Motion To: WHEREAS Council has adopted a Transit Long Range Financial Plan, which is predicated on annual increases to transit fares to keep pace with transit cost inflation and maintain an appropriate balance between funding for transit from taxes and fares; and WHEREAS Council on June 15, 2016, approved that the annual fare increase should be made on January 1 each year to be consistent with the City’s budget year, subject to annual budget approval; and WHEREAS by decision of Council, the 2019 fare increase was frozen until October 1, 2019, in recognition of the delay in opening O-Train Line 1; and WHEREAS the 2020 Draft Budget recommends an overall 2.5% base increase to OC Transpo Fares, to take effect on January 1, 2020; and WHEREAS the Transit Commission is of the opinion that the current service being provided on O-Train Line 1 is not yet satisfactory and that transit users have been experiencing challenging and uncertain commutes as a result of the ongoing issues and service i

J. Cloutier
J. Sudds
G. Gower
A. Hubley
T. Tierney
C. McKenney
T. Kavanagh
A. Carricato
M. Olsen
S. Wright-Gilbert
R. Brockington
L. Williams (a)
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Vote recorded from Transit Commission on 2019-11-20 regarding agenda item 2020 DRAFT OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET - TRANSIT COMMISSION.

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