TITLE VI POLICY

Notice to the Public

Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority (EMTA) gives public notice that it complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and all related statutes. Title VI provides that “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.” EMTA operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and 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 EMTA.

For more information on EMTA’s Title VI Program, obligations, procedures and/or to file a complaint, please:

  • Call (814) 459-4287,
  • Mail complaint form:

Title VI Coordinator
Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority
127 East 14th Street
Erie, PA 16503

  • Or, visit our administrative office at 127 East 14th Street, Erie, PA 16503

Complaint procedures and forms are also available on EMTA’s website at www.ride-the-e.com

A complaint may also be filed directly with the Federal Transit Administration or the U.S. Department of Transportation. The addresses are:

Federal Transit Administration Office of Civil Rights
Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator
East Building, 5th Floor – TCR
1200 New Jersey Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20590

More Information

Title VI Complaint Procedures

Title VI Complaint Form

Documento EMTA derechos civiles

Act 44

Act 44 Disclosures

DBE Goal Proposal

EMTA has established a program goal of 8.4% annually for DBE Participation in its contract opportunities for Federal Fiscal Years 2021-2023

EMTA is in the process of setting the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goals for the Fiscal Year 2021-2023.  Based on the 49 CFR 26, we are providing an opportunity for “consultation with minority, women’s, and general contractor groups, community organizations and other officials or organizations which could be expected to have information concerning the availability of disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged businesses and the effects of discrimination on opportunities for DBEs.”

Pennsylvania Right to Know

Public Records Right to Know Procedure