Celebrating Black History Month
This week we continue our celebration of the contribution that black people have made and continue to make to create a better, more inclusive and well run transport system, as well as the contribution they have and are making to active travel and keeping air pollution on the agenda.
Garrett Augustus Morgan Jr who Improved traffic signals
In 1922, Garrett Augustus Morgan Jr, an inventor and businessman, made one of the most significant advancements to traffic control when he improved the traffic signal. After witnessing a major car crash, Morgan applied for and received a patent in 1923 to add a warning light to the then two-light system. To find out more visit https://www.rtcsnv.com/news/black-history-month-influencing-mobility-for-centuries/
To download and share the presentation that Modeshift has created to celebrate and recognise the contribution of black people to sustainable travel visit PowerPoint Presentation (modeshift.org.uk)