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Posted on: February 14, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Fresno COG- 2019 Unmet Transit Needs

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Do you or someone you know have a public transit need

that is not being met?


The Fresno Council of Government’s (FCOG)

Social Services Transportation Advisory Council would like to hear from you!

If you would like to provide comments on public transit needs in Fresno County,

please attend one of the eight public meetings, or submit written comments.


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 5:30pm                    Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 5:30pm 

West Side of Fresno County                                   Eastside of Fresno County

Firebaugh Community Center                                 Kingsburg City Hall

1655 13th Street, Firebaugh, CA 93630                 1401 Draper Street, Kingsburg, CA  93631

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 5:30pm                     Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:30 pm 

Fresno Metropolitan Area                                        Fresno Metropolitan Area

Ted C. Wills Community Center                                 Pinedale Community Center

770 San Pablo, Fresno, CA  93728                            7170 N. San Pablo Ave, Pinedale, CA 


Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 5:30pm                           Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 5:30 pm

West Side of Fresno County                                   Fresno Metropolitan Area

Coalinga City Hall                                                   Center For New Americans

155 W. Durian Ave, Coalinga, CA  93210               4879 E. Kings Canyon Rd, Fresno CA  93727

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 5:30pm                         Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 5:30pm 

Eastside of Fresno County                                      Clovis Metropolitan Area

Sanger City Hall                                                         Clovis Senior Center

1700 7th Street, Sanger, CA  93657                          850 Fourth Street, Clovis, CA 93612

If you are unable to attend a meeting but would like to provide your comments,  please see the how to participate section below.

All meeting rooms and restrooms are ADA accessible. Representatives or individuals with

disabilities should contact Fresno COG at 559-233-4148, at least 3 days in advance of a meeting to

request auxiliary aids and/or translation services necessary to participate in the public meeting.


What is the purpose of the unmet transit needs meetings?

The meetings provide opportunity for the public to identify all Fresno County “unmet transit needs” 

that are “reasonable to meet” within Fresno County (PUC 99401.5 (d).

What is an “unmet transit need”?

An “unmet transit need” is an inadequacy in existing public transit service for persons recognized 

as transit dependent in Fresno County.

Who is “transit dependent”?

The “transit dependent” are those individuals who rely on public transit because they do not 

operate a vehicle because of youth, advanced age, mental or physical impairment or low income.

What is the purpose of the Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC)? The purpose of 

SSTAC is to receive public comment regarding transit service needs for

the transit-dependent in Fresno County.


1. Attend a public outreach meeting and/or public hearing and speak with transit

agency representatives.

2. Submit a comment card at the meeting, providing as much detail as possible

to describe the need you would like to have met.

3. If you are unable to attend a meeting, but would like to provide your comments,

please mail or email your comments to:

Bill Hyatt, SSTAC Chairman

Central Valley Regional Center, Inc.

615 North Marty, Fresno, CA 93722


4. To receive more information about available transit and the unmet Transit Needs

process, visit us on the web at this link:

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