Item - 2014.MM55.23

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on August 25, 2014 without amendments.

MM55.23 - Fares to ride the Union Pearson Express (UP Express) - by Councillor Frances Nunziata, seconded by Councillor Mike Layton

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on August 25, 26, 27 and 28, 2014, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council request Metrolinx to set the fares for the Union Pearson Express (UP Express) at rates comparable to GO Transit fares.

 

2.         City Council reiterate its preference for additional stops along the UP Express, including one at Eglinton Avenue West to integrate with the Eglinton LRT, and with other stops to be considered including Liberty Village, the Junction, Carleton Village, Jane Street, Etobicoke North, Woodbine and Humber.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council considered MM55.23 headed "Fares to ride the Union Pearson Express (UP Express)" and MM55.30 headed "Making the Union-Pearson Express Fare More Affordable, Competitive and Fair for Toronto Residents", together.

Background Information (City Council)

Communications (City Council)

(August 26, 2014) Letter from Bruce McCuaig, President and Chief Executive Officer, Metrolinx (MM.New.MM55.23.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/mm/comm/communicationfile-49624.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM55.23 be referred to the Executive Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Aug-26-2014 3:41 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM55.23 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, James Maloney, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Jaye Robinson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 6 Members that voted No are Shelley Carroll, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Parker, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Mike Del Grande, Giorgio Mammoliti, David Shiner

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Aug-28-2014 8:31 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM55.23 - Part 1
Total members that voted Yes: 27 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, James Maloney, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Anthony Perruzza, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Shelley Carroll, Mike Del Grande, Peter Leon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Gord Perks, Karen Stintz
Total members that were Absent: 11 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Joe Mihevc, James Pasternak, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Vote (Adopt Item) Aug-28-2014 8:31 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM55.23 - Part 2
Total members that voted Yes: 27 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, James Maloney, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Anthony Perruzza, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Mike Del Grande, Rob Ford, John Parker, Gord Perks, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 11 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Joe Mihevc, James Pasternak, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council