Equity Through Access Update

Equity Through Access Update

Product No.: 20022
Date Published: 10/2020

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“Gaps and Bridges” is an outline of issues and needs that vulnerable populations face in accessing essential services in the DVRPC region. This document was informed by research on best practices for accessibility and feedback from stakeholders during the project outreach process.

Geographic Area Covered: Bucks, Burlington, Camden, Chester, Delaware, Gloucester, Mercer, Montgomery, City of Philadelphia

Key Words: Access, Coordinated Human Services Transportation Plan, COVID-19, Disabled, Elderly, Equity, Low-Income, Seniors, Transit, Vulnerable Population

Staff Contact(s)

Project Team

  • Shoshana Akins Senior Public Participation Planner
  • Gregory R. Krykewycz, PP, AICP Director of Transportation Planning
  • Thomas R Stead Assistant Manager, Office of Mobility Analysis and Design
  • Kimberly L. Korejko Manager, Office of Data Coordination
  • Karin A. Morris, AICP Director of Community Planning

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DVRPC’s publications or portions of publications can be translated in alternative languages and formats if requested. To request translation, please submit the form below. You can also contact DVRPC’s Office of Communications & Engagement at 215-592-1800 or public_affairs@dvrpc.org.

Title VI Statement

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, Executive Order 12898 on Environmental Justice, and related nondiscrimination mandates in all programs and activities. DVRPC's website, www.dvrpc.org, may be translated into multiple languages. Publications and other public documents can usually be made available in alternative languages and formats, if requested. DVRPC’s public meetings are always held in ADA-accessible facilities, and held in transit-accessible locations whenever possible. Translation, interpretation, or other auxiliary services can be provided to individuals who submit a request at least seven days prior to a public meeting. Translation and interpretation services for DVRPC’s projects, products, and planning processes are available, generally free of charge, by calling (215) 592-1800. All requests will be accommodated to the greatest extent possible.

Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice by DVRPC under Title VI and/or ADA has a right to file a formal complaint. Any such complaint must be in writing and filed with DVRPC's Title VI Compliance Manager, Alison Hastings, and/or the appropriate state or federal agency within 180 days of the alleged discriminatory occurrence. For more information on DVRPC's Title VI program or to obtain a Title VI Complaint Form, please visit: www.dvrpc.org/GetInvolved/TitleVI, call (215) 592-1800, or email public_affairs@dvrpc.org.

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