Public Hearings for Unmet Transit Needs

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE KINGS COUNTY AREA PUBLIC TRANSIT AGENCY

Notice is hereby given that the Kings County Area Public Transit Agency (KCAPTA) will hold a Virtual Public Hearing on February 24, 2021 at 3:30 p.m., 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.

Individuals with disabilities may call KCAPTA staff at (559) 852-2691 (with 3-working-day advance notice) to request auxiliary aids necessary to participate in the public hearing. Translation services are available (with 3-working-day advance notice) to participants speaking any language with available professional translation services

Members of the public who wish to participate in the meeting virtually can do so one of three ways: online, by telephone, or by postal or electronic mail

  • Web Access – To access the meeting via computer, go to KCAPTA’s homepage at https://www.kartbus.org/category/board/ and click on the link that says “Join Meeting.”
  • Telephone – To access the meeting via telephone call (415) 655-0003, then enter the access code of 177 703 7133##
  • Written Comments – A written comment by mail or email must be received prior to the hour and date of the hearing. Written comments should be addressed to King County Area Public Transit Agency, 610 W 7th Street, Hanford CA, 93230. To submit written comment by email, please forward to info@kartbus.org

For Information Regarding the Public Hearing on Unmet Transit Needs in Spanish Click below/Para obtener Información Sobre la Audiencia Pública Sobre las Necesidades de Tránsito Insatisfechas en Español Haga clic abajo

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