SETD Seeking Transportation Advisory Committee Volunteers

June 1, 2021

For Immediate Release

From: Jeff Hazen

Executive Director

Sunset Empire Transportation District

503-861-5399    

Sunset Empire Transportation District Board of Commissioners (SETD) is seeking volunteers from Clatsop County who would like to serve on the Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC). The TAC advises the District’s Board on issues involving the District’s transportation plans, grants, policies, and programs with a special emphasis on access for senior and disabled riders. The current vacant TAC positions are sought from persons that can represent one or more of the following listed categories and are also knowledgeable of the public transportation needs of each of them.  

  • Local governments, including land use planners
  • Employers
  • Transit users
  • Transit users who depend on transit for accomplishing daily activities
  • Low-income individuals
  • Social equity advocates
  • Environmental advocates
  • Bicycle and pedestrian advocates
  • Major destinations for users of public transit

The TAC committee is comprised of a total of 7 community members which are appointed by the SETD Board, an appointed SETD Board member and a neighboring transit provider. Term of office is 2 years beginning July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2023. Responsibilities include having a working knowledge of SETD’s plans, policies and programs, attending the scheduled meetings and making decisions when necessary. TAC meetings are held at least twice a year. Applications are available Monday thru Friday from 8 AM to 12 noon and 1 PM to 5 PM at the Astoria Transit Center, 900 Marine Drive in Astoria, Seaside Transit Office, 39 N. Holladay in Seaside, on the SETD website at http://www.nworegontransit.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/June-2021-TAC-Application.pdf or upon request an application will be sent by mail. Please return or mail completed applications to Sunset Empire Transportation District, 900 Marine Drive Astoria, OR 97103 by June 16, 2021 at 5:00 PM. Appointments will be made by the Board of Commissioners at the June 24, 2021 Board meeting. For more information contact Mary Parker at 503-861-5370 or [email protected]