Title VI and other policies

Rights Under Title VI

El Dorado County Transit Authority (El Dorado Transit) operates its programs and services without regard to race, color or national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Any person who believes he or she has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with El Dorado Transit.

For more information on El Dorado Transit’s civil rights program, and the procedures to file a complaint, contact (530) 642-5383 or visit the administrative offices at 6565 Commerce Way, Diamond Springs, CA 95619.

A complainant may file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration by filing a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights, Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator, East Building, 5th Floor-TCR, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE, Washington DC 20590.

To view El Dorado Transit’s full Title VI Program and claim form, Click Here to download the PDF Version.

If information is needed in another language, contact (530) 642-5383 for assistance. Si require informacion en otro idioma, llame a (530) 642-5383.

Public Utilities Code Section 99170

No person shall do any of the following with respect to the property, facilities or vehicles of a transit district:

  • Operate, interfere with, enter, or climb on or in the property, facilities, or vehicles owned or operated by the transit district without the permission or approval of the transit district.
  • Interfere with the operator or operation of a transit vehicle or impede the safe boarding or alighting of passengers.
  • Extend any portion of the body through any window in a manner that may cause harm or injury.
  • Throw any object from the vehicle.
  • Commit any act or engage in any behavior that may, with reasonable foresee ability, cause harm or injury to any person or property.
  • Violate any notice, prohibition, instruction, or direction on any sign that is intended to provide for the safety and security of transit passengers, or the safe and secure operation of the transit system.

Infraction: punishable by a fine, not to exceed $75 for first violation and not to exceed $250 after a second conviction or by community service not to exceed 48 hours over a period not to exceed 60 days.

Reasonable Modifications

El Dorado Transit makes all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services and activities.

Exceptions would include modifications that:

  • Cause a direct threat to the health or safety of others
  • Result in a fundamental alteration of the service
  • Are not necessary  in order for the individual with a disability to access services
  • Result in undue financial and administration burden

Requests for Reasonable Modification may be submitted via email to info@eldoradotransit.com, written mail to 6565 Commerce Way, Diamond Springs CA 95619 or by phone at (530) 642-5383. All requests for Reasonable Modification should be addressed to the attention of the Planning and Marketing Manager.

For more details regarding specific policies and procedures surrounding Reasonable Modification requests, please refer to the El Dorado Transit Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance Plan.

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