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File #: Res. 2020-192R    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Individual Consideration
File created: 7/24/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action:
Title: Consider approval of Resolution 2020-192R, approving the San Marcos Transit Plan, also referred to as the Five-Year Strategic Plan for Transit Service; and declaring an effective date.
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. San Marcos Transit Plan - Final Report_amended.pdf, 3. Five Year Strategic Plan Final Presentation.pdf
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AGENDA CAPTION:

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Consider approval of Resolution 2020-192R, approving the San Marcos Transit Plan, also referred to as the Five-Year Strategic Plan for Transit Service; and declaring an effective date.

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Meeting date:  September 15, 2020

 

Department:  General Services

 

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Fiscal Note:
Prior Council Action: Approval of the Five Year Strategic Plan for Transit Service contract to Nelson-Nygaard Consulting in the amount not to exceed $180,000.

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Multi Modal Transportation

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Transportation - Multimodal transportaion network to improve accessibility and mobility, minimize congestion and reduce pollution

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Background Information:

                     The Five Year Transit Strategic Plan is a multi-agency initiative of the City, Texas State University, and Texas Department of Transportation-Public Transportation Division

                     The purpose of the Strategic Plan is to provide recommendations to coordinate the City’s transit system and Texas State University’s Bobcat Shuttle

                     The Strategic plan staff team and Nelson-Nygaard held a kick-off meeting for the Five Year Transit Strategic Plan on July 30, 2019

                     The first round of public outreach was conducted October 1-2, 2019 which included three public meetings, a stakeholder meeting, and a meeting of Council’s Multimodal Transit Committee

                     The second round of public outreach was conducted January 28-29, 2020 which included three public meetings, a stakeholder meeting, and a meeting of Council’s Multimodal Transit Committee

                     Council received a work session presentation on the key elements of the Strategic Plan on June 2, 2020 and provided direction to staff

 

 

 

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Recommendation: 

Staff recommends approval of the Transit Plan.