Posted June 17, 2013

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OPEN HOUSES AND PUBLIC HEARING SET TO RECEIVE COMMENT ON POLICIES SET  FOR GOLDEN GATE TRANSIT AND GOLDEN GATE FERRY SERVICE AND FARE CHANGES UNDER TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964 AS AMENDED

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District) will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, July 11, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in the Board Room, Administration Building, Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza, San Francisco, CA, to receive public comment on the establishment of specific policies for Golden Gate Transit and Golden Gate Ferry service and fare changes. As a result of recent guidance issued by the Federal Transit Administration regarding Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as it is applied to federal fund recipients, the District is proposing to adopt a: (a) Major Service Change Policy; (b) Disparate Impact Policy; and, (c) Disproportionate Burden Policy.

In addition, informational meetings/open houses will be held as follows:

Marin County

Monday, July 8, 2013, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Marguerita C. Johnson Senior Center
640 Drake Ave
Marin City, CA

Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Novato Police Department – Police Training Room
909 Machin Avenue
Novato, CA

Sonoma County

Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Lobby and City Council Chambers, City of Rohnert Park
130 Avram Avenue
Rohnert Park, CA

To read the staff report regarding this proposal, click here. To read the Public Hearing notice, click here.

Public comments will be received at the informational meetings and public hearing, or may be presented in writing to the Secretary of the District at Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, P.O. Box 9000, Presidio Station, San Francisco, CA, 94129-0601. Comments may also be sent by electronic mail to publichearing@goldengate.org. Written comments should be received no later than July 25, 2013, by close of business at 4:30 p.m.

The informational meetings and public hearing locations are accessible to everyone. To request special assistance due to a disability at the public hearing, please call the District Secretary’s Office at (415) 923-2223 three days before the hearing date.