Opinion: We need to share the road and slow down

By , Guest Columnist Published: February 14, 2021 4:00 AM CT
Roshun Austin
Guest Columnist

Roshun Austin

Roshun Austin is the President and CEO of The Works, a nonprofit community development corporation serving South Memphis and the greater Memphis area. She is also a board member of Memphis Fourth Estate, the nonprofit corporation which owns The Daily Memphian.

While cities across the U.S. are moving toward roads for all users and equitable, place-based strategies promoting safety and access, Memphis is often stalled and focused on crime and punishment or bending to the will of the auto-centrics.


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