Title VI Compliance: Notice to the Public
The URA of Pittsburgh hereby gives public notice of its policy to assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The focal point of the Civil Rights Title VI Program nondiscrimination law is Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin. Related statutes, which prohibit sex, disability and age discrimination in the Departments programs, activities and services also fall within the purview of the Civil Rights Title VI Program.
The intent of Title VI is to eliminate barriers that prevent under-represented groups from receiving access and benefits from the transportation planning and project development processes and transportation system as a whole. Hereinafter Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, related statutes and executive orders, shall be referred to as Title VI.
As a requirement of the funding that the URA receives from the Federal Transit Administration. The URA is making the following documents available to the public in both English and Spanish:
- Notifying the Public of Rights Under Title VI
- Instructions to the Public regarding how to File a Title VI Discrimination Complaint
- Title VI Complaint Form
Any person who believes that they have, individually, or as a member of any specific class of persons, been subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin may file a complaint with Port Authority. A complaint must be filed within 180 days after the date of the alleged discrimination.