Title VI and Public Transit

When:
December 3, 2018 – December 4, 2018 all-day
2018-12-03T00:00:00-01:00
2018-12-05T00:00:00-01:00

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Title VI and Public Transit

National Transit Institute

Description:

 

This course will help practitioners appreciate the importance of transit equity considerations during the day-to-day life of transit planning, management, and operations. It is designed to provide accurate information on a variety of equity considerations an agency is exposed to on a daily basis.

Audience:
Regional/Metropolitan Planning Organization, State Department of Transportation, and transit agency staff.

Objectives:
Understand the historical background of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the environmental justice movement; understand the Federal Laws, and regulations and guidance of Title VI, environmental justice, NEPA and LEP; and receive resources to address these requirements.

Goals:

  • Use this course, subsequent case studies, and exercises as planning tools to identify potential impacts of proposed actions on low-income and minority populations, as well as other disadvantaged groups (e.g., elderly, disabled, youth).
  • Understand how equity issues in transportation planning and operations will lead to better service, planning, and delivery.
  • Apply course content to help ensure equitable distribution of public transportation resources; thus, public transportation providers and users will benefit.

Length: 2 days

Fee:

  • $600.00 for Consulting, Contractor, Non-Profit (USA only), Non-USA Transportation or Government Agency, Other.
  • Free for all others.

CEUs: 1.20

Program Coordinator: Myrna Sirleaf

Email: msirleaf@nti.rutgers.edu

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