facilities becomes increasingly evident, MPO staff are pursuing several efforts to help communities identify locations for infrastructure improvements that will benefit people who walk and bicycle.

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