Service and Fare Equity Analysis Guidance


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05-05-11

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Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is announcing the availability of new Service and Fare Equity Guidance. This document is supplemental guidance to help you comply with service and fare equity analysis requirements outlined in FTAs Title VI Circular 4702.1A. The guidance is designed to assist FTA grantees with completing the service and fare equity analysis. The guidance only applies to those grantees that are in urbanized areas 200,000 and over and receive 5307 funds.

I encourage you to use this guidance as you begin to prepare your upcoming budgets and may be considering raising fares and/or implementing major service changes. This guidance is available at http://www.fta.dot.gov/documents/FINAL_Service_and_fare_equity_analysis_guidelines_4_27_2011.doc. Further Title VI guidance may be found at http://www.fta.dot.gov/civilrights/title6/civil_rights_11704.html.

Additionally, FTAs Office of Civil Rights will be holding webinars based on this guidance over the next several months. Please sign up for the Title VI list serve to learn about these educational opportunities at http://www.fta.dot.gov/civilrights/civil_rights_5088.html.

For further information, contact Region 10s Civil Rights Officer Monica McCallum at 206-220-4462 or email monica.mccallum@dot.gov.

Sincerely,

/s/

R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator