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File #: 2015-0556   
Type: Program Status: Passed
File created: 5/12/2015 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 7/15/2015 Final action: 7/23/2015
Title: PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute a grant agreement with the South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG) to implement a ride share demonstration project for events. Amount of funding to be granted to SBCCOG is not to exceed $250,000.
Sponsors: Planning and Development (Department)
Indexes: Budgeting, Council Of Governments, Databases, Grant Aid, Program, Project, Provide Core Rideshare Services Including Rideguide Production And Teleserv. And Rideshare Services To La County Emplyoers (Project), Ridesharing, Safety, Shared mobility, South Bay Subregion Council of Governments, Testing
Meeting_Body
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
JULY 15, 2015

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: SOUTH BAY CITIES SMART MOBILITY DEMONSTRATION
PROJECT

ACTION: AUTHORIZE THE CEO TO NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE A
GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE SOUTH BAY CITIES COUNCIL
OF GOVERNMENTS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (3-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute a grant agreement with the South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG) to implement a ride share demonstration project for events. Amount of funding to be granted to SBCCOG is not to exceed $250,000.

Issue
ISSUE

SBCCOG has actively planned and tested various transportation strategies that promote overall sustainability and alternatives to private auto trips. This includes the COG's efforts in developing a subregional sustainability strategy and in piloting performance measurement techniques consistent with the State's Smart Mobility Framework. As a further implementation and testing activity, the COG is prepared to initiate a pilot demonstration of a ride sharing database and associated services for major events held in the subregion.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

SBCCOG Sustainable Transportation Efforts
The South Bay subregion provides a unique opportunity to test new mobility solutions, having a mix of urban and suburban development patterns, generally short trips that stay within the subregion, and relatively little fixed route or other high frequency transit compared with other areas of Los Angeles County.

SBCCOG has done a substantial amount of work to create mobility and sustainability strategies that are tailored to their unique circumstances. This includes
* a subregional sustainability strategy that proposes a land use pattern with clustered destinations;
* a plug-in electric vehicle readiness plan;
* a subregional Climate Action Plan (in process) that will test new performance analysis techniqu...

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