CITY OF WORCESTER
Public Service and Transportation Committee Meeting
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Convened: 5:50 P.M.
Adjourned: 6:50 P.M.
Konstantina B. Lukes
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Joseph M Petty |
|Councilor William J Eddy |
|Councilor Gary Rosen |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Joseph M Petty
Councilor William J Eddy
Councilor Gary Rosen|
|Also:||Stephen O'Neil, Administrator Worcester Regional Transit Authority|
John Carney, Professional Transit Manager
Jim Parker, Assistant Transit Manager
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
Order of Councilor Gary Rosen - request the Standing Committee on Public Service and Transportation meet with representatives of the Worcester Regional Transit Authority to obtain information concerning the many route changes that have been implemented already this year, and, also concerning those that are anticipated to be implemented in the Fall of 2006.
#46 CC June 20, 2006
Chairman's Order from the Committee on Traffic & Parking - Request Public Service and Transportation Committee consider routing the existing bus route on Plantation St. so that it drops off passengers within the Notre Dame du Lac facilities off Plantation St., when requested.
# 10o CC November 14, 2006
In Committee April 30, 2007 - Held
Request City Manager request the WRTA provide City Council with solutions to the safety concerns of transit riders in the vicinity of Notre Dame du Lac on Plantation Street.
Communication of the City Manager transmitting informational communication from Stephen F. O'Neil, Administrator of the Worcester Regional Transit Authority.
# 8.38B CM July 17, 2007
Communication of the City Manager transmitting informational communication regarding the Worcester Regional Transit Authority Board vote relative to state funding and proposed service reductions.
# 8.38D CM November 20, 2007
Communication of Michael V. O'Brien, City Manager, transmitting informational communication regarding the Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) budget as received from Stephen F. O'Neil, Executive Director of the WRTA.
# 10d CC October 23, 2007
Communication of the City Manager transmitting informational communication relative to the WRTA Fiscal Year 2009 Budget.
# 8.38A CM March 04, 2008
Communication of the City Manager transmitting informational communication relative to Worcester Regional Transit Authority Northwest Flex Route Option.
# 8.38B CM April 15, 2008
Recommend Approval subject to approval of the new flex route by the Board of the WRTA
Request City Manager request the WRTA provide City Council with the list of the six holidays on which there is proposed to be no transit service and to compare in contrast the costs of service on those days with regular weekday service.
Petition of Dr. Dawn Clark request the City Council's Standing Committee on Public Service and Transportation meet to recommend to the full City Council a comprehensive response to the Worcester Regional Transit Authority's service changes that may be implemented in calendar 2008.
# 12d CC January 08, 2008
Petition of Amanda Harp request that the bus stop in front of 81 West Boylston St. be eliminated because another stop exists less than a block away in front of 67 West Boylston St.
# 9b CC August 14, 2007
1. Dawn Clark, Worcester
2. Jo Hart, Worcester