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RT's Title VI Program Update

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires that “No person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”

RT is currently in the process of updating its Title VI program. The final report will be presented to the RT Board of Directors for approval on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the RT Auditorium at 1400 29th Street (accessible by light rail to the 29th Street Station, and bus routes 3867 and 68). The public comment period closed on Monday, April 24, 2017; however comments can still be made orally before the RT Board of Directors at their meeting.

Follow the links below to review RT's draft Title VI Program Update. For questions, contact James Drake, RT Principal Planner, at jdrake@sacrt.com or (916) 556-0505.

To request language interpretation services for the RT Board of Directors meeting, call (916) 556-0515 no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.
 
Download or Read the 2017 RT Title VI Update
& Assorted Attachments in PDF Format
Title VI Program Update 2017 Appendix A - Rider Public Notice Appendix B - Complaints Appendix C - Public Participation Plan
Appendix D - Language Assistance Plan Appendix E - Rider Construction Appendix F - Rider Demographics Appendix G - Service Monitoring
Appendix H - Equity Analysis Appendix I - Service Standards    

Complaint Procedures.

Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against, may file a signed written complaint within 180 days of the date of alleged discrimination. The complaint should include the following information:

  • Your name, your address and how best to contact you
    (i.e. telephone number, email address, etc.)
     
  • How, when, where and why you believe you were discriminated against. Please include the location, names and contact information of any witnesses.

A written complaint can be filed:         

By Mail:
Sacramento Regional Transit District
P.O. Box 2110
Sacramento, CA 95812
In Person:
Sacramento Regional Transit District
1409 28th Street, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95816

Select this link to print a TITLE VI COMPLAINT FORM

The Customer Advocacy Department can be reached by telephone at 916-557-4545 or by fax at 916-456-1752, or select this link to fill out a Customer Advocacy online form.

For additional information on RT's nondiscrimination obligations, please contact the Customer Advocacy Department. Complaint Assistance:  A Customer Advocate can assist with writing a complaint if the complainant is unable to do so.
 

What happens to the complaint after it’s submitted?                Back to top

All complaints alleging discrimination based on race, color or national origin in a service or benefit provided by RT will be directly addressed by RT. RT will provide appropriate assistance to complainants, including those persons with disabilities, or who are limited in their ability to communicate in English. Additionally, RT will make every effort to address all complaints in an expeditious and thorough manner.

A letter of acknowledging receipt of complaint will be mailed within seven days. Please note that a complainant’s failure to respond to any requests for additional information or to provide the requested information may result in the administrative closure of the complaint.

How will the complainant be notified of the outcome of the complaint?

RT will send a final written determination letter to the complainant. In a letter notifying complainant that the complaint is not substantiated, the complainant will also be advised of his or her right to appeal and the appeal process within seven calendar days of receipt.  Every effort will be made to respond to the Title VI complaints within 30 working days of receipt, if not sooner.

If you need more information on RT’s Title VI policy or assistance in filing a Title VI complaint, please call RT’s Customer Advocacy Department at 916-557-4545.

In addition to the complaint process described above, a complainant may file a Title VI complaint with the following office:

Federal Transit Administration, Region IX
Office of Civil Rights
90 Seventh Street, Suite 15-300
San Francisco, CA 94105-6701                                                
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Si usted necesita más información en el Título del RT VI política o ayuda con la clasificación de un Título VI queja, por favor llame 916-557-4545.


Если Вы нуждаетесь в большем количестве информации относительно Названия РЕАЛЬНОГО МАСШТАБА ВРЕМЕНИ шесть политики или помощь с регистрацией Названия VI жалоб, пожалуйста звоните 916-557-4545.


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