NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TO CONSIDER A PROPOSAL TO ELIMINATE GOLDEN GATE TRANSIT

REGIONAL COMMUTE SHUTTLE BUS ROUTES 32 AND 34

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District) will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, August 11, 2005, on Thursday, August 11, 2005, at 5:00 p.m., at the Whistlestop Activities Room, 930 Tamalpais Avenue, San Rafael, CA, to Receive Public Comment on a Proposal to Eliminate Golden Gate Transit Regional Commute Shuttle Bus Routes 32 and 34.  It is proposed that these routes be eliminated in December 2005.

The District is in the midst of a financial emergency that has resulted in developing strategies to reduce costs and increase revenues.  Routes 32 and 34 are well below productivity standards for commute service, with consistently low ridership and high subsidies per passenger trip. 

A staff report on this proposal was presented to the Finance-Auditing Committee on July 7, 2005.  An additional staff report for the public hearing will be available after August 5, 2005, and may be obtained from Janet S. Tarantino, Secretary of the District, Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station, San Francisco, CA, 94129-0601, or by using TDD California Relay Service, 800-735-2929 or at http://goldengate.org/board/2005_meetings/mtgs-public-h.php.

Public comments will be received at the public hearing or may be presented in writing to the Secretary of the District at the above address.  Comments may also be sent by e-mail to publichearing@goldengate.org.  Written comments should be received no later than 4:30 p.m., August 11, 2005.

The public hearing location is accessible to everyone.  To request special assistance to enable persons with disabilities to participate at this public hearing, please call the District Secretary’s Office at 415-923-2223 three days before the hearing date. 

/s/ Janet S. Tarantino, Secretary of the District. Dated at San Francisco, California, this 15th day of July, 2005.