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TITLE VI NOTIFICATION
The Greater Portland Transit District (METRO) Title VI notifification is as follows:


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."

To find out more about METRO's non descrimination procedures or to file a complaint, please contact 207-774-0351.

How to file a complaint

You may file a signed, written complaint 180 days to the date of the alleged discrimination.
The complaint should include:

- Your name, address and telephone number.

- How, why, and when you believe you were discriminated against. Include as much specific, 
  detailed information as possible about the alleged acts of discrimination, and any other relevant
  information.

- The names of any persons, if known, who the District Title VI Division could contact for
   clarity of your allegations.

Your complaint must be signed and dated.
Please submit your complaint to the address stipulated below:

General Manager
Greater Portland Transit District METRO
114 Valley Street
Portland ME  04102

207-774-0351

Attachment A presents copy of the complaint form.

Public Notification Procedures
Greater Portland Transit District (METRO) posts its Title VI notification on its website and in a Title VI brochure which it distributed the METRO office (114 Valley St., Portland), the METRO Pulse (transit center/hub at 21 Elm St. in Portland) and on buses.

An abbreviated Title VI notice is included in our Multi-Lingual Ride guide.

Attachment B presents a copy of the Title VI brochure

Tuesday the 2nd. 114 Valley Street Portland, ME 04102 (207) 774-0351
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