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Title VI

Title VI is part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that ensures "no person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance." Under Title VI, no federally assisted agency or program can discriminate by: 

As a recipient of federal funds, the TPO has the responsibilities of working closely with the region's transit providers to be sure funds, services, and projects are distributed in a non-discriminatory way.  The TPO and the public transit providers, including Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) must prepare a federal Title IV report every three years. These reports document each agency's Title VI programs and policies.

Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) Information and Title VI Report

View the full report (77 MB).

TPO Title VI Information and Title VI Report 

Knoxville Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization Title VI Nondiscrimination Statement

The Knoxville Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission ensures compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; 49 CFR, part 26; related statutes and regulations to the end that no person shall be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal assistance from the U.S. Department of Transportation on the grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin.

Our brochure provides more information about Title VI and your rights. For additional information or to learn how to file a complaint please call or write the TPO.

Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against should contact:

Doug Burton, Title VI Coordinator

Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization
400 Main Street, Suite 403
Knoxville, TN 37902
Telephone: (856) 215-2500
www.knoxtrans.org

Language interpretive services or document translation are available upon requests. Advance notification required.

Knoxville Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal for FY 2011

The MPC DBE Goal for FY 2011 will be at least 3.4% of the eligible U.S. DOT funds directly contracted with MPC. DBE’s must be certified under U.S. DOT regulations 49 CFR, part 26. For more information contact:

Doug Burton, DBE Liaison Officer

MPC
400 Main Street, Suite 403
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-215-2500;
doug.burton@knoxmpc.org
or download the DBE plan >>

The Knoxville Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission provides staff to the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization (TPO). The TPO is the local Knoxville Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization.

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TPO Executive BoardSmall Assembly Room, City County Building, 400 Main Street, Knoxville, TN, 379029:00 am
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