Racial and Socioeconomic Impacts in Washington, DC Transportation Planning
Saturday, November 18, 2023, 2:00 PM
Join us on Saturday (11/18) to visit the recently installed “Centuries” exhibit by artist Nekisha Durrett. Durrett’s exhibit focuses on celebrating Black women bicyclists, drawing from stories of five Black women, who gathered in 1928 to cycle for three days, from New York City to Washington, DC.
You can choose to meet at the event or join one of our Washington, DC or Maryland bike rides to this event:
- If starting from DC, meet in front of MBT at Dew Drop Inn (2801 8th St NE, Washington, DC 20017) @ 1:30 PM
- If starting from Maryland, meet in front of the Gene Lynch Urban Park (8410 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910) @ 1:00 PM
After visiting the exhibit, we will head over to the nearby Wunder Garten beer garden, where we will provide shared appetizers and light refreshments. There will be an open opportunity to discuss the historical context and impressions of this art exhibit as well as the impacts of racial, education, and income segregation in transportation planning throughout Washington, DC’s wards. We plan to have representatives from various Washington, DC wards to share their perspectives and insights!