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File #: 2015-1333   
Type: Program Status: Passed
File created: 8/24/2015 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 10/14/2015 Final action: 10/22/2015
Title: PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) UNDER RECONSIDERATION: A. ADOPTING Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG's) Draft Regional Program for Los Angeles County ATP applicants as shown in Attachment A. B. APPROVING the designation of ten points to reflect the consistency of the projects listed in Attachment A with regional and local plans.
Sponsors: Planning and Development (Department)
Indexes: Active Transportation Program, Bicycling, California Transportation Commission, Call For Projects, Long Range Transportation Plan, Pedestrians, Program, Project, Southern California Association Of Governments
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Active_Transportation_Program_Award_of_Partial_Funding
Meeting_Body
REVISED
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
OCTOBER 14, 2015

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: 2015 ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM (ATP)

ACTION: APPROVE LOS ANGELES COUNTY PORTION OF SCAG 2015 ATP REGIONAL PROGRAM

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (4-0) UNDER RECONSIDERATION:

A. ADOPTING Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG's) Draft Regional Program for Los Angeles County ATP applicants as shown in Attachment A.

B. APPROVING the designation of ten points to reflect the consistency of the projects listed in Attachment A with regional and local plans.


Issue
ISSUE

On October 22, 2015, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) is scheduled to adopt the Statewide, Small Urban, and Rural Component of the 2015 Active Transportation Program (ATP). On December 10, 2015, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) is scheduled to adopt the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) component of the 2015 ATP. The ATP allocates forty percent of its funds toward the MPO component of its program. The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) will be selecting and programming the regional program for its six counties, Los Angeles County included. SCAG will make their Regional Program recommendations by November 15, 2015, subsequent to the six counties receiving board approval for their respective project lists for SCAG's final Regional Program. This report requests approval of a program of projects in Los Angeles County for funding under SCAG's Regional Program.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

Metro's approval is necessary to secure approximately $40 million for Los Angeles County projects in MPO project funding. LA County 2015 ATP Regional Program awardees will be a part of SCAG's 2015 Regional Program, which funds $76.3 million for active transportation across its six counties. Applicants are also vying for up to $180 million in the Statewide ATP competition.
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