Mission / Vision / About

Mission

To provide safe, reliable, cost-effective, and accessible transportation to all residents of Huerfano and Las Animas counties, with special attention to individuals who cannot afford other transportation alternatives.  

Vision

All residents of Las Animas and Huerfano counties have equal access to safe, accessible, convenient and affordable local and regional transit services.  

About

SCCOG Transit provides demand-response transportation service in Huerfano and Las Animas counties, with regional access to Pueblo, Colorado and Raton, New Mexico.  We will pick you up at your home and drop you off at your destination.  We operate Monday through Friday, from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

To schedule a trip, please click here or call 719-845-1127 between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.  In order to best plan for your trip and all other trips, please call at least 24 hours in advance to schedule your ride.  For information on fares, a map of our service area and times of scheduled trips, please view the Transit Services tab.  

While there is a minimal fare to use our transportation service, many of our clients ride free, or by donation, through services such as Medicaid or the Area Agency on Aging (AAA).  If you are on Medicaid or AAA, or would like to learn how you may qualify, please call us at 719-845-1127.

Non-discrimination Policy

ADA Title II
SCCOG Transit is commited to complying with all Federal Americans with Disabilities (ADA regulations as well as the State of Colorado accessibility requirements.  In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed by Congress and signed into law.  This civil rights legistlation entitles, among other requirements, persons with disabilities equal opportunity to participate in society.  As such, public transportation agencies, like SCCOG, are required by law to provide the necessary ADA-compliant equipment and accomodations.  

Title VI
SCCOG Transit is committed to ensuring that no individual is excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of its programs, activities or services, or subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin as per the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  

SCCOG Transit's employees are responsible for carrying out the commitment ot non-discrimination including the requirements of Title VI.  This includes the following:

  • To ensure that the level and quality of transportation services are provided to all;
  • To promote full and fair participation in transportation decision making;
  • To ensure meaningful access to SCCOG Transit's services by persons with limited English proficeincy;
  • To identify and address, as appropriate, the human health, social, economic and environmental effects of SCCOG Transit's services and activities on all populations.   

Language Access
SCCOG Transit will provide language access services at no charge to people who have limited ability to read, write or speak English and wish to utilize our services.  For assistance with language access call 719-845-1127 and ask to speak to the Transit Operations Supervisor.  

Reasonable Modification Policy
If you would like to request a reasonable modification to SCCOG Transit's policies, practices and/or procedures to assist in ensuring that our programs are accessible to individuals with disabilities, please send a request describing what is needed to use the service transitinfo@sccog.net or call 719-845-1127.  SCCOG Transit Staff will use the following criteria to determine if a request is reasonable: 1) the request is not a fundamental alteration of the service; 2) the request is not a direct threat to the health or safety of others; 3) the request is not needed by the requester to use the service; and 4) the request does not result in undue financial or administrative burden.  

Filing a Complaint
For additional information on SCCOG Transit's non-discrimination obligations, or if you believe you have been subjected to discrimination under Title VI or ADA Title II and would like to file a written complaint with SCCOG Transit management, download one of the forms below and contact us:

FORMS:

COMPLAINT PROCESS:

EMAIL:

transitinfo@sccog.net

MAIL:

SCCOG Transit
300 S Bonaventure Ave
Trinidad, CO 81082

PHONE:
719-845-1127

FAX:
719-845-1130

Resources

Title VI Overview
ADA Rights and Regulations