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File #: 2015-1223   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 7/27/2015 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 10/14/2015 Final action: 10/22/2015
Title: PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to award and execute a 21-month firm fixed price Contract No. PS3604300 (RFP No. PS113344540-R) to Inland Transportation Services, Inc. (ITS) in the amount of $1,198,055 for Metro Rideshare Program Support services in Los Angeles County and to increase the FY 2016 budget for Regional Rideshare by $425,000.
Sponsors: Planning and Development (Department)
Indexes: Average Vehicle Ridership, Budget, Contracts, Databases, Long Range Transportation Plan, Metro Commute Services, Procurement, Program, Proposition C, Provide Core Rideshare Services Including Rideguide Production And Teleserv. And Rideshare Services To La County Emplyoers (Project), Ridematching, Ridesharing, Safety, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Transportation Improvement Program
Attachments: 1. Attachment A Procurement Summary PS3604300, 2. Attachment B DEOD Summary PS3604300
Meeting_Body
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
OCTOBER 14, 2015

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: METRO RIDESHARE PROGRAM SUPPORT

ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to award and execute a 21-month firm fixed price Contract No. PS3604300 (RFP No. PS113344540-R) to Inland Transportation Services, Inc. (ITS) in the amount of $1,198,055 for Metro Rideshare Program Support services in Los Angeles County and to increase the FY 2016 budget for Regional Rideshare by $425,000.

Issue
ISSUE

Metro provides commuter assistance services to worksites in Los Angeles County with the objective of improving mobility by reducing single occupant vehicle trips and providing information and services to increase rideshare modes, including transit ridership, carpooling, vanpooling, walking, and bicycling to work. Metro relies on highly trained in-house consulting staff to manage and provide services. The current contract for services will expire March 31, 2016; however, funding is available only through October 31, 2015 since this contract is currently shared with Metro Commute Services for A-TAP and B-TAP support. The new contract will be separate from Metro Commute Services and will allow Metro to continue providing rideshare services to Los Angeles County employer worksites and commuters.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

Consulting staff is responsible for a number of tasks including supporting Employee Transportation Coordinators (ETC) with responding to Rule 2202 from the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) through Average Vehicle Ridership (AVR) surveys, providing commuters with ridematching services and RideGuides, and responding to customer questions related to ridesharing. Consultant staff is also trained in Ridepro and will be managing the Los Angeles County portion of the regional database shared with Orange County Tra...

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