MBTA BOARD MEETS TOMORROW WITH POSSIBLE LITIGATION AND REORGANIZATION

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet Thursday, February 4, at the MBTA Operations Center on Verbena Road in Joshua Tree. After a 4:30 closed session in which directors will discuss anticipated litigation, the directors will meet in open session at 5 p.m. and recognize the employee

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REACH-OUT AWARDED AN MBTA GRANT

Reach Out Morongo Basin received a $20,000 transportation assistance grant Friday from Morongo Basin Transit Authority. This is the fourth year that Reach Out has received this grant from MBTA. The grant is available to local government agencies and non-profits to help with unmet transportation needs or to access or

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NO MBTA BUS SERVICE TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority will NOT operate service on Thursday, November 26, in observance of Thanksgiving Day. The MBTA will resume its regularly scheduled service on Friday, November 27.

MBTA NOTES SAFETY RECORD

For the second time this year, the Morongo Basin Transit Authority has marked 100 days without a collision or injury. As of Thursday, November 12, MBTA operators and maintenance employees have not been involved in a preventable collision, nor has there been any injury that could have been prevented. In

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MORONGO BASIN TRANSIT ATHORITY 100 DAYS COLLISION FREE

For the second time this year, the Morongo Basin Transit Authority has marked 100 days without a collision or injury. As of Thursday, November 12, MBTA operators and maintenance employees have not been involved in a preventable collision, nor has there been any injury that could have been prevented. In

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MBTA BOARD MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority board of directors will hold a routine meeting Thursday, filled with reports from staff. The meeting starts at 5 p.m. in the Helen Gray Education Center on the hospital campus in Joshua Tree.

COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE FOUNDATION OFFERS STUDENT BUS PASSES

The Copper Mountain College Foundation is assisting students with transportation needs. Reporter Mike Lipsitz takes a closer look… Because transportation can be a huge barrier for college students the Copper Mountain College Foundation is breaking down that barrier for the nearly 2,000 students enrolled there. The Foundation subsidizes bus rides

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MORONGO BASIN TRANSIT AUTHORITY BOARD TO APPOINT NEW GENERAL MANGER TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 9, at the MBTA Operations Center on Verbena Road in Joshua Tree. After a closed session in which directors will appoint a new general manager and discuss anticipated litigation, the directors will recognize the outgoing

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MBTA BOARD MEETS THIS AFTERNOON

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet at 5 p.m. today, May 28, at the MBTA Operations Center on Verbena Road in Joshua Tree. After administrative and operations reports, the board will appoint an interim general manager. The board will then go into closed session to discuss

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MEMORIAL DAY CLOSURES

All government offices, banks, libraries, schools, and post offices will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. In addition, Burrtec will delay its trash pick up by one day. The Morongo Basin Transit Authority will NOT operate service on Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day

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MBTA MANAGER TO STEP DOWN JULY 1

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority’s general manager has announced he will be stepping down this summer. Joe Meer, who has been with the MBTA since 2002 and its general manager since 2006, said he plans to resign as of July 1 in order to pursue his graduate studies. During the

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MBTA BOARD MEET TOMORROW

Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, February 26, at the MBTA Operations Center on Verbena Road in Joshua Tree. The board will recognize a retired employee and the employee of the quarter. After administrative and operations reports, the board will hear a presentation

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MORONGO BASIN TRANSIT AUTHORITY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, January 22, at the MBTA Operations Center on Verbena Road in Joshua Tree. The board will recognize a retired employee and the employee of the quarter. Under old business, the board will receive administrative and operations reports.

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MBTA BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, December 11, at MBTA Operations Center on Verbena Road in Joshua Tree. Under old business, the board will receive administrative and operations reports. The board will then go into closed session to discuss property negotiations for

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MBTA BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, October 23, at MBTA Operations Center on Verbena Road in Joshua Tree. Among the items on the consent agenda are recognition of employee of the quarter, followed by administrative reports. Under new business, the board will discuss

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MORONGO BASIN TRANSIT AUTHORITY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, September 25, at Helen Gray Education Center at the hospital campus on Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree. Among the items on the consent agenda are recognition of employee of the quarter, followed by a public hearing on

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MBTA BUSSES NOT RUNNING MONDAY

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority will NOT operate its bus service on Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day, and will resume its regularly scheduled service on Tuesday, September 2nd.

MBTA OFFERING TRANSPORTATION GRANTS FOR LOCAL CHARITIES

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority has leveraged fee income it gets from other agencies to fund a program of Transportation Assistance Grants — the TAG program. Dan Stork describes how to get in on the program…

Local government agencies or nonprofit 501(c)3’s who can define an unmet transportation need that

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MBTA BUSSES WILL NOT RUN TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority will NOT operate service on Friday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day and will resume its regularly scheduled service on Saturday, July 5.

MORONGO BASIN TRANSIT AUTHORITY NOT RUNNING BUSES JANUARY 1

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority (MBTA) will NOT operate bus services on Wednesday, January 1, in observance of New Year’s Day and will resume its regularly scheduled service on Thursday, January 2.