Resolution No. 282.1

Establishing A Policy For Ulster County Bus Advertising

Resolution Information

Resolution No. 282
Postponed in Committee



Referred to: The Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit

Committee (Chairman Maloney and Legislators Berky, Delaune, Lapp, Litts, Maio

and Rodriguez)

 Legislators Tracey Bartels, David B. Donaldson, and Jonathan Heppner offer the


WHEREAS, Ulster County presently owns and operates buses and bus

shelters, in conjunction with operating the Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT)

system throughout Ulster County, including ingress and egress to various

municipalities; and

WHEREAS, UCAT is a vital component of the various public services the

County provides within its service area; and

WHEREAS, Ulster County is committed to providing safe, efficient and

affordable public transportation; and

WHEREAS, the Ulster County Legislature believes using County buses for

the purposes of advertisement will be best achieved by following a uniform,

viewpoint-neutral standard for the display of advertising that does not interfere with

the County’s obligations to maintain passenger safety, minimize disruption to public

transportation services, ensure peace and order on the public transportation system,

protect passengers from fraudulent activities, and protect the health, safety and

welfare of passengers; and

WHEREAS, Ulster County provides many services and resources that may be

unknown by certain populations within the County; and

WHEREAS, utilization of advertising space on UCAT buses can provide an

exceptional opportunity for Ulster County to promote the various programs,

resources, and services available to residents of the County; and

WHEREAS, establishing a bus advertising policy will ensure that the rules for

accepting and displaying advertising are consistently enforced and will help maintain

and enhance the County’s reputation and public image; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the “Ulster County Bus Advertising Policy” is hereby

adopted as attached hereto as Exhibit A,

and moves its adoption. 





Postponed in Committee: Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and

Transit on July 12, 2017



Current Text: PDF


Updated: January 30, 2019

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