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File #: 2016-0571   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 9/14/2016 Final action: 9/22/2016
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to: A. AWARD AND EXECUTE a four-year firm fixed price Contract No. AE5999300 to Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc., inclusive of all options, in the amount of up to $12,189,477 to complete the environmental clearance study for the West Santa Ana Branch (WSAB) Transit Corridor. B. APPROVE contract modification authority specific to Contract No. AE5999300 in the amount of $1,828,422 (15%) due to the complexity of the environmental clearance study; C. AWARD AND EXECUTE a four-year firm fixed price Contract No. PS2492300 to Arellano Associates, LLC, inclusive of all options, in the amount of up to $861,067 to perform the environmental clearance study community outreach for the WSAB Transit Corridor; and D. APPROVE entering into a four-year Funding Agreement (FA) with the Gateway Cities Council of Governments (COG), to be led by the Eco-Rapid Transit Joint Powers Authority (JPA) for WSAB Transit Corridor Third Party Administration to work with the 1...
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Attachments: 1. Attachment A-1 - Procurement Summary AE5999300, 2. Attachment A-2 - Procurement Summary PS2492300, 3. Attachment B - West Santa Ana Transit Corridor Study Area Map, 4. Attachment C-1 - DEOD Summary for A-1, 5. Attachment C-2 - DEOD Summary for A-2
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PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: WEST SANTA ANA BRANCH TRANSIT CORRIDOR

ACTION: AWARD PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACTS

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RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to:

A. AWARD AND EXECUTE a four-year firm fixed price Contract No. AE5999300 to Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc., inclusive of all options, in the amount of up to $12,189,477 to complete the environmental clearance study for the West Santa Ana Branch (WSAB) Transit Corridor.

B. APPROVE contract modification authority specific to Contract No. AE5999300 in the amount of $1,828,422 (15%) due to the complexity of the environmental clearance study;

C. AWARD AND EXECUTE a four-year firm fixed price Contract No. PS2492300 to Arellano Associates, LLC, inclusive of all options, in the amount of up to $861,067 to perform the environmental clearance study community outreach for the WSAB Transit Corridor; and

D. APPROVE entering into a four-year Funding Agreement (FA) with the Gateway Cities Council of Governments (COG), to be led by the Eco-Rapid Transit Joint Powers Authority (JPA) for WSAB Transit Corridor Third Party Administration to work with the 13 cities along the corridor for participation in the environmental clearance study, in an amount not-to-exceed $700,000.

Issue
ISSUE

In February 2013, the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) approved the WSAB Alternative Analysis (AA) Study for the 40-mile corridor from the City of Santa Ana in Orange County to Los Angeles Union Station (LAUS). The approved SCAG AA Study eliminated from further consideration Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), Streetcar and low-speed MagLev, leaving Light Rail Transit (LRT) as the recommended mode. In September 2015, the Metro Board received the WSAB Transit Corridor Technical Refinement Study that focused on five specific challenges identified by the SCAG AA. The Los Angeles County portion of the WSAB Transit Corridor extend...

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