Title VI Programs

In 2006, the Federal Transit Administration Office of Civil Rights initiated the Transportation Equity Research Program (TERP) pursuant to Section 3046(a)(3) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible and Efficient Transportation Equity Act, a Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU).  TERP includes research in Research and demonstration projects to assess the impacts of transportation planning, investment, and operations on minority and low-income populations, promoting employment in transit construction projects by members of minority and low-income communities, assisting transit agencies provide language assistance to persons with limited English proficiency (LEP), and planning implimenting emergency preparedness for minority, low-income, and LEP persons.

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964