Detroit Jacobin Reading Group: Transit Justice in Detroit and Beyond

Venue

5201 Woodward Ave
Detroit
,
MI
48202
,
US

Important Venue Notes

Fine Arts Room (third floor)

Website

Description

The next meeting of the Detroit Jacobin Reading Group will take place on 4/25/17 from 6-8pm, in the Fine Arts Room on the third floor of the Detroit Public Library Main Branch. This month, we will discuss justice and equity in transportation policy, with an emphasis on public transit. Please come prepared to discuss the following four readings:

Batterman, Joel. "Transit in the Motor City." https://drive.google.com/open?id=0Bz1oncnBv4emcDF2SmsxQnY3WjdmaFNrYW5WVjFUS2U1UUI0

Grengs, Joe. "Fighting for Balanced Transportation in the Motor City." https://drive.google.com/open?id=0Bz1oncnBv4emUFlON3B6UjlqbG5qY1RkbEo2bnVYTkFhMEFF

Kipfer, Stefan. "Ecosocialism and the Fight for Free Public Transit." http://climateandcapitalism.com/2012/12/04/ecosocialism-and-the-fight-for-free-public-transit/

Ramey, Corinne. "America's Unfair Rules of the Road." slate dot com slash articles/news_and_politics/politics/2015/02/america_s_transportation_system_discriminates_against_minorities_and_poor.html