AC Transit Seeks Volunteers For Accessibility Advisory Committee

Hey, if anyone here is looking to volunteer your time and you  have some ideas how to improve AC Transit, especially for seniors and the disabled, then check out the public transit agency’s announcement:

To ensure that its transit services are used and easily obtainable by all members of the public, AC Transit is seeking volunteers to fill potential openings on its Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) during 2014.  Today the District appealed for applications from people interested in volunteering their input by serving on the committee as advocates for seniors and disabled bus riders.

The AAC, consisting of 14 members, typically meets on the second Tuesday of the month to address concerns about—and implement and enhance—AC Transit’s programs and services as related to seniors and people with disabilities. The committee was established specifically to review policies and procedures, as well as comment and advise the District and its seven-member Board of Directors on all matters related to bus accessibility.

Citizens appointed to serve on the committee shall serve a term of one (1) year beginningMarch 1, 2014.

f interested, applications can be obtained from and returned to the District Secretary’s Office, 1600 Franklin Street, 10th Floor, Oakland, California 94612 or by calling (510) 891-7201. Completed applications also can be faxed to: (510) 891- 4705 or emailed todistrictsecretary@actransit.org All applications must be returned to the District Secretary by January 31, 2014.

Chris DeBenedetti