Notice of Public Comment and Public Hearing - Fare Increase - YARTS - Public Transit to Yosemite
Notice of Public Comment and Public Hearing – Fare Increase

NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT AND PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the YOSEMITE AREA REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM (YARTS) JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY intends to increase round-trip fares on all service corridors (Highway 140, 120, 120E/395, and 41), effective May 1, 2022.  Proposed fare increase information is available on the YARTS website at www.yarts.com.

Public comment can be submitted in person at 369 W. 18th Street, Merced, CA; Monday- Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; via email to Jose Perez, Assistant Transit Manager, YARTS at [email protected] or by mail to:

Jose Perez

YARTS

369 W. 18th Street

Merced, CA 95340

Public comment must be received by Monday, February 7, 2022 at 12:00 PM.

A public hearing on this increase will be held on Monday, February 7, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. at the Tuolumne County Administration Building, Board of Supervisors Chambers, 2 South Green Street, 4th Floor, Sonora, CA 95370 or via Zoom at https://zoom.us/join Meeting ID: 821 7800 1048 Passcode: 36918 Phone Audio: (669) 900-6833. Interested persons may be present at the public hearing to hear comments and discussion on the proposed increase.

A copy of the staff report will be available at the Merced County Association of Governments, 369 W. 18th Street, Merced, CA; Mariposa County Government Center, 5100 Bullion Street, Mariposa, CA; Mono County Board of Supervisors Office, Annex 1, 74 School Street, Bridgeport, CA; Tuolumne County Administration Bldg. 2 S. Green Street, Sonora CA; and the Madera County Board of Supervisors Office, 200 West 4th St, Madera, CA.

Link to Agenda: https://www.mcagov.org/agendacenter

Link to Proposed Fare Increase: http://yarts.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Proposed-Fare-Increase.pdf