2017-07-11 City Council Edmonton's Transit Strategy
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1. That Edmonton’s Transit Strategy as set out in Attachment 1 of the July 5 2017 Sustainable Development report CR_4513 be approved.

2. That Administration prepare a service package for the Fall Operating Budget adjustment to support implementation of the Transit Strategy by January 1 2020 with a bus network redesign project.

3. That Administration using input from Edmonton Transit System drivers and the transit unions provide a high level analysis by April 2018 including order of magnitude costing of various options to better support the first mile/last mile on our transit system. These options would include but not limited to:

a. Partnerships with the vehicle for hire and car-sharing industries
b. • An updated community bus strategy (for local routes)
• A modern-day version of dial-a-bus
• Partnerships with vehicle manufacturers to develop a fleet of connected automated vehicles/buses
• Partnerships with Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council as well as seniors not for profit and for profit transportation companies
• Transfer of some reduced conventional local service hours to enhance DATS
• A combination of the above.

4. That Administration provide a first phase of a transit priority measure feasibility study as outlined in principle 3.c. of Attachment 1 of the July 5 2017 Sustainable Development report CR_4513 by May 2018. This work is to include the infrastructure needs for possible ongoing Bus Rapid Transit and express bus routes for core routes in the Primary Transit Network.

2017-07-11 City Council Edmonton's Transit Strategy
Carried

4. That Administration provide a first phase of a transit priority measure feasibility study as outlined in principle 3.c. of Attachment 1 of the July 5 2017 Sustainable Development report CR_4513 by May 2018. This work is to include the infrastructure needs for possible ongoing Bus Rapid Transit and express bus routes for core routes in the Primary Transit Network.

2017-07-11 City Council Edmonton's Transit Strategy
Carried

3. That Administration using input from Edmonton Transit System drivers and the transit unions provide a high level analysis by April 2018 including order of magnitude costing of various options to better support the first mile/last mile on our transit system. These options would include but not limited to:

b. - An updated community bus strategy (for local routes)
- A modern-day version of dial-a-bus
- Partnerships with vehicle manufacturers to develop a fleet of connected automated vehicles/buses
- Partnerships with Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council as well as seniors not for profit and for profit transportation companies
- Transfer of some reduced conventional local service hours to enhance DATS
- A combination of the above.

2017-07-11 City Council Edmonton's Transit Strategy
Failed

3. That Administration using input from Edmonton Transit System drivers and the transit unions provide a high level analysis by April 2018 including order of magnitude costing of various options to better support the first mile/last mile on our transit system. These options would include but not limited to:

a. Partnerships with the vehicle for hire and car-sharing industries

2017-07-11 City Council Edmonton's Transit Strategy
Carried

1. That Edmonton’s Transit Strategy as set out in Attachment 1 of the July 5 2017 Sustainable Development report CR_4513 be approved.

2. That Administration prepare a service package for the Fall Operating Budget adjustment to support implementation of the Transit Strategy by January 1 2020 with a bus network redesign project.