For a general discussion on public outreach please see the information at https://www.planning.dot.gov/focus_publicEngage.asp and for a specific discussion on outreach with the traditionally underserved populations please see the NCHRP report: Report 710: Practical Approaches for Involving Traditionally Underserved Populations in Transportation Decisionmaking. Note that traditionally underserved populations include populations protected under Title VI (race, color, and national origin) as well as populations protected under other nondiscrimination laws (age, sex, and disability in particular).
3. Please provide a short explanation of how you assess the effectiveness of your Public Participation Plan. What do you define as success and how do you measure it? How often do you evaluate the effectiveness of your public involvement process?
Please be prepared to discuss the following at the site review meeting. A written response is not required.