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File #: 2021-0708   
Type: Motion / Motion Response Status: Passed
File created: 10/22/2021 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 10/28/2021 Final action: 10/28/2021
Title: APPROVE Motion by Directors Hahn and Dutra that directs the CEO to take the following actions: A. Recommit $50 million from Measure R I-710 South Corridor Project funds as "seed funding" for a 710 South Clean Truck Program, B. Collaborate with the I-710 Task Force, local and regional stakeholders, cities, the Ports, the I-710 South Task Force, and the Gateway Cities COG to develop a 710 South Clean Truck Program that seeks to deploy Zero Emissions trucks in the I-710 Corridor as soon as possible, C. Conduct aggressive Federal and State advocacy to secure funding for a 710 South Clean Truck Program, including as many as possible of the 1,000 Zero Emissions trucks included in the FY22 California State budget. D. Report back to the Board in February 2022 and May 2022 with updates on stakeholder engagement and Program development and implementation, including areas for possible further study, consideration, and development to achieve Zero Emissions goods movement objectives along th...
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Indexes: Air Quality Management District, Cleaning, Fernando Dutra, Gateway Cities (Southeast LA County) Service Sector, I-710, I-710 South Corridor, Janice Hahn, Long Beach, Measure R, Motion / Motion Response, Port of Los Angeles, Program, Project, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Trucking, Zero Emissions
Related files: 2021-0687, 2021-0700
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REGULAR BOARD MEETING
OCTOBER 28, 2021

Preamble
Motion by:

DIRECTORS HAHN AND DUTRA

Substitute Motion - 710 South Clean Truck Program

Communities along the I-710 South Corridor are confronted daily with unacceptable public health conditions, created in part by diesel emissions from heavy duty trucks. Diesel particulate matter is the single-largest contributor to air toxics cancer risk in the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) region, with Southeast Los Angeles communities having even higher air toxics cancer risk than the overall region.

In April 2020, the Metro Board of Directors committed $50 million of Measure R funding from the I-710 South Corridor Project to advance deployment of a "710 South Clean Truck Program," contingent upon a Record of Decision issued by the Federal Highway Administration for the I-710 South Corridor Project.

In January 2021, the Board approved the 2021 LA County Goods Movement Strategic Plan, which included a Countywide Clean Truck Initiative, with the 710 South Clean Truck Program identified as a goods movement strategic priority.

In May 2021, the Board suspended further work on the I-710 South Corridor Project EIR/EIS and asked Metro staff to reconsider Project components. As a result, Metro staff created a new I-710 South Task Force, including representatives of corridor cities, community-based organizations, goods movement stakeholders, and the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Both the Federal and State governments have been moving aggressively to provide funding for the deployment of Zero Emissions trucks. Further, the Ports are pursuing a clean trucks program, and AQMD is implementing a new battery electric truck program.

Subject
SUBJECT: SUBSTITUTE MOTION - 710 SOUTH CLEAN TRUCK PROGRAM

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RECOMMENDATION

Title
APPROVE Motion by Directors Hahn and Dutra that directs the CEO to take the following actions:

A. Recommit $50 million from Measure R I-710 South Corridor Project...

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