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Civil Rights

Jefferson Transit (JeT) prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in transportation in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); operates services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act; and follows Executive Order 13166 in identifying and engaging Limited English Proficiency (LEP) populations to ensure their involvement and knowledge of transportation planning and projects in and around their communities.

ADA

Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in employment, State and local government services, public accommodations, commercial facilities, and transportation. In accordance with these requirements JeT will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in JeT’s services, programs or activities.

Title VI

JP Transit operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.

Limited English Proficiency

JP Transit follows Executive Order 13166 in identifying and engaging LEP populations to ensure their involvement and knowledge of transportation planning and projects in and around their communities. An LEP person is defined as one who does not speak English as his or her primary language and has a limited ability to read, write, or understand English.

JP Transit ADA Complaint Policy and Form – English

JP Transit  ADA Complaint Policy and Form – Vietnamese

JP Transit ADA Complaint Policy and Form – Spanish

 

Title VI Compliance

Jefferson Parish Transit does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age.

To request additional information on JeT’s nondiscrimination policies or to file a complaint, see information below or contact the General Manager of Jefferson Parish Transit at (504) 818-1077.

More info on Title VI

Title VI Complaint Procedure

Title VI Complaint Form

 

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program

DBEs are for-profit small business concerns where socially and economically disadvantaged individuals own at least a 51% interest and also control management and daily business operations.

When choosing vendors and suppliers to work with us, JeT participates in a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program to help level the playing field.

More info on DBE participation

Proposed DBE Participation Goal 2023-25

DBE Participation Goal Public Notice

 

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Holiday Service

Saturday schedule is operated on the following holidays:

 

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Mardi Gras Day
  • Good Friday
  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

 

A separate schedule will be announced and used during carnival season (week preceding Mardi Gras day).

Routes without Saturday service do not operate on holidays.