The Southwest Georgia Regional Commission _ is applying for funding under the Section 5310 Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Transportation Program to meet the special needs of elderly and disabled individuals located in Baker, Calhoun, Colquitt, Decatur, Dougherty, Early, Grady, Lee, Miller, Mitchell, Seminole, Terrell, Thomas, and Worth Counties_. To assure that private for-profit transportation providers have a fair opportunity to participate in the development of this program, the _Southwest Georgia Regional Commission solicits private sector input and participation.
Disadvantage Business Enterprises and any private for-profit transportation operator interested in providing or participating in any or all the above services should submit a written notice of intent to:
Southwest Georgia Regional Commission
P. O. Box 346
Camilla, GA 31730
Southwest Georgia Regional Transit operates seventy-six vehicles in thirteen counties in southwest Georgia to provide rural public and human services transportation. Counties/cities served include: Baker Co., City of Arlington, Colquitt Co., Decatur Co., Dougherty Co., Early Co., Grady Co., Lee Co., Miller Co., Mitchell Co., Seminole Co., City of Dawson and City of Sylvester.
In FY 2017, Southwest Georgia Regional Transit provided 291,980 trips region-wide, providing transportation to medical appointments, shopping, employment, recreation, senior programs and developmentally disabled programs, to name a few. According to our monthly onboard surveys our riders gave us a 92.9% overall satisfaction rating for our service in FY17. Please see reults in the attachment below.
Southwest GA Regional Commission assures that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, family or religious status, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Federal Transit Laws, 49 CFR Part 21 Unlawful Discrimination, Nondiscrimination In Federally-Assisted Programs Of The Department Of Transportation and as per written guidance under FTA Circular 4702.1B, dated October 2012, be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination or retaliation under any program or activity undertaken by the agency.