Resolution No. 553

Establishing A Policy To Require Public Notification Of Changes To Ulster County Area Transit Bus Routes And Schedules

Resolution Information

No Action Taken In Committee



Referred to: The Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation Committee (Chairwoman Petit and Legislators Fabiano, Litts, Nolan, and Stewart), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Cahill, Fabiano, Ronk, and Walter)


Legislators Phil Erner and Laura Petit offer the following:


WHEREAS, the Department of Public Transportation has committed to provide certain services to the people of Ulster County; and


WHEREAS, in order to plan their trips on fixed-route buses, Ulster County bus riders depend upon accurate, up-to-date communications from the Department, which is the operator of Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT); and


WHEREAS, it is necessary and proper to adjust UCAT bus routes, stop locations and schedules both from time-to-time in order to address changing ridership size, origins and destinations, as well as immediately during such occasions as emergent staffing shortages; now, therefore be it


RESOLVED, that any planned changes to UCAT bus routes, stop locations and schedules shall be publicly noticed and otherwise communicated by the Department’s usual methods of marketing, no less than 30 days in advance; and, be it further


RESOLVED, that any emergent changes shall be communicated as soon as is practicable,


and move its adoption.





AYES:                    NOES:                 



Passed Committee: Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation on _________.


Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ­­­________________.





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Updated: January 9, 2023

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