NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

A PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A NEW REGIONAL BUS FARE FOR TRAVEL BETWEEN

THE EAST BAY AND SAN FRANCISCO AND

BETWEEN THE EAST BAY AND SONOMA COUNTY

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District) will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, January 12, 2006, at 9:30 a.m., in the Board Room, Administration Building, Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza, San Francisco, CA, to receive public comment on a proposal to establish a new regional bus fare for travel between the East Bay and San Francisco and between the East Bay and Sonoma County.  Due to an oversight in the development of the new fare structure, effective December 11, 2005, East Bay to San Francisco and East Bay to Sonoma County fares were incorrectly published at $3.25.  It is proposed that this new regional bus fare be implemented on January 15, 2006.

Following are the proposed modified fares:

 

Current Fare

Effective 12/11/05

Proposed Modified Fare

Effective 01/15/06

East Bay/Marin

$3.25

$3.25

East Bay/Sonoma

$3.25

$6.00

East Bay/San Francisco

$3.25

$6.00

A staff report on this proposal for the public hearing will be available after January 6, 2006, and may be obtained from the Office of the Secretary of the District, Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station, San Francisco, CA, 94129-0601, or at http://www.goldengate.org/board/2005_meetings/mtgs-public-h.php or by using TDD California Relay Service, 800-735-2929.