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PROPOSED SERVICE CHANGES FOR ROUTES 503 & 504 EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 15, 2015
A public hearing will be held as part of the Board of Commissioners’ meeting on October 13, 2014. The meeting begins at 4:00 p.m. and is held in the Pierce Transit Rainier Conference Room, 3720 96th Street S.W., Lakewood, Washington. The purpose of the hearing is to allow public comment on proposed changes to Pierce Transit Bus Route 503 Fife to Puyallup and Route 504 Edgewood/Milton that will be effective February 15, 2015.
On November 18, 2013, the Pierce Transit Board of Commissioners authorized implementation of the Fife-Milton-Edgewood Demonstration Project effective February 16, 2014 – February 14, 2015. The two routes operating as this demonstration service are Route 503 Fife to Puyallup and Route 504 Edgewood/Milton. The Pierce Transit Board of Commissioners will consider action on these demonstration routes at their November 10, 2014 meeting.
Pierce Transit will take comments on whether to:
- Operationalize or Terminate Demonstration Route 503 Fife to Puyallup
- Operationalize or Terminate Demonstration Route 504 Edgewood/Milton
- Test a Bus Plus hybrid service model in Edgewood/Milton
Information will be available through Pierce Transit’s website www.piercetransit.org or by calling Pierce Transit at (253) 581-8000. If you are unable to attend the public hearing, forward comments by 1 pm on October 10, 2014. Please address your comments to:
Pierce Transit Business Development Division
ATTN: Tina Lee, Service Innovation Administrator
P.O. Box 99070
Lakewood, WA 98496-0070
Or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Registered SHUTTLE customers may obtain specialized transportation to and from the hearing by calling SHUTTLE at 253-581-8000, option 2, from one to five days in advance of the hearing. An interpreter for the hearing impaired will be provided upon request with a minimum notice of five days.