In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Acts of 1973, and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation ("RIDOT") will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.
While Section 504 applies only to the federal government and recipients of federal funds, Title II of the ADA applies to all state and local governments, regardless of funding source.
The ADA provides comprehensive civil rights protections to any qualified person with a disability; it forbids discrimination not only in government programs, benefits and services, but also in employment practices, access to public accommodations, and telecommunications. The primary objective of our ADA program is to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services, and activities. If you have questions, please contact our ADA Coordinator at 401-563-4056.
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