Public Hearing

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 9:00 am | Event

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

CENTRAL OKLAHOMA TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING AUTHORITY (COTPA)

PROPOSED EMBARK PLUS ZONE AND FARE CHANGE

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 9 a.M.
city hall, 200 N walker, 3rd Floor, City Council Chambers

A public hearing, preceded by a series of community meetings, has been scheduled to receive comments on proposed service changes planned for January 2018. If approved by the Board of Trustees (expected in December 2018), the implementation date for changes is January 2, 2018.

 

SERVICE CHANGE OVERVIEW

The proposed service change affects current Zone II EMBARK PLUS ADA service area. The proposed service area change for Zone 2 begins at ¾ mile from fixed route bus service and ends at 3 ¾ from fixed route bus service. The fare for Zone 2 will remain $7.00 per trip. Additionally, a Zone 3 will be established. Zone 3 will begin at 3 ¾ mile from fixed-route bus service and extend to the City of Oklahoma City limits. The fare for this zone will be set at $10.50 per trip.

 

PRE-PUBLIC HEARING COMMUNITY MEETINGS

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 – 11:30 a.m.

Downtown Transit Center

420 NW 4, Oklahoma City, OK  73102

 

Thursday, October 19, 2017 – 3:30 p.m.

Downtown Transit Center

420 NW 4, Oklahoma City, OK  73102

 

Process for Receiving Comments

The COTPA Board of Trustees encourages public comments on the day of the public hearing or in writing beforehand. Those desiring to speak should contact COTPA at (405) 297-1657 (TDD *711) to register. Advance registration will be accepted until 4 p.m. on the day before the hearing. Those who have not pre-registered may sign up immediately before the hearing begins and will be scheduled to speak after those who have pre-registered. In addition, written comments received any time before the hearing is adjourned will become a part of the official hearing record. Written comments may be submitted the day of the hearing or provided by email to embarkok@okc.gov, or mailed in advance to:

EMBARK

Attn: Service Changes – January 2018

2000 S May Ave

Oklahoma City, OK 73108

 

Those sending comments should include their name, address, email and phone number.

Notice for Persons with a Disability

Anyone with a disability who requires an accommodation, a modification of policies or procedures, an auxiliary aid or service in order to participate in this meeting should contact EMBARK at 405-297-1331 or TDD *711 as soon as possible but not later than 48 hours (not including weekends or holidays) before the scheduled meeting.  If you need an alternate format of the agenda or any information provided at said meeting, please contact the ADA department coordinator listed above 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.



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