The WMSC carries out its program in compliance with the law and regulations pertaining to nondiscrimination, and specifically with regard to Title VI and the DOT’s Title VI regulations.

Title VI Notice

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. Other laws have expanded non-discrimination requirements to include sex, age, and disability. The Washington Metrorail Safety Commission (WMSC) is fully committed to the requirements of Title VI and other laws that prohibit discrimination. The WMSC conducts all of its operations and activities without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, and disability.

More information about the WMSC’s Title VI obligations can be found on our website ( or by calling 202-384-1520.

Persons who believe that they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice by the WMSC under Title VI may submit a complaint to the WMSC. The complaint must be in writing and submitted within one hundred and eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged occurrence.

To file a complaint, please see link below for simple instructions.

Title VI Documents

Download the WMSC Title VI plan View

Filing a Title VI complaint