TriMet Respects Civil Rights
TriMet operates its programs without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or age in accordance with applicable law.
TriMet’s nondiscrimination policy statements
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 states:
“No person in the United States shall, on the grounds 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.
Oregon Revised Statute 659A.403 states:
“All persons within the jurisdiction of this state are entitled to the full and equal accommodations, advantages, facilities and privileges of any place of public accommodation, without any distinction, discrimination or restriction on account of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status or age.
We are committed to complying with the requirements of Title VI in all of its federally funded programs and activities, as well as Oregon Revised Statute 659A.403. To request additional information on our nondiscrimination requirements, call us at 503-238-7433 (TTY 7-1-1) or send us an email.
Making a civil rights complaint
Any person who believes he or she has been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice under federal or state civil rights law may file a complaint with TriMet. Any such complaint must be in writing and filed with TriMet within 180 days following the date of the alleged discriminatory occurrence. For information on how to file a complaint, contact us by any of the following methods:
Civil Rights Investigator
1800 SW 1st Ave., Suite 300
Portland, OR 97201
Non-English Procedures and Complaint Forms
You may file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration or with the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries:
Federal Transit Administration Office of Civil Rights
Attention: Title VI Program Coordinator
East Building, 5th Floor-TCR, 1200 New Jersey Ave SE
Washington, D.C. 20590