Transportation Equity Assessment

East-West Gateway Council of Governments (EWG) seeks to ensure that the transportation system meets the needs of all residents. Thus, as a part of the Connected 2050 planning process, a Transportation Equity Assessment was conducted to help provide a framework for analyzing future transportation decisions and their impacts on the region’s communities.

Read the Transportation Equity Assessment and the Executive Summary or watch the videos below for more information.

Transportation Equity Assessment Overview

Learn more about equity and key recommendation areas
for improvement by watching the video below:


Transportation Equity Assessment Contents

This Transportation Equity Assessment includes three key components:

1. Historical Analysis

A historical analysis of investments and policies going back over a hundred years to help understand past decisions affecting the region and communities.

2. Existing Conditions Analysis

An assessment of current mobility, transportation safety, environmental conditions in the region in relation to different population groups.

3. Transportation Spending Analysis

An analysis of regional and local transportation investments, based on an assessment of projects in the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) since 2005.

If you have any questions about the Transportation Equity Assessment, email

Code of Federal Regulations 23 CFR 450.32
Check out the federal requirements for EWG to prepare a Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) also known as a LRTP.

Guiding Principles
Learn how we updated the region’s Guiding Principles as part of the Connected 2050 process.

Transportation Equity Assessment
Learn more about transportation equity in the region through an assessment of past investments and current conditions.


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