B16: Public Transportation in Rural Communities

Year
2015
Category
Transportation and Communication,Roadways
NCLGA Ref#
B16

Status

NCLGA Executive Recommendation: Endorse | Endorsed by the NCLGA Membership

Details

WHEREAS many rural, resource-based communities do not have public transit or taxi service;

AND WHEREAS the absence of local and intercommunity public transportation causes significant disadvantage to rural residents:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Province of British Columbia provide adequate funding to support local and public, intercommunity transportation in rural communities.

Responses

The UBCM membership has consistently endorsed resolutions seeking improved and increased public transportation options, particularly for residents of small and remote communities (including, but not limited to 2013-B15, 2012-B38, 2012-B115, 2012-C37, 2011-B22, 2010-B21, 2009-B15, 2007-A5, 2007-B13, 2006-SR3, 2006-B20, 2006-B156, 2005-B7, 2005-B84, 2005-LR1, 2004-B55, 2003-B65, 2000-OF).