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RATS NonDiscrimination Policy - English
​READING METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION
NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY
 
 It is the policy of the Reading Area Transportation Study (RATS), the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for transportation planning in Berks County, in accordance with federal nondiscrimination statutes, to ensure that "no person shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin, income, gender, gender identity, age, religious preference, creed, or disability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity" for which the MPO receives Federal financial assistance.  Furthermore, it shall be the policy of the MPO to ensure that as a recipient of Federal-aid funding, it will ensure nondiscrimination in all its programs and activities whether Federally funded or not.  The MPO is steadfast in its commitment to ensure the uniform adoption of this policy.
 
 Overall responsibility for this policy is assigned to:
 
READING AREA TRANSPORTATION STUDY
C/O BERKS COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION
MICHAEL D GOLEMBIEWSKI, TITLE VI COMPLIANCE OFFICER
633 COURT STREET 14TH FLOOR
READING PA  19601
PHONE:  610-478-6300 Ext. 6304
FAX:  610-478-6316
 
 The person named above is appointed as the Title VI Compliance Officer and is responsible for the implementation the MPO’s Title VI and other Nondiscrimination Programs.  Individuals with questions or requiring additional information relating to this policy should contact the person listed above.