Title

Reductions in Transit Service or Increases in Fares: Civil Rights, ADA, Regulatory, and Environmental Justice Implications

Document Type

Report

Publication Date

3-2011

Subject Area

policy - fares, policy - equity, place - north america, policy - disability

Keywords

environmental justice, fares, civil rights, Title VI of the Divil right Act of 1964 (Title VI), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Abstract

Reductions in Transit Service or Increases in Fares: Civil Rights, ADA, Regulatory, and Environmental Justice Implications explores the legal implications of reductions in transit service or increases in fares in the context of environmental justice. Based on federal environmental justice principles, the report analyzes constitutional and statutory provisions and regulations in regard to transit agencies’ compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Rights

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