CITY OF WORCESTER

Public Service and Transportation Committee Meeting

Monday, June 1, 2020

Levi Lincoln (North) Chamber

5:30 P.M.


Mayor
Joseph M. Petty

 

www.worcesterma.gov

 

Clerk of the City Council
Nikolin Vangjeli

Committee Members

Chairperson Gary Rosen
Vice Chairperson Donna M Colorio
Councilor Sarai Rivera
 

City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts


1.

Approval of the Minutes

1a.

Order - That the City Council Standing Committee of Public Service and Transportation hereby approves the minutes of the Public Service and Transportation Committee on February 24, 2020.

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2.

WRTA Related Items

2a.

Order of Councilor Gary Rosen - Request City Councilís Standing Committee on Public Service and Transportation discuss the feasibility of having WRTA buses transport more Worcester Public School students to and from school. Further, request Standing Committee on Public Service and Transportation Committee consider all safety implications for youths who would utilize said services.
# 8c Tuesday, January 28, 2020


In Committee February 24, 2020 - Held

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2b.

Order of Councilor Gary Rosen - Request the City Council Standing Committee on Public Service and Transportation hold a public hearing(s) to discuss whether the inefficient, under-utilized, taxpayer-subsidized and possibly obsolete WRTA is serving the public transportation needs of Worcester residents.
# 10b CC May 28, 2019


In Committee February 24, 2020 - Held

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2c.

Order of Councilor Gary Rosen - Request Standing Committee on Public Service and Transportation hold a virtual hearing soon so that WRTA riders on fixed and Paratransit routes, the company's drivers and members of the public can ask questions and voice their concerns about the future of the WRTA, it's response to the coronavirus pandemic and how the expected $38.4 million COVID-19 funding from the FTA will be allocated.
# 9c CC May 19, 2020

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2d.

Petition of Jo Hart request City Council provide a master plan for public transportation to the Polar Park area.
# 9e Tuesday, August 13, 2019


In Committee February 24, 2020 - Held

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2e.

Petition of Jo Hart request City Council work with the City Solicitor and the Department of Transportation to clarify who or what entity is actually responsible for seeing what needs to be done to obtain at minimum a workable level of public transportation for Worcester from the Worcester Regional Transportation Authority (WRTA).
# 8g CC November 13, 2018


In Committee February 24, 2020 - Held

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