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April 11, 2013

Report: Equitable TOD creates better communities

Identifies the systemic challenges of developing and financing equitable TOD projects and offers concrete national and regional capital and policy ideas to grow the sector.


July 29, 2011

TriMet creates 2 diversity-focused positions

Johnell Bell has been selected as the agency's director of diversity and transit equity. In a newly created role, Martin Gonzalez, a TriMet employee since 2007, will serve as multicultural program manager.


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