Public Notices

Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

First Tennessee Human Resource Agency Transportation Program is seeking Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) vendors to make purchases from or provide transportation related services. If you are interested in receiving information on becoming a Certified DBE through the Tennessee Department of Transportation visit or contact the Civil Rights Office at (615) 741-3681.

Notice of Public Hearing

          Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held by the FTHRA at 704 Rolling Hills Dr, Johnson City, TN, at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 24, 2017, for the purpose of considering a project for which financial assistance is being sought from the TDOT pursuant to Title 49 U.S.C. 5311.  The project will fund the rural public transportation system operating in the counties of Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington, with the purpose of continuing ADA compliant services to the general public.  The purpose of this hearing is to provide all interested persons with the opportunity to present their views on the social, economic development, environmental and other effects of the foregoing so the project will best serve the public interest.  Representatives of the FTHRA will be present at the hearing site 1 hour prior to the time of the hearing to explain the project plans and related information.  Written statements may be submitted to Candace Gump, Director of Transportation, at FTHRA, 704 Rolling Hills Drive, Johnson City TN 37604, within 10 days of the hearing, and a copy furnished to the Office of Public Transportation, Suite #1800, James K. Polk Building, 505 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243.

FTA Civil Rights Complaint Form

To file a discrimination complaint against a public transit provider, please compete and sign the FTA complaint form provided below. Your form must be mailed to:

Federal Transit Administration
Office of Civil Rights
Attention: Complaint Team
East Building, 5th Floor – TCR
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590

With your form, please attach on separate sheet(s):

A summary of your allegations and any supporting documentation.
Sufficient details for an investigator to understand why you believe a public transit provider has violated your rights, with specifics such as dates and times of incidents.
Any related correspondence from the transit provider.

FTHRA EEO Employment Statement

“It is the policy of this Company to assure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age or disability. Such action shall include: employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, and/or on-the-job training.

"Es la política de esta empresa para asar que se emplean los solicitantes, y que los empleados son tratados durante el empleo que, habida cuenta exterior de su raza, religión, sexo, color, origen nacional o discapacidad lo hacen. Esta acción deberá incluir: el empleo, ascenso, descenso, o la transferencia, el reclutamiento o contratación de publicidad: La terminación o despido, la tasa de pago u otras formas de compensación, y la selección para la Formación Profesional, incluido el aprendizaje, pre-aprendizaje, y / o en la Ofertas de empleo-formación.

No person in the United States, shall, on the basis 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. FTHRA fully supports and complies with Title VI legislation.