Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Fta circular background PIERCE TRANSIT’S NEW TITLE VI POLICIES Jay Peterson Senior Manager, Transit Development 1.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Fta circular background PIERCE TRANSIT’S NEW TITLE VI POLICIES Jay Peterson Senior Manager, Transit Development 1."— Presentation transcript:

1 Fta circular background PIERCE TRANSIT’S NEW TITLE VI POLICIES Jay Peterson Senior Manager, Transit Development 1

2 2

3 Fta circular background 3 Service Hours

4 4

5 Fta circular background  New Adopted Policies  Development of Policies  Public Outreach  Equity Analysis 5 PIERCE TRANSIT’S NEW TITLE VI POLICIES OVERVIEW

6 Fta circular background New Policies Required by FTA 6 Major Service Change – What is “major” to your agency’s service area? Disparate Impact – Unintentional discrimination based on race, color, or national origin resulting from a neutral policy Disproportionate Burden – Affects low income populations more than non-low income populations as a result of neutral policy PIERCE TRANSIT’S NEW TITLE VI POLICIES

7 Fta circular background 7 TITLE VI EQUITY ANALYSIS

8 Fta circular background 8 MAJOR SERVICE CHANGE POLICY A major service change is defined as any change in service on any individual route that would add or eliminate more than twenty percent of the route revenue miles or twenty percent of the route revenue hours. >20% change=equity analysis required Adverse effect =reduction in service based on time or geography 20 %

9 Fta circular background 9 PIERCE TRANSIT’S NEW TITLE VI POLICIES  New circular  Webinars  Other transit agencies  Coordinate with FTA  Our demographics  Our ridership

10 10 Our Community Service Area Minority Population 41% Service Area Low Income Population 12.4%

11 Fta circular background 11 DISPARATE IMPACT POLICY A disparate impact occurs when the minority population adversely affected by a fare or service change is ten percent more than the average minority population of Pierce Transit’s service area. PHOTO 10 %

12 Fta circular background 12 DISPROPORTIONATE BURDEN POLICY A disproportionate burden occurs when the low-income population adversely affected by a fare or service change is five percent more than the average low-income population of Pierce Transit’s service area. PHOTO 5%

13 13 Our Community Service Area Minority Population 41% Service Area Low Income Population 12.4%

14 Fta circular background 14 PUBLIC OUTREACH Thurs., Jan.31, 4:30-6:30pm Community Transportation Advisory Group Pierce Transit Training Center Served by Routes 48 & 300 Tue., Feb 5, 4:30-6:30pm Community Open House Sheridan Elem. School Served by Routes 42, 54 & 56 Wed., Feb. 6, 11:30 - 1:30pm Community Open House Centro Latino Served by Routes 28 & 57 Mon., Feb. 11, 4:00pm Public Hearing Pierce Transit Training Center Served by Routes 48 & 300

15 Revised Service Reductions 417,000 annual service hours to 300,000 Board Adopted: Weekday and Limited Weekend Weekdays 36 routes operating 1250 daily trips Limited service after 7 pm Limited mid-day service Saturdays 24 routes operating 456 trips No service after 7:00 pm Limited service during mid-day Sundays 15 routes operating 244 trips No service after 7:00 pm Limited service during mid-day HolidaysNo Service EliminatedRoute 62 SHUTTLE SHUTTLE paratransit service for eligible people with disabilities operates during the same days and times as local bus service. As bus service is reduced or eliminated, SHUTTLE service will also be reduced or eliminated.

16 16 SERVICE REDUCTIONS BY ROUTE Route No Reduction in HOURS (%) Reduction in MILES (%) Route No System Reduction in HOURS (%) Reduction in MILES (%)

17 17 Summary of Service Change Minority Proportion of Population Census Blocks Along Routes Average Population in Service Area Difference Frequency and/or Span of Service Reductions 42.8%41.0%1.8% Disparate Impact Analysis Routes with a reduction of 20% or more in revenue hours and / or revenue miles Difference>10%? No = No Disparate Impact

18 Disproportio nate Burden Analysis Summary of Service Change Low Income Proportion of Population Census Tracts Along Routes Average Population in Service Area Difference Frequency and/or Span of Service Reductions 13.2%12.4%0.8% 18 Routes with a reduction of 20% or more in revenue hours and / or revenue miles Difference >5%? No = No Disproportionate Burden

19 19 Summary of Service Change Minority Proportion of PopulationLow Income Proportion of Population Census Blocks Along Routes Average Population in Service Area Difference Census Tracts Along Routes Average Population in Service Area Difference Route Elimination 38.9%41.0%-2.1%6.3%12.4%-6.1%

20 Fta circular background 20 TITLE VI ANALYSIS SUMMARY September 2013 Service Change:  “Major” (i.e. a change of >20%) for 23 of 37 routes  Time based changes to 22 routes and elimination of one route result in:  No disparate impact to minority populations  No disproportionate burden to low income populations


Download ppt "Fta circular background PIERCE TRANSIT’S NEW TITLE VI POLICIES Jay Peterson Senior Manager, Transit Development 1."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google