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Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment

Re:  City of Lubbock/Citibus grant applications for the 2016 fiscal year (October 2015-September 2016):

-       Section 5307 formula funding for operating, planning and capital projects;

-       Section 5310 funding for operating and vehicle replacement

-       Section 5339(a) funding for vehicle replacement

-       Section 5339(b) funding for vehicle replacement

-       TIGER Discretionary Grant for facility renovation/expansion

Notice is hereby given that an opportunity for a public hearing will occur in conjunction with the Lubbock Public Transit Advisory Board Meeting on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at 12:00pm at the Citibus Conference Room, 801 Texas Avenue.  The purpose of this hearing is to consider financial assistance under the Federal Transit Act of 1964, as amended, for the following programs:                                            

Section 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Grant Funds – The 5307 program cost is estimated at $4,692,982, of which $3,148,669 will be provided by FTA Section 5307 funds and $913,897 as local match. TxDOT will contribute $630,416 for operating assistance as well. This funding will be used for preventive maintenance, non-fixed route ADA services, operating, planning, Jobs Access Reverse Commute (JARC) funding and miscellaneous capital improvements including passenger amenities and security upgrades.Section 5310

Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Funds – This program cost is estimated at $263,529, of which $203,640 will be provided by the FTA and $59,889 as local match.  These funds will be used to purchase ADA Paratransit vehicle(s), fund a Mobility Manager and to subsidize CitiAccess extended service area trips and the NiteRide service costs.

Section 5339(a) Bus & Bus Facilities Funds – This program cost is estimated at $309,500 and a request has been submitted to the Texas Department of Transportation for the award of 61,900 Transportation Development Credits that will serve as the local match. The funds will be used to purchase ADA Paratransit vehicle(s) and Transit Supervisor vehicle(s) to replace other outdated ADA Paratransit vehicles and Transit Supervisor vehicles that have surpassed their useful life.

Section 5339(b) Bus & Bus Facilities Funds – Citibus will seek $3,500,000 in federal discretionary funding, with local match provided with Transportation Development Credits awarded by the Texas Transportation Commission.  The funds, if awarded, will be used to purchase seven buses; four forty-foot buses and three thirty-five foot buses, which will replace outdated route buses

TIGER Discretionary Grant – Citibus will seek $20,000,000 in federal discretionary funding with $5,000,000 in local match.  The funds, if awarded, will be used to renovate and eventually expand the existing Administrative/Maintenance facility.

Interested individuals may submit recommendations or comments orally or in writing before 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2016. Written comments may be addressed to Citibus Compliance Department, PO Box 2000, Lubbock, Texas, 79457; emailed to cmandrell@citibus.com; or faxed to 806-712-2012. Oral comments may be made by calling 806-712-2002. Written documentation on the above projects is available at the Citibus offices, 801 Texas Avenue.

This meeting is available to all persons regardless of disability.  If you require special assistance, please contact Citibus at 806-712-2002 or write to: Citibus Compliance Department, PO Box 2000, Lubbock, Texas, 79457, at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

  


New Route to the DPS Every Wednesday Runs From 9:20 am -4:50 pm

Citizens of Lubbock will now have the opportunity to ride Citibus to the DPS located at 1404 Lubbock Business Park Blvd. Suite 100, from Citibus Downtown Transfer Plaza (DTP) located at 801 Broadway.

The new bus route will begin on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 and run only on Wednesday’s, which is the least congested day for the DPS.  If the demand of the route is supported by the public, it has a potential to expand to more days in the future.

The round trip cost is $3.50, which is the regular price of an all-day bus pass or a one way trip is the regular fare of $1.75.

The new route will also include stops at the Kings Dominion Housing Development located at 910 N. MLK Blvd.

Below is a listing of time points for this new service.

Depart  DTP

Kings 

Dominion

Arrive DPS

Arrive DTP

9:20 AM

9:28 AM

9:35 AM

9:50 AM

9:50 AM

9:58 AM

10:05 AM

10:20 AM

10:20 AM

10:28 AM

10:35 AM

10:50 AM

10:50 AM

10:58 AM

11:05 AM

11:20 AM

11:20 AM

11:28 AM

11:35 AM

11:50 AM

11:50 AM

11:58 AM

12:05 PM

12:20 AM

12:20 PM

12:28 PM

12:35 PM

12:50 PM

12:50 PM

12:58 PM

1:05 PM

1:20 PM

1:20 PM

1:28 PM

1:35 PM

1:50 PM

1:50 PM

1:58 PM

2:05 PM

2:20 PM

2:20 PM

2:28 PM

2:35 PM

2:50 PM

2:50 PM

2:58 PM

3:05 PM

3:20 PM

3:20 PM

3:28 PM

3:35 PM

3:50 PM

3:50 PM

3:58 PM

4:05 PM

4:20 PM

4:20 PM

4:28 PM

4:35 PM

4:50 PM

 

 

 

 

Careers - New Opportunities

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FOUR LISD TV Students announced as Winners in the Citibus Video Contest

Citibus has partnered with LISD TV at Byron Martin.  Many of Lubbock's future leaders are being shaped daily through LISD's Career & Technical Education program. We believe in our youth and their contributions, so over the next couple of months, they will be working on a new "How To Ride" Citibus video. More >

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