City of Vallejo – Baylink Ferry Service – Service Level Reductions

by admin on February 16, 2011

We just recevied the following information from the City of Vallejo regarding a Public Notice …

PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF VALLEJO
& WATER EMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (WETA)
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS & PUBLIC HEARING
PROPOSED BAYLINK FERRY AND BUS SERVICE REDUCTION
 
Due to a funding limitations and reduced patronage, Vallejo Baylink is soliciting public comments related to the following proposal to reduce Baylink Ferry and complimentary Route 200 bus service to better match current demand and funding levels. Four public meetings will be held at the following times and locations to solicit public comment related to the proposed reductions in service:
 
Public Meetings – Date/Time/Location
March 1, 2011 6-7:30 PM Vallejo City Hall, Council Chambers, 555 Santa Clara St.
March 2, 2011 6 -7:30 PM Vallejo City Hall, Council Chambers, 555 Santa Clara St.
March 10, 2011 6-7:30 PM Vallejo City Hall, Council Chambers, 555 Santa Clara St.
March 7, 2011 12:00 Noon Port of San Francisco, Pier One, San Francisco, CA
 
Public Hearing
At its regular meeting on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 555 Santa Clara Street Vallejo City Hall, Council Chambers, the Vallejo City Council will also hold an official public hearing prior to proposed adoption of the ferry schedule modifications. If approved these modifications would become effective August 1,2011.
 
The Vallejo City Council Chamber is wheelchair accessible. Persons with sight or hearing disabilities may request accommodations by calling the City Clerk’s office at (707) 648-4067.
 
Written comments may be submitted to the City’s Transportation Division by sending an email tofeedback@baylinkferry.com. Written comments may also be submitted through April 12, 2011, to Cityof Vallejo, 555 Santa Clara Street, Vallejo CA 94590.
 
More information on the proposed reduction in service and the public hearings
will soon be available at http://www.baylinkferry.com/
 
 
Summary of proposed service level changes:
 
– elimination of the 5:30 AM ferry on weekdays
– elimination of 11 weekday Route 200 bus trips
– 11:30 AM ferry to be replaced by a Route 200 bus for winter schedule (Nov-Apr)
– elimination of all weekend Route 200 bus trips, summer and winter
 
The schedule showing all service reductions will be posted to the website soon, and handouts
and flyers will be made available on all the boats and at the Vallejo Ferry Terminal Ticket
Office.
 
SumSumm
Baylink
Vallejo Ferry Terminal, 289 Mare Island Way | Vallejo, CA 94590 

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