Motion To: WHEREAS the EquiPass and EquiFare programs are provided through the Presto card, and the cost of Presto cards adds an additional burden to low-income users of these fare categories; and AND WHEREAS the City Treasurer has advised that providing a credit to 2017 EquiPass holders equivalent to the cost of the Presto card can be accomplished within the approved 2017 budget and establishing the price for a new Presto card for EquiPass/EquiFare customers at zero will not have an impact on the 2018 budget; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Transit Commission recommend that Council approve the following: 1. That a credit of $6.00 to the Presto account of every customer who registered for the EquiPass discount in 2017 and who had the discount loaded onto their Presto card and registered their Presto card, and that this credit be funded from within the approved 2017 funding for the EquiPass discount; and 2. That the User Fee table in the 2018 Draft Operating budget be amended to provi

Yes
S. Blais
J. Cloutier
M. Wilkinson
K. Egli
T. Tierney
J. Leiper
T. Mattila-Hartman
T. Nussbaum
F. Malo
B. Crew
M. Qaqish
No
Absent/Recused
G. Milner (a)
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Vote recorded from Transit Commission on 2017-12-04 regarding agenda item 2018 DRAFT OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET - TRANSIT COMMISSION.

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