NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Wednesday, June 17, 2020 from 9:00am-10:00am via ZOOM teleconference


The Mountain Area Regional Transit Authority will hold a Public Hearing for consideration of the following items:  

1. The FY20/21 Proposed Budget

2. The Proposed removal of unused or minimally used bus stops throughout the Mountain Transit service area.

A public hearing is scheduled Wednesday, June 17, 2020 from 9:00am-10:00am via ZOOM teleconference to consider public comments regarding these items.  To review the Proposed Budget and/or the list of the Bus Stops Proposed for removal please visit:

www.mountaintransit.org or Mountain Transit, 41939 Fox Farm Rd., Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Public comments may also be submitted via email to kwentworth@mountaintransit.org or in writing to Mountain Transit, PO Box 1501, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 by 4:00pm, Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Related Documents:

MT Stops to be removed 6.2020.pdf

FY2021 OPS Budget.pdf

Capital Budget.pdf

To access the ZOOM teleconference:

Wednesday June 17, 2020 at 9:00am-10:00am via ZOOM teleconference

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88091870756?pwd=QVZacUtpMDRoejlvdHUxbFJEckg5QT09

Meeting ID: 880 9187 0756

Password: 910744

669-900-9128

For information contact Karen Wentworth at (909) 878-5200.

ALL ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE

AVISO DE AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA

La Autoridad de Tránsito Regional del Área de Montaña realizará una reunión pública el miércoles 17 de junio de 2020 a las 9:00 a.m. a 10:00 a.m. a través de la teleconferencia ZOOM

Respecto a:

1) Presupuesto propuesto para el año fiscal 20/21

2) Propuesta de eliminación de paradas de autobús no utilizadas o de uso mínimo en toda el área de servicio de Mountain Transit.

Para revisar el presupuesto propuesto

o la lista de las paradas propuestas para la eliminación, visite: www.mountaintransit.org Oficina de Mountain Transit 41939 Fox Farm Road. Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Los comentarios públicos también pueden enviarse y recibirse antes del martes 16 de junio de 2020 antes de las 4:00 pm por correo electrónico a kwentworth@mountaintransit.org o por escrito a Mountain Transit, PO Box 1501, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

O envíe un correo electrónico a kwentworth@mountaintransit.org

Documentos relacionados:

MT Stops to be removed 6.2020.pdf

FY2021 OPS Budget.pdf

Capital Budget.pdf

Para unirse a la reunión de Zoom

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88091870756?pwd=QVZacUtpMDRoejlvdHUxbFJEckg5QT09

ID de la reunión: 880 9187 0756

Contraseña: 910744

669-900-9128

Karen Wentworth 909-878-5200 o kwentworth@mountaintransit.org

TODOS ESTÁN INVITADOS A PARTICIPAR

The “new regular” service resumes at Mountain Transit Monday May 18, 2020.

As you re-explore the world outside your window, Mountain Transit is ready to take you there in new ways.

We are back to “new regular” service, and are serving up safe transportation. Please also continue to use caution, practice social distancing and wear a mask. Our Drivers truly appreciate your consideration of them as they continue to provide essential transportation for our Mountain Community!

Monday May 18th Mountain Transit will resume fare collection.

No passes are being sold at this time. Our offices are still closed to the public in compliance with State of California Executive Order N-29-20.

Please have exact change ready for your fare. Previously purchased passes will be honored.

For more information, call 909-878-5200 Monday through Saturday between 8am and 5pm.

Thank you for helping us keep transportation running in our mountain communities!

AMENDED-1 5/18/2020 BUS STOP IMPROVEMENT PROJECT: Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

No. 2020-001

RFQ release date:                                                                        May 8, 2020

Submit questions via email to: jserrano@mountaintransit.org   May 15, 2020

RFQ completed submissions must be received by:                    May 29, 2020

First set of bids will be released to approved contractors:         June 5, 2020

1.  Overview of the Requirement

The Mountain Area Regional Transit Authority, operating as Mountain Transit, is the third largest regional transit agency in San Bernardino County, California. Mountain Transit serves the San Bernardino Mountain communities of Crestline, Lake Arrowhead, Running Springs, and Big Bear Lake, providing local service for more than 163,000 passengers each year.  Our goal is to work with local jurisdictions to provide the riding public safe bus stop locations that comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other federal and state accessibility mandates. 

