July 13, 2004

PUBLIC HEARING SET ON PROPOSAL TO
IMPLEMENT FARE SURCHARGE FOR
EXTENDED INTERCOUNTY PARATRANSIT SERVICE


The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, San Francisco, CA will hold a public hearing on Thursday, August 12, 2004, at 9:30 a.m., in the Board Room, Administration Building, Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza, San Francisco, CA, for the purpose of receiving public comment on a proposal to implement a fare surcharge of $0.50, for Marin County extended intercounty paratransit service. For more information, visit www.goldengate.org/organization/publichearings.html or call 511 or 711 for TDD.

In accordance with federal regulations, Golden Gate Bridge, Highway Transportation District provides intercounty paratransit van services to eligible customers within ¾ mile either side of Golden Gate Transit regional, non-commute bus routes. The Marin County Transit District provides paratransit van service within the confines of Marin County. A $0.50 surcharge is proposed only for extended paratransit services being provide outside of the ¾ mile required service area within Marin County.

Public comments will be received at the public hearing or may be presented in writing to: Secretary of the District, Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station, San Francisco, CA, 94129-0601. Comments may also be sent by e-mail to publichearing@goldengate.org  Written comments should be received no later than August 12, 2004.

Public Hearing Notice