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File #: 2022-0158    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Second Reading Consent
File created: 4/19/2022 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: A MOTION acknowledging receipt of the Future of Metro Transit Department's Fare Collection System report as required by Ordinance 19210, Section 113, Proviso P4.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Fare Enforcement, Metro, transit
Attachments: 1. A. The Future of Metro Transit Department's Fare Collection System, March 25, 2022, 2. 2022-0158 transmittal letter, 3. 2022-0158 Legislative Review Form, 4. 2022-0158_SR_FutureMetroFareCollection
Related files: 2020-0306
Staff: Zoppi, Leah
Drafter
Clerk 03/25/2022
title
A MOTION acknowledging receipt of the Future of Metro Transit Department's Fare Collection System report as required by Ordinance 19210, Section 113, Proviso P4.
Body
WHEREAS, the 2021-2022 Biennial Budget Ordinance, Ordinance 19210, Section 113, Proviso P4, states that $1,000,000 of the funds appropriated to transit from the public transportation operating fund shall not be expended or encumbered until the transit department?transmits a report on the future of Metro transit department's fare collection system together with a motion acknowledging receipt of the report and the motion?acknowledging the report is passed by the council, and
WHEREAS, the future of Metro transit department's fare collection system report is required to include: (1) a description of Metro transit department's current fare collection system, including the condition of Metro transit department's fare boxes, and identification of fare collection system components in need of replacement and rationale for proposing changes to the current fare collection system; (2) an equity impact review, including identification of communities that could be disproportionately adversely impacted by the transition to a contactless fare system and therefore should be priority populations in the design of a contactless fare collection system; (3) a summary of the community engagement process, conducted by the Metro transit department and cocreated by stakeholders identified as representing priority populations, including fare collection system alternatives considered in the community engagement process, and recommendations made by priority populations; (4) options and cost estimates for potential fare collection alternatives, including continuing current fare collection methods and replacing fare boxes on buses; (5) an identification of potential cost savings from each fare collection option, including transitioning to contactless fare collection, and how those savings coul...

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