PIERCE TRANSIT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO PIERCE TRANSIT CODE FOR SPECIAL RATES OF FARE EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 19, 2013 A public hearing will be held as part of the Board of Commissioners' meeting on November 18, 2013. The meeting begins at 4:00 PM and is held in the Pierce Transit Rainier Conference Room, 3720 96th Street SW, Lakewood, Washington. The purpose of the hearing is to allow public comment on proposed changes to Pierce Transit Code, Section 3.72.120 Special Rates of Fare. Pierce Transit is proposing to change its policy regarding the Chief Executive Officer's authority to establish Special Rates of Fare to establish demonstration fares and to align the time limit of such demonstration fares with new Federal Transit Administration requirements. The proposed policy, if adopted, will be effective November 19, 2013. 3.72.120 Special Rate of Fare The Chief Executive Officer is authorized to establish special rates of fare. These fares shall be for the purpose of transit promotions, demonstration projects or special events. The special rates of fare shall have a time limit up to six months. Please submit questions and comments pertaining to the proposed special rates of fare by November 14, 2013 to: Pierce Transit Business Development Division ATTN: Tina Lee, Service Innovation Administrator P.O. Box 99070 Lakewood, WA 98496-0070 Email: tlee@piercetransit.org Phone: (253) 589-6887 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 two weeks. Published in the Tacoma News Tribune on October 29 and November 13, 2013. Published in the Tacoma Daily Index on October 29 and November 13, 2013.