The N.C. Department of Transportation is developing the Public Transportation Statewide Strategic Plan to improve bus, rail, and paratransit services across the state by better matching transit services to the needs of North Carolinians. Stakeholders and the public are invited to provide input at community workshops across the state as part of the North Carolina Public Transportation Statewide Strategic Plan. The workshops are free and open to the public. No registration is necessary to attend. Community workshop dates, times, and locations are available on the project website athttps://www.ncdot.gov/nctransi
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SCUSA provides community transportation services responsive to the current and changing needs of Stanly County residents. Transportation includes trips to and from agencies, employment sites, businesses, medical centers (in and out of county), community college, Senior Center, nutrition sites, YMCA for the after school program, dialysis, nursing homes, daycare’s, etc. Services are provided utilizing vans and buses through subscription and demand response routes. Vehicles are available to better serve the disabled population.Purpose
SCUSA proporciona a la comunidad los servicios de transporte respondiendo corrientemente a las necesidades cambiantes de residentes del Condado de Stanly. El transporte incluye los viajes de ida y vuelta a las agencias, los sitios de empleo, los negocios, los centros médicos (dentro y fuera del Condado), el colegio de la comunidad, centro para los mayores de edad, los sitios de nutrición, programas de guardería después de escuela, el diálisis, los hogares de ancianos, etc. Los servicios son proporcionados utilizando camionetas y autobuses por la suscripción y responden a las rutas por demanda. Los vehículos están disponibles para servir mejor a la población incapacitada.
|Carpenter, Clinton||Transit Fleet Mechanic||CCarpenter@stanlycountync.gov|
|Eddins, Kay||Transit Services Operations Supervisor||KEddins@stanlycountync.gov|
|Faulkner, Kim||Admin Support Specialist II||KFaulkner@stanlycountync.gov|
|Fields, Missy||Administrative Office Assistant (Billing)||MFields@stanlycountync.gov|
|Moffitt, Candice||Transit Director||CMoffitt@stanlycountync.gov|
Tammy Albertson, Kathy Almond, Rod Barbee, Bryan Bowles, Deloris Chambers, Cesar Correa, Tate Daniels, Benton Dry, Beth Harkey, Cary Hathcock, Bill Josey, Dennis Joyner, Chris Lambert, Garry Lewis, Robin McCree, Frankie Morton, John Mullis, Tammy Schrenker, Brian Simpson, Dana Stoogenke, Mary Walls, Becky Weemhoff
Upcoming Scheduled Meetings for 2017:
- February 1 at 12:00
- May 3 at 12:00
- August 2 at 12:00
- November 1 at 12:00
In the event of Inclement Weather the following news/media stations will have information on SCUSA Transportation Route Cancellations or Delays:
- WCNC 36
- WSOC 9
- WBTV 3
- WSPC 1010 AM
2017 Holiday Schedule
January 2 New Year’s Day (observed)
January 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
April 14 Good Friday
May 29 Memorial Day
July 4 Independence Day
September 4 Labor Day
November 10 Veteran’s Day
November 23-24 Thanksgiving
December 25-26 Christmas
SCUSA Drivers Pictured from left to right:David Doby,Janie Vinson, Leo Humphrey, Roy Huntley, Steve Hatley, Kay Eddins-Operations Supervisor, Ed Helms, Stella Dase, Todd Lowder. Those not available when picture was taken: Sherrill Austin, Donny Fesperman, Don Gordon, Randy Rogers, Sheila Smith, and Gwen Hinson-Transit Director.
SCUSA Transportation was recognized with a Safety Award by the North Carolina Public Transportation Association. This award is for having the least amount of accidents for a Community Transportation System with less than 500,000 (miles driven) annually. The safety award is based on a formula that evaluates traffic accidents, passenger incidents, passenger injuries and safety offenses per passenger trip. SCUSA Transportation traveled 313,790 miles and provided 62,587 trips. This award shows the hard work and dedication to safety displayed daily by each driver.
The North Carolina Public Transportation Association (NCPTA) serves as the primary voice of the public transportation industry in the State. The award was given during their Annual Conference in Wilmington.
