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As we reach the end of Women’s History Month, we reflect on the accomplishments women have made — and continue to make — on transportation.
In the 19th Century, Mary Walton designed and patented the first noise reduction system for elevated railroads, an early step that not only made rail more enjoyable, but reduced air pollution. We know that civil rights activists like Rosa Parks and Claudette Colvin sparked a movement around the deep ties between racial justice and transit. We recognize visionary leaders like Jane Jacobs who were written off as “just a housewife” but continued...
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