The State of Oregon has a long record of using transportation, land use, and housing tools in inequitable ways, concentrating benefits to the privileged and harms to under-served communities. To help address inequities, the Land Conservation and Development Department amended Oregon's Transportation Planning Rules to implement the Climate-Friendly and Equitable Communities Program. Oregon cities and counties are now required to determine whether the land use and transportation plans improve outcomes for underserved populations by using an equity analysis. As part of the equity analysis cities and counties should:
This guide is intended to help you locate resources to assess document past and present inequities.