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      Planned mostly by and for men, transit in the U.S. has long failed its most loyal customers: women. But increasing efforts in focused data collection and gender mainstreaming are working to remedy those failures.
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      PAS Memo — March-April 2017
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      by: Elizabeth Whitton, AICP       March 01, 2015
      This issue of Zoning Practice discusses how communities can use zoning and other development regulations to promote healthy living environments. It highlights a number of potential regulatory changes in support of reducing health disparities by increasing affordable housing options and improving access to care.
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      Communities must plan for high-speed broadband or risk getting left behind.
      Broadband has become as necessary as electricity, and local planners have several roles to play in bringing the technology to their communities.
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      Now, more than ever, reevaluating our urban landscapes is necessary for recovery, resilience, and more just and equitable cities.
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      Rebuilding a thriving Rust Belt for all residents.
      American civic leaders have long viewed a steady flow of immigrants as fuel for economic development.
    • Connecting the Dots

      Linking bike share with transit — while considering equity issues — requires a big-picture approach.
      April 01, 2017
      Bike share is on the rise because it's an attractive option for cities looking to meet health and sustainability goals.
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      Some planners and communities are trying to reshape public engagement with a focus on different approaches and more diverse participation.
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      Access to public toilets is an issue of equity. Along with homeless people, women, children, the elderly, and those with medical issues are impacted by public spaces planned without bathrooms.
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      People’s lives are at the heart of planning. Planners live up to the promise of creating equitable communities when we’re out there, in the communities, doing the work.
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      Planning for equity is not an extra; it should be practiced as a core skill. Here are some of the ways APA is working to increase its response.
    • Car Sharing Can Drive Mobility Equity

      Car sharing traditionally requires a credit card, smartphone, and proximity to a sharing station, but places like Seattle, Washington, D.C., Denver, and Vancouver are working to overcome the barriers.
    • Parks Are an Equity Issue

      In the Viewpoint from Planning's August/September 2016 issue, Kevin O'Hara looks at parks and public spaces as an equity issue.
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      In the Viewpoint column from Planning magazine’s December 2015 issue, an opinion on the social role of the planner.

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