Motion To: WHEREAS OC Transpo Fares are scheduled to increase on April 1, 2020, in accordance with the 2020 Budget approved by Council on December 11, 2019; and WHEREAS it would be beneficial for City staff to receive Council’s direction with respect to the continuation of the fare freeze as soon as possible, as arrangements need to be made to confirm fare prices before the April 2020 monthly passes go on sale; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Rules of Procedure be suspended to permit the introduction of the following motion. WHEREAS Council on December 11, 2019, approved an overall 2.5% base increase to OC Transpo Fares as part of the Transit Commission portion of the 2020 Budget; and WHEREAS, in recognition of the challenges experienced by OC Transpo customers since the launch of the O-Train Confederation Line, Transit Commission and Council approved that the effective date for the recommended 2020 fare increase be delayed to April 1, 2020, and directed the General Manager of Tran
Absent/RecusedR. Chiarelli (a)
E. El-Chantiry (a)
S. Blais (a)
D. Deans (a)
Vote recorded from City Council on 2020-02-12 regarding agenda item MOTIONS REQUIRING SUSPENSION OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE.