The Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA), operator of Wheels and Rapid bus services and Dial-A-Ride paratransit service in the Tri-Valley, is seeking applications for members and alternates to serve on the Tri-Valley Accessible Advisory Committee (TAAC). Members on the TAAC represent the cities of Livermore, Dublin, and Pleasanton, unincorporated Alameda County and Tri-Valley social/human services agencies. Vacancies are for the following representatives:
- City of Dublin – 1 member
- City of Pleasanton – 1 alternate
- City of Livermore – 2 members
- County of Alameda – 1 member, 1 alternate
- Social Services – 3 members
Committee members are expected to provide a forum and advise LAVTA staff on accessibility issues facing senior and disabled residents on LAVTA fixed route buses and Dial-A-Ride paratransit services. The committee meets six times per year for approximately 90 minutes. TAAC members will receive a free annual LAVTA fixed route bus pass. In addition, ADA paratransit eligible members can ride Dial-A-Ride service to and from TAAC meetings free of charge.
Candidates must reside in the city they represent and must be able to solicit and disseminate information effectively to their constituents, be able to meet during regular business hours (typically 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.), and be able to analyze complex issues and reports to make recommendations regarding LAVTA services. Candidates must currently use LAVTA fixed route buses or Dial-A-Ride paratransit services or represent those who do. Candidates do not have to be disabled or over 65 years old.
Interested candidates should request an application by calling (925) 455-7555 or download an application by clicking here. Applications should be submitted to LAVTA by May 4, 2020. LAVTA’s Board of Directors approves the representatives.