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Equity and Civil Rights

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Ensure civil rights compliance, equity, and accessibility for all when planning, constructing, operating, and maintaining your BIL-funded project.  

Incorporating equity in your federally funded project involves expanding access to transportation systems and processes, enabling business and workforce opportunities, and ensuring positive community benefits from your project. In addition, your project must be in full compliance with civil rights laws and regulations throughout the project lifecycle to ensure successful project delivery without delays. 

The following list of resources from across U.S. DOT can help guide your project’s equity and civil rights considerations.

U.S. DOT General Resources for Equity and Civil Rights

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)

U.S. DOT Training Resources for Equity and Civil Rights

The following are training resources from across U.S. DOT related to equity and civil rights.  

Other Resources for Equity and Civil Rights

The following are resources relating to equity considerations from other organizations. If you have a resource to include on the Project Delivery Toolbox, please share it with us! 

Share Your Equity and Civil Rights Resources 

Do you have a resource related to equity and/or civil rights to share? Let us know via our form here.

Disclaimer:  The intention of the resources above is to provide an overview of the tools and information available to help successfully deliver BIL-funded projects. The resources are maintained on the U.S. DOT Project Delivery Center of Excellence website as a secondary source and do not supersede primary materials issued by each U.S. DOT Operating Administration. Note: U.S. DOT does not promote one resource over another. Accordingly, please work directly with the U.S. DOT Operating Administration managing your BIL funding for specific guidance. 

Looking for Something Specific?

Try exploring the site of the U.S. DOT Operating Administration of your BIL funding. 

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