Item - 2018.CC44.33

Tracking Status

CC44.33 - Update on Free-Floating Car-Share Pilot and Interim Policy

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on July 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 30, 2018, adopted the following:  

 

1. City Council direct that the beginning of the eighteen (18) month pilot be established as the first month in which Free-Floating Car-Share Pilot permits are issued.

 

2. City Council direct that permits for the free-floating car share parking pilot be issued by the General Manager, Transportation Services for a term of no longer than 12 months with the possibility of a renewal of no longer than 6 months if the car share company/organization complies with the terms of the permit and City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 950, Traffic and Parking; provided any term or renewal shall end no later than 18 months following the date of the issuance of the first free-floating car-share parking permit issued by the General Manager, Transportation Services.

 

3. City Council amend the period in which the General Manager, Transportation Services may accept applications for the free-floating car share parking pilot such that the General Manager, Transportation Services may accept applications until the end of the pilot.

 

4.  City Council amend the Interim Free-Floating Car-Share Pilot and Interim Policy to exclude permit parking locations with a 100 percent or higher permit subscription rate, and that the temporary parking permit provisions in Chapter 925, Permit Parking be amended so that residents, visitors and tradespersons can also apply for a permit at up to 100 percent capacity.

 

5. City Council amend the delegation to Community Council to add, remove and/or exclude any permit parking street and/or area designated for permit parking to or from the Free-Floating Car-Share Pilot project that is to take effect six months after the commencement of the pilot such that Community Council's delegation now be subject to the following three conditions:

 

a. Transportation Services bring forward to Community Council any recommended changes to permit parking streets and/or areas deemed necessary;

 

b. three months' prior notice of Community Council's consideration of the change to the permit parking street or area be provided in accordance with Chapter 162, Notice, Public; and

 

c.  the addition, removal or exclusion of the permit parking street or area take effect three (3) months following Community Council's decision.

 

6. City Council request the General Manager, Transportation Services to report back to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee after twelve (12) months of pilot operation on the findings of the Free-Floating Car-Share Pilot project and a recommended way forward.

Background Information (City Council)

(July 17, 2018) Report from the General Manager, Transportation Services on Update on Free-Floating Car-Share Pilot and Interim Policy and Attachment 1 (CC44.33)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-118994.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(May 24, 2018) E-mail from Murray Lumley (CC.Supp.CC44.33.1)
(May 24, 2018) E-mail from Steven Rayson (CC.Supp.CC44.33.2)
(July 23, 2018) Petition from Councillor Mike Layton, Ward 19, Trinity Spadina headed "Help Save Car-Sharing in Toronto - Add Your Voice", containing the names of approximately 1,190 persons filed earlier in the meeting (CC.New)

Motions (City Council)

1a - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Mike Layton (Carried)

That:

 

1.   City Council delete Recommendation 3:

 

Recommendation to be deleted

 

3.  City Council revise the delegated authority of Community Councils to add/remove and/or exclude a street and/or area designated for permit parking from the Free-Floating Car-Share Pilot project that is to take effect six (6) months after the commencement of the pilot, so that it shall take effect twelve (12) months after the commencement of the pilot, and that Council reconsider the need for such delegated authority at the time of the report back on the pilot.

 

and adopt instead the following new recommendations:

 

1.  City Council amend the Interim Free-Floating Car-Share Pilot and Interim Policy to exclude permit parking locations with a 100 percent or higher permit subscription rate, and that the temporary parking permit provisions in Chapter 925, Permit Parking be amended so that residents, visitors and tradespersons can also apply for a permit at up to 100 percent capacity.

 

2. City Council amend the delegation to Community Council to add, remove and/or exclude any permit parking street and/or area designated for permit parking to or from the Free-Floating Car-Share Pilot project that is to take effect six months after the commencement of the pilot such that Community Council's delegation now be subject to the following three conditions:

 

a. Transportation Services bring forward to Community Council any recommended changes to permit parking streets and/or areas deemed necessary; and

 

b. Three months' prior notice of Community Council's consideration of the change to the permit parking street or area be provided in accordance with Chapter 162, Notice, Public; and

 

c.  The addition, removal or exclusion of the permit parking street or area take effect three (3) months following Community Council's decision.

Vote (Amend Item) Jul-27-2018 2:55 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC44.33 - Layton - motion 1a
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 5 Members that voted No are Janet Davis, Michael Ford, Stephen Holyday, Josh Matlow, Miganoush Megardichian
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are John Filion, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti

1b - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Mike Layton (Carried)

That:

 

1. City Council amend the period in which the General Manager, Transportation Services, may accept applications for the free-floating car share parking pilot such that the General Manager, Transportation Services may accept applications until the end of the pilot.

  

2. City Council direct that permits for the free-floating car share parking pilot be issued by the General Manager, Transportation Services, for a term of no longer than 12 months with the possibility of a renewal of no longer than 6 months if the car share company/organization complies with the terms of the permit and City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 950, Traffic and Parking; provided any term or renewal shall end no later than 18 months following the date of the issuance of the first free-floating car-share parking permit issued by the General Manager.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Jul-27-2018 2:56 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC44.33 - Layton - motion 1b
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Janet Davis, Stephen Holyday
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Josh Colle, John Filion, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jul-27-2018 2:57 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC44.33 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 38 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Michael Ford, Stephen Holyday
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are John Filion, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council