Snohomish County, Wash. – Community Transit is seeking public comment on its 2019-2022 Title VI Non-Discrimination Program that addresses how the agency engages minority populations. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 states 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.”
As a recipient of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds, Community Transit is required to have a Title VI program, which is updated and submitted to the FTA every three years.
Community Transit meets FTA objectives by promoting actions that:
Community Transit’s proposed 2019-2022 Title VI Non-Discrimination Program is available online at www.communitytransit.org/title6, or by calling (425) 353-7433 to request a copy. The Title VI webpage can be read in multiple languages by using Google Translator and selecting a preferred language.
Public comment on the proposed plan will be accepted through May 10. Comments may be submitted in one of the following ways:
Community Transit Live
Tuesday, April 9
Noon to 1 p.m.
Thursday, April 18
3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Everett Station, Weyerhaeuser Room
3201 Smith Ave, Everett WA, 98201
Thursday, May 2
Community Transit Board Room
7100 Hardeson Road, Everett, WA 98203
Community Transit provides all people equal access to its services. Complaints about discrimination by the agency or its staff can be made at www.communitytransit.org/nondiscrimination.
Community Transit is responsible for providing bus and paratransit service, vanpool and alternative commute options in Snohomish County. The agency is building a network of Swift bus rapid transit lines with Swift Blue Line along Highway 99 and Swift Green Line between Canyon Park/Bothell and Boeing/Paine Field.