City of Albuquerque
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File #: O-22-47   
Type: Ordinance Status: In Council - Final Action
File created: 10/3/2022 In control: City Council
Final action: 1/18/2023
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: F/S(3) The Albuquerque Transit Security And Equitable Access Ordinance, Amending Chapter 7 Article 2, Section 1 Of The Transit Ordinance, Requiring Security Planning And Fare And Access Studies To Improve Accessibility And Security On The Abq Ride And Sun Van Transit Systems (Pe?a, Davis, Fiebelkorn, Lewis)
Sponsors: Klarissa J. Peña, Pat Davis, Tammy Fiebelkorn, Dan Lewis
Attachments: 1. O-47, 2. O-47 Approved Floor Substitute, 3. O-47 Approved Floor Substitute (2), 4. O-47 Approved Floor Substitute 3
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
1/18/2023 City Council Postponed as SubstitutedPass Action details
1/18/2023 City Council SubstitutedPass Action details
1/4/2023 City Council Postponed as AmendedPass Action details
1/4/2023 City Council AmendedPass Action details
1/4/2023 City Council AmendedPass Action details
12/5/2022 City Council Postponed as Substituted, as AmendedPass Action details
12/5/2022 City Council AmendedPass Action details
12/5/2022 City Council SubstitutedPass Action details
11/7/2022 City Council Postponed as SubstitutedPass Action details
11/7/2022 City Council SubstitutedPass Action details
10/3/2022 City Council Introduced  Action details
10/3/2022 President To be heard at the Council Meeting  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTY FIFTH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. F/S(3) O-22-47 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Klarissa Pe?a, Pat Davis, Tammy Fiebelkorn, Dan Lewis


ORDINANCE
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F/S(3) The Albuquerque Transit Security And Equitable Access Ordinance, Amending Chapter 7 Article 2, Section 1 Of The Transit Ordinance, Requiring Security Planning And Fare And Access Studies To Improve Accessibility And Security On The Abq Ride And Sun Van Transit Systems (Pe?a, Davis, Fiebelkorn, Lewis)
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WHEREAS, the City of Albuquerque operates ABQ Ride and Sun Van Paratransit which provide transit services to the Citizens of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County, providing millions of rides a year; and
WHEREAS, public transit exists as a public service that provides a mobility option for those who forgo the use of a personal vehicle for any number of reasons including financial situations, differing abilities, or a desire to reduce one's environmental impact; and
WHEREAS, these services are a low-emissions and zero fare alternative to automobiles for commuters, and are the primary means of transport for tens of thousands of persons who qualify as "Transit Dependent' in Bernalillo County as defined by the Federal Transit Administration of the United States Department of Transportation; and
WHEREAS, as with other transit agencies throughout the United States, security on board ABQ Ride Coaches, Sun Van Paratransit Vehicles, at bus stops, where many security incidents occur, and at transit stations, is becoming of increasing concern, to both the drivers of transit vehicles and passengers. These concerns, if left unattended, will deter passengers from using transit and impede the recruitment and retention of motor-coach and paratransit vehicle operators over time; and
WHEREAS, the City Council previously committed $1 million to increase Transit Security and desires to renew that commitment. It is imperative that the City of Albuquerque...

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