Title VI and Public Transit Course

When:
April 18, 2019 – April 19, 2019 all-day
2019-04-18T00:00:00+00:00
2019-04-20T00:00:00+00:00
Where:
Allentown PA

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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.

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