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Item/File Ext.
status update - transit commission motions and inquiries for the period ending 14 february 2018
01 - Report- TTC Motions and Inquiries.docx
01 - Document 1.docx
01 - Document 2.docx
amendments to the transit by-law for multimodal operations
02 - ACS2018-TSD-TS-0001 - REVISED - Amendments to Transit By-law (EN).docx
02 - ACS2018-TSD-TS-0001 - REVISED - Amendments to Transit By-law (FR).docx

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ITEM: STATUS UPDATE - TRANSIT COMMISSION MOTIONS AND INQUIRIES FOR THE PERIOD ENDING 14 FEBRUARY 2018

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To:
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S. Blais
J. Cloutier
M. Wilkinson
K. Egli
T. Tierney
J. Leiper
T. Mattila-Hartman
T. Nussbaum
F. Malo
G. Milner
B. Crew (a)
M. Qaqish (a)

ITEM: AMENDMENTS TO THE TRANSIT BY-LAW FOR MULTIMODAL OPERATIONS

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: WHEREAS an error was discovered on pages 8 and 9 of the above-noted report after publication of the Commission Agenda; AND WHEREAS amendments have been made to Table 2 (Policies on pets at other North American Transit Agencies) to reflect that the STO (Gatineau) now allows small pets in carriers on board their transit service, and a revised report has been issued; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the report be amended by substituting the Revised Table 2 attached to this motion for Table 2 in the report and revising the discussion section to reflect that all 18 agencies allow pets onboard transit vehicles. Revised Table 2: Policies on pets at other North American Transit Agencies Agency Pets allowed Carrier/leash Pet size Time of day restrictions BART (San Francisco) Yes Carrier No No Calgary Transit Yes Leash or carrier No No CTA (Chicago) Yes Carrier Small pets only No DART (Dallas) Yes Carrier No No ETS (Edmonton) Yes Carrier No No MARTA (Atlanta) Yes Carrier No No MBTA (Bost
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S. Blais
J. Cloutier
M. Wilkinson
K. Egli
T. Tierney
J. Leiper
T. Mattila-Hartman
T. Nussbaum
F. Malo
G. Milner
B. Crew (a)
M. Qaqish (a)
Motion To: That Recommendation 1 a) to provide that the General Manager to permit and regulate the carriage of bicycles onboard transit vehicles and in stations, be amended such that bicycles continue to be permitted at all times on the Trillium Line.
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S. Blais
J. Cloutier
M. Wilkinson
T. Mattila-Hartman
T. Nussbaum
B. Crew
K. Egli
T. Tierney
J. Leiper
F. Malo
G. Milner
M. Qaqish (a)
Motion To: That the Transit Commission: b. Giving authority to the General Manager to permit small pets onboard transit vehicles and in stations, with the requirement that the pet be transported in an animal carrier or crate that can rest on a customer’s lap; 1. Recommend that Council direct staff to develop an amending by-law for enactment, as described in this report, that includes the following:
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Motion To: Whereas staff have recommended to Council that bicycles not be allowed on light rail during peak periods; and, Whereas the utility of LRT will be increased when it is incorporated into the multi-modal trips made by residents, including to and from locations not in close proximity to an LRT station; and, Whereas it would be desirable to accommodate bicycles on the Confederation Line and Trillium Line to the maximum extent possible, including during peak times; Therefore be it resolved that OC Transpo permit bicycles on the Confederation and Trillium lines without time restrictions, subject to extraordinary demand management, and the proposed restrictions on designated door boarding and storing in the multiuse area only, and that the Transit By-law be amended accordingly. Be it further resolved that staff review the operations for one year, including the collection of data on usage and impacts, with a report to be submitted to the Transit Commission by Q4 2019, being after one
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J. Cloutier
M. Wilkinson
K. Egli
T. Tierney
J. Leiper
T. Mattila-Hartman
T. Nussbaum
F. Malo
B. Crew
G. Milner
S. Blais
M. Qaqish (a)
Motion To: Be it resolved that report recommendation 1a. be amended to read as follows: a. Giving authority to the General Manager for a period of 15 months after operations commence on the O-Train Confederation Line to permit and regulate the carriage of bicycles onboard transit vehicles and in stations, and that the General Manager report back to the Transit Commission and Council on the implementation of regulations under this delegated authority before it expires;
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S. Blais
J. Cloutier
M. Wilkinson
K. Egli
T. Tierney
J. Leiper
T. Mattila-Hartman
T. Nussbaum
F. Malo
B. Crew
G. Milner
M. Qaqish (a)
Motion To: That the item be amended as per the previous motion(s).
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S. Blais
J. Cloutier
M. Wilkinson
K. Egli
T. Tierney
J. Leiper
T. Mattila-Hartman
T. Nussbaum
F. Malo
B. Crew
G. Milner
M. Qaqish (a)

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Committee Members:
Name Last Email Phone
Stephen Blais stephen.blais@ottawa.ca 613-580-2489
Jean Cloutier jean.cloutier@ottawa.ca 613-580-2488
Keith Egli keith.egli@ottawa.ca 613-580-2479
Jeff Leiper jeff.leiper@ottawa.ca 613-580-2485
Tobi Nussbaum tobi.nussbaum@ottawa.ca 613-580-2483
Michael Qaqish michael.qaqish@ottawa.ca 613-580-2751
Tim Tierney timothy.tierney@ottawa.ca 613-580-2481
Marianne Wilkinson marianne.wilkinson@ottawa.ca 613-580-2474