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47th Annual Conference | April 19 – 22, 2017 | Minneapolis, MN USA | Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Hotel | #UAA2017 | urbanaffairsassociation.org | urbanaffairsassociation.org/conference/

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Friday, April 21 • 9:40am - 11:05am
FR9.40.15 Metromobility and Spatial Justice II: The Challenges of Equity Planning and Governance

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This panel focuses on spatial justice issues related to bus- and rail-based urban transit. It looks to regimes of metromobility in order to understand how metropolitan transit spaces are produced, by and for whom, and to what effect. Panelists consider the relationships between metromobility and (in)justice in different empirical contexts and through a variety of epistemological postures and theoretical lenses. On the one hand, they trace how transit systems are imbricated in complex relations of urban inequality and oppression. On the other hand, they also explore how transit systems may be planned, managed, and used in emancipatory ways. In so doing, panelists make important contributions to debates about mobility justice and the right to the city.

Selecting the Route: Balancing Development and Equity in Bus Rapid Transit Decision-Making
Dwayne Baker, University of Manitoba; Orly Linovski, University of Manitoba; Kevin Manaugh, McGill University

Equity, Urban Transport, and the Future of City-making
Diane Davis, Harvard Graduate School of Design; Lily Song, Harvard Graduate School of Design

Gentrification or Empowerment? Identifying Effects of Light Rail Transit on Enhancing Socioeconomic Equity
Keuntae Kim, University of Utah; Kathryn Terzano, University of Utah 


Friday April 21, 2017 9:40am - 11:05am
Lakeshore A (1st Floor)