Members are sought for the city’s two-year terms on the Transit Advisory Committee. The application deadline is May 1.

Applications are sought from dedicated people who live or work in Cambridge. Members are expected to attend monthly meetings as well as to review materials and possibly take part in projects outside of regular meetings. This committee advances an agenda for a robust public transportation system for those who live and/or work in Cambridge. The committee may include people representing businesses and large institutions; commuters; persons with disabilities; residents who are low income; elderly and young citizens; students; and transit advocates.

The committee advises on city positions and policies about long-term sustainable funding for transit by the state; transit expansion; service planning; and service improvements. It meets generally on the first Wednesday of each month from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Citywide Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square.

To apply, prepare a cover letter explaining your interest in the topic, relevant knowledge and experience and specific issues you would like to contribute time to working on. Include a mailing address, phone number and email and send to City Manager Richard C. Rossi, care of Diane Bongiorno at the Community Development Department, 344 Broadway, Cambridge MA 02139 or by email to dbongiorno@cambridgema.gov.

Information is here, or call Tegin Bennett at (617) 349-4615 or send email to  tbennett@cambridgema.gov.