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File #: 20-138    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/24/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/18/2020 Final action:
Title: Adopt the resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute the 2020 Pace Paratransit Local Share Agreement for the operation of the Ride DuPage Program
Attachments: 1. LSA - Resolution.pdf, 2. Exhibit A - Local Share Agreement.pdf
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Adopt the resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute the 2020 Pace Paratransit Local Share Agreement for the operation of the Ride DuPage Program
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Erin Venard, Project Manager - DRT

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
N/A

BACKGROUND:
The City of Naperville partners with Naperville, Lisle and Wheatland Townships (collectively known as the Lisle/Naperville Transportation Partners) and Pace Suburban Bus to provide Ride DuPage. The Ride DuPage program provides transportation services for seniors and persons with disabilities. The program uses both taxis and Pace lift-equipped buses to provide curb-to-curb transportation services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Ride DuPage program began in August 2004. In March 2008, the Ride DuPage to Work program was added as a sub-program of the Ride DuPage program. The Ride DuPage to Work program is specifically designed to provide a reduced fare for seniors and persons with disabilities to travel to and from work. The Lisle/Naperville Transportation Partners provide the Ride DuPage to Work Program with the Milton Transportation Partners, which includes Milton Township, the City of Wheaton and the Village of Glen Ellyn. Federal grant funding is used to reduce the costs associated with the work trips for the local agencies. The City of Naperville is the grant administrator on behalf of all partners.

DISCUSSION:
The attached 2020 Pace Paratransit Local Share Agreement for the Ride DuPage Program includes an estimate of program costs and contributions to be made by the Lisle/Naperville Transportation Partners. Remaining program costs are contributed to through a Pace subsidy, revenue, call center grant, and grant funding. Naperville has entered into a similar agreement with Pace for the operation of Ride DuPage for several years. The estimates are prepared by Pace's accounting department and the...

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