Local Transit Policies and Federal Civil Rights Title VI
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) which operates Muni, is seeking public comment on draft Title VI policies used to evaluate impacts of major service changes and fare changes. The Policies establishes thresholds to determine when impacts of major service changes and fare changes adversely affect minority and low income populations.
SFMTA is seeking input to these draft Policies in response to recent changes made by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to its Title VI requirements (http://www.fta.dot.gov/documents/FTA_Title_VI_FINAL.pdf). The draft Policies will be presented at upcoming public meetings. We want to ensure that our customers and stakeholders are aware of our draft Policies and have the opportunity to provide comment.
The SFMTA will host public meetings to discuss these policies on:
- Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:00pm at 1 South Van Ness, 2nd Floor
- Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm at 1 South Van Ness, 2nd Floor
All comments must be received by Sunday, June 30, 2013. Comments may be submitted:
- At the public meetings
- Electronically by sending a message to TitleVIcomments@SFMTA.com
- By phone - 311 Multilingual Information Center
- Comments may also be mailed to:
SFMTA c/o Operations Planning
1 South Van Ness Ave, 7th Floor
San Francisco, California 94103
The SFMTA Board of Directors will take comments and consider these policies for approval on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 1:00pm at City Hall Room 400.
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