Item - 2018.EX35.40

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on June 26, 2018 without amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Executive Committee on June 19, 2018 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on June 26, 2018.
  • See also BU44.10

EX35.40 - Capacity Improvements on Bus and Subway Services

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on June 26, 27, 28 and 29, 2018, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council increase the Toronto Transit Commission conventional service 2018 approved complement of 14,423 by 84 positions to support and deliver capacity improvement initiatives, resulting in an amended 2018 approved complement of 14,507.

Background Information (Committee)

(May 28, 2018) Letter from the Budget Committee on Capacity Improvements on Bus and Subway Services
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-115791.pdf
(May 16, 2018) Letter from the Head of Commission Services, Toronto Transit Commission on Capacity Improvements on Bus and Subway Services
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-115792.pdf
(May 8, 2018) Report and Appendices A and B from the Chief Customer Officer, Toronto Transit Commission on Capacity Improvements on Bus and Subway Services
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-115793.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(June 25, 2018) E-mail from Hamish Wilson (CC.Supp.EX35.40.1)
(June 26, 2018) E-mail from Carolyn Johnson (CC.New.EX35.40.2)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jun-27-2018 2:14 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX35.40 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, 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, John Filion, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, 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, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, Michael Thompson, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Giorgio Mammoliti
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Jon Burnside, Paula Fletcher, Norman Kelly, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, John Tory, Jonathan Tsao

EX35.40 - Capacity Improvements on Bus and Subway Services

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council approve increasing the Toronto Transit Commission conventional service 2018 approved complement of 14,423 by 84 positions to support and deliver capacity improvement initiatives, resulting in an amended 2018 approved complement of 14,507.

Origin

(May 28, 2018) Letter from the Budget Committee

Summary

At its meeting on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 the Toronto Transit Commission Board considered the attached report titled "Capacity Improvements on Bus and Subway Services". 

 

The Board adopted the recommendations in the staff report, as follows:

 

"It is recommended that the Board:

 

1.  Approve the following four capacity improvements to be implemented in the fall of 2018, starting in September:

 

a.  improve service reliability on Line 1
b.  relieve peak crowding on 20 bus routes
c.  relieve off-peak crowding on 14 bus routes
d.  implement 7 new express services in the peak periods on a trial basis.

 

2.  Direct Toronto Transit Commission staff to include the required costs to annualize this service in the 2019 Toronto Transit Commission Operating Budget, currently estimated at $10.5 million gross with an $8.5 million net impact on subsidy after accounting for $2 million in incremental passenger revenue.

  

3.  Increase the Toronto Transit Commission conventional service 2018 approved complement of 14,423 by 84 positions to support and deliver capacity improvement initiatives, resulting in an amended 2018 approved complement of 14,507.

 

4.  Forward this report to City Budget Committee, City of Toronto's Planning and Transportation Services, Financial Services departments and Metrolinx."

 

The Board also adopted the following Motion:

 

i)  That the Chief Executive Officer be directed to include in the Toronto Transit Commission's 2019 budget submission one additional gap train on Line 1 in both the a.m. and p.m. peak periods.

 

The foregoing recommendation is submitted for City Council approval through the Budget Committee.

Background Information

(May 28, 2018) Letter from the Budget Committee on Capacity Improvements on Bus and Subway Services
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-115791.pdf
(May 16, 2018) Letter from the Head of Commission Services, Toronto Transit Commission on Capacity Improvements on Bus and Subway Services
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-115792.pdf
(May 8, 2018) Report and Appendices A and B from the Chief Customer Officer, Toronto Transit Commission on Capacity Improvements on Bus and Subway Services
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-115793.pdf

Motions

1 - Motion to Adopt Item moved by Mayor John Tory (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council