Public Hearings for Unmet Transit Needs



Notice is hereby given that the Kings County Area Public Transit Agency (KCAPTA) and Kings County Associations of Governments (KCAG) will hold Public Hearings in pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 99238.5. The meetings will be for the purpose of soliciting comments on the unmet transit needs that may exist within Kings County and that might be reasonable to meet by establishing or contracting for new public transportation or specialized transportation services or by expanding existing services. Unmet public transportation needs are defined as, at a minimum, transportation services which are not provided for person who do not have access to private vehicles, or other forms of transportation, due to age, income, or disability, for the purpose of medical care, shopping social/recreational activities, educations/training and employment. A finding of no unmet transit needs must make specific reference to the effort undertaken in development of the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), to identify the public transportation needs of the transit dependent, especially the elderly, disabled and poor. The hearings will be held at the Kings County Board of Supervisors Chambers, Administration Building, Kings County Government Center, 1400 W Lacey Blvd. Hanford, CA 93230 on the following dates and times:


KCAPTA – January 23, 2019 @ 3:30 pm

KCAPTA – February 27, 2019@ 3:30 pm

KCAG – April 24, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

KCAG – May 22, 2019 @ 4:30 pm


Anyone interested in the item is invited to appear and make comments. Written comments may be submitted prior to the hour and date of the hearing. Written comments should be addressed to Kings County Area Public Transit Agency, Jami Holloway, Clerk of the Board, 610 W 7th St., Hanford, CA 93230.


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