Sponsoring Agency: United States Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE Washington, DC 20590, Contract #: DTFH61-17-D-00010, Agency Code: HEPH
Environmental justice, Transportation -- Planning, Population -- Economic aspects, Urbanization
Since 1994, every Federal agency has a mandate to develop a strategy for identifying and addressing disproportionately high and adverse human health or environmental effects on low income populations and minority populations. In transportation planning this means including those communities’ voices in the planning process, and evaluating the social impacts early on.
A new report from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), prepared by Portland State University and ICF International, provides an in-depth analysis of national demographic trends and a synthesis of best long-range planning practices borne out of five case studies
Golub, A., Addressing Changing Demographics in Environmental Justice Analysis. Project Brief, summary of FHWA-HEP-19-021. Portland, OR: Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC), 2019.