Country Roads Transit Accessibility
Policies & Procedures
Country Roads Transit is accessible to persons with disabilities. Country Roads Transit buses and vans are equipped with wheelchair lifts or ramps that enable persons in wheelchairs or persons who cannot navigate steps to ride the bus. Operators are trained to assist riders use lifts and ramps, secure wheelchairs, provide information on destinations served, and announce stops, including any stop you request. You may travel with your respirator, concentrator, and portable oxygen. Service animals are welcome on board buses and vans and in our facilities. Public information is available in alternative formats upon request.
Reasonable Modification Policy
Passengers with disabilities may request modifications to current service procedures to access the service. To make a request, please call us at 304-636-6472 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit requests at least the day before the trip. Country Roads Transit will not charge additional fees for passengers requiring reasonable modifications.
If you have a complaint about the accessibility of our transit system or service, or believe you have been discriminated against because of your disabilty, you can file a complaint. Download the complaints procedures and complaint form. Please provide all facts and circumstances surrounding your issue or complaint so we can fully investigate the incident. If you are unable to complete a written complaint due to a disability or if information is needed in another language we can assist you. Please contact us at 304-636-6472 or email@example.com.
Country Roads Transit ADA Complaint Procedures
If you have a complaint about the accessibility of our transit system or service, or believe you have been discriminated against because of your disability, you can file a complaint. Please provide all facts and circumstances surrounding your issue or complaint so we can fully investigate the incident.
How do you file a complaint?
You can call us, download and use our ADA complaint form, or request a copy of the form by writing Country Roads Transit Railroad Ave. & Fifth St., Elkins, WV 26241 or by phoning 304-636-6472.
You may file a signed, dated and written complaint no more than 180 days from the date of the alleged incident. The complaint should include:
- Your name, address and telephone number. (See Question 1 of the complaint form.)
- How, why, and when you believe you were discriminated against. Include as much specific, detailed information as possible about the alleged acts of discrimination, and any other relevant information. (See Questions 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11 of the complaint form.)
- The names of any persons, if known, whom the director could contact for clarity of your allegations. (See Question 11 of the complaint form.)
Please submit your complaint form to address listed below:
Country Roads Transit
PO Box 727
Elkins, WV 26241
Do you need complaint assistance?
If you are unable to complete a written complaint due to a disability or if information is needed in another language we can assist you. Please contact us at 304-636-6472 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
How will your complaint be handled?
Country Roads Transit investigates complaints received no more than 180 days after the alleged incident. Country Roads Transit will process complaints that are complete. Once a completed complaint is received, Country Roads Transit will review it to determine if Country Roads Transit has jurisdiction.
Country Roads Transit will generally complete an investigation within 90 days from receipt of a complaint. If more information is needed to resolve the case, Country Roads Transit may contact you. Unless a longer period is specified by Country Roads Transit, you will have ten (10) days from the date of the request to send the requested information.
If the requested information is not received, Country Roads Transit may administratively close the case. A case may also be administratively closed if you no longer wish to pursue it.
After an investigation is complete, Country Roads Transit will send you a letter summarizing the results of the investigation, stating the findings and advising of any corrective action to be taken as a result of the investigation. If you disagree with Country Roads Transit’s determination, you may request reconsideration by submitting a request in writing to Country Roads Transit’s director within seven (7) days after the date of Country Roads Transit’s letter, stating with specificity the basis for the reconsideration. The director will notify you of the decision either to accept or reject the request for reconsideration within ten (10) days. In cases where reconsideration is granted, the director will issue a determination letter to the complainant upon completion of the reconsideration review.
Do I have other options for filing a complaint?
We encourage that you file the complaint with us. However, you may file a complaint with the West Virginia Division of Public Transit or the Federal Transit Administration.
West Virginia Division of Public Transit
Building 5, Room 650
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, WV 25305
Federal Transit Administration
Office of Civil Rights
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20590