We*re Heading Toward The Future

Report
Administration Building
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4 Service Bays
 Oil Change
 Tire Rotation
 General
Maintenance
 Parts Storage
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Bus Washer
Fueling Station
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Staff
Buses
Support
Vehicles
Patrons
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1973
◦ City of Augusta purchased the assets and the
Augusta Public Transit Department (APT) was
formed
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1985
◦ Augusta Public Transit Department became Augusta
Public Transit (APT)
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August 1, 2011
◦ Augusta contracted with Mobility Transit Services to
operate the system
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Administrative Department
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General Manager
Executive Secretary
A/P & A/R Supervisor
Cashiers
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Special
Services Division
◦ Manager
◦ Assistant
◦ Van Operators
 Para-transit
 Rural (part-time)
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Operations Division
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Operations Manager
Training/Safety Officer
Street Supervisors
Bus Operators
Route 1
Walton Way
Route 2
West Parkway
Route 3
East Augusta
Route 4
Turpin Hill / Southgate Plaza
Route 5
Washington Road
Route 6
Kmart
Route 12
Augusta Mall
Route 13
Barton Chapel Road
Route 16
Lumpkin Road / Georgia Regional
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Wins 24th Annual 3CMA City-County
Communications & Marketing Association
Award
SAVVY
Award of Excellence
for Graphic Design
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Fixed Routes
◦ 18 Vehicles
◦ 12 peak vehicles
◦ 10 non-peak
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ADA
◦ 8 Vehicles
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Rural
◦ 6 Vehicles
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Fixed Route
◦ 2011 723,111
◦ 2012 (July) 360,035
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Para-transit
◦ 2011-17,645
◦ 2012 (July)9,682
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Rural
◦ 2011-10,538
◦ 2012 (July) 1,562*
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Fares
◦ Regular – $1.25
 Discounted - $0.60
◦ Transfer – $0.50
 Discounted - $0.25
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Passes
◦ Weekly – $15.00
 Discounted – $7.50
◦ Monthly– $50.00
 Discounted - $25.00
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ADA Fares
◦ One Way Destination Based Pricing $2.50, $3.50, $6.00, and $7.00
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Discounted Fares
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To receive discounted fares rider must show proper ID
 Senior Citizens (65 and over)
 Students
 Persons with disabilities and persons with a Medicare Card
City System
Base Fare
Transfer Fare
Augusta
$1.25
$0.50
Macon
$1.25
$0.50
Albany Transit
$1.25
Free
Chatham Area
$1.50
Free
Hall Area Transit
$1.25
No Transfers
Rome Transit Dept.
$1.25
Free
Athens
$1.60
Free
Cobb Co.
$2.50
No Transfers
METRA (Columbus)
$1.30
No Transfers
Gwinnett Co.
$2.50
No Transfers
MARTA
$2.50
Varies
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Local college and university students ride
buses for free with a valid ID
◦ Augusta State University
◦ Paine College
◦ Augusta Technical
College
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August 2009
◦ Meeting was held to relocate to 2950 Mike Padgett
Highway
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January 2010
◦ Application submitted and approved by FTA for Capital
Assistance Grant for architectural and engineering of
future site buildings
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Future Relocation Site
◦ 84 acres in South Augusta
◦ Joint venture with the Richmond County Board of
Education Transportation Department
Maintenance
Future Relocation Site
Bus Entrance
Fueling
BOE
Maintenance
Parking
Parking
BOE
Administration
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Existing 6,000 sq ft.
◦ Offices
 10 Administrative
 5 Operating
◦ Fare Processing
◦ Conference Area
◦ Employee lounge
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50,000 sq ft.
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5 Bays
Offices
Training
Parts Storage
Bus Washer
Fueling Station
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Engineering/Design Grant Awarded by
Federal Transportation Administration (FTA)
◦ June 2010 - Capital Assistance Grant
◦ Early 2012 - bid proposals requested and received
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Transit Selection Committee Finalist
◦ Wendel Duchscherer Architects & Engineers
(Wendel)
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Augusta
◦ Design contract negotiations with Wendel
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Wendel
◦ Performed Site Visits
◦ Evaluated Scope of Work
◦ Proposal Submission
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Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
◦ Reviewing NEPA documentation submitted
◦ Exploring Capital Assistance Grant
Questions?

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