Respondent/Contractor experience, skills and knowledge must include, but is not limited to: land use ordinances, pad placement, landing area design, curb and gutter removal, bus shelter removal and installation, concrete and asphalt construction, familiarization with local comprehensive plan policies and ADA compliance. Contractors must also have a wide experience working in a variety of mountain landscapes and in all aspects of cold weather conditions.

Read Full RFQ:RFQ Bus stop amendment 2020-001 amendment -1

RFQ No. 2020-001: BUS STOP IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

4/22/20 EMERGENCY SERVICE UPDATE: In Compliance with the Governors Executive Order…

Updated 4/22/2020: Until the Governors emergency order is lifted

Mountain Transit service will be as follows:

Big Bear Service:

  • Route 7- Big Bear Weekend Trolley Service is suspended
  • Route 3 – service will resume with a limited schedule Monday 3/30/20 until Governor’s emergency order is lifted. Route 3 will run from 7:00am until 2:00pm, Route 3 start times have been changed to accommodate the seniors early shopping hours.
  • Route 5 Big Bear Off the Mountain (OTM) service is cancelled. Essential transportation off the mountain will be considered on an individual request basis. Call (909) 878-5200 between the hours of 9am-5pm to request off the mountain service.
  • Routes 1 and 11 – Routes have reduced service between the hours of 9:30 and 4:30. 7 days a week. Limited service schedule is the 9:30-4:30 service on regular schedule

Rim Service:

  • Route 2 Update: During the Pandemic, we are changing Route 2 schedule effective Monday, March 30, 2020. Route 2 will run from 10:15am – 5:35pm, Monday thru Sunday. , Monday thru Sunday. Limited service schedule is the 10:15am – 5:35pm service on regular schedule
  • Route 4 Effective Wednesday April 8, 2020 Route 4 between Running Springs and Lake Arrowhead is suspended due to low ridership. Dial A Ride service for essential needs to work, medical care, grocery stores, pharmacies and laundromats will be available between Running Springs and Lake Arrowhead Monday – Saturday from 10:30am and 4:00pm To schedule a Dial A Ride, call 909-878-5200 9am-5pm daily
  • Route 6 RIM Off the Mountain (OTM) service is cancelled. Essential transportation off the mountain will be considered on an individual request basis. Call (909) 878-5200 between the hours of 9am-5pm to request off the mountain service.

Essential transportation off the mountain will be considered on an individual request basis. Call (909) 878-5200 between the hours of 9am-5pm to request off the mountain service.

Dial-A-Ride service will be provided for essential transportation between the hours of 7:00am and 5:00pm, 7 days a week.

Essential transportation will be to Grocery stores, Drug Stores, essential work and non-emergency medical needs. Call (909) 878-5200 between the hours of 9-5pm to request a Dial A Ride for essential transportation

All fares are suspended until April 30, 2020

Visit the Mountain Transit website for service updates mountaintransit.org

Or call (909) 878-5200 between 9:00am-5:00pm

PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICE ORDERS ALL TO WEAR FACE COVERING April 8, 2020

Effective immediately: Riders on Mountain Transit vehicles must wear face coverings that secure behind the ears or back of the head and encompass the mouth and nose. No one may board a Mountain Transit vehicle without a face covering Violation of this order is a crime punishable by up to a $1,000.00 fine or imprisonment of up to 90 days, or both. The San Bernardino County Acting Health Officers Order may be viewed at http://wp.sbcounty.gov/

Mountain Transit Service Changes due to Coronavirus

Effective Friday, March 20, 2020: 

  • Mountain Transit will suspend taking fares until April 3, 2020 

 The following service will be suspended until further notice:                 

Effective Monday 3/23/2020

  • Route 5 (Big Bear OTM) 11:00am
  • Route 6 (Crestline OTM)  8:30am
  • Big Bear DAR  will run from 5:30 am until 8:00 pm

Effective Saturday 3/21/2020  

  • Big Bear Weekend Trolley

The scheduled public meetings on 3/23/20 have been cancelled. We will reschedule for a later date which has not yet been determined. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Regarding Service Changes in the Big Bear Lake Area 3/23/20

MOUNTAIN AREA REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY

Mountain Transit will hold a public hearing regarding upcoming service changes in the Big Bear Lake Area which will go in effect on April 27, 2020.

