Title VI and Public Transit

When:
February 8, 2021 – February 11, 2021 all-day
2021-02-08T00:00:00-01:00
2021-02-12T00:00:00-01:00

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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 seniors, youth, and persons with disabilities.
  • 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 to the benefit of public transportation providers and users.

 

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