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File #: 2015-0900   
Type: Informational Report Status: Filed
File created: 6/11/2015 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 10/22/2015 Final action: 10/22/2015
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE quarterly status report on the Airport Metro Connector (AMC) 96th Street transit station in response to the June 2014 Board motion (Attachment A).
Sponsors: Planning and Development (Department), Construction Committee
Indexes: Airport Metro Connector, Construction, Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project, Federal Transit Administration, Informational Report, Los Angeles International Airport, Metro Crenshaw Line, Metro Exposition Line, Metro Green Line, Metro Rail C Line, Metro Rail E Line, Motion / Motion Response, Project, Southern California Association Of Governments, Terminal 27, Traffic models
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - June 26 2014 Board Motion
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PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
OCTOBER 14, 2015
CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
OCTOBER 15, 2015


Subject/Action
SUBJECT: AIRPORT METRO CONNECTOR

ACTION: RECEIVE AND FILE

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
RECEIVE AND FILE quarterly status report on the Airport Metro Connector (AMC) 96th Street transit station in response to the June 2014 Board motion (Attachment A).

Issue
ISSUE

At the June 26, 2014 meeting, the Board directed that quarterly status reports be provided on the AMC 96th Street transit station in coordination with Los Angeles World Airport (LAWA) staff. The report provides updates on the status of the AMC project including: (1) environmental review process; (2) architectural and engineering design services; and (3) Crenshaw/LAX design accommodations for the future AMC transit station. The report responds to the Board directive.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

Staff continues in coordination with LAWA to advance the AMC 96th Street Transit Station. Over this past quarter, work continued on the environmental review, station design and on the Crenshaw/LAX Line accommodations to allow for the construction of the station. LAWA continues its environmental clearance of its Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP) including the Automated People Mover (APM) system.

The AMC 96th Street transit station is receiving interest by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). On August 26th, FTA Acting Administrator Therese McMillan along with Leslie Rogers, FTA Region 9 Administrator and other high ranking FTA staff toured LAX and both the LAMP and AMC project areas. LAWA staff joined the tour and provided a briefing on their LAMP.

On September 8th, Metro submitted an expression of interest for the AMC 96th Street transit station for FTA's pilot project for expedited project delivery. This $77 million expression of interest, if approved for funding, will help Metro to accelera...

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