NOTICE OF A PUBlic Hearing
Proposed Service Changes to Routes 25, 26, and 36
Wednesday, March 11; 6:00 PM
215 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Room 260 (Madison Municipal Building)
On Wednesday, March 11, Metro Transit and the City of Madison Transit and Parking Commission will hold a public hearing at 6 PM to discuss proposed updates to Routes 25, 26, and 36.
Service updates include added service to the new UW Health at the American Center hospital facility. Proposed updates would go into effect on Sunday, May 24.
Changes and updates to other routes could be discussed at this public hearing.
Interested persons are encouraged to attend the public hearing to give feedback. Consideration will be given to views and comments expressed at the public hearing as well as to all written comments received.
Comments can be submitted at mymetrobus.com/feedback. Written comments can also be sent to: Metro Transit Public Hearing Comments, 1245 E. Washington Ave., Suite 201, Madison WI 53703 or emailed to email@example.com.
The Madison Municipal Building is accessible to people who use mobility aids and is equipped with assistive listening devices. If you need an interpreter, translator, materials in alternate formats or other accommodations to access this service, activity or program, please contact Metro Transit at (608) 266-4904 at least three business days prior to the meeting.
PUblic hearing results
The City of Madison Executive 2015 Operating Budget provided for the funding of $96,300 to provide Wi-Fi services on Metro buses, contingent on the Madison Transit and Parking Commission’s (TPC) approval of a fare increase of $ 0.05 per ride, to be applied to unlimited ride pass program rides.
This would affect the following pass programs: UW Employees, UW Hospital Employees, UW ASM students, Madison College, Edgewood College, Dane County employees, City of Madison employees, St. Mary's and Meriter.
The TPC held a public hearing in December 2014 to consider this fare increase. In January, the TPC decided to postpone a decision on this fare increase until March or April to give staff more time to research costs and types of equipment needed to successfully implement this service for its customers.
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SUBMIT YOUR FEEDBACK
Interested persons are encouraged to provide feedback.
Written comments can also be sent to:
Metro Transit Public Hearing
1245 E. Washington Ave. Suite 201
Madison, WI 53703