Lassen Transit Service Agency announces public hearing

The Lassen Transit Agency, known to locals as Lassen Rural Bus, announced it will hold a public hearing during its regular meeting at 1:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8 at the Susanville City Council Chambers regarding the establishment of fare for a pilot project of on-demand transit service.

According to a statement from the agency, “A public hearing will be held to consider the establishment of a new fare for a pilot project for on-demand transit service. The on-demand service will be open the general public on every Saturday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. within the greater Susanville area for four months starting Sept. 3, and ending on Dec. 31, 2022.

The fare cost for one trip will $3.50 for the general public and reduced for $1.75 for eligible persons. Per current guidelines, reduced fares are available for K-12 students, seniors (over age 60) and disabled riders.

All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard or to submit comments to the Lassen Transit Service Agency, 707 Nevada Street, Suite 4, Susanville, CA 96130 or via email to [email protected] Comments will be accepted until Aug. 12, 2022.

For more information, call 251-8288.