Title VI: NON-DISCRIMINATION
Statement of Policy
FRED Transit is committed to ensuring that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (PL 100.259), be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity, whether those programs and activities are federally funded or not.
The FRED Transit Title VI Manager is responsible for initiating and monitoring Title VI activities, preparing required reports, and other responsibilities as required by Title 23 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 200, and Title 49 CFR Part 21.
FRED’s Title VI Manager is Craig Reed. Mr. Reed can be reached at 540.372.1222 x709 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan for FY16-18
The full text of FRED’s Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan may be read here.
Assistance for Customers with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)
FRED offers free language assistance on how to use our service and participate in public forums relating to FRED to individuals with limited English proficiency. FRED’s LEP policy may be read here.
FRED ofrece asistencia gratuita para el uso de nuestro servicio y para participar en los foros públicos relacionados con el FRED para personas con dominio limitado del inglés. La política LEP de FRED puede leerse aquí.
FRED’s website also permits visitors to translate pages into multiple languages through the use of Google Translate. Use the “Select Language” menu found of each page to translate that page into the language of your choice.
Complaints regarding Title VI
Individuals have the right to file complaints with FRED or directly with the Federal Transit Administration if they believe their rights have been violated under Title VI. Section VII of FRED’s Title VI Plan describes the complaint procedures in detail. Links to FRED’s complaint forms are below.