Photo by: Bike Walk Lincoln Park
Every year, Michigan’s political and business elite retreat to the Mackinac Policy Conference on Mackinac Island. The island is a place where bicycles, not automobiles, are the dominant vehicle of transportation. With this setting for the state’s top policy conference, why are leaders not more inspired to make Michigan a more bikeable state?
A diversity workshop was held February 9th, 2015 with high expectations from students that they would discuss the intersectionalities of race, class, and gender in the urban planning context, and have a larger dialogue of social justice and community. This blog piece highlights one MUP's reflection on the workshop.