Bringing racial equity into transit planning for the Chicago region

Equiticity
The Equiticity Racial Equity Movement
Equiticity
The Equiticity Racial Equity Movement

Bringing racial equity into transit planning for the Chicago region

Transit has long been designed to support the white American work commute, but what if transit was planned with a focus on racial and social equity and rider utility? Reset explores how President Biden’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure package can push Illinois to commit to regional transit planning through an equity lens.

GUESTS: Audrey Wennink, director of transportation at Metropolitan Planning Council

Olatunji Oboi Reed, president & CEO at The Equiticity Racial Equity Movement

Rochelle Jackson, transportation/infrastructure committee chair at The North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council (NLCCC)