The TEN Primer: An introduction to TEN featuring key statistics, personal testimonies, and a history of transportation equity. Download (655 KB PDF).
TEN's Vision Document: A powerful document detailing the history of transportation equity issues in America with TEN's vision for the future. Download (164 KB PDF).
TEN's Green Construction Careers Model (Missouri Model):
Green Construction Careers/Missouri Model One-Pager: A single-page handout on the Green Construction Careers (Missouri) Model. Download (229 KB Doc).
Missouri Department of Transportation Workplace Equity Agreement: Details of the agreement between TEN/MCU and MoDOT. Download (70 KB Doc).
Workfore Equity Language Document: Provides example language for use in negotiating workforce equity requirements. Download (37 KB Doc).
Organizational Results Report: A summary of the impact of workforce equity requirements done by MoDOT. Download (332 KB Doc).
Springfield Rail Community Benefits Agreement: A copy of the agreement used by FCCG in Springfield, IL. Download (29 KB Doc).
MoDOT Workforce Training Application: An example application from the training required by the Missouri Model agreement. View (1.5 MB).
Carnahan's Flexible Operating Assistance Bill: A summary of HR 3200 proposed by Congressman Carnahan. Download (102 KB Doc).
HR 3200 Fact Check: One-page flyer with statistics and summary of Carnahan's Flexible Operating Assistance proposal. Download (247 KB PDF).
HR 3200 Breakdown: In-depth analysis and background on Carnahan's Flexible Operating Assistance proposal. Download (86 KB Docx).
Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) and Other Important Documents
COMTO Briefing Paper: A briefing from a meeting held between COMTO and White House officials. Download (188 KB PDF).
DBE Letter to COM Chairs: A letter from 16 members of the House to several key Chairpeople regarding equity enforcement in recovery act construction. Download (950 KB PDF).
DBE Letter to Ray LaHood: A similar letter regarding equity enforcement sent to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. Download (909 KB PDF).
CBLC Letter to the FHWA: Explains the legal framework for geographically-based hiring practices. Download (70 KB PDF).
NYSDOT Meeting Agenda: Schedule from a meeting with the NYSDOT over equity issues. Download (377 KB PDF).
LaHood's Letter to Gov. Riley: A letter from Ray LaHood to Gov. Riley of Alabama concerning the DBE program. Download (16 KB PDF).
DOT's DBE Letter to Transit Supporters: Deputy Secretary of Transportation John Porcari writes to transit supporters about the DBE program. Download (115 KB PDF).
SAFETEA-LU Implementation Guidelines: A memo from the DOT on the implementation of SAFETEA-LU section 1920 equity requirements. Download (729 KB PDF).
US Code Title 23: Laws regarding equity enforcement and workforce hiring statutes. Download (61 KB Doc).
GAO Report on DBE Oversight: Report on the effectiveness of state disadvantaged business enterprize (DBE) oversight. Download (74 KB PDF).
GAO Report on FHWA OJT Compliance: Report on the oversight of state on-the-job (OJT) training programs. Download (947 KB PDF).
Cornell Report on PLA Agreements: Cornell report showing the job creation potential of Project Labor Agreements, especially for disadvantaged workers. Download (1.05 MB PDF).
Hiring Policy Documents
St. Louis Jobs Ordinance: An example of the agreement negotiated in St. Louis. Download (37 KB Doc).
Kansas City Workforce Ordinance: Copy of the workforce hiring agreement negotiated in KC. Download (66 KB Doc).
Los Angeles Local Workforce Resolution: Resolution negotiated requiring the hiring of local residents in LA projects. Download (90 KB Doc).
Milwaukee Opportunities Restoring Employment (M.O.R.E.) Legislation: Legislation requiring the participation of local residents in city projects. Download (37 KB Doc).