Lessons from Ferguson: Building Complete Communities.
Bonnie Roy, PLA, AICP and Partner with SWT Design was recently featured in an article she co-authored for the September 2015 ITE Journal for the Institute for Transportation Engineers.
In August 2014, the world saw the events of Ferguson, MO unfold on West Florissant Ave creating a debate about how a mostly white police force engaged with a predominantly African-American community. What has become a common household name – “Ferguson” – in not an isolated situation. Many communities around the country face similar issues with the intersection of race, class, underprivileged areas, and underserved citizens. Perhaps something that was missed in looking at the polarized images was the backdrop of the infrastructure landscape…
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