Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21681 on 05/20/2013, Section 2-337 read as follows.

    The commission shall have the following duties:

(1)    Advise city staff with regard to transit policy and safety matters concerning all forms of transit issues affecting the city, for example, conventional vehicles, transit, alternative modes, accessibility, and customer amenities.

(2)    Serve as a sounding board for citizen transit, pedestrian and safety and access issues and make recommendations to the city council and city staff for appropriate action.

(3)    Recommend rules and procedures governing public transit service programs, equipment and facilities considering regulatory guidelines, service improvements, and activities of persons utilizing transit services and facilities.

(4)    Aid in the development of a city transportation improvement program by providing citizen input on needed projects for submission to the metropolitan planning organization.

(5)    Create and review surveys and facilitate public input on public transit programming and facility usage.

(6)    Recommend and promote marketing strategies for community outreach programs in order to strengthen the transit image, increase usage, and integrate its role within the community.

(7)    Study issues arising under the Columbia Transit Master Plan as they relate to transportation, make recommendations to the city council and metropolitan planning organization, and prepare reports to aid in the development, implementation and general improvement of the master plan relating to the public transit in the city.

(8)    Other duties assigned by the city council.

Editor's note--Ord. No. 21571, § 1, adopted January 7, 2013, recodified Article V.  The previous applicable sections were Sections 2-375.09 - 2-375.14.