Mobilizing Justice is a multidisciplinary, multi-sector, five-year national partnership addressing transportation inequities in Canadian cities through research and knowledge mobilization.
Mobilizing Justice consists of six working groups. Nancy Smith Lea, former TCAT Director and current Senior Advisor, is the Partner Lead on the Transportation Modes working group dedicated to documenting the barriers Canadians face in using different modes of transportation (e.g. walk, bike, transit, car), and how people adapt to overcome them.
Each year, between 2022 and 2026, TCAT will convene a series of Community of Practice workshops to connect with community-led transportation organizations and advocates from across the country who are working on initiatives to support transport equity and increase modal choice, especially for communities or populations that lack access to affordable, safe, and convenient mobility options. Our goal is to better understand the current on-the-ground priorities, gaps, strategies and community initiatives taking place to address transport equity and to create effective two-way communication between Mobilizing Justice researchers and organizations working on the ground.
See TCAT’s catalogues and reports of community initiatives addressing transport poverty and increasing modal choices across Canada: first released in fall 2021, and updated in summer 2022.
See TCAT’s reflections on the findings and recommendations arising from the 2022 Community of Practice workshops.