CMRPC Meeting

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 5:30pm

Notice of Public Meeting

A notice is hereby given of the availability of the following documents/materials for public review and comment by decision makers, stakeholders, and the general public:

Proposed Update to the Draft 2021 Public Participation Plan (PPP)

What is the PPP? The PPP details proactive outreach procedures compliant with FAST Act, Title VI, Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and Environmental Justice (EJ).

Summary materials pertaining to the above listed document and proposed update is available at or by request at the CMRPC Offices.

There will be opportunities for the public to comment on the Proposed Update to the PPP at the time and location listed below:

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 5:30PM CMRPC Office, Conference Room

1 Mercantile Street, Suite 520

Worcester, MA

To join virtually using ZOOM use the following link:

Meeting ID: 894 2287 6532; Passcode: 673841

All written comments received before Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 4:30PM will be fully considered.

CMMPO meetings are conducted in accessible locations and materials can be provided in accessible formats upon request at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting. If you would like special accommodations, such as an interpreter, please contact Yahaira Graxirena, (508) 459-3325, or, preferably 10 days prior to the meeting.

The Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA), the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5307 (c) grant applicant, a member of the CMMPO, states that the public involvement process adopted for the development of the TIP satisfies the public hearing requirements that pertain to the development of the Program of Projects for regular Section 5307, Urbanized Area Formula Program, grant applications including the provision for public notice and the time established for public review and comment.

The CMMPO fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. The CMMPO does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, English proficiency, income, religious creed, ancestry, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, military service, or gender identity or expression. Any person who believes himself/herself or any specific class of persons has been subjected to discrimination prohibited by Title VI or related statutes or regulations may, himself/herself or via a representative, file a complaint with the CMMPO. A complaint must be filed no later than 180 calendar days after the date on which the person believes the discrimination occurred.

Title VI prohibits discrimination in federally assisted programs and requires that no person in the United States of America shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin (including Limited English Proficiency) be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal assistance.

Related federal non-discrimination laws administered by the Federal Highway Administration, the Federal Transit Administration prohibit discrimination on the basis of age, sex and disability. These protected categories are contemplated within CMMPO’s Title VI Program, consistent with federal interpretation and administration. Additionally, CMMPO provides meaningful access to its programs, services and activities to individuals with limited English proficiency, in compliance with US Department of Transportation policy and guidance on federal Executive Order 13166. CMMPO also complies with the Massachusetts Public Accommodation Law, M.G.L. Chapter 272, Sections 92a, 98, and 98a prohibiting making any distinction, discrimination, or restriction in admission to or treatment in place of public accommodation based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or ancestry. Likewise, CMMPO complies with the Governor’s Executive Order 526, Section 4 requiring that all of its programs, activities, and services provided, performed, licensed, chartered, funded, regulated, or contracted shall be conducted without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, or background.

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