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Each transit agency must integrate into its public participation plan the strategies, procedures, and outcomes that will ensure participation of their entire communities, including people of color, people with disabilities, and low-income populations, among others, when dealing with its transportation planning issues. This requirement is established under federal laws and regulations.

The TRB Transit Cooperative Research Program's TCRP Synthesis 170: Inclusive Public Participation in Transit Decision-Making documents current, effective, ongoing public participation mechanisms resulting in, and instilling participation from, communities of color; communities with limited English-language proficiency and low-income populations; and people with disabilities.

Suggested Citation

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2023. Inclusive Public Participation in Transit Decision-Making. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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82 pages |  8.5 x 11 |  Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-309-69841-2

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