Sound Transit to hold public hearing on proposal to surplus buses

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Sound Transit will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, Feb. 10, at 1:00 p.m. at 401 South Jackson Street in the Ruth Fisher boardroom.

The agency is seeking public comment on a proposal to declare as surplus twenty-nine 1999 Gillig buses that have reached the end of their useful lives and are being taken out of service.

Federal Transit Administration guidelines recommend replacing buses after 12 years or 500,000 miles of service. The average mileage of the coaches proposed for surplus is 730,000 miles.

The Ruth Fisher Boardroom is accessible to persons with disabilities. For more information on the public hearing or to request ADA accommodation, please call Sound Transit at (800) 201-4900 or (888) 713-6030 (TTY).