The hearing will be held on March 23, 2020 from 2:30 PM – 3:30 pm at Mountain Transit Transfer Center/Office

Mountain Transit Transfer Center/Office

41939 Fox Farm Road

Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

2:30 P.M.-3:30 P.M.

Mountain Transit representatives will be on hand to describe service and fare changes and hear public comment for fixed routes 1, 11, 3 and 7 (Big Bear Trolley.)

All are welcome. 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Proposed service changes in RIM Area- Monday March 16, 2020 Postponed

Update 3/14/20 6:25 PM – The scheduled public meetings on 3/20/20 have been cancelled. We will reschedule for a later date which has been determined.

Mountain Transit will hold two public hearings regarding service changes in the Rim Area which are proposed to begin April 27, 2020.

These hearings will both be held on Monday March 16, 2020 in the following locations:

NEO’s Pizza House
32000 Hilltop Blvd.
Running Springs, CA
11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Higher Grounds Coffee House
23776 Lake Dr.
Crestline, CA
2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Mountain Transit Representatives will be on hand to discuss upcoming service and proposed fare changes for route 2, route 4, and Dial a Ride.

Mountain Transit will also be looking for feedback on a proposed demonstration project for a seasonal Saturday “Trolley” service between Running Springs and Lake Arrowhead Village.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Mountain Area Regional Transit Authority “Mountain Transit”

The Mountain Area Regional Transit Authority is applying to the State Department of Transportation for a California Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) Section 5311 Capital Grant in the amount of $560,000 for the purchase of replacement vehicles.

A public hearing is scheduled during the Mountain Transit Board of Directors Meeting on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 10:30 A.M. at Crestline/Lake Gregory Chamber of Commerce to consider public requests or testimony regarding this application.  Public comments may also be submitted and received by April 15, 2020 via email to kwentworth@mountaintransit.org or in writing to Mountain Transit, PO Box 1501, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

For information contact Karen Wentworth at (909) 878-5200.

AVISO DE AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA

Autoridad de Tránsito Regional del Área de Montaña “Mountain Transit”

La Autoridad Regional de Tránsito del Área de Montaña está solicitando al Departamento de Transporte del Estado una Subvención de Capital de la Sección 5311 para la Calidad del Aire de Mitigación de California por la cantidad de $560,000 para la compra de vehículos de reemplazo.

Se ha programado una audiencia pública durante la Reunión de la Junta Directiva de Mountain Transit el miércoles 15 de abril de 2020 a las 10:30 a.m. en Crestline/Lake Gregory Chamber of Commerce para considerar solicitudes públicas o testimonios con respecto a esta solicitud.  Los comentarios públicos también pueden enviarse y recibirse antes del 15 de abril de 2020 por correo electrónico a kwentworth@mountaintransit.org o por escrito a Mountain Transit, PO Box 1501, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Para obtener información, comuníquese con Karen Wentworth al (909) 878-5200.

 

Mountain Transit is seeking Drivers in the RIM area

Mountain Transit currently hiring Seasonal Drivers Summer 2019-2020

  • Weekend drivers wanted immediately in RIM area.
  • Seasonal shuttle drivers.

Must Have:   California Class A, B or C Commercial License w/ passenger endorsement. Applicants must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

15 hours of paid training

Post training wage:  $17.31

Job Type: Part-time Seasonal

School bus drivers welcome!

Submit by email to kwentworth@mountaintransit.org

or in person at:

Mountain Transit
41939 Fox Farm Rd., PO Box 1501
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Application — Adobe PDF (print only)
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