OLATHE —Johnson County Transit (JCT) is providing the public the opportunity to comment on a planned change to The JO-Special Edition service trip scheduling guidelines.
Special Edition registered riders may currently schedule trips from 24 hours up to 14 days in advance. JCT is proposing a reduction in the number of days for advanced scheduling to seven days. The proposed change is sought to reduce the number of cancellations and improve operating efficiencies.
All interested persons are invited and encouraged to comment on this proposed change.  JCT is accepting comments by email, phone, U.S. mail and public meeting, if requested.
Send e-mails to: Comments@thejo.com.
Mail:  Special Edition Comments, c/o Johnson County Transit, 1701 West 56 Highway,          Olathe, KS 66061.
Phone:(913) 715-8362. Record a message.
Public Meeting: If a request is received, a public meeting will take place at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the training room at the Murray L. Nolte Transit Center, 1701 West 56 Highway, Olathe.  If neither comments nor a request for a meeting is received by Oct. 14, a public meeting will not be scheduled.
Interested persons may submit comments to JCT through the above methods. Please limit comments to the Special Edition proposed scheduling change. Comments or a request for a public meeting should be received on or before 5 p.m. Oct. 14.
This notice is also available on the JCT website at www.thejo.com.
More information about the proposed change is available by contacting Pete Henschke, Operations Administrator at JCT, at (913) 715-8348 or pete.henschke@jocogov.org.
Johnson County Transit,  a department of Johnson County Government, administers the county’s public transportation system, providing fixed-route passenger service, called  The JO, in Johnson County and to areas of both Kansas City, Kan., and Kansas City, Mo., along with a K-10 Connector route to Lawrence in Douglas County. The department also operates The JO-Special Edition, a curb-to-curb program for Johnson County elderly, low-income, and disabled residents. More information at: (913) 782-2210 or www.thejo.com.
Johnson County Government provides daily services, ranging from aging to zoning, through 37 departments and five agencies serving Johnson County, Kansas, a community of choice for more than 544,000 residents. For more information visit the county’s website at www.jocogov.org.