Civil Rights

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

On March 13, 2015, the United States' Department of Transportation issued a Final Rule under the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 that transportation entities are required to make reasonable modifications/accommodations to policies, practices, and procedures to avoid discrimination and ensure that their programs are accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Visit our ADA web page to download the modification request form or the ADA complaint form.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal

Columbus Consolidated Government/METRA Transit System has established a 2% overall goal for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation for Fiscal Years 2020, 2021 and 2022. The goal was established in accordance with the Department of Transportation's Financial Assistance Program, 49 CFR Part 26, and was based on demonstrable evidence of the availability of ready, willing and able DBEs relative to all businesses ready, willing and able to participate on the DOT-assisted contracts of METRA Transit System. For more information, visit the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal web page.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Columbus Consolidated Government and its agency, the Department of Transportation/METRA will not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment decisions based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. For more information, visit the Equal Employment Opportunity web page.

Title VI

The City of Columbus/METRA operates its program and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Any person who believes she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with the City of Columbus/METRA. For more information about filing a Title VI complaint, visit the Title VI web page.