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File #: 2016-0148   
Type: Plan Status: Passed
File created: 2/9/2016 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 3/16/2016 Final action: 3/24/2016
Title: CONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING the Draft Potential Ballot Measure Expenditure Plan (Attachment A); and B. AUTHORIZING the CEO to release the Draft Potential Ballot Measure Expenditure Plan, including a 45-year and 50-year plan option, for public review.
Sponsors: Planning and Development (Department)
Indexes: Accessibility, Active Transportation Program, Active Transportation Strategic Plan, Airport Metro Connector (AMC) Station Project, Americans With Disabilities Act, Audit, Azusa, Bicycling, Budget, Budgeting, Bus Maintenance Projects, Bus rapid transit, Cap-and-Trade, Capital Project, Claremont, Congestion Mitigation And Air Quality Improvement Program, Construction, Council Of Governments, Debt, Downtown Los Angeles, Evaluation and assessment, First/Last Mile, Fixed Guideway, Formula Allocation / Local Return, Formula Funds, Funding plan, Gateway Cities (Southeast LA County) Service Sector, Gateway Cities subregion, Glendale, Gold Line Foothill Extension 2B, Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund, Guidelines, Highway planning, Judges, LA River Bike Path Gap Closure Project, Light rail transit, Local Returns, Long Beach, Long range planning, Long Range Transportation Plan, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles River, Los Angeles Union Station, Maintenance, Maintenance of way, Maintenance practices, Maps, Measure R, Metro Gold Line, Metro Green Line, Metro Purple Line, Metro Rail A Line, Metro Vision 2028 Plan, New Starts Program, Nonmotorized transportation, Operations and Maintenance, Outreach, Palmdale, Paratransit services, Payment, Plan, Population growth, Project, Proposition A, Proposition C, Public opinion, Quality of life, Rail transit, Railroad commuter service, Regional transportation, Research, Research management, Ridership, Safety, Safety and security, San Fernando, State highways, State Of Good Repair, State Transportation Improvement Program, Strategic planning, Streetcars, Students, Surveys, System safety, Traffic congestion, Transit buses, Transit Oriented Community, Transit Oriented Development, Transit Pass, Transit System, Transportation Development Act of 1971, Twenty-eight by '28 Initiative, Vehicle miles of travel, Walking
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Draft Expenditure Plan_Revised3-22-16_1421pm, 2. Attachment B - LRTP Potential Ballot Measure Assumptions, 3. Attachment C - December 2015 Board Report Performance Matrix, 4. Attachment D - Subregional Stakeholder Draft Project Priorities, 5. Attachment E- Comparison of Draft Expenditure Plan with Sub-Regional Planning Area Input and Cost Information.3.22.16, 6. Attachment F - Peformance Analysis, 7. Attachment G - COG Priorities, 8. Attachment H - Major Transit and Highway Construction Project Descriptions, 9. Attachment I - Systemwide Connectivity 3.10.16, 10. Attachment J - Ops, 11. Attachment K - ATP, 12. Attachment L - Revenues.3.22.16, 13. Attachment M - Ordinance, 14. Attachment N - Expenditure Plan Public Input Process, 15. Presentation
MARCH 24, 2016




A. RECEIVING AND FILING the Draft Potential Ballot Measure Expenditure Plan (Attachment A); and

B. AUTHORIZING the CEO to release the Draft Potential Ballot Measure Expenditure Plan, including a 45-year and 50-year plan option, for public review.

Los Angeles County is expected to grow by 2.4 million people by 2057. Metro is updating its Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) to enhance mobility and quality of life for LA County to position the region for future growth and meet transportation needs.

The foundation for the updated LRTP is a draft Expenditure Plan which provides a vision, through nine categories of funding, for the variety of transit related infrastructure and programs needed to build and operate a balanced multi-modal transportation system.

Specifically, the draft Expenditure Plan identifies major highway and transit projects evaluated and sequenced based on performance metrics approved by the Metro Board of Directors at its December 2015 meeting. The draft Expenditure Plan also includes projects identified by staff that are necessary to improve and enhance system connectivity; promote bicycling and walking; support Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/paratransit services for the disabled; discounts for students and seniors; investments to fund bus and rail operations; ongoing system maintenance and repair, including repair of bridges and tunnels; and funds for repair and enhancement of local streets and roads. To fund these projects and programs, Metro is considering a ballot measure for November 2016 that would augment the Measure R with a new half-cent sales tax, and extend the current Measure R tax rate to 2057.

Metro has approached the LRTP planning proces...

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