Paratransit Coordinating Council (PCC)

The Paratransit Coordinating Council (PCC) is a council made up of 26 individuals that represents seniors, disabled, transit/program operators, and public and private social service agencies to promote and support the provision of optimal paratransit service in the most user-friendly, customer oriented and cost effective manner for seniors and persons with disabilities in Contra Costa County. Much of their work is in response to the recommendations outlined in the Paratransit Improvement Study (attached below).

PCC responsibilities include review and prioritization of paratransit funding applications; providing a forum for paratransit stakeholders to discuss issues of mutual interest and to assist in the resolution of concerns; promoting the development and coordination of a comprehensive, integrated paratransit system.

The PCC is made up of twenty-six (26) members, as follows:

  • Nine (9) paratransit users (three from each of the western, central, and eastern parts of the County)
  • Five (5) representatives from public transit operators that provide paratransit service:
    • County Connection
    • Tri-Delta
    • WestCAT
    • AC Transit
    • BART
  • Four (4) representatives from cities that provide paratransit service:
    • El Cerrito
    • Richmond
    • San Pablo
  • Six (6) representatives from agencies that provide social services to seniors and persons with disabilities
  • Two (2) representatives from funding agencies
The Paratransit Coordinating Council meetings are held on the third Monday of every other month, at 2:00 p.m. at the offices of the Contra Costa Transportation Authority, 2999 Oak Road, Suite 110 (Board Room), Walnut Creek, CA 94597. For additional meeting information and PCC agendas, please visit our Public Meetings page.
  • Paratransit Improvement Study 2004