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Otsego County
Case 2: Public Transportation System

County Otsego County
Contact person Laura Child, Clerk, 607-547-4202
Case descriptions Case 2: Public Transportation System
Forms of restructuring privatization
Specific services affected public transportation of co. residents, excluding City of Oneita
Year started 1994
Partners the County; Progressive Transportation Services
Primary goal efficient system that does not require county tax dollars to operate
Barriers coordinating co.'s system with existing public trans. system in City of Oneita; dealing with NYS DOT (regulations)
Benefits to date, no county tax dollars have been used to operate the system; ridership continues to grow
Impact on budget no co. tax dollars needed
Impact on labor created several private sector jobs
Key contact Diane Carlton, Director of Planning, 607-547-4225