Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
FILE - People exit a delayed train at the Central Pointe Station in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. The Utah Transit Authority is searching for people to serve on a citizen advisory group overseeing accessibility issues for people with disabilities.

SALT LAKE City — The Utah Transit Authority is searching for people to serve on a citizen advisory group overseeing accessibility issues for people with disabilities.

Members of the public who are interested in serving on the panel must be residents of Box Elder, Weber, Davis, Salt Lake, Tooele or Utah counties.

The full committee meets every other month, typically on the second Monday, for approximately 2 1/2 hours. Each member is also required to serve on a subcommittee that will meet at least once a month.

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If selected, membership terms start in July and end in June the following year. A membership term runs for two consecutive years. Individuals may reapply for an additional two-year term. Former committee members are also eligible to apply providing it has been at least one year since they were a voting member.

Those interested in joining the panel should complete the downloadable application at www.rideuta.com/Rider-Info/UTA-Accessibility/Committee-on-Accessible-Transportation.

Applications are accepted throughout the calendar year and will be reviewed when openings occur. New applications must be received by March 19. If received after this date, applications are kept on file to be considered in future recruitment cycles.