• Location: Meeting by phone
  • Introductions – 17 in attendance
    • APAC members
    • RTD
    • Contractors
  • Public Comment
    • None
  • ACPD (Advisory Committee for People w/ Disabilities) Update by Dr. William Gross
    • None – No meeting since last APAC meeting to report on
  • APAC new members
    • Brian Novak is taking a replacement seat
      • His term will end Sept 2022
    • RTD – Larry Buter
      • COVID-19 Response
        • 80% decline in ridership!
        • Had to furlough operators
        • Last week – started bringing drivers back on board
          • In order to slowly ramp up so RTD is ready when riders do start needing more service
          • Extra Board Operators – at the typical location waiting to be sent out on routes
          • Loop Extra Operators – At strategic locations around the service area to be used as back up when needed to provide a quick response
        • Drivers have PPE – masks, gloves, and sanitizers for vehicles
      • Access a Ride (AaR) – Food Delivery Service
        • Locations that are participating can be found on the RTD website
        • NO CHARGE!!
        • Must be an approved AaR rider to use this service
          • Right now all applicants have presumptive eligibility until they can be assessed at Easter Seals
        • Unlimited number of grocery bags
          • You are requested to meet the driver downstairs if you live higher than the first floor of a building
        • AaR has made 136 grocery deliveries to date
        • Easter Seals is now open for testing
          • They are bringing people back SLOWLY, like 1 at a time
  • Next meeting July 14th