Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
MASTF (Metro Accessible Services Transit Forum)MASTF (Metro Accessible Services Transit Forum)
MASTF advises the Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District's Board of Directors and Management/Staff in determining the best methods and resources for providing accessible services for all current and future senior/disabled riders of the bus system. ... Read more
MASTF advises the Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District's Board of Directors and Management/Staff in determining the best methods and resources for providing accessible services for all current and future senior/disabled riders of the bus system. MASTF reviews Metro programs for compliance with the Urban Mass Transportation Act, Section 504, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all other appropriate local, state and federal laws and regulations. Santa Cruz Metro seeks to provide efficient, effective and safe transit services to the residents and visitors of Santa Cruz County.
MASTF is an independent volunteer senior/disabled advisory organization. MASTF advises the Santa Cruz Metro Transit District on issues including, but not limited to: 1) The purchase of operating equipment (e.g.; buses and other vehicles, passenger lifts, kneelers, public address systems, etc.) 2) Equipment, maintenance and modifications. 3) Bus headsigns, logos and signage. 4) Bus stop locations, access requirements and needs. 5) Functional bus stops (e.g.; location, recognition, identification, pole signage, benches, shelters and obstructions) 6) Fares, schedules, routes. 7) Transit information and customer service assistance. 8) Public education and awareness. 9) All levels of Metro staff training, awareness and sensitivity. 10) Paratransit issues. 11) Other accessible public transit matters.