Title VI of the Civil Rights Act
Hazleton Public Transit (HPT) gives public notice that it complies with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and all related statutes. Title VI provides that "no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance." HPT operates its programs and services without regard to race, color and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.
To receive more information or learn more about our Title VI non-discrimation policies, please call us at 570-459-5414 or visit our administrative office at: 126 West Mine Street, Hazleton, PA 18201.
To fill out a Title VI complaint form, call 570-459-5414 to speak to our Civil Rights Officer, or visit our administrative office at: 126 West Mine Street, Hazleton, PA 18201, or download our Title VI policy, procedure, and complaint forms PDF by clicking this link.
Hazleton Public Transit (HPT)
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
Fiscal Years 2017 through 2019
Hazleton Public Transit (HPT) receives United States Department of Transportation funds. As a recipient of these funds, HPT is required to establish a DBE participation goal. HPT calculated the goal based on the applicable regulations (49 Code of Federal Regulations Part 26). HPT is recommending a 1.0% DBE goal for federally assisted contracts beginning October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2019. Information pertaining to this goal including a description of how it was calculated, is available for inspection from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) at the administrative offices of Hazleton Public Transit located at 126 West Mine Street, Hazleton, PA 18201 for 30 days following this notice. Written comments on this goal will be accepted for 45 days from the date of this notice. The comments may be sent to Ralph Sharp, DBE Liaison, same address as above. For more information, please call 570-459-5414.