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Transportation Agencies Seek Public Input on Unmet Transit Needs

Monday, March 29, 2021

MONTEREY COUNTY – The Transportation Agency for Monterey County (TAMC), in partnership with Monterey Salinas Transit (MST), is seeking public input on unmet transit needs.

The unmet transit needs process is required by the state’s Transportation Development Act under the Local Transportation Fund, which allocates a quarter cent of the general sales tax that is collected statewide and comes back to the County on a population basis to support public transit services.

The agencies are asking community members to help define transit needs that the public transportation system is not currently meeting. Comments can be submit by any of the following means through April 30, 2021:

·         At a virtual public hearing on March 31, 2021

·         By mail, ATTN: Madilyn Jacobsen, 55 B Plaza Circle, Salinas, CA 93901

·         Via email (

·         By phone (831) 775-4402

·         Through the online form at this link on the TAMC website:            transit-needs

The MST Mobility Advisory Committee will host the virtual hearing through Zoom on March 31, 2021 at 1 pm. Anyone wishing to participate can join the meeting online at: or by teleconference at: +1 669 900 9128. Meeting ID: 944 6217 0248; Password: 194463.

For more information, contact Madilyn Jacobsen, TAMC, Transportation Planner, at  or 831- 775-4402.


 "The Transportation Agency for Monterey County (TAMC) is responsible for investing in regional transportation projects for Monterey County residents, businesses and visitors.  The mission of TAMC is to develop and maintain a multimodal transportation system that enhances mobility, safety, access, environment quality and economic activities in Monterey County. For more information visit or call 831.775.0903.”