Accessible Transportation

Ability is impacted by human environments. Our environments both empower and hinder individual freedom to live and thrive. The goals of this project are two-fold - to reveal the geography of disability and accessibility and to create a personalizable map routing application that accounts for individual movement needs as well as speed and distance.

Plumbing Poverty in the United States

Plumbing poverty is a conceptual and methodological tool for understanding the intersection of inequality, infrastructure, and space.


Deitz, Shiloh, and Katie Meehan. Forthcoming. “Plumbing poverty: mapping hot spots of racial and geographic inequality in U.S. household water insecurity.” Annals of the American Association of Geographers. DOI: 10.1080/24694452.2018.1530587


“Plumbing Poverty: Mapping Hot Spots of Racial and Geographic Inequality in U.S. Household Water Insecurity.” Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada, 2018.

“Plumbing Poverty: Hot Spots of Geographic Inequality in U.S. Household Water Insecurity.” American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2018.


International Journal of Urban and Regional Research: “Beyond ‘Third World’ Comparisons: America’s Geography of Water, Race, and Poverty.