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Mountain Empire Transit 

SERVING LEE, WISE AND SCOTT
COUNTIES, AND THE CITY OF NORTON IN SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA


MEOC TRANSIT FACILITY

A SERVICE OF MOUNTAIN EMPIRE OLDER CITIZENS, INC.

MEOC Transit (aka "Mountain Empire Transit") provides transportation to people of all ages on a demand response basis with a 24 hour notice required.  We are able to provide service to those with canes, walkers, wheelchairs, and to health and human services agencies wishing to contract with Mountain Empire Transit.

Public transit charges are 75¢ per boarding for persons age 60+ and under 18 ; $1.50 per boarding for all others.

Eligibility:  No restrictions

TITLE VI Notice to the Public
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in programs and activities receiving Federal financial assistance.  Specifically, Title VI provides that "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" (42 U.S.C. Section 2000d),

Mountain Empire Older Citizens is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of its transportation serviceds on the basis of race, color, or national origin, as protected by Title VI in Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Circular 4702.1B.  If you feel you are being denied participaiton in or being denied benefits of the transit services provided by Mountain Empire Older Citizens or otherwise being discriminated against because of your race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability, our contact information is:  Mitch Elliott, Title VI Manager, Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc.. P.O. Box 888, Big Stone Gap, VA  24219  (276) 523-7433.


When filing complaints, please use the attached form.

Intake Procedure:  Telephone referrals accepted.  24-hour notice required.  More notice encouraged.

 

Service Area:  Lee, Scott and Wise Counties, and The City of Norton.

 

E-Mail: 
Mitch Elliott
, Transit Director

Gary "Yogi" Bowman, Operations Supervisor

Dewayne Bolling, Administrative Assistant

 

Read the MERTAC Southwest Virginia Mobility Vision Plan HERE.


 

              

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