Remembering Cynthia Wiggins: A lesson in transportation and community revitalization
- Can't get there from here. Barnes, Edward; Blackman, Ann // Time;2/19/1996, Vol. 147 Issue 8, p33
Looks at racial discrimination regarding bus-routes in the United States. The death of Cynthia Wiggins, a black woman who was killed by a truck while crossing a busy highway to reach her job at the Walden Galleria Mall near Buffalo, New York; Assertion by the local public transportation...
- In memory of Cynthia Wiggins. Jackson, Bernice Powell // New York Amsterdam News;3/23/96, Vol. 87 Issue 12, p11
Focuses on Cynthia Wiggins, who was killed by a dumptruck, while trying to cross the highway to catch the Number six bus from Waldern Galleria Mall, where she worked. Why the mall did not allow the bus on the property; Dangers the mall's move posed to inner-city residents; Public response to...
- Buffalo, NY, Family Settles For $2.55 Mil. In Suit Charging Woman's Death Was Due To Racism At Mall. // Jet;12/06/99, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p16
Reports on the settlement of a lawsuit in the death of Cynthia Wiggins against the Walden Galleria Mall in Cheektowaga, New York.
- Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. takes case of black teen killed by dump truck on her way to mall. // Jet;08/19/96, Vol. 90 Issue 14, p37
Reports that attorney Johnnie Cochran is taking the case of a black teenager whose death led to accusations of racism against owners of a suburban shopping mall in Buffalo, New York. Details of the death of the teenager, Cynthia Wiggins; Comments of attorney Carl Douglas.
- The aftermath. Murphy, Jean V. // Traffic World;7/26/93, Vol. 235 Issue 4, p4
Editorial. Cites the role of transportation workers in alleviating the effects of the July 1993 flood in the Midwest. Rerouting of freight; Trucking companies' donation of service; Flood's damage on railroads; Government allocation for road repairs.
- Motor fuels tax should go to highways only. Wentworth, Jeff // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);2/18/2009, Vol. 137 Issue 7, p6A
The author reflects on the complaints of the Texans concerning the transportation system of the state.
- Transport and land-use policies in Delhi. Tiwari, Geetam // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;2003, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p444
Current transportation policies in mega-cities worldwide lead to major threats to health through traffic injuries, air pollution, noise, reduction in physical activities, and adverse impact on urban quality of life. In addition, a large section of the population in cities in low-income countries...
- Transportation and community. Little, Cheryl // Environmental Action;Spring/Summer96, Vol. 28 Issue 1/2, p8
Discusses the correlation between the community development and efficient transportation systems in the United States. Alienation fostered by automobile transportation; Need to develop communal space in promoting sustainable communities; Challenge for society in creating transportation systems...
- Principles of sustainability. // Environmental Action;Spring/Summer96, Vol. 28 Issue 1/2, p9
Enumerates the determinants in creating efficient transportation systems for promoting sustainable community development. Use of technology in appropriate strategies; Awareness and sensitivity to ecological preservation; Emphasis on providing social justice in designing transportation systems.