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03-18-19 Supplementa Material EOTCEOTC Preparation Meeting March 18 / 19, 2019 1)Oct 18, 2018 -EOTC Decisions Reached 2) EOTC Action Items -Reviewed Feb, 2019 3)Updates -Information Only March 18 / 19, 2019 -Overview October 18, 2018 -Decisions Reached ●Approval of 2019 Budget and Multi-Year Plan Project Requests Approved: Battery Electric Bus Program $500,000 (Carried Forward from 2018) Variable Message Sign (VMS) Sign on SH 82 $50,000 (Carried Forward from 2018) 2019 New Budget Requests: Retreat $10,000 Snowmass Mall Transit Station $350,000 (from TOSV savings account) ●Updates ○SHIFT / Mobility Lab -Steve Skadron -City of Aspen ○Battery Electric Bus Program -John Krueger -City of Aspen ○Relocation of the Carpool Kiosk -Mitch Osur -City of Aspen ○RFTA Destination 2040 -David Johnson -RFTA ○Next Meeting March 21, 2019 -Snowmass to Host & Chair EOTC Action Items ●EOTC BUDGET IMPACTS -PASSAGE OF RFTA 7A ○Action: Reallocate Funding -BRT Connecting Service to TOSV ●DYNAMIC MESSAGE SIGN (DMS) and DISCUSSION OF PnR NAME ○Action: Reallocate Funding, Provide Direction for Sign Design and Size, and Discuss PnR Name ●BRUSH CREEK PnR -FLAP GRANT IMPROVEMENTS ○Action: Provide Direction for Restroom Location ○Update: Open House -April 10 @ CMC Aspen from 5-7.30pm ●SET DATE FOR EOTC RETREAT ○Action: Identify Date for Retreat EOTC Updates -Information Only ●TOSV TRANSIT STATION UPDATE (David Peckler) ○Presentation on March 21 ●HOV LANE ENFORCEMENT (David Pesnichak) ●ASPEN COUNTRY INN (David Pesnichak) ●X GAMES REVENUE VS. COST (David Pesnichak) HOV Lane Enforcement ●Update Request -Upper Valley Mobility Report, Community Forum Task Force ●Background ○Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) conducted in 1987 to expand Highway 82 from Basalt to Buttermilk ○HOV Lanes a part of Record of Decision (ROD) from EIS to expand Highway 82 to 4 lanes ○CDOT constructed lanes from 1996 -2004 ○Developed as Transportation Demand Management (TDM) measure to: ■Increase transit efficiency ■Encourage Carpooling ○Installed in right lane to accommodate RFTA buses entering and exiting for stops ○HOV lanes only in effect during peak times HOV Lane Enforcement (con’t) ●Enforcement ○Pitkin County Sheriff -acknowledges the need ■Short Staff ■Low on priorities vs. incidents that directly impact life, safety, and property ●Possible Ways to Address Compliance ○Increase staffing ○Implement an education campaign (utilize DMS during times HOV in effect) ○Automated enforcement (technology and legal issues need to be explored) ●Staff Recommendation ○Consider as a part of larger comprehensive transportation plan ○Have HOV education messages approved for DMS ○Explore HOV education messages for CDOT DMS’s Aspen Country Inn -Ride Subsidies ●EOTC Request: Look into transportation options for Aspen Country Inn Residents (NWCCOG) ●Background ○Implemented in 2001 by EOTC ○Address safety issues for residents of Aspen Country Inn (Senior Priority Housing) ○No safe way to cross Hwy 82 for downvalley RFTA stop ○Subsidy in lieu of constructing underpass ○Use: ■10-20 trips monthly, historic highs ~40 / month ■$2,000 -$4,000 annually, historic highs ~$9,000 / year Aspen Country Inn -Ride Subsidies (con’t) ●Non-Personal Vehicle Options Available: ○RFTA standard service (downvalley stop requires crossing Hwy 82) ○Pitkin County Senior Van (for 60+ only) ○Pitkin County Non-Emergent Medical Trans (NEMT) (Medicare recipients only) ●NWCCOG ○Operates Mountain Ride -Information central service only ○Contracts with Pitkin County HHS -Provides support and financial assistance for NEMT for Medicare recipients ●Pitkin County Senior Services (60+) ○Semi-fixed route 4 days per week (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday) ○Service to Aspen, Snowmass, and Aspen Village ○Aspen Country Inn use is minimal, but fluxuates Aspen Country Inn -Ride Subsidies (con’t) ●Pitkin County Health and Human Services ○Contracts with NWCCOG for Non-Emergent Medical Transportation (NEMT) ○Medicare recipients only ○Non-emergency medical trips only ●Conclusion ○NWCCOG does not provide alternative or duplicative service ○Some duplication with the Senior Van and NEMT trips, but service population is very targeted ○Current population splits modes: ■Senior van and subsidized senior services taxi when van is not available (60+) ■RFTA regular service and Burlingame bus ■Subsidized EOTC taxi service ■Personal vehicle X Games Revenue Estimates and Cost ●Background: ○In 2019, EOTC subsidized the X Games at $115,000 for increased bus service ○EOTC requested information on tax revenue from the X Games ●Assumptions (2018 estimates provided by SkiCo and ESPN) ○115,000 visitors ○$18-19 Million -Estimated Total Economic Taxable Impact within Pitkin County (ESPN expenditures + venders and employee lodging + local leisure expenditure) ○$18 Million Used for this analysis ○$21.7 Million -Estimated Total Economic Impact from GWS to Aspen X Games Revenue Estimates and Cost (Con’t) ●Local Sales Tax Collection (Local Sales Tax Collection Rates) Pitkin County: $309,600 City of Aspen: $495,360 Basalt (in Pitkin County): $26,841.60 Town of Snowmass Village: $151,200 TOTAL Local Sales Tax Rev.:$983,001.60 (excluding State Sales Tax) ●State Sales Tax Collection (2.9%) TOTAL State Sales Tax Rev. (2.9%): $526,242 X Games Revenue Estimates and Cost (Con’t) ●0.5% Transit Sales Tax: (EOTC) TOTAL 0.5% Transit (EOTC): $90,000 (0.5% of $18M total) Note: 81.04% goes directly to RFTA - -$72,936 goes to RFTA -$17,064 stays with the EOTC for mass transportation projects ●1% Transit Sales Tax: (RFTA & Municipalities) TOTAL 1.0% Transit (RFTA & Municipalities): $180,000 (1.0% of $18M total) Note: -48.13% goes to RFTA ($86,683) -11.1% goes to TOSV ($19,971) -40.77% goes to COA ($73,394) X Games Revenue Estimates and Cost (Con’t) ●Lodging Tax: (Assumed at 36.5% of $18M expenditure x portion of jurisdiction sales tax x lodging rate by jurisdiction) Pitkin County: No Tax City of Aspen: $28,251 Town of Basalt (in PitCo): $3,022.20 Town of Snowmass Village: $17,660.16 TOTAL Lodging Tax: $48,933.36 X Games Revenue Estimates and Cost (Con’t) ●Total Estimated Tax Collection (gen sales tax, 0.5% transit sales tax, 1% transit sales tax, and lodging tax) TOTAL Est. Collections Including State Sales Tax: $1,828,177.36 TOTAL Est. Collections NOT Including State Sales Tax (Local): $1,301,934.96 ●Costs ○SkiCo uses RFTA and Private service providers ○Costs Only known for RFTA ○2016 -2018 RFTA Costs Reimbursed by EOTC subsidy: ~$74,000 -$83,000 ○2019 -$96,938.51 ○Balance of $115,000 subsidy paid to SkiCo to reimburse for private service providers Questions