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Feasibility Study Of A Bicycle-Based Active Transportation Program For Recently Released Offenders, Lauren Dietz Jan 2019

Feasibility Study Of A Bicycle-Based Active Transportation Program For Recently Released Offenders, Lauren Dietz

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Barriers to successful reentry continue to plague formerly incarcerated individuals, and continue to be a problem that grows with the increasing rate of incarceration in the United States. Transportation continues to be a common issue faced by ex-offenders, especially for those who are prohibited from driving as a condition of their sentence. Compounding the problem is the spatial mismatch between important destinations like job centers and residential areas. This is true for the women who reside at the Fresh Start Community-Based Corrections residential facility in Des Moines. The Des Moines Metro area is designed around a traditional transportation network of ...