Tompkins County
New York

Presentation
8112

Introduction to First-Mile, Last-Mile Pilot
Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit

Information

Department:Legislature OfficeSponsors:
Category:TransportationFunctions:Tcat

Meeting History

Sep 24, 2018 3:00 PM  Planning, Dev. and Env. Quality Committee (2016-2018) Regular Meeting

Mr. Vanderpool explained the First-Mile, Last-Mile program concept is based on providing assistance to people in getting from their rural homes to the main bus line. He provided a PowerPoint presentation entitled First Mile/Last Mile Pilot Service and briefly reviewed the program. He will present additional information on the program at next month's meeting.

RESULT:COMPLETED
Dec 18, 2018 9:00 AM  Planning, Dev. and Env. Quality Committee (2016-2018) Regular Meeting

Mr. Vanderpool and Mr. Yarrow provided a PowerPoint presentation entitled First Mile/Last Mile Pilot Service that included a brief overview of the pilot program. Mr. Yarrow said he is hopeful to fund the pilot through grants.

Ms. Koreman inquired about other bus operators changing to electric buses. Mr. Yarrow explained that he does not have that information but added electric buses are very costly.

Ms. Kelles is very excited that Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) does what they are doing to be supportive of the County's Comprehensive Plan.

RESULT:COMPLETED