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Title VI

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Title VI Policy Statement

ridgerunner Transit treats its customers with respect, integrity and is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of its services.

ridgerunner Transit Title VI Policy Statement:
Title VI is a section of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requiring that “No person in the United States shall on the grounds 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.”
ridgerunner Transit grants all citizens’ equal access to all its transportation services under Title VI of the Civil Act and it is also the intent of ridgerunner Transit that all citizens are aware of their rights to such access.

If you believe you have been discriminated against, you may file a signed, written Title VI Complaint Form within one hundred and eighty (180) days of the date of the alleged discriminatory incident. The preferred method is to file your complaint in writing using this Title VI Complaint Form  and send it to:

City of Ridgecrest
100 W. California Avenue
Ridgecrest, CA 93555

Attn: City Clerk/Title VI Officer

The Title VI Complaint Form may be used to detail the complaint, but is not mandatory. Complaint forms may also be obtained by calling 760-499-5040. The City of Ridgecrest will provide appropriate assistance to complainants who are limited in their ability to communicate in English.

In addition to the Title VI complaint process at the City of Ridgecrest, a complainant may file a Title VI complaint with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Office of Civil Rights, Region IX, 201 Mission Street, Suite 1650, San Francisco, California 94105-1839. The FTA’s complaint procedure is contained in the FTA Circular C4702.1B

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Come Ride with me……ridgerunner Transit

The City of Ridgecrest is proud to announce the launching of its new transit system the Deviated Flex Route ridgerunner transit system. The system combines the benefits of traditional fixed route service and demand response service for Functional Needs qualified passengers.

The bus follows a defined route, picking up and dropping off passengers at designated stops. The bus will also “deviate off its route within a three quarter (3/4) of a mile of its usual route when a Transit Functional Need Passenger has been identified and an advance reservation has been made.

For our Residents in the Kern County area (Inyokern and Randsburg), the bus service will remain the same except for adding additional fixed route stops.

Once you have met your Transit Functional Needs qualifications and you need to set up your deviation service, those requests may be made Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 12:00pm and 1:00 pm though 3:00 pm by calling 760-499-5040. These requests need to be made on the preceding business day that your service is being requested.

If you believe that you are in need of a deviation service, you must fill out our Transit Functional Needs paperwork. This paperwork, helps us evaluate your transit needs to determine the best possible way for you to use our transit system.

Our new  bus schedulesCity Maps,  County Map and can found at City Hall in the Lobby.

To view our Fares please click here  .

To purchase passes contact the City Finance Department at (760) 499-5020.

ridgerunner transit together with Kern Regional Transit is operating an intercity public transit service between Ridgecrest through California City to Mojave. The Inyo-Mono County bus service now connects with the Kern Regional Transit System in Ridgecrest. For further information call Kern Regional Transit at (800) 560-173 or Inyo/Mono Transit (800) 922-1930.


ridgerunner Transit grants all citizens’ equal access to all its transportation services under Title VI of the Civil Act and it is also the intent of ridgerunner Transit that all citizens are aware of their rights to such access. If you feel that you have been discriminated against please follow this link to our Title VI (English) or Title VI (Espanol) page.

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