The Greenlining Institute, a racial justice non-profit based in Oakland, California, released “Clean Mobility Equity: A Playbook”, a report that explores many clean transportation programs across California and offers recommendations on how to scale these types of efforts on a broader level. Some of the case studies featured in this report include the Green Raiteros program and the Clean Mobility Options Voucher Pilot Program, both of which Shared-Use Mobility Center administer.
Through exploring these case studies, the report outlines six standards for equitable investment in designing and administering clean mobility initiatives:
For program administrators, a worksheet is available to help them evaluate how their efforts meet these standards.
Subsequently, three policy recommendations are made on how to ensure the success of clean mobility programs on the local, state, and national levels:
Historically, investments in transportation in the United States have neglected the needs of communities of color, exacerbating racial and economic divides. This report suggests how transportation policies can mitigate systemic racism while implementing a multimodal framework.
Last updated March 31, 2021