Title VI and Public Transit

Dates:

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.

Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will:

  • 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.

Details:

Duration: Virtual Online, 4 days, Monday -Thursday, 1:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern daily
Contact: Myrna Sirleaf
Email: msirleaf@nti.rutgers.edu
Audience: Regional/Metropolitan Planning Organization, State Department of Transportation, and transit agency staff.