Resolution No. 427.1

Establishing A Policy To Set Minimum Frequencies And To Prevent Gaps On Fixed-Route Public Transportation Services

Resolution Information

Parent: 
Resolution No. 427
Status: 
Pending

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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:

 

AYES:                       NOES:    

 

 

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

 

Passed Committee: Ways and Means on ____________.

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

TBD                        

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Updated: July 25, 2023

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Mon, Aug 7, 2023 2022-2023 Term: Public Works, Capital Projects and Transportation
Committee Vote to Postpone Resolution No. 427.1
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