Changes are coming to the way the TPB analyzes transportation equity

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TPB planners are working on a new approach to analyzing the region’s long-range transportation plan to satisfy long-standing federal Title VI requirements and Environmental Justice guidelines. These federal measures aim to protect minority and low-income populations from discrimination and disproportionate adverse impacts of federally funded programs. At its January 18 meeting, the TPB discussed a…

Get to know the 2017 TPB Citizens Advisory Committee

At its January 18 meeting, the TPB approved the newly appointed members to its Citizens Advisory Committee for 2017. The CAC’s two main charges are to promote public involvement in transportation planning for the region and to provide independent, region-oriented citizen advice to the TPB on transportation plans and issues. In all, the CAC is…

ICYMI: Jan. 18 TPB Meeting

The TPB took a few formal actions at its January 18 meeting, including appointing new members to its Citizens Advisory Committee. It also discussed the next phase of work of its Long-Range Plan Task Force. The board deferred until February a final vote to endorse a map that will aid in assessing the impacts of…

#TPBatTRB in tweets!

This year, two dozen TPB engineers, analysts, and planners attended the 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. They took to social media to share pictures of the sessions they attended, interesting data they saw, and new ideas they learned about. MORE: TPB engineers, analysts, and planners will be at TRB this year—and sharing what they learn!…

Here’s what’s coming up at the Jan. 18 TPB meeting

The Transportation Planning Board is scheduled to meet at noon on Wednesday, January 18. The official agenda and all meeting materials will be posted on the Thursday before the meeting. Here’s a quick preview of what’s coming up: Endorsing Environmental Justice analysis areas map. Staff have developed a new approach to assess whether major regional transportation investments…