Assessing Equity and Identifying Impacts Associated with Bus Network Redesigns, developed by Foursquare ITP, documents the current state of the practice in defining, assessing, and addressing the equity impacts of bus network redesigns. The document focuses on evaluation and engagement methodologies that are above and beyond those required by FTA’s Title VI regulations. The Synthesis Report includes a literature review, national survey, and set of case studies that explore the approach to incorporating equity into bus network redesigns at five transit agencies. Synthesis 159 provides guidance for transit agencies on how to comprehensively incorporate equity throughout the planning and implementation of a bus network redesign.

The full report is available here for download.