Title VI, Environmental Justice, and Social Equity in Transit

American Public Transportation Association


Wednesday, September 14, 2016
9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. PDT

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The American economy and quality of life depends on public transportation to connect communities with employment, education, healthcare, and other essential services. Through federal programs and other agency initiatives, the industry is proactively working to expand economic opportunity, socioeconomic mobility, and community health while limiting further disparate impact. Hear from these industry leaders as they discuss policy initiatives and decision-making tools that realize these goals, ranging from reduced-fare programs to tools that inform the Title VI and Environmental Justice analysis and engagement processes.


Dr. Ashley Brown Burns, Ph.D.

Invited Speaker

Senior Associate/ Consultant, Regional Transit Authority, New Orleans, LA Read More

Ian Thistle

Invited Speaker

Policy Analyst, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, Boston, MA Read More

Tiffany Chu

Invited Speaker

Co-Founder and Chief Design Officer, Remix, San Francisco, CA Read More

Linda Ford

Invited Speaker

Associate Administrator for Civil Rights, Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC Read More

Therese McMillan

Invited Speaker

Chief Planning Officer, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Los Angeles, CA Read More