This virtual peer exchange was designed to assist State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) and Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) in sharing environmental justice best practices and lessons learned.
This virtual peer exchange, held July 10, included two moderated panel discussions on environmental justice.
The webinar provides an overview of the Census Transportation Planning Products Program (CTPP), a State DOT-funded, cooperative program that produces special tabulations of American Community Survey (ACS) data that have…
This webinar covers a peer exchange on Environmental Justice (EJ) Analysis Strategies at the 2019 AMPO Annual Conference with support from the Center for Environmental Excellence and FHWA. The peer…
Environmental Justice & Transportation
Ensuring environmental justice is key in new transportation projects and planning.
We dive deep into environmental justice issues and how problems can be mitigated throughout the industry.
Community of Practice
The Environmental Justice (EJ) Community of Practice (CoP) is a forum for DOT and metropolitan planning organization (MPO) practitioners to hold regular discussions regarding EJ emerging issues, and analyze the state of the practice and its implementation.
Executive Order 12898: Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations
Department of Transportation Order 5610.2(a) (May 12, 2012)
FHWA Order 6640.23A (June 14, 2012)
Title VI Requirements and Guidelines for Federal Transit Administration Recipients
Executive Order 13166: Improving Access for Services to Persons of Limited English Proficiency
Impacts of Congestion Pricing on Low Income Populations: Efforts to Measure and Respond to Income-Equity Concerns (2017)
FHWA Environmental Justice Reference Guide (2015)
FHWA Environmental Justice website and Peer Exchange/webinar resource page
An Overview of Transportation and Environmental Justice (FHWA)
Environmental Justice in Transportation: Emerging Trends and Best Practices Guidebook (FHWA)
FHWA Community Impact Assessment Website
NTI Introduction to Environmental Justice Course, National Transit Institute
NTI Advanced-Level Environmental Justice Workshop, National Transit Institute
Environmental Justice Policy Guidance For Federal Transit Administration Recipients (FTA Circular 4703.1, July 2012)
Measuring Effectiveness in Public Involvement NCHRP 08-105 (research underway)
Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board No. 2320 (February 2013) This edition of the journal includes 13 research papers focusing on the role of environmental justice, social factors, and gender-related issues in transportation.
NCHRP Report 710: Practical Approaches for Involving Traditionally Underserved Populations in Transportation Decisionmaking (NCHRP Project 8-72, March 2012)
NCHRP Research Results Digest 340: State DOT Best Practices for Title VI Compliance (NCHRP Project 20-65, Task 18) and companion document: NCHRP Web-Only Document 147: Reference Materials for State DOT Title VI Compliance
NCHRP Report 456: Guidebook for Assessing the Social and Economic Effects of Transportation Projects
NCHRP Report 532: Effective Methods for Environmental Justice Assessment (2004)