Whether you are commuting to work or traveling for leisure, transportation is a major aspect of our daily lives. Disparities in transportation related issues can adversely impact black urban spaces. Despite the challenges, new solutions are invigorating hope.
Byron A. Nicholas, AICP - May 9, 2019
An Interview with Oonee’s Co-Founder Shabazz Stuart
Black + Urban had a wonderful opportunity to interview Shabazz Stuart, Co-Founder of Oonee. During an exclusive tour at one of Shabazz’s Oonee pods in Downtown Manhattan, we were given an inside look at how Oonee provides a unique and innovative service to urban transportation while providing additional public amenities complimented by a stellar aesthetic to the urban realm.
Byron A. Nicholas, AICP - August 1, 2018
Today we see the effects of historic U.S transportation policy that has proven to be disadvantageous to Black urban spaces.
Byron A. Nicholas, AICP - July 15, 2018
Perceived crime and negative media portrayal may be factors that induce public transit racial Micro-aggressions that is related to increased stress and anxiety on victims. This article takes a look at what the MTA and other transit agencies can do to reduce racial prejudices on public transit.