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File #: 2015-0989   
Type: Program Status: Consent Calendar
File created: 6/25/2015 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 9/16/2015 Final action: 9/24/2015
Title: APPROVING the following actions for 2015 Countywide Call for Projects (Call), as further described in this report and attachments: A. the recommendations in Attachment A responding to the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) motions regarding the 2015 Call and additional funding recommendations; B. program $201.9 million in seven modal categories from the fund sources shown in Attachment B. This amount also programs a limited amount of funds from the 2015 Call for Projects Deobligation ($2.5 million) and the 2015 Call TAC reserve; C. all projects in Attachment C for potential nomination to the California Transportation Commission for 2016 State Transportation Improvement Program funds, as necessary; D. amend the recommended 2015 Call Program of Projects into the FY 2015-2016 Los Angeles County Regional Transportation Improvement Program by adopting the resolution in Attachment D which certifies that Los Angeles County has the resources to fund the projects in the FY 2015-2016...
Sponsors: Planning and Development (Department)
Indexes: Bus transportation, California Transportation Commission, Call For Projects, Call For Projects Deobligation, City of Los Angeles, Complete streets, Congestion Mitigation And Air Quality Improvement Program, Debt, Funding plan, Grant Aid, Long Range Transportation Plan, Metrolink, Multi County Goods Movement Action Plan, Pedestrians, Program, Project, Proposition C, Regional Surface Transportation Improvements, Regional transportation, Regional Transportation Improvement Program, Regional Transportation Planning Agency, Repayment of Capital Project Loan Funds, Resolution, Short Range Transportation Plan, Southern California Association Of Governments, State Transportation Improvement Program, Subsidies, Technical Advisory Committee, Transit System, Transportation Demand Management, Transportation Improvement Program, Transportation modes, Vehicle miles of travel
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - TAC Motions, 2. Attachment B - Preliminary Fund Estimate, 3. Attachment C - Project Recommendations, 4. Attachment D - Resolution 2017 TIP Resolution, 5. Attachment E - Specific Recommendation Information, 6. Attachment F - Project Descriptions
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PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: 2015 CALL FOR PROJECTS

ACTION: APPROVE 2015 COUNTYWIDE CALL FOR PROJECTS

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RECOMMENDATION

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APPROVING the following actions for 2015 Countywide Call for Projects (Call), as further described in this report and attachments:

A. the recommendations in Attachment A responding to the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) motions regarding the 2015 Call and additional funding recommendations;

B. program $201.9 million in seven modal categories from the fund sources shown in Attachment B. This amount also programs a limited amount of funds from the 2015 Call for Projects Deobligation ($2.5 million) and the 2015 Call TAC reserve;

C. all projects in Attachment C for potential nomination to the California Transportation Commission for 2016 State Transportation Improvement Program funds, as necessary;

D. amend the recommended 2015 Call Program of Projects into the FY 2015-2016 Los Angeles County Regional Transportation Improvement Program by adopting the resolution in Attachment D which certifies that Los Angeles County has the resources to fund the projects in the FY 2015-2016 Regional TIP and affirms its commitment to implement all of the projects in the program;

E. administer the 2015 Call as a one-time project-specific grant program with the requirement that project sponsors bear all cost increases; and

F. authorize the Chief Executive Officer to administratively provide project sponsors with funding in earlier years than shown, if the project sponsor can demonstrate project readiness to proceed, has sufficient local match and such funds are available.

Issue
ISSUE

In January 2015, Metro received 178 applications for 2015 Call funding with requests of over $473 million. Over the past eight months, staff has evaluated the applications, met with TAC and its Subcommittees, and TAC held project sponsor appeals. Based on the eval...

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