What’s it really like to ride the bus while Black?

  • Date: 08/25/2020

Black people are disproportionately represented in the essential workforce and rely on public transit at a greater rate than other demographic groups. But, disparities in access to quality healthcare, paid family leave, and telecommuting have allowed COVID-19 to ravage these communities at a greater rate, while also placing a great deal of stress on the public bus system.

Recently, Greater Greater Washington hosted “Riding While Black,” a panel discussion, made possible by TransitCenter, which focused on making the bus better for every rider.

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