Rural Transportation Program

The Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commission Section 5311 Rural Transportation Program is currently operating in four of the ten counties: Clarke, Conecuh, Monroe and Wilcox.  Within these counties ATRC Rural Transportation provides demand response transportation to anyone in need.  The Rural Transportation Program also contracts for services to transport dialysis patients, Welfare to Work participants and the mentally impaired and physically handicapped.  Also provided is transportation for the elderly to the Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging Nutrition Centers, which are located in these counties.

The Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commission 5311 Transportation Program Currently operates 24 vans, 11 which are handicap equipped. These are eight full-time employees, and four part-time employees in the program.

We have constructed a 4,000 sq. foot maintenance facility where we can perform all our routine maintenance and minor repairs on our vehicles. We also operate our own Tow Truck from an AARA Grant that we received.

The Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commission hereby gives public notice of its policy to uphold and assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and all related statutes.  Title VI and related statutes prohibiting discrimination in Federally assisted programs require that no person in the United States of America shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal assistance.

Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice regarding Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commission programs has a right to file a formal complaint with Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commission.  Any such complaint must be in writing and submitted to Director of Transportation at Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commission within one hundred eighty (180) days following date of the alleged occurrence.

A complainant may file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration by filing a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights, Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator, East Building, 5th Floor-TCR, 1200 New Jersey Ave., Washington, DC  20590 

For more information regarding civil rights complaints please contact:

Fred Armstead, Jr. – Director of Transportation    

Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commission

107 Broad Street     Camden, AL  36726

(334) 682-4234     fax: (334) 682-4205     email: lilfred72@hotmail.com

 

                                        Contacts:

    Fred Armstead,Jr. Transportation Director      334-682-6129

Patti Gibbs, Transportation Coordinator       334-682-6128

Keith Champion, Maintenance Supervisor    334-682-9715

107 Broad Street
Camden, Alabama 36726