The Baltimore Regional Transportation Board (BRTB) receives federal funding to support the regional transportation planning process. In doing so the BRTB is required to provide all programs and services fairly and any negative transportation impacts shared equally.
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Public Notice on Title VI Compliance
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination based upon race, color or national origin. On May 22, 2012 the BRTB approved Resolution #12-24, a Public Notice on Title VI Compliance and a Title VI Complaint Procedure and Form.
In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, and other applicable laws, the BRTB operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, or national origin. Furthermore, any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with the BRTB.
For more information on the procedures to file a civil rights complaint, call 410-732-0500; (TTY 800-735-2258), e-mail: email@example.com; or visit the Baltimore Metropolitan Council, 1500 Whetstone Way, Suite 300, Baltimore Maryland 21230.
If information is needed in another language, contact 410-732-0500.
Si se necesita información de Título VI en español, llame al 410-732-0500.
Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan
The LEP Plan seeks to ensure that where substantial numbers of residents exist who do not speak or read English proficiently, these individuals have access to the planning process and published information, and that public notification is provided in other languages. The plan includes a four-part analysis and lays out how the BRTB will provide services to individuals with Limited English Proficiency.
The Plan can be translated to other languages by visiting translate.google.com and clicking on the translate a document hyperlink. From there, you will then be prompted to upload the PDF and select your target language. Please note this feature may not be enabled on all mobile devices at this time. Print versions are also available at the Baltimore Metropolitan Council.
Goal for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program
The BRTB adopted Resolution #10-22 to ensure that DBEs have an equal opportunity to participate in the metropolitan transportation planning process. The BRTB establishes a DBE participation goal each fiscal year. The current DBE participation goal, as adopted in Resolution #19-19, is thirty one point seven percent (31.7%).
Accommodations for Americans with Disabilities
The BRTB must adhere to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. In particular, Title II requires the BRTB to make reasonable accommodations to provide access to its programs, services and activities, as well as to its premises, in order to avoid discrimination.
To ensure reasonable access to its premises and to further ensure reasonable access to its programs and activities, BMC staff developed a Title II of Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan.
Vulnerable Population Index
To support public engagement and project planning efforts, BMC staff developed the Vulnerable Population Index (VPI). This tool uses data obtained from the decennial Census and the American Community Survey (ACS) to determine the regional distribution of each of seven vulnerable populations. These populations are based on the following indicators: poverty, minority (non-Hispanic, non-white), minority (Hispanic), LEP, disabled, elderly, and people with no car.