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Technical Report

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Environmental Equity, Environmental Justice, Equity Evaluation Techniques


This research demonstrates how the use of geographic information systems and other study methods can assist in identifying potential adverse impacts of transit programs and activities on minority and low-income populations. A process or examining the relationship between transit facilities and mobile pollutant sources. demographic characteristics, and land use patterns is provided to assist transportation professionals in identifying the location of minority and low-income populations and the potential for adverse impacts on their health and quality of life. Remediation alternatives are also presented.

Citation / Publisher Attribution

Methods for Examining Environmental Equity Issues in Public Transportation, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida, 56 p.