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Proposed Revisions to the Shared Ride Taxi Program Administrative Rules

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

BY THE COUNTY OF HAWAI`I MASS TRANSIT AGENCY 

REVISING ADMINISTRATIVE RULES

REGARDING SHARED RIDE TAXI PROGRAM

 Pursuant to Chapter 91, Section 3, of the Hawaii Revised Statutes, the Mass Transit Agency proposes to revise administrative rules regarding its Shared Ride Taxi Program.  The revisions repeals the $15 service charge for exchanging expired coupons and implements changes that coupons are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged.

 

A Public Hearing solely for the purpose of taking public testimony on the proposed revisions will be held on:  

 

Date:               February 10, 2022

Time:              1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Place:              Aupuni Center Conference Room, Hilo, Hawaii             

 

Meeting is also available via Zoom at the following link: 

https://zoom.us/j/94944169350?pwd=QXhVVVJldTNyTVM2V1VuVXVXc1cvZz09 

Meeting ID: 949 4416 9350

Passcode: VKHQX2

 

All interested persons are invited to attend the hearing to state their views regarding the proposed revisions either orally or in writing.   Written testimony may be submitted by mail, email (heleonbus@hawaiicounty.gov), or fax (808-961-8745) to Ms. Tiffany Kai, Mass Transit Agency, 25 Aupuni Street, Hilo, HI 96720, provided it is received no later than 12:00 noon on January 21, 2022.  All written and oral submissions will be fully considered and included in the record of the hearing.

Draft revisions are available for viewing and printing here.

Copies of the proposed rule amendments are also available at the Mo‘oheau Bus Terminal, 329 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, Hawaii, or by mail/email before the hearings upon request.  Cost of hard copies is $1.00 for the first page and .10 for each additional page.  Copies may be mailed to interested persons after payment of fees for copy and postage are received.  Please call 808-961-8744, option 6, to request copies.

The meeting rooms are accessible to persons with disabilities.  Anyone who requires auxiliary aid or special accommodations to effectively participate in the public hearing shall make all requests at least ten (10) business days prior to the hearing by calling 808-961-8744, option 6.  Upon request, this notice and copies of the proposed rule amendments are available in alternate formats.