No Board Meeting in November

There is NO Board Meeting in November due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.
The Board Meeting for December will be held on Wednesday, December 5th at 5:30 in the new Board Room at the Admin Building.
This is the FIRST WEDNESDAY of the month

Notice Of Public Hearing For Proposed Fare Increases


The Golden Empire Transit District Board of Directors will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 19 at 5:30 PM to receive public input regarding a proposed fare restructuring. The hearing will be held in the GET Board Room at 1830 Golden State Avenue.

Any person wishing to present testimony related to the proposed fare restructuring may appear and be heard or may submit written comments to Golden Empire Transit District, 1830 Golden State Avenue, Bakersfield, CA. 93301 for inclusion in the official record of the hearing. Written comments will be received until 5:30 PM the day of the hearing. Written comments may be delivered or mailed to the following address:

Golden Empire Transit District
1830 Golden State Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301-1012
The proposed fare restructuring includes the following changes, which would become effective on July 1, 2016:

Transportation will be provided for anyone who wishes to attend and cannot use regularly scheduled service to get home. People with special needs or requirements should contact Cecilia Provensal at (661) 324-9874 by April 14, 2016.

Information will be provided in alternative format upon request.



El Consejo Directivo de Golden Empire Transit District llevará a cabo una audiencia pública el martes 19 de abril a las 5:30 p.m. para recabar opiniones del público sobre la propuesta de reestructuración de tarifas. La audiencia se llevará a cabo en la Sala del Consejo de GET en 1830 Golden State Avenue.

Cualquier persona que desee aportar testimonio en relación con la propuesta de reestructuración de tarifas puede presentarse y ser escuchada, o bien puede enviar sus comentarios por escrito a Golden Empire Transit District, 1830 Golden State Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301 para su inclusión en el registro oficial de la audiencia. Se recibirán los comentarios por escrito hasta las 5:30 p.m. del día de la audiencia. Los comentarios por escrito pueden ser entregados o enviados por correo a la siguiente dirección:

Golden Empire Transit District
1830 Golden State Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301-1012

La propuesta de reestructuración de tarifas incluye los siguientes cambios, que entrarían en vigor el 1º de julio de 2016:


Se proporcionará transporte para toda persona que desee asistir y no pueda utilizar el servicio regularmente programado para llegar a casa. Las personas con necesidades o requisitos especiales deben comunicarse con Cecilia Provensal al (661) 324-9874 antes del 14 de abril de 2016.

Se proporcionará información en formatos alternativos a petición.

UPDATE (7-22-14)

 The GET board met for approximately 2 hours today. The Board discussed the proposal from the union and provided instruction to the negotiating team. The next step will be to schedule a meeting of the negotiating teams.

GET Update

Through assistance from Supervisor Leticia Perez’s office, GET officials and union officials met at 8 AM this morning.  The meeting lasted until approximately 9:30 AM. Talks are scheduled for Friday and Saturday.

“We want to thank Supervisor Perez for bringing the union back to the table,” said GET spokesperson Gina Hayden. “We hope these talks will be productive.”