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Ocean Ride New Facility in Manchester

MANCHESTER, NJ — The Ocean County Department of Transportation Services Department has officially moved and is is officially up and running.

The facility,is located on Ridgeway Boulevard in Manchester. It includes offices, space for drivers and for the equipment for the department, which operates Ocean Ride.

The facility is closer to the senior communities Ocean Ride serves in Whiting, Manchester, Toms River, Jackson and Lakewood.

The Road Department garage houses road department equipment, two maintenance crews and two specialty crews and includes a salt dome for winter road maintenance.

The new facility for the Transportation Department includes a 9,000-square-foot office building and a 100-foot-by-180-foot garage area with 10 bays that will be operated by the Ocean County Department of Vehicle Services, which maintains the county's buses and vehicles.

The transportation garage will be outfitted with numerous lifts, a welding bay, oil dispensing system, compressed air throughout for tools, vehicle exhaust system, and spare parts storage. The county also has plans of installing drive-thru snow removal equipment to brush the snow off the tops of buses with ease.

"The construction of this state of the art facility is just another example of the unwavering commitment from the Board of Freeholders to support transportation's effort to provide a high level of service to the senior and disabled residents of Ocean County," said David Fitzgerald, Director of the Ocean County Transportation Department.


American Disabilities Act (ADA) Policy

handicapped iconOcean Ride operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, or national origin in accordance with the American Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended. Any person who believes that she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under the ADA may file a complaint in writing to Ocean Ride. To file a complaint, or for more information on Ocean Ride’s obligations under ADA write to: Ocean Ride, P.O. Box 2191, 2820 Ridgeway Boulevard, Bldg #125, Manchester, NJ 08759.

Transportation services provided by this agency are in whole or part funded through federal funds received through NJ TRANSIT and as an individual you also have the right to file your complaint under ADA to both Ocean Ride as well as the U.S. Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Civil Rights Division Disability Rights Section – NYA, Washington, D.C. 20530. A complaint must be filed within 180 days of the alleged discrimination.

If information is needed in another language, contact (732) 736-8989, ext. #5919.

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Reasonable Modification Policy

The Ocean County Department of Transportation Services (Ocean Ride) will make a reasonable attempt to provide additional assistance requested by any passengers with disabilities so as long as the request does not present a direct threat of safety to the passenger(s) and/or the county employee and/or the request does not alter the fundamental transportation services provided by the County of Ocean.

To make a “Reasonable Modification” request, you must call a day in advance of travel and contact Ocean Ride at (732) 736-8989, Ext. 4.

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Non-Discrimination Policy Title VI Notice to Beneficiaries

Ocean Ride is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from, or denied the benefits of our services on the basis of race, color or national origin as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. Any person who believes that they have, individually, or as a member of any specific class of persons, been subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin, may file a complaint in writing to Ocean Ride.

To file a complaint, or for more information on Ocean Ride’s obligations under the Title VI call Ocean Ride at (732) 736-8989, ext. #5919 or write to Ocean Ride at P.O. Box 2191, 2820 Ridgeway Boulevard, Bldg #125, Manchester, NJ 08759.



Transportation services provided by this agency are in whole or part funded through federal funds received through NJ TRANSIT and as an individual you also have the right to file your complaint under Title VI to the Federal Transit Administration, Office of Civil Rights, Attn: Title VI Program Coordinator, East Building, 5th Floor – TCR, U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, Office of Civil Rights, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20590. A complaint must be filed within 180 days of the alleged discrimination. If information is needed in another language, contact (732) 736-8989, ext. #5919.

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