Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Report by Dr. Chamard to Muni Public Transit Advisory Board quoted in Alaska Dispatch News article about downtown transit center

A report by Dr. Sharon Chamard, Justice faculty, was quoted in an Alaska Dispatch News article about Anchorage's downtown transit center.  Dr. Chamard wrote the report for the Muncipality's Public Transit Advisory Board following a tour of the downtown transit center in the spring.

Among the issues she noted were the number of people coming to the transit center and remaining for long periods of time, the public ownership of the facility which presents challenges to security staff seeking to ask people to leave, poor maintenance of the space, and the concentration of criminal justice and social services tenants.

Read the full article:
"Broad effort seeks to change character of Anchorage's downtown transit center" by Devin Kelly. 25 May 2015. Alaska Dispatch News