Webinar: COVID and Public Transit in the Houston Region – October 6, 2021

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When: Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM

Where: via Zoom (Register here)

After years of steady growth, Houston METRO’s bus and rail ridership has experienced a sharp drop since the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic in Harris County in March of 2020.

We listened to transit-reliant Houston communities hit hard by Covid-19 to better understand the pandemic’s effect on Houstonians’ relationship with public transportation (access, utilization, future plans) in order to inform what local, state and federal policy proposals and/or investments should be prioritized moving forward.

Please join us on October 6th at 5:30 PM CT via Zoom as we release the findings of our new report “COVID and Public Transit in the Houston Region,” discuss how federal legislation may impact Texas transportation, and share recommendations for the transportation policy agenda.

Current speaker line-up:

  • David Robinson,  Chair of Houston City Council Transportation, Technology and Infrastructure (TTI) Committee and Vice Chair of H-GAC Transportation Policy Council
  • Dr. Letitia Plummer, Houston City Council At-Large Position 4, Vocal equitable transportation advocate
  • Community research team members

Moderator: Dr. Denae King, Interim Associate Director of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs, TSU

This event will be held in English. Spanish interpretation will be provided.

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In partnership with: LINK Houston & Texas Southern University

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