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File #: 22-2718    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Other Items of Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/3/2022 In control: City Council Work Session
On agenda: 8/1/2022 Final action:
Title: Transit Development Plan Update
Attachments: 1. FAST_ExecutiveSummary_070722 - Council, 2. FAST TDP Council PPT DRAFT v3
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TO: Mayor and Members of City Council

THRU: Telly C. Whitfield, Ph.D., Assistant City Manager

FROM: Tyffany Neal, Assistant Transit Director
Randy Hume, Transit Director

DATE: August 1, 2022

Transit Development Plan Update

Council District(s)

Relationship To Strategic Plan:
Goal 4: Desirable Place to Live, Work and Recreate

Objective 4.1: To develop and maintain public transportation investments with high quality transit and airport services

Executive Summary:
The Transit Development Plan (TDP) is the business development plan FAST will utilize over the next decade and beyond as a guide for improving services, infrastructure, technology, plans and policies. This update was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it has had on the FAST system.

Over the past year, FAST has worked with the planning consulting firm VHB to update its 2014 TDP. Throughout the yearlong process, FAST engaged the general public through listening sessions and a survey, local stakeholders through a Project Advisory Committee (PAC) and the Fayetteville Area Committee on Transit (FACT). In addition to external customers the planning process also included meetings with FAST's frontline employees to ensure the Fayetteville community had an opportunity to be heard as the plan's recommendations were created. The TDP recommendations are divided into 3 phases: REBUILD, IMPROVE and EXPAND. The Executive Summary attached provides the details of each phase.

Once Council has reviewed the plan, staff is requesting Council's consensus to move the plan forward for approval action at the August 8, 2022 regular City Council meeting.

Transit planning plays a fundamental role in a state, region or community's vision for its future. It includes a comprehensive consideration of possible strategies; an evaluation process that encompasses diverse viewpoints; the collaborative participation of relevant transit-related ...

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