Amendment #62 to H.3382

RTA Amendment

Mr. Naughton of Clinton move that the bill be amended in Section 30 by striking subsection (9) and inserting thereof the following:-

(9) a determination of whether the RTA’s service is deployed in the most effective way possible to accommodate the transit needs of the region’s workforce. The development of the plan shall include public hearings in different regions of the commonwealth and the opportunity to comment on a draft report. Provided further that special consideration be made to surrounding towns of the City of Worcester currently not in service of the Worcester Regional Transit Authority, and the report shall include a development of expanding the WRTA. The final report shall be filed with the department of transportation and made available on the department’s website and the website of the appropriate RTA on or before June 30, 2014