Reasonable Modification Policy:
The purpose of the Reasonable Modification Policy is to ensure that Kayak Public Transit offers equal and effective opportunities and access to public transportation services for persons with disabilities and full compliance with the provisions of the Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Rules for Riding:
Download a PDF copy of our Rider Rules Brochure.
Service Animal Policy:
Service animals that have been trained to perform a specific task to assist with a disability are welcome to board Kayak's buses. For additional information download a copy of our Service Animal Policy.
Coordinated Human Services Public Transportation Plan:
The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) oversees the Special Transportation Fund (STF) through its Public Transit Division. All STF recipients are required to implement a written plan. The Coordinated Human Services Public Transportation Plan sets out a long term vision for public transportation needs of individuals with disabilities and low income within our service area.
Your Rights Under Title VI:
The Confederated Tribes of Umatilla operates its transportation program and services without regard to race, color, or national orgin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with the Confederated Tribes' Planning Office.
For more information on the Confederated Tribes Title VI Plan and procedures to file a complaint, contact our Public Transit Clerk at 541-429-7524; or visit the the Tribal Planning Office located at the Nixyaawii Governance Center 46411 Timine Way, Pendleton, OR 97801
CTUIR Title VI Complaint Form
We encourage, though do not require, individuals to first file a complaint directly with their transit provider to give it an opportunity to resolve the situation before filing with FTA.
You may file a complaint directly with the Federal Transit Administration by signing the complaint form and mailed to:
Federal Transit Administration
Office of Civil Rights
Attention: Complaint Team
East Building, 5th Floor – TCR
1200 New Jersey Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20590
FTA - Title VI Complaint Form
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 Title VI with specifics such as dates and times of incidents.
- Any related correspondence from the transit provider.