Recent Streetsblog MASS posts about Equity

A plot of fatal crashes (red circles) that involved a bike rider or pedestrian between 2018 and 2020 in the greater Brockton area. Of 11 fatal crashes in the region, 9 occurred in neighborhoods where Black residents make up 10 percent or more of the total neighborhood population.

Data Confirm That More Fatal Crashes Happen in Commonwealth’s Black Neighborhoods

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Of the 210 fatal car crashes in Massachusetts where a driver killed a bike rider or pedestrian between 2018 and 2020, a quarter of those killings  occurred in neighborhoods where the Black population makes up a higher-than-average proportion of the neighborhood population, according to a Streetsblog analysis of MassDOT fatal crash records. According to U.S. […]
Easy commute, no place to live: the MTBA commuter rail station at West Hingham on the Greenbush Line.

Who’s Allowed to Live Near Transit?

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Wellesley is the kind of place lots of people would love to call home – it’s got great schools, beautiful parks, and three commuter rail stations that give the town’s residents an easy 45-minute ride into downtown Boston. Unfortunately, Wellesley’s town government has enacted policies that make it extremely difficult for ordinary people to move […]