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File #: 20-0242R    Version: 0 Name: Informational Hearing: Maryland Transit Administration’s Pandemic Response and the Upcoming School Year
Type: City Council Resolution Status: Failed - End of Term
File created: 8/17/2020 In control: Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/7/2020
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Title: Informational Hearing: Maryland Transit Administration’s Pandemic Response and the Upcoming School Year For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Maryland Transit Administration, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation, and the Baltimore City Public School System to provide the City Council with information regarding the Maryland Transit Administration’s response to the pandemic and plans for the upcoming school year.
Sponsors: Leon F. Pinkett, III, Bill Henry, John T. Bullock, Kristerfer Burnett, Ryan Dorsey, Edward Reisinger, Danielle McCray, Mary Pat Clarke, Robert Stokes, Sr., Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Shannon Sneed, Zeke Cohen, Sharon Green Middleton
Indexes: Informational Hearing, Maryland Transit Administration, Pandemic, School
Attachments: 1. 20-0242R~1st Reader, 2. Law 20-0242R, 3. MDOT MTA FY21 Service Plan Draft Presentation - Elected Officials.TSO.Final, 4. DOT 20-0242R, 5. BCPS 20-0242R, 6. BCPS 20-0242R - presentation, 7. TRHN 20-0242R, 8. 20-0242R - Bill Synopsis
* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: Councilmember Pinkett


A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Informational Hearing: Maryland Transit Administration’s Pandemic Response and the Upcoming School Year
For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Maryland Transit Administration, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation, and the Baltimore City Public School System to provide the City Council with information regarding the Maryland Transit Administration’s response to the pandemic and plans for the upcoming school year.
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Whereas, The majority of middle school and high school students that attend Baltimore City public schools use a form of transportation run by the Maryland Transit Administration (“MTA”) to travel to and from school;

Whereas, The MTA struggles to provide transportation for these students during normal times;

Whereas, The Baltimore City Public School System will begin the school year with virtual-only instruction but is planning for an in-person option to begin later in the fall; and

Whereas, The City Council needs to know how the MTA is preparing to follow proper safety protocols once students begin returning to the classroom.

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of Baltimore, That the City Council invites representatives from the Maryland Transit Administration, the Baltimore City Department of Transportation, and the Baltimore City Public School System to provide the Ci...

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