Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Title VI Notice of Protection Against Discrimination
Fulton County Transit Authority operates its programs without regard to race, color and national origin. To request or receive additional information on its discrimination obligations, including its complaint procedures, please contact the person listed below:
Fulton County Transit Authority
PO Box 1601
Fulton, KY 42041
Email Address: email@example.com
To file a discrimination complaint, the written complaint must be filed to the address above within 180 days of the alleged discrimination. To accommodate limited English proficient individuals, oral complaints to be documented and/or translated may also be given at the above address. Written complaints may also be filed with the U. S. Department of Transportation/Federal Transit Administration (FTA) no later than 180 days after the date of the alleged discrimination, unless the time for filing is extended by FTA.
ADA Paratransit eligibility determination process will be made through self-certification with professional verification as needed. Persons with temporary disabilities may be considered ADA Paratransit eligible through in person assessment. An application is considered complete once the person has provided all of the information required. Applicants will be notified in writing of the initial notification determination of eligibility. Determination of non-eligibility must state the reasons for the finding. Individuals are permitted to request an appeal within 60 days of the initial eligibility decision. Applicants are granted presumptive eligibility if a determination has not been made within 21 calendar days of the submission of a completed application or 30 days of an appeal. FCTA may require individuals periodically reapply for ADA Paratransit eligibility determination every 2 -5 years. ADA Paratransit Service Hours are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Contact for ADA Paratransit Suspension - Executive Director and/or Assistant Director - or 270-472-0662.
Complementary Paratransit service will be provided to visitors outside of this region if these individuals have been certified as "ADA Paratransit Eligible" by any public entity. Certification will be honored for up to 21 days of Paratransit service. Paratransit service will be provided by a personal care attendant (PCA) traveling with an eligible rider. In addition to a PCA, that service will be provided to one (1) companion accompanying an eligible rider. Companions must be charged the same fare as the eligible rider and the PCA must ride free.
No-Show Suspension Policy - FCTA may suspend Paratransit service to those persons who establish a pattern of practice of missing scheduled rides. Before service can be suspended under this provision, individuals will be provided an opportunity to appeal the proposed suspension.
Public Transit Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Notice
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Office of Transportation Delivery
In accordance with 49 CFR Part 26, The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), OFFICE OF TRANSPORTATION DELIVERY, anticipates an overall utilization goal of 4.4 percent for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) in the Federal Rural Transit Program and applicable KYTC Capital Programs funded by the USDOT/Federal Transit Administration for the next three (3) Federal Fiscal Years beginning October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2022.
The goal and the basis for establishing the goal are available for public inspection from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Fulton County Transit Authority Office, 302 Eastwood Drive, Fulton, Kentucky 42041.
Comments may be sent to FCTA, PO Box 1601, Fulton, KY 42041. Please contact Executive Director Kenney Etherton at 270-472-0662 Ext. 7 with any questions. Comments may also be sent during the 30 day comment period to the USDOT/Federal Transit Administration at the address listed below:
Regional Civil Rights Officer
Office of Civil Rights, FTA Region IV
230 Peachtree Street, NW, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30303
Fulton County Transit Authority (FCTA)
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Policy Statement
It is the policy of FCTA to make every attempt to ensure that DBE firms have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in all contracting opportunities. FCTA efforts are intended to ensure nondiscrimination in the solicitation, award, and administration of all contracts.
FCTA will be closed on the following holidays:
New Year's Day
Services will be closed when roads are hazardous. FCTA resumes service as roads are cleared.