Transit

Prince George’s County offers a public transportation system that encompasses virtually every means of conveyance available for the movement of people and goods.  Administration, maintenance and enhancement of this system are the responsibility of the County’s Department of Public Works and Transportation.  Staff constantly works to ensure that travelers throughout the County have a well-planned, accessible and well-maintained transportation system.

 
  

ADA Statement

  

 The Prince George's County Department of Public Works and Transportation, Office of Transportation is committed to a policy of full accessibility and does not discriminate in the provision of any of its business activities. We are committed to upholding the intent and spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to the fullest extent possible. This commitment extends to all programs, services and activities of the Office of Transportation such that no qualified individual with a disability shall be discriminated against on the basis of his or her disability.  

  

It is the Office of Transportation's responsibility and desire that no person be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to, discrimination under any program or activity supported by the Office of Transportation based on their disability, as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It is also the responsibility of each and every the Office of Transportation employee to work cooperatively to achieve the goals and objectives of this statement.

  

 The Office of Transportation is fully committed to the goal of achieving equal opportunity and non-discrimination for all persons in their interactions with the Office of Transportation.

    
 

 Title VI of the Civil Right Act of 1964

  

  Prince Georges County aims to provide guidance and leadership in preventing discrimination in transportation projects and programs, and strives to engage all, irrespective of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability and socioeconomic status.

 

  Title VI Brochure

 Commitment to Civil Rights - Title VI

Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation 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.

 The Office of Transportation:

 Ensures that the level and quality of transportation service is provided without regard to race, color or national origin;

  Identifies and addresses, as appropriate, disproportionately high and adverse human health and environmental effects, including social and economic effects of programs and activities on minority populations and low-income populations; 
-   Promotes the full and fair participation of all affected populations in transportation decision making; 
-   Prevents the denial, reduction or delay in benefits related to programs and activities that benefit 
    minority  populations or low-income populations; and 
-   Ensures meaningful access to programs and activities by persons with limited English proficiency.

 
TheBus Title VI Complaint Procedures

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 with The Office of transportation, TheBus within 180 days from the date of the alleged discrimination. Complaints may either be filed with TheBus or with the U.S. Department of Transportation.

 Filing a Complaint with TheBus:

 Complaints may be filed in writing, must be signed, and may be addressed to: 
 DPW&T
Office of Transportation 
9400 Peppercorn Place
Suite 320 
Largo, MD 20774 

 Filing a Complaint Directly to the U.S. Department of Transportation

A complainant may file a Title VI complaint with the U.S. Department of Transportation by contacting the Department at:
U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration’s Office of Civil Rights 1760 Market Street, Suite 500 Philadelphia, PA 19103-4124

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