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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.
    Presentation
  • 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
    Presentation
  • Innovations in Public Transit
    Todd Plesko, Vice President of Planning and Development, Dallas Area Rapid Transit
    Presentation
  • Impacts to Working Families of Subprime and Auto Title Predatory Lending
    Yana Miles, Senior Policy Counsel, Center for Responsible Lending, Washington, D.C.
    Presentation
For more information 

Please contact Preston Ash at preston.ash@dal.frb.org.

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