Referred to: The Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation Committee (Chairwoman Petit and Legislators Erner, Fabiano, Litts, and Nolan), and The Ways and Means Committee (Chairman Gavaris and Legislators Cahill, Criswell, Roberts and Ronk)
Legislators Phil Erner and Laura Petit offer the following:
WHEREAS, the Department of Public Transportation, operator of Ulster County Area Transit, has as its mission to provide quality public transportation to the residents of Ulster County in a safe, reliable, and cost-effective manner; and
WHEREAS, effective fixed-route transportation service requires sufficiently regular and frequent runs; and
WHEREAS, service breaks interrupt and impede the public’s right to travel; now, therefore be it
RESOLVED, that UCAT should propose for the 2024 budget and into the future a plan for how it will operate all fixed-route bus service continuously throughout their daily service hours without planned service breaks, and at periodic intervals no greater than one hour in between runs in each direction and to all destinations within service areas; and, be it further
RESOLVED, that UCAT shall operationalize its plan by July 1, 2024,
and move its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE FOLLOWING VOTE:
Passed Committee: Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation on ____________.
Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ____________.
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Updated: July 25, 2023