2002 Annual Update of "and Justice for All": DVRPC's Strategy for Fair Treatment and Meaningful Involvement of All People

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This report is an annual update of DVRPC's September 2001 report on Environmental Justice entitled "and Justice for All": DVRPC's Strategy for Fair Treatment and Meaningful Involvement of All People. It is part of DVRPC's ongoing and continuing work program and also fulfills a federal certification requirement for Metropolitan Planning Organizations that use federal funds to undertake a planning process to develop regional plans and programs. The supplement updates and refines the quantitative methodology developed in the first report. New demographic and quality of life factors are added, including limited English proficiency populations, female head of household with child populations, and the locations of day care centers. A new eight-factor degrees of disadvantage analysis and a poverty as a constant analysis are compared with the newly adopted FY 2003 Transportation Improvement Program. A sample neighborhood analysis of TIP funding focuses on Southwest Philadelphia.