Item - 2019.MM10.7

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on October 2, 2019 without amendments.

MM10.7 - Exploring Options for Affordable Toronto Transit Commission Fares for Post-Secondary Students - by Councillor Mike Layton, seconded by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on October 2 and 3, 2019, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council request the Toronto Transit Commission Board to explore options for discounted post-secondary student single-fare and monthly passes that take into account Provincial changes to university and college fee systems, and report back in the 2020 Budget process on revisions to the system.

Background Information (City Council)

Communications (City Council)

(October 1, 2019) Letter from Eli Aaron, Budget Lead and Michael Manu, Executive Director, The Toronto Youth Cabinet (MM.Supp.MM10.7.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/mm/comm/communicationfile-97459.pdf
(October 1, 2019) E-mail from Lucas Granger, Vice President External Affairs, University of Toronto Students Union (MM.New.MM10.7.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/mm/comm/communicationfile-97485.pdf
(October 1, 2019) Letter from Shleagh Pizey-Allen, Executive Director, TTCriders and Ayaan Abdulle, Student and TTCriders Board Member (MM.New.MM10.7.3)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/mm/comm/communicationfile-97552.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM10.7 be referred to the Executive Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Oct-03-2019 2:15 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM10.7 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 22 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Shelley Carroll, Mike Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Stephen Holyday
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Jim Karygiannis, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Tory

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Oct-03-2019 2:16 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM10.7 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 22 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Shelley Carroll, Mike Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Stephen Holyday
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Jim Karygiannis, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Tory
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council