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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE - Fare Increase

Post Date:05/14/2018 9:46 AM

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

FAYETTEVILLE CITY COUNCIL

Proposed Transit Fare Increase

 

The Fayetteville City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at 7:00 PM in the City Council Chamber, City Hall, 433 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301 to describe the following changes and to receive comments from the public:

Proposed Transit Fare Increase

An across-the-board increase in FAST transit rates is proposed.  The proposal would increase the adult single-ride fare from $1.25 per ride to $1.50 per ride along with proportionate increases in other fare categories and multiple ride passes.

 Individuals who would like to speak at the public hearing must register in advance with the City Clerk. The City Clerk’s office is located on City Hall’s 3rd Floor, 433 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301 and is open during normal business hours, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Citizens may register in person, via fax at (910) 433-1948, by email at cityclerk@ci.fay.nc.us, or immediately before the meeting in the City Council Chamber between 6:30 PM and 7:00 PM by giving their name and address.

 Citizens may learn more about the proposed service modifications and provide comment at the FAST Transit Center, 1505 Franklin Street, Fayetteville, NC  28301 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM.

 City Transit staff will also provide an opportunity to learn about the proposed service modifications and to provide comment at:

 Tuesday, May 22, 2018 (4:00pm – 6:00pm), FAST Transit Center, 505 Franklin Street, Fayetteville, NC

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 (12:30pm-2:30pm), FAST Transit Center, 505 Franklin Street, Fayetteville, NC

 Written comments or questions about the proposed changes will also be accepted through May 24, 2018 and may be emailed to vsmall@ci.fay.nc.us or mailed to:

 Fayetteville Area System of Transit

Attn. 2018 Fare Increase

505 Franklin St.

Fayetteville, NC 28301

 

Once public comments have been received and reviewed, a final service change will be presented for consideration of approval by City Council.  If approved, new transit rates would become effective on or about July 30, 2018.

 Notice Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): The City of Fayetteville will not discriminate on the basis of disability in the City’s services, programs, or activities. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communications, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate should contact the office of Dr. Anthony Wade, ADA Coordinator, at awade@ci.fay.nc.us  (910)433-1605.

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