Beyond Mobility: Transportation's Role in Community Outcomes

Mariia Zimmerman, vice chair of regional planning for APA’s Regional and Intergovernmental Planning Division, caught up with Stephanie Gidigbi, director of strategic initiatives at the U.S. Department of Transportation, to discuss the department’s unprecedented focus on social equity and the coordination necessary between local, regional, and federal governments to create new pathways to opportunity.

Listen as Zimmerman and Gidigbi also explore how the DOT, with the help of states, can empower metropolitan planning organizations to play a more prominent role in the transformation of transportation in our 21st-century cities.

Learn more at planning.org/divisions/regional.

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