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Requirement: A coordinated transit system is crucial for many residents and DMC

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Sponsored:

Project identified

Requirement Type:

Transportation

Requirement Source:

Michale Wojcik

Potential Requirement Sponsor:

Rochester City Council, DMCC

Rochester owns a transit system, but there is also a school transit system, ZIP's dial-a-ride, Charter buses, private employee shuttles, hotel shuttles, private handicap transport, taxi services, illegal taxi services and numerous soccer moms in minivans. All of these often-repetitive services propagate because none provide coverage the community requires. For the city, this means more pollution, more congestion, less frequent service and more money spent.

 

Detailed Information

Council Member Michael Wojcik called transportation the "most significant unmet need" in the community. "There's this huge, huge population that their needs are not met," he said.

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Status:

Project identified

Priority:

1

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Creation Date: 2014/07/18

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