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Title VI Notice to Public

Tar River Transit Title VI Program

Tar River Transit (TRT) hereby gives public notice of its policy to uphold and assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and all related statutes. Tar River Transit’s complete Title VI program can be downloaded as a PDF above this paragraph on this web page.

Title VI and related statutes prohibiting discrimination in Federally assisted programs require that no person in the United States of America shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal assistance. A copy of this Title VI Public Notice in English or Spanish can be downloaded as a PDF on this web page above this section.

Other copies can be found at the downtown Transfer Center at 111 Coastline Street in Rocky Mount and in the Tar River Transit Administration office located at 100 Coastline Street in Suite number 315.

Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice regarding the Tar River Transit programs has a right to file a formal complaint with Tar River Transit. Any such complaint must be in writing and submitted to the Tar River Transit Title VI Coordinator within one hundred eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged occurrence. A copy of the Tar River Transit Title VI Complaint Form in English or Spanish can be downloaded as a PDF on this web page along with the Tar River Transit Title VI Complaint and Investigation Procedures.

Accessible Transportation

Tar River Transit provides transportation for people with disabilities through our Dial-A-Ride program (DARTS). This program enables eligible persons to access public transportation.

Hearing or Speech Impaired

If you are hearing or speech impaired please feel free to use the TDD number at 1-800-735-2962.

Reasonable Accommodations / Modifications

Under the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended Tar River Transit (TRT) is required to make reasonable modifications/accommodations to policies, practices and procedures to avoid discrimination and ensure that all Tar River Transit services and programs are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Tar River Transit will make reasonable modifications and accommodations to polices and programs to ensure that individual with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services and activities unless providing these modifications and/or accommodations will:

  1. result in undue financial and administrative burden
  2. result in a fundamental alteration of the service
  3. result in a direct threat to the health and safety of others
  4. not be necessary in order for the individual with a disability to engage in services and programs

All requests for reasonable modifications/accommodations and/or complaints regarding requests for reasonable modifications may be submitted to:

Todd Gardner, Title VI Coordinator
PO Box 1180
Rocky Mount, NC 27802-1180