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File #: 2015-0995   
Type: Program Status: Non-Calendar
File created: 6/25/2015 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 7/23/2015 Final action: 7/23/2015
Title: PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE FORWARDED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION receiving and filing potential financial impacts of June 2015 Item 14 Board motions on Metro Countywide Bikeshare.
Sponsors: Planning and Development (Department)
Indexes: Active Transportation Program, Ara Najarian, Bicycling, Boyle Heights, Call For Projects, City of Los Angeles, Contract administration, Downtown Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, Fare Structure, Grant Aid, Hilda Solis, James Butts, Mark Ridley-Thomas, Memorandum Of Understanding, Metro Bike Share, Metro Green Line, Metro Rail C Line, Mike Bonin, Motion / Motion Response, Operations and Maintenance, Partnerships, Pasadena, Plan, Program, San Gabriel, Shelia Kuehl, Station 818, Station 955, Vehicle sharing, Westside/Central Service Sector
Attachments: 1. Attachment A-1 Bikeshare Amendment #14 June 2015 (6) (3).pdf, 2. Attachment A-2 Motion_Expo Vermont Bike Hub_.pdf, 3. Attachment A3_update_06302015.pdf, 4. Attachment B Accelerated Schedule
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PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
JULY 15, 2015

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: METRO COUNTYWIDE BIKESHARE

ACTION: RECEIVE AND FILE

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE FORWARDED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION receiving and filing potential financial impacts of June 2015 Item 14 Board motions on Metro Countywide Bikeshare.

Issue
ISSUE

At the June 25, 2015 meeting, the Board adopted the Regional Bikeshare Implementation Plan (Plan) for Los Angeles County and awarded a two-year contract to Bicycle Transit Systems, Inc. (BTS) for the equipment, installation and operations of the Metro Countywide Bikeshare Phase 1 Pilot in downtown Los Angeles (Pilot). During the discussion period, several motions (Attachment A) were introduced as they relate to regional interoperability and expediting the implementation of the expansion communities. Portions of these amendments were referred to in an omnibus motion put forward by the Chair and approved by the Board. The specifics of the omnibus motion were not clear to staff. The following summarizes the potential financial impacts of the motions as expressed at the June meeting.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

Motion by Directors Butts, Dubois, Knabe and Najarian

At the June 2015 meeting, Directors Butts, Dubois, Knabe and Najarian introduced Motion Item 14 addressing regional interoperability and funding (Attachment A-1). The following addresses the potential financial impact of some of the provisions included within the motion.

"3) Do not require cities receiving any grant funds (such as Metro's Call for Projects or operating subsidies) to use Metro's chosen bicycle technology.
Allow cities the discretion to choose the most cost-effective and locally-appropriate technology between BTS/BCycle and CH/SoBi; two systems selected through a competitive process with vendor contracts executed prior to Metro's NTP."
Potential Financial Impact: The 2015 Call for Project...

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