Environmental Justice/Public Participation Links

Speaking with One Voice: Broadening Perspectives

2014 U.S. DOT Civil Rights Virtual Symposium

African American Heritage Tour

February 25, 2013
The Ward: Race and Class in Du Bois' 7th Ward" [2.3 MB pdf]... Amy Hillier, University of Pennsylvania

Panel Discussion on the African American Heritage Tour Project

Cassidy Boulan [1.5 MB pdf], DVRPC
Aissia Richardson [0.3 MB pdf], Uptown Entertainment and Development Corporation
Melissa Jest [0.9 MB pdf], Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia

For more information on the 7th Ward, please visit: www.dubois-theward.org.
To download a copy of the African American Heritage Tour 7th Ward Brochure, visit:
To request a hard copy of the brochure, please contact Jane Meconi at public_affairs@dvrpc.org.

Placemaking in Latino Communities

October 11, 2012
Leonardo Vazquez, Presenter
Presentation [0.5 MB pdf]

Successfully Engaging Diverse Audiences in Regional Planning: Tools, Techniques, and Strategies

10th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth
Building Safe, Healthy, and Livable Communities
February 3-5, 2011
Charlotte, North Carolina

Panel Presentations

Engaging the Public Successfully in Regional Planning [1.8 MB pdf]
C.J. Gabbe, Fregonese Associates
Engaging the Public in Regional Planning [1.4 MB pdf]
Mark Butala, Southern California Association of Governments
Environmental Justice and New Directions in Public Outreach in the Greater Philadelphia Region [0.6 MB pdf]
Jane Meconi, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
Meghan Weir, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Chicago Metropolitan Agency For Planning

Center for Neighborhood Technology

Fregonese Associates

Southern California Association of Governments

Additional Websites


Synthesis 407 Effective Public Involvement Using Limited Resources - A Synthesis of Highway Practice [2.4 MB pdf]
National Cooperative Highway Research Program
Synthesis 85 Effective Use of Citizen Advisory Committees for Transit Planning and Operations - A Synthesis of Transit Practice [1.3 MB pdf]
Transit Cooperative Research Program
Public Involvement and Participation Resource Guide September 2008 [0.2 MB pdf]
Federal Highway Administration
Everyone Rides: Transportation Access for Culturally and Ethnically Diverse Elders [1.0 MB pdf]
National Center for Senior Transportation
Report 150 Communication with Vulnerable Populations: A Transportation and Emergency Management Toolkit [pdf]
Transit Cooperative Research Program
Public Participation Toolbox [0.3 MB pdf]
International Association for Public Participation
Title VI Circular 4702.1B, "Title VI Requirements and Guidelines for Federal Transit Administration Recipients"
Federal Transit Administration
Travel Behavior and Mobility of Transportation-Disadvantaged Populations: Evidence from the National Household Travel Survey [0.4 MB pdf]
Jeremy Mattson, Small Urban & Rural Transit Center, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, North Dakota State University, Fargo