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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Notice of Public Meeting, 30-Day Public Comment Period and Public Hearing for ADA Paratransit Plan

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires Orange Public Transportation Services (OCTS) provide complementary ADA-accessible paratransit service to eligible persons within three-quarters of a mile of its fixed-route service at concurrent times and dates to the routes and hours of fixed-route operation.

Presentation of the OCTS ADA Paratransit Plan and associated policies will be provided at a public meeting held by OCTS staff Thursday, June 30, 2022, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Orange County North Campus, Bonnie B Davis EAC Building located at 1020 US-70 West, Hillsborough, NC 27278. The public will have the opportunity to comment on the current adopted 2015 ADA Paratransit Plan.

The revised plan will be available for review on the OCTS website (http://www.co.orange.nc.us/transportation/); in the administrative office located at 600 Highway 86 N, Hillsborough, NC, 27278 during the 30-day public comment period starting Thursday, July 21, 2022, and ending Friday, Aug. 19, 2022. 

The Orange County Board of County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on Sept. 6, 2022, at 7 p.m. at the Whitted Building located at 300 W. Tryon St, Hillsborough, NC 27278, at which time a presentation of the Updated ADA Paratransit Plan will be provided and the public will be given an opportunity to comment. 

For further information on the plan or to submit comments, please contact Nishith Trivedi, Orange County Transportation Services Interim Director at (919) 245-2007 or email at ntrivedi@orangecountync.gov.

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