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1Â Â This report documents and presents the results of a review of literature that establishes a baseline understanding of transportationâs economic, health, and social impacts on Black people in the United States. This review was coupled with a qualitative analysis of practitioner interviews to arrive at gaps in the literature as well as key themes that could inform an approach to subsequent research efforts. Preliminary recommendations deriving from the review of literature included (1) the need to ascertain the general variance between what literature and policies say about the experiences Black people have regarding transportation and what interviews revealed about how transportation is currently experienced by Black people; (2) the importance of including, in subsequent analyses, specific and intersectional experiences of Black people who are especially vulnerable to inequities; and (3) the necessity of an intentional effort to incorporate geographic equity in the research methods and final recommendations thereafter. Recurring themes in the literature and in the perspectives of interviewees included (1) trans- portation governance and how transportation investment decisions are made; (2) the specific impacts of slavery and their current, quantitative impacts on transportation; (3) the need to establish a comprehensive overview of disinvestment from Black neighborhoods for the purpose of naming recommended reparative investment priorities; (4) the specific correla- tions between transportation projects and housing instability; (5) the perception of Black communities as being less desirable in the eyes of transportation planners; (6) the need for reparative approaches to public health impacts stemming from transportation practices; and (7) the moral imperative of illuminating examples of existing responses to environ- mental racism. S U M M A R Y Racial Equity, Black America, and Public Transportation Volume 1: A Review of Economic, Health, and Social Impacts