PIERCE TRANSIT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING DRAFT LONG RANGE PLAN: DESTINATION 2040 Pierce Transit's draft edition of the Long Range Plan, titled Destination 2040, has been filed with the Clerk of the Board. A copy of the entire draft plan, including the appendices, is available for review and comment until April 1, 2016. A public hearing will be held as part of the Board of Commissioners' meeting on Monday, March 14, 2016. The meeting begins at 4:00 pm and is held in the Pierce Transit Training Center – Rainier Conference Room, 3720 96th Street SW, Lakewood, Washington 98499. The Long Range Plan (LRP) was created as a comprehensive guiding documentation of the agency's vision and blueprint for providing safe, efficient, and integrated public transport services throughout the South Sound region of today, tomorrow, and beyond. The Plan may be viewed at the agency's website: www.piercetransit.org/destination-2040/. An online comment form is also available through the website Written comments or questions concerning the Plan should be submitted no later than April 1, 2016 to: Darin L. Stavish, AICP Principal Planner P.O. Box 99070 Lakewood, WA 98496 Office (Direct): 253-983-3329 Email: dstavish@piercetransit.org Registered SHUTTLE customers may obtain specialized transportation to and from the hearing by calling SHUTTLE at (253) 581-8000, Option 2, from one to five days in advance of the hearing. An interpreter for the hearing impaired will be provided upon request with a minimum notice of five days. Published in the Tacoma News Tribune and Tacoma Daily Index on Friday, March 4, 2016. IDX-686559