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Title VI Policy

Title VI Policy


As a federal grant recipient, the City of Durham complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its amendments. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires that no person in the United States, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, including the denial of meaningful access for Limited English Proficient (LEP) persons, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.

The City of Durham is committed to enforcing the provisions of Title VI and protecting the rights and opportunities of all persons associated with GoDurham and GoDurham ACCESS or affected by its programs. The City of Durham's commitment includes vigorously enforcing all applicable laws and regulations that affect GoDurham, GoDurham ACCESS, and those organizations, both public and private, which participate and benefit through our programs.

The City of Durham will take positive and realistic affirmative steps to ensure that all persons and/or firms wishing to participate in its programs are given an equal and equitable chance to participate. The City of Durham’s subrecipients and contractors are required to prevent discrimination and ensure nondiscrimination in all of their programs, activities, and services.
The City of Durham’s Transportation Department / Mobility Services Division is responsible for providing leadership, direction, and policy to ensure compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Any person(s) or firm(s) who feel that they have been discriminated against based on race, color or national origin are encouraged to report such violations to the Title VI Coordinator:

Title VI Coordinator 
101 City Hall Plaza, Ste. 4200 
Durham, NC 27701 
Phone: 919-560-4366


Complaints should be filed within 180 days of the alleged violation.

Title VI & Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan
In accordance with the FTA Title VI Circular, 4702.1B, City of Durham is required to submit a Title VI Program once every three years or as otherwise directed by FTA.

The Title VI Program is a compilation of documents, plans, maps, policies, and standards, etc., that demonstrate City of Durham's compliance with Title VI. Guidance provided by the FTA Title VI Circular requires approval of the Title VI Program by the City of Durham Director of Transportation who is responsible for the program and policies. This document details how The City of Durham 's transit system (GoDurham) incorporates nondiscrimination policies and practices in providing services to the public.