has a new Health Equity Certificate Program. I get to teach a section on public transportation and health.
Check out my Prezi.
"Influencing Public Transportation Policy Through Community Engagement and Coalition Building: Process and Preliminary Outcomes" is now available online.
Please contact me if you would like to access the article but are unable.
Summers, P., Chao, E., McCoy, P., Perry, J., & Rhodes, S.D. (2020). Influencing Public Transportation Policy Through Community Engagement and Coalition Building: Process and Preliminary Outcomes. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action 14(4), 489-498. doi:10.1353/cpr.2020.0054.
One year ago was my last day behind the wheel of a city bus. It was an emotional day made sweet by singing Christmas carols.
A lot has happened since and I am grateful for the experience I gained during 2020.
His article on our new pedestrian bridges illuminates our city's transportation blind spots. He eloquently concludes one paragraph with "Now, a multi-million dollar transportation project is completed largely to flatter the city’s vision of itself while continuing to leave the town physically divided by class sequestration and racial segregation."
I shouldn't be surprised that his words are cogent because he is an author and literature professor at Wake Forest University. I am thrilled to know him as a fellow bike rider and hope to see his Humanities Institute flourish.
Yesterday I was interviewed by Spectrum News https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nc/triad/news/2020/08/28/winston-salem-uses-art-to-highlight-public-transportation about Marching for Mobility.
So do not fear, for I am with you;Maybe we are being called to be part of the rescue operation by loving our neighbors even when it feels scary.
do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you;
I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.