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 the Treasurer and 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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