department of transportation
Title VI and
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program
Title VI Policy
GreenLink Transit is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in or denied the benefits of its services on the basis of race, color or national origin, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.
Toward this end, it is GreenLinks objective to:
- Ensure that the level and quality of transportation service is provided without regard to race, color, or national origin;
- Identify and address, as appropriate, disproportionately high and adverse human health and environmental effects, including social and economic effects of programs and activities on minority populations and low-income populations;
- Promote the full and fair participation of all affected populations in transportation decision making;
- Prevent the denial, reduction, or delay in benefits related to programs and activities that benefit minority populations or low-income populations;
- Ensure meaningful access to programs and activities by persons with limited English proficiency.
The General Manager, supervisors and employees share the responsibility for carrying out GreenLink's commitment to Title VI. The Title VI staff is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the program and the Customer Service staff receives and investigates Title VI complaints that come through the complaint procedures process.
For additional information on Greenlink's nondiscrimination obligations, please write to:
Transit Planner/Grants Manager
PO Box 2207
Greenville, SC 29602
Greenlink Transit is committed to a policy of non-discrimination in the conduct of its business, including its Title VI responsibilities and to the delivery of equitable and accessible transportation services. Any person who believes that he or she has been subjected to discrimination under Title VI on the basis of race, color or national origin may file a Title VI complaint with GreenLink within 180 days of from the date of the alleged discrimination.
Complaints may be filed with Greenlink in writing and may be addressed to GreenLink, Greg Baney, Title VI Coordinator, PO Box 2207 Greenville, SC 29602. A copy of the Title VI Complaint Form is available by calling (864) 467-2700.
Greenlink will provide appropriate assistance to complainants who are limited in their ability to communicate in English.
Public Participation Notice of Proposed Three Year Overall
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal
Greenville Transit Authority/Greenlink
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, of the Greenville Transit Authority’s (GTA), intent to
propose a Three year Overall Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program
Goal, applicable to contracting opportunities in GTA’s federally-assisted
programs funded by the U,S, Department of Transportation (DOT) for the federal
fiscal years beginning October 1, 2011, and ending September 30, 2014:
DBE Goal 1%
GTA’s proposed Three Year Overall DBE Goal and its rationale were developed
pursuant to U.S. Department of Transportation’ s Disadvantaged Business
enterprise Program Final Rule (49 CFR Part 26). A statement regarding this
proposed goal and how it was established is available for inspection for thirty
days following the date of this notice from 8:30 AM ET to 5:00 PM ET, Monday
through Friday at our principal place of business located at Greenlink Transit
1021 S. Main St. Greenille, SC 29601.
Written comments regarding the proposed DBE goal and the manner it was
established will be accepted for forty-five days from the date of this Notice.
Comments can be forwarded to GTA at the above stated address. For further
information, write or visit the office at the above address or telephone
Greenville Transit Authority, Greenlink’ s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
Program Liaison officer at 864-467-2700. This document is available in
accessible format. Please call 864-467-2700 or 864-467-5001 to request an