Office of Equal Opportunity - Title VI - Welcome Page

Table of Contents

  1. Title VI Overview
  2. ADA Program Overview
  3. External Complaint Procedure
  4. Title VI FAQ
  5. Title VI Resources & Links
  6. Subrecipient
  7. Contact Us

Title VI/Environmental Justice of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ensures non-discrimination in all Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance from the Federal Highway Administration. In accordance with 23 CFR 200, MDOT SHA established the Office of Equal Opportunity, with a Title VI officer responsible for complying with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, and related laws, statues, executive orders and regulations.

The MDOT SHA Office of Equal Opportunity Title VI Officer monitors the federal-aid program in the following program areas:

  1. Planning
  2. Project development
  3. Right of way
  4. Construction
  5. Research

Nondiscrimination Policy

It is the policy of MDOT SHA, under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 324 of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1973, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and other related statutes and regulations that no person in the United States shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion familial status or retaliation, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any federally or non-federally funded program or activity administered by MDOT SHA or its sub-recipients.