Honolulu Rate Commission seeks input on proposed fare policy changes
News Release from City and County of Honolulu, January 21, 2022
HONOLULU – The Honolulu Rate Commission will be taking public testimony on proposed fare policy changes affecting TheBus and TheHandi-Van at its January 24th and February 8th meetings. Proposed changes will ensure the City’s transportation system is reliable, sustainable and able to meet the changing needs of Oʻahu’s public transportation riders.
Meetings will be held from 2:30 p.m. up to 4:30 p.m. in the Mission Memorial Auditorium near Honolulu Hale. Interested parties may participate in-person, subject to gathering guidelines, or online via WebEx. Access information for virtual participation is posted with the meeting agenda on the Rate Commission website at: http://www4.honolulu.gov/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-297627/RC%202022%20January%2024%20AGENDA.pdf.
Details regarding the proposed policy changes can be found on the Rate Commission website at: http://www4.honolulu.gov/docushare/dsweb/Get/Document-297308/RC%202022%20January%2024%20Fare%20Proposal.pdf.
Written testimony may be sent to email@example.com, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (808) 768-4730. Written testimonies, including the testifier’s address, email and phone number will be available to the public on the Rate Commission website.
If you need additional information or require special assistance, auxiliary aid and/or service to participate in this event (i.e. sign language interpreter; interpreter for language other than English, or wheelchair accessibility), please contact Puni Chee at (808) 768-8329 or email your request to email@example.com at least five (5) business days prior to event.
The public’s voice is important and the City is eager to hear all testimonies to improve and grow Oʻahu’s transportation network.