The purpose of the Social Services Transportation Advisory Council (SSTAC) is to solicit the input of transit-dependent and transit disadvantaged persons, including the elderly, handicapped, low income persons, and youths regarding transit needs in Merced County. The SSTAC is convened annually, at minimum, for the Unmet Transit Needs process as required by the Transportation Development Act.
Transit Manager, The Bus
Lynn Downum-Hanzal, Vice Chair
Local Social Service Provider for Disabled
Local Social Service Provider for Seniors
Senior Transit Rider
Disabled Transit Rider
Local Transit Operator, National Express
Local Social Service Transportation Provider for the Disabled
Local Social Service Provider for Persons of Limited Means
Local Social Service Transportation Provider for Seniors
Members of the SSTAC shall be appointed by the transportation planning agency which shall recruit candidates for appointment from a broad representation of social service and transit providers representing the elderly, the handicapped, and persons of limited means. In appointing council members, the transportation planning agency shall strive to attain geographic and minority representation among council members.
If you are interested in being appointed to the SSTAC, please fill out the application and deliver to MCAG or email to Natalia Austin.