Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis to Advance Transportation Equity

This research project will synthesize previous research investigating equity assessments by MnDOT, academia, and industry, leveraging these findings in concert with directly-collected community experience and staff expertise, to achieve the following objectives: (1) Establish a detailed understanding of current challenges and needs related to equity assessment in Minnesota; (2) Identification or development of assessment methods and equity-focused strategic actions that will improve the likelihood that transportation equity in Minnesota is assessed in a manner that achieves context-sensitive outcomes representative of the communities served; (3) Facilitate the adoption of identified or developed equity assessment methods and complementary strategic actions through a bespoke training program including information detailing the appropriate use cases, data requirements, and considerations.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $130500
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Minnesota Department of Transportation

    395 John Ireland Boulevard
    St Paul, MN  United States  55155
  • Performing Organizations:

    Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Transit Mobility Program

    701 North Post Oak Road, Suite 430
    Houston, TX  United States  77024
  • Principal Investigators:

    Elgart, Zachary

  • Start Date: 20200707
  • Expected Completion Date: 20230430
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01744841
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Minnesota Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: 1036219
  • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 10 2020 11:19AM