Your Rights Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
"No person in the United States shall, on the ground 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."
What is Title VI?
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is the Federal law that protects individuals from discrimination on the basis of their race, color, or national origin in programs that receive Federal financial assistance.
No person or group of persons shall be discriminated against with regard to the routing, scheduling, or quality of transportation service furnished by Williamsburg Area Transit Authority on the basis of race, color, or national origin. Frequency of service, age and quality of vehicles assigned to routes, quality of stations serving different routes, and location of routes may not be determined on the basis of race, color or national origin.
How can I file a discrimination complaint?
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 should contact:
Williamsburg Area Transit Authority
Attention: Executive Director
7239 Pocahontas Trail
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Where can I view your Title VI Plan?
WATA's approved Title VI Plan can be downloaded here: Adopted Title VI Plan.