The Georgia DOT Transit Program, is committed to following the established Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Title VI guidelines and regulations detailed in FTA Circular 4702.1B, to ensure no person shall be excluded from participation in, or is denied the benefits of, or is subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation on the grounds of race, color, age, sex, disability or national origin.
GDOT’s commitment and oversight extends to providing ongoing technical assistance, training and communications to all sub recipients of federal funds. All sub recipients must be in compliance with the Title VI Program requirements.
Notification of Rights Under Title VI
- Georgia DOT Transit is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in or denied the benefits of its services on the basis of race, color or national origin, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.
- Any person who believes that he or she has been subjected to discrimination under Title VI on the basis of race, color or national origin may file a Title VI complaint. Any such complaint must be in writing and submitted to Georgia DOT within one hundred eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged discrimination.
- For more information on Georgia DOT Title VI obligations, or to file a complaint, contact Michele Nystrom, Compliance Manager, 600 West Peachtree Street, NW. Atlanta, GA 30308. Please click on the link below to access our complaint form
You may also file your complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration at:
Federal Transit Administration Office of Civil Rights
Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator
East Building, 5th Floor - TCR
1200 New Jersey Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20590
If information is needed in another language, then contact (404) 631-1231.