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Public Webinars and Outreach for the Justice40 Initiative

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In June of 2023, USDOT led a public webinar to explain how DOT is implementing the Justice40 Initiative and to review updates made to the ETC Explorer Tool.


Previous Webinars

Please see the description of these sessions below and watch the recordings based on your interest.

  • On February 24, 2023, a public webinar was held to provide an overview of the agency’s proposed updates and rebranding of the Transportation Disadvantaged Census Tracts (Historically Disadvantaged Communities) tool, and Request for Information (RFI).  Through the RFI, DOT is seeking input and recommendations on the tool and index methodology.    


In November 2021, USDOT hosted two virtual public meetings about the Justice40 Initiative. During these interactive meetings, participants heard from senior USDOT leaders about the Justice40 Initiative and were invited to share input and feedback.

  • On November 9, 2021 USDOT hosted the first session in a two-part interactive series on the Justice40 Initiative. This first session introduced the Justice40 Initiative and discussed the benefits that transportation investments can bring to burdened communities.
  • On November 16, 2021 USDOT hosted the second session in a two-part interactive series on the Justice40 initiative. This second session asked participants to provide input on the types of data and metrics that USDOT can use to develop a framework for transportation programs impacting communities. Though not required, participants are encouraged to watch session #1 for additional context ahead of session #2.

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