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Program Process

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) work with state departments of transportations, MPOs, transit providers, and other local agencies to ensure Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and environmental justice considerations are integral to all surface transportation activities. In addition to making sure that Federal transportation regulations and policies affirm and reinforce nondiscrimination, Federal staff will take other important actions to:

  • Ensure that Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 compliance and environmental justice principles are understood and implemented in metropolitan and statewide planning activities and in NEPA processes and documents.

Identify effective practices, potential models, and other technical assistance resources to promote the integration of environmental justice into all planning, development, and implementation activities.