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Public Hearing: Possible Elimination of LinkFM
MATBUS is considering eliminating LinkFM service
Notice of Public Hearing
MATBUS LinkFM Downtown Circulator Route
The City of Fargo and City of Moorhead are considering the elimination of the MATBUS LinkFM Downtown Circulator Route effective January 1, 2020. The LinkFM route began in 2015 and is operated by the City of Fargo and jointly funded by the City of Fargo and the City of Moorhead. LinkFM currently is fare free and provides access between downtown Fargo and downtown Moorhead with a Park and Ride agreement at the Moorhead Center Mall. Current service hours are 7 am to 7 pm, Monday through Friday, and 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday with a bus approximately every 15 minutes. A map of the existing route is available online at MATBUS.com and on display at the Ground Transportation Center (GTC), 502 N. P. Ave., Fargo, North Dakota.
Informational Display: An informational display on the route being eliminated, as well as comment cards, will be in the lobby of the GTC from October 28 through December 6 and posted online at MATBUS.com. Staff will be at the GTC to answer questions on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, from 4 pm to 6 pm. Written comments may be turned in to the dispatch window and will be considered by staff prior to the final recommendation to the Fargo City Commission and Moorhead City Council.
Public Hearings: Public hearings will be held to afford opportunities for interested persons to be heard with respect to the proposed route elimination as follows:
||Monday, November 18, 2019||Monday, December 9, 2019|
||5:15 pm||5:45 pm|
||Fargo City Commission||Moorhead City Council|
||City Hall||City Hall, 1st Floor Chambers|
||225 4 St N||500 Center Ave|
||Fargo ND 58102||Moorhead MN 56560|
Written comments may be submitted in advance of the public hearings to:
Matthew Peterson, Fargo Assistant Transit Director, and Lori Van Beek, Moorhead Transit Manager, 650 23rd St. N., Fargo, ND 58102, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: 701.241.8140 option 3.
Upon request, accommodations for individuals with disabilities, language barriers, or other needs to allow participation in meetings will be provided. To arrange assistance, call the MATBUS Administration Office at 701.241.8140 option 3 (voice) or 711 (TDD/TTY).