MBTA BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

At Thursday’s (June 22) meeting of the Morongo Basin Transit Authority, directors will begin the meeting with a closed session for an evaluation of its general manager. Under new business, directors will be asked to approve two grants for operating assistance. Directors will also be asked to approve adjustments to

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MBTA BOARD MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON

At Thursday’s (June 1) meeting of the Morongo Basin Transit Authority, directors will be asked to approve a bus stop improvement. Directors will also review the operating and capital budgets. The meeting starts at 5 p.m. at the MBTA Operations Center, 62405 Verbena Road in Joshua Tree.

MEMORIAL DAY CLOSURES

All government offices, banks, libraries, schools, post offices, and Copper Mountain College will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. In addition, Burrtec will delay its trash pickup by one day. The Morongo Basin Transit Authority will NOT operate service on Monday, May 29, in observance of

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MEMORIAL DAY CLOSURES

All government offices, banks, libraries, schools, post offices, and Copper Mountain College will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. In addition, Burrtec will delay its trash pickup by one day. The Morongo Basin Transit Authority will NOT operate service on Monday, May 29, in observance of

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MBTA BOARD MEETS, AGENCY GETS HIGHEST SAFETY RATING

At Thursday’s (March 23) meeting of the Morongo Basin Transit Authority, directors will hold a public hearing on a grant request of more than $855,000 to purchase five vehicles. Directors will also hear a presentation on the transportation reimbursement escort program. The meeting starts at 5 p.m. at the MBTA

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TOMORROW IS TRANSIT APPRECIATION DAY FOR THE MBTA

Tomorrow is a special day for our own Morongo Basin Transit Authority, the MBTA, as they celebrate their own Transit Appreciation Day. Reporter Edica Gonzales says be sure to give their employees a hearty “Thank You”… Ok, so maybe it’s not an official holiday yet, but for the Morongo Basin

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MBTA BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

At Thursday’s (February 23) meeting of the Morongo Basin Transit Authority, directors will recognize an outgoing board member. Following staff reports, directors will assign members to various sub committees. The meeting starts at 5 p.m. at the MBTA Operations Center, 62405 Verbena Road in Joshua Tree.

MBTA DONATION GETS REACH-OUT A NEW VAN

Keeping with its mission to provide affordable transportation to the residents of our Morongo basin, the MBTA has donated a new van to the Reach Out organization. Managing editor Tami Roleff has details… Reach Out Morongo Basin will now be able to drive its neighbors to appointments in style, in

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NO MBTA SERVICE SUNDAY AND MONDAY

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority will NOT operate service on Sunday, January 1, and Monday, January 2, in observance of New Year’s Day and will resume its regularly scheduled service on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017.

NO MBTA BUSES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority will NOT operate service on Sunday, December 25, and Monday, December 26, in observance of Christmas Day and will resume its regularly scheduled service on Tuesday, December 27.

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK TO START SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE

Plans are being made to bring a tourist shuttle bus service to Joshua Tree National Park. Called The “RoadRunner” Shuttle service, the new public transportation system would see specially marked buses bring visitors into the park from Park & Ride locations in Joshua Tree at Coyote Corner (State Route 62

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MBTA BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

At Thursday’s (December 8) meeting of the Morongo Basin Transit Authority, directors will recognize the employee of the quarter. Following staff reports, directors will be asked to approve a five percent increase in the base salaries for the general manager and the director of cooperative purchasing and grants. Directors will

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ROUTINE MBTA BOARD MEETING TONIGHT

There is no new business scheduled for tonight’s meeting of the Morongo Basin Transit Authority. The meeting will begin by recognizing the employee of the quarter, then the board will hold a public hearing on unmet needs. Next, the board will be asked to approve a routine consent agenda followed

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MBTA BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority, MBTA, will meet tomorrow. Managing editor Tami Roleff checks the agenda… The Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will begin its regular meeting Thursday, July 28 with a closed session, in which it will hold performance evaluations for the general manager and director of

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MBTA BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will be asked to approve its budgets for fiscal year 2016-17 at its next meeting Thursday, May 26. The board will hold a public hearing to discuss its operating, capital, and taxicab budgets, and will then be asked to authorize MBTA to

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MBTA AND JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK WORKING ON VISITOR TRANSPORTATION PLAN

How can the park service balance the delicate desert ecosystem of Joshua Tree National Park with the more than two million visitors expected to roll through in 2016? Assignment reporter Mike Lipsitz tells us there’s a plan in the works that could offer relief to tourists and terrain…. Morongo Basin

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MBTA, TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet in closed session at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, to discuss anticipated litigation and to conference with labor negotiators. The board will meet in regular session at 5 p.m., at which time it will recognize its employee of the quarter.

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MBTA BOARD MEETS IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet 5 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at the MBTA Operations Center on Verbena Road in Joshua Tree. Under new business, the directors will hold two public hearings to accept grant requests totaling more than $800,000 for operating assistance and four replacement

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MBTA BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet Thursday, February 25, at the MBTA Operations Center on Verbena Road in Joshua Tree. After a closed session in which directors will conference with labor negotiators, the directors will meet in open session and recognize a new board member. After

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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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