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ADA Complaint Policy


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Title II and III of the American Disability Act of 1990 (ADA) provides that no entity shall discriminate against an individual with a disability in connection with the provision of transportation services. The law sets forth specific requirements for vehicle and facility accessibility and the provision of service, including access to fixed route bus and complementary paratransit service. Roscommon County Transportation Authorityis committed to providing safe and reliable transportation to all people without discrimination based on disabilities.

Roscommon County Transportation Authority's Responsibility:

If Roscommon County Transportation Authority receives a complaint regarding discrimination against an individual under the ADA, we will respond within 30-days of receiving the complaint and will work to resolve the issue with the complainant as quickly as possible. This may involve legal assistance and/or mediation. We will document all of the process including the resolution and will notify our MDOT project manager of the complaint and the resolution. We will keep the complaint and all related documents on file for at least one year. We will keep a summary of all complaints filed for at least five years. Records will be made available to MDOT upon request.

What information should my ADA complaint include?

Provide the following information:
  1. Your full name, address, the telephone numbers where we can reach you during the day and evening, and the name of the party discriminated against (if known);
  2. If known, the name of the person you believe has committed the discrimination;
  3. A brief description of the acts of discrimination, the dates they occurred;
  4. Other information you believe necessary to support your complaint, including copies (not originals) of relevant documents; and
  5. Information about how to communicate with you effectively. Please let us know if you want written communications in a specific format (e.g., large print, Braille, electronic documents).

To guide you in providing the requested information, you may use the below complaint form or use this Printable Version - Click Here

How do I file an ADA complaint by email?

Include all of the information listed above, either in the body of the email or in an attachment. Attach relevant documents to your email. Send your complaint to transit@rcta-transit.net or use the below online submission form. You will receive notice that your complaint has been received within 48 business hours. Please keep a copy of your complaint and the reply email for your records. If you do not receive a reply email, please contact Roscommon County Transportation Authority at (989) 366-5309.

What happens after my complaint is received?

After the complaint is received, we will inform you of our action, which may include:
  1. Contacting you for additional information or copies of relevant documents;
  2. Working with you to resolve the issue;
  3. Referring your complaint for possible resolution through the an ADA Mediation Program;
  4. Referring your complaint to another federal agency with responsibility for the types of issues you have raised.

How can I find out the status of my complaint?

We will review each complaint carefully. If you have not heard from us within three weeks, please contact us at Roscommon County Transportation Authority (989) 366-5309.



Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Discrimination Complaint Form
Printable Version - Click Here

Instructions: Please fill out this form completely, sign and mail, fax, or email to: Roscommon County Transportation Authority ADA Coordinator 2665 S. Townline rd. P.O. Box 284 Prudenville, MI 48651 Fax: (989) 366-4122 or E-mail: transit@rcta-transit.net

Complainant: _________________________________________________________

Address: _____________________________________________________________

City, State and Zip Code: _______________________________________________

Telephone: Home: _____________________

Business: _____________________________

Person Discriminated Against (if other than complainant): _____________________________________________________________________

Address: _____________________________________________________________

City, State and Zip Code: _______________________________________________

Telephone: Home: _____________________

Business: _____________________________

When did the discrimination occur? Date: __________________________________

Describe the acts of discrimination providing the name(s) where possible of the individuals who discriminated:
_____________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________


Signature: _________________________________________

Date: _____________________________________________




Roscommon County Transportation Authority
Procedure to File a Complaint Under the
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

If you believe you, or another person has been discriminated against under Title II and III of the American Disability Act of 1990 by Roscommon County Transportation Authority or one of our employees, you can file a complaint by mail, fax, Discrimination Complaint Form: Printable Version - Click Here, or email at:

Roscommon County Transportation Authority ADA Coordinator
2665 S. Townline Rd., P.O. Box 284 Prudenville, MI 48651
Fax: (989) 366- 4122 or E-mail: transit@rcta-transit.net
Or refer to the online submission form at the bottom of this page.

Take the first step: Before filing your complaint, you may contact the Roscommon County Transportation Authority ADA Coordinator to discuss your concerns. The ADA Coordinator can look into the issue and try to come up with an acceptable resolution to the situation. If you would like additional information you may contact Roscommon County Transportation Authority ADA Coordinator.

You can file a complaint against Roscommon County Transportation Authority using the following procedures:
  • File a written complaint with the Roscommon County Transportation Authority ADA Coordinator as soon as possible, but no later than 60 calendar days after the alleged violation.
  • The written complaint should be submitted by the grievant and/or designee.
  • Alternative means of filing complaints such as a personal interview or a tape recording will be made available on request by people with disabilities.
  • Refer to the online submission form at the bottom of this page.
  • The written complaint should contain information about the alleged discrimination such as name, address, phone number of complainant and location, date, and description of the problem.
  • Within 15 calendar days after receiving the complaint, an Roscommon County Transportation Authority official will meet with the complainant to discuss the complaint and possible resolutions.
  • Within 15 calendar days of the meeting, the Roscommon County Transportation Authority ADA Coordinator will respond in writing or by other appropriate accessible format. The response will explain the position of the Roscommon County Transportation Authority and offer options for substantive resolution of the complaint.
  • If the response by the Roscommon County Transportation Authority ADA Coordinator does not resolve the issue, the complainant and/or designee may appeal the decision within 15 calendar days after receiving the response to the Federal Transit Administration Office for Civil Rights.
  • All written documents in the process will be retained by the Roscommon County Transportation Authority for at least 1 year.
Alternative formats and language translations for this document are available on request


Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Discrimination Complaint Form: Printable Version - Click Here




ADA Complaint Policy Online Submission Form:

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