October 5, 2000
BETWEEN THE HUNTER RESEARCH GROUP
ANTHONY MORENZI, AIDE TO STATE ASSEMBLYMAN PETER GRANNIS
1.†† State Assemblyman Peter Grannis of the 65th Assembly District has requested the Hunter Graduate Research Group to study the potential economic impact on existing transportation services if the proposed commuter ferry service linking the Upper East Side and the Wall Street piers is implemented.†
2.†† In order to research this matter, the Hunter Graduate Research Group agrees to:
∑ Conduct a thorough assessment of the effectiveness of the various transportation services currently serving the Upper East Side.†
∑ Survey stakeholder satisfaction with existing transportation services.
∑ Survey stakeholder opinion on the proposed ferry service.
∑ Elicit stakeholder input on salient issues such as accessibility of transportation, transportation costs and travel time, as it pertains to the current services and the proposed ferry service.
∑ Determine the impact a ferry service may have on existing Upper East Side transportation services.
∑ Present a final written and oral report detailing its findings.
3. Anthony Morenzi agrees to:
∑ Meet with the research group as necessary in order to ensure the projectís success.
∑ Provide access to research material such as relevant Community Board 8 and East River Work Group records and local demographic information.
∑ Coordinate the Hunter Graduate Research Groups presentation of their findings at an East River Ferry Work Group meeting.
4.†† The preceding contract has been reviewed by the following parties and becomes binding when signed.
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Anthony Morenzi†††† _____________________ ________
†Hunter Research Team
Michael Grosvenor†† _____________________ _________
Rosemary Keegan†††† _____________________ _________
Susan McCulloh††††† _____________________ _________
David Moskowitz†††† _____________________ _________
Charlene Patrick††† _____________________ _________