(SR500) FTA Circular 4703.1: Environmental Justice Policy Guidance
11/8/2012 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM EST
The Transportation Planning Capacity Building Exchange webinar will discuss FTA's recently issued Circular 4703.1 The guidance document reiterates how to incorporate environmental justice principles into plans, projects, and activities that receive funding from FTA. This final guidance provides recommendations to State Departments of Transportation, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, public transportation providers, and other recipients of FTA funds on how to fully engage environmental justice populations in the public transportation decision-making process; how to determine whether environmental justice populations would be subjected to disproportionately high and adverse human health or environmental effects as a result of a transportation plan, project, or activity; and how to avoid, minimize, or mitigate these effects.
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