Civil Rights Protections
SCUSA is committed to operating transportation programs and services without regard to disability, race, color or national origin, in accordance with applicable federal statutes:
- Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act
- Title VI of the Civil Rights Act
Requests for Reasonable Modifications of Policies and Procedures
SCUSA is committed to ensuring a reliable, accessible experience for all customers. If, due to a disability, you are not able to fully utilize SCUSA programs and services (demand response and subscriptions) because of a policy or procedure that SCUSA has established, you may submit a request for a modification of the policy or procedure. To request a modification, complete a Request for Modification of Policy/Procedure Form, which is available online at www.stanlycountync.gov/transportation/ or by calling 704-986-3790 or TTY 1-800-735-2962. All requests for reasonable modifications to SCUSA policies or procedures will be considered on an individual basis. Please note that SCUSA may be unable to accommodate requests for modifications which would: (1) result in a fundamental alteration to the nature of the service; (2) create a direct threat to the health or safety of others, and; (3) create an undue financial or administrative burden. Requests for modifications might also not be granted if the SCUSA determines that the service can be fully utilized without the requested change. In the event that a barrier to access exists, but the requested modification cannot be granted, the SCUSA will, to the maximum extent possible, assist in determining other possible actions that might be taken to provide access to its programs and services.
Reasonable Modification of Policies and Procedures
Individuals with disabilities may ask SCUSA to modify a policy or procedure if they feel the policy or procedure is discriminatory or prevents them from fully utilizing SCUSA services. SCUSA will review these requests and will modify policies unless it finds that:
- The person can fully utilize the service without the requested modification (i.e., it is for convenience only).
- The change would create a direct threat to the safety of others.
- The change would fundamentally alter the nature of the service.
- The change would cause an undue financial or administrative burden.
SCUSA encourages people to request such modifications in advance when possible. To request a modification of a policy or procedure in advance, complete the ADA Reasonable Modification Form, which is available online at http://www.stanlycountync.gov/transportation/ or by calling 704-986-3790 or TTY: 1-800-735-2962.
SCUSA will be guided by examples in Appendix E of 49 CFR Part 37 (http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idxc=ecfr&SID=d315855e2f2c9f940970f4c191349c12&rgn=div5&view=text&node=49:188.8.131.52.27&idno=49#ap49.1.37_1215.e) when making decisions on requests for modifications of policies.
If SCUSA denies a request, it will consider other reasonable actions or approaches that might be able to meet the person’s needs.
SCUSA has designated the Transit Director to coordinate the acceptance and review of requests for reasonable modifications of policies. This policy will be communicated to the public on the SCUSA website and in printed information about our services.
Civil Rights Act
It is the policy of Stanly County to maintain a systematic, consistent recruitment program, to promote equal employment opportunities, and to identify and attract the most qualified applicants for employment opportunities with the County. This policy is to be achieved by announcing position vacancies, by evaluating all applicants using the same criteria, and by applying testing methods through the Local Job Service Office (Employment Security Commission). Selection decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age or any other non-merit factors of employees. This program covers: (1) routine administration; (2) recruitment; (3) selection, appointment, placement, promotion, and upward mobility; (4) training, and (5) personnel actions.
A. Stanly County government will continue to comply with the Equal Opportunity requirements of Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.
B. Stanly County government will continue to comply with Section 51.55 of the Revenue Sharing Regulations prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals because of their handicapped status.
C. Responsibility for the affirmative action programs and compliance is assigned to the Human Resource Office. However, responsibility for equal employment opportunities will be shared by all department heads and supervisors.
D. Recruiting for general county positions is done through the local Employment Security Commission (ESC) and optional communication methods.
Any person who believes they have been mistreated by an unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI has a right to file a formal complaint* with Stanly County.
*Any such complaint must be in writing or in person to the Stanly County Title VI Compliance Officer located at 1000 N. 1st Street, Suite 10 A, Albemarle, NC 28001 within one hundred eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged discrimination occurrence. Title VI Discrimination Complaint forms may be obtained from the Human Resource Office, free of charge, by calling 704-986-3606.