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The Road to Economic Mobility: Removing Transportation Barriers for Working Families

February 20, 2018 Dallas Fed

On February 20, 2018, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and On the Road Lending co-hosted an event that explores how we can ensure that working families in the North Texas region overcome transportation barriers so they can achieve greater economic mobility.

Speakers and Topics

  • Driving to Opportunity: Public Policy Recommendations on Personal Car Ownership
    Rolf Pendall, Director, Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center, Urban Institute, Washington, D.C.
  • Transportation and Health: Building a Smart City
    Michael Stevens, Chief Innovation Officer, city of Columbus, Ohio, winner of the Department of Transportation Smart City Challenge
  • Innovations in Public Transit
    Todd Plesko, Vice President of Planning and Development, Dallas Area Rapid Transit
  • Impacts to Working Families of Subprime and Auto Title Predatory Lending
    Yana Miles, Senior Policy Counsel, Center for Responsible Lending, Washington, D.C.
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