Elizabeth Doerr | An Island Press author

Elizabeth Doerr

Elizabeth Doerr is a writer and expert in community engagement and experiential education. Her journalism has appeared in publications such as CityLab, Portland Monthly, and Baltimore City Paper.

Roadways for People by Lynn Peterson with Elizabeth Doerr | An Island Press book

Roadways for People

Rethinking Transportation Planning and Engineering

 “Seventy years of a car-only approach—not car-centric, it’s car-only—is actually not just non-driver hostile, it’s driver hostile. No one benefits.” —Beth Osborne, Director, Transportation for America

The car-only approach in transportation planning and engineering has led to the construction of roadways that have torn apart and devalued communities, especially Black and Brown communities.