Tilahun, UPP Asst. Prof, Interviewed on Impact of Highway Expansion

Nebiyou Tilahun

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Nebiyou Tilahun, UIC assistant professor of urban planning and policy, is interviewed by The Chicago Reporter in a story about the impact of highway expansion on job accessibility, particularly for low-income workers. Tilahun, who studies travel behavior, accessibility, and the social issues surrounding transportation, discusses the various level of access Chicago residents have to specific employment sectors. The article also cites figures from UIC’s Great Cities Institute on joblessness in Chicago due to the decrease in manufacturing jobs from many parts of the city. http://bit.ly/2ysqYXn