For Immediate Release:
September 1, 2023

Intercity Transit Seeks Volunteers to Help Shape Public Transit

Olympia, WA – The Intercity Transit Authority (ITA) is recruiting civically-minded individuals who represent our diverse community to serve as volunteer advisors on its Community Advisory Committee (CAC). The 20-person advisory group provides input to the ITA on local public transportation issues. Nineteen members serve three-year terms, while the youth position serves a one-year term.

Members of the committee represent a cross-section of the community and must live, work, or attend school in Thurston County to apply. Individual service users, businesses, nonprofit groups, students, and other community members are encouraged to apply. As part of our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we are specifically seeking representation from:

  • Active duty military and veterans.
  • BIPOC.
  • People living with disabilities.
  • Fixed income families.
  • LGBTQ+ community.
  • Seniors.
  • Youth.

The CAC meets the third Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Meetings are hybrid with in-person and virtual attendance options. CAC applications are available at, or by calling 360-357-1532. Completed applications are due by Friday, Oct. 6, 2023, and can be mailed to CAC Recruitment, Attn: Amanda Collins, PO Box 659, Olympia, WA 98507, dropped off at Customer Service in the Olympia Transit Center, located at 205 Franklin Street NE in downtown Olympia, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., or emailed to

For more information about the CAC, visit or contact Amanda Collins at or 360-357-1532.


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