Tag: Transportation

Caltrans Workshop Shapes The Future Of Transportation

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MARTA Seeks Public Opinion

Big Bear, Ca, February 16, 2012, 4:00pm – The Mountain Area Regional Transit Authority (MARTA) is currently updating its Short Range Transit Plan.  According to MARTA, the plan will guide fixed route and Dial-a-Ride transit services in the Rim area and Big Bear Valley over the next five years. Last summer, extensive market research and outreach was conducted and identified a variety of service alternatives for changes and improvements to transit services over the next five years.  MARTA is seeking community feedback on the proposed alternatives, and will be sponsoring a series of public workshops, which will be held on February 29th, and March 1st. The workshops will address: proposed bus route and schedule changes, potential changes to dial-a-ride service, and a revised fare structure. Workshops will be held at the following times and locations.  There will be a brief presentation of the service alternatives and then opportunity for questions and discussion. February 29th 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. City of Big Bear Lake City Hall Training Room 39707 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake March 1st 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Crestline Library 24105 Lake Gregory Dr, Crestline For more information or transportation assistance, call MARTA at 1-909-875-5200 or visit...

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Public Hearing on Parcel Tax Set for March 21st

Big Bear, Ca, February 14, 2012, 4:00pm – Due to the recent proposed budget cuts to the Bear Valley Unified School District, including cuts to the home to school transportation fund, the BVUSD Board of Trustees is considering the option of funding through a parcel tax.  Part of the process to implement a parcel tax is to hold a public hearing on the tax, to allow the public to find out more information, voice opinions and ask questions.  The trustees will then consider adopting a resolution proposing to establish a qualified special tax to be submitted for voter approval on July 10th.  The parcel tax would not exceed $99 per year for a total of six years for a variety of educational programs, including the maintenance of programs in math, science, reading, writing, art, music, as well as for the retention of qualified teachers and keeping schools safe and clean, and would guarantee an exception for certain seniors and disabled persons.  The public hearing is set for March 21st of this year at 6:30pm in the Library of Big Bear Middle School, and everyone is invited to...

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Veterans Sought for No-Cost Job Training

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SANBAG Looks Into Alternative Transportation For Mountain Areas

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