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Intermodal Civil Rights

Mission Statement

The Intermodal Civil Rights Program makes sure that public transportation and passenger rail programs comply with civil rights laws and executive orders that prevent discrimination in programs that receive federal money. ODOT uses many sources of funding in order to operate. The Intermodal Civil Rights Program works with other programs in the Office of Civil Rights to keep ODOT following civil rights laws and policies. The policy of the Intermodal Civil Rights Program is to not discriminate based on race, color, sex, gender, age, disability, sexual preference or national origin when awarding and administering contracts or grants.

Program Objectives

The Intermodal Civil Rights Program provides the technical support and compliance measures for ODOT to follow civil rights laws and policies. Since the types of modal projects and services can differ, the requirements on a project may differ as well. The programs with Intermodal oversight are:

Contact Information:

Carroll Cottingham

Intermodal Civil Rights Manager

Oregon Department of Transportation

3930 Fairview Industrial Drive SE, MS23

Salem, OR 97302


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