Rosa Parks made civil rights history on a public transportation system. Justice and equity are not abstract concepts and we keep struggling to get things right – even in traffic and transit. Expert in global sub/urban futures professor Dr. Roger Keil talks Toronto’s systemic segregation, the difference between equality and equity, transit equity, the Metrolinx $50 billion dollar plan to counteract structural inequities as well as tools and methods to bring about equity.
Dr. Roger Keil (@rkeil, Toronto) is an expert in global sub/urban futures whose projects illuminate new forms of work, housing, mobility governance, and human/non-human nature relationships. Roger is Professor in Environmental Studies at York University, former director of York U’s City Institute, & is principal investigator of “Global Suburbanisms: Governance, Land and Infrastructure in the 21st Century” with 50 researchers worldwide.