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File #: 2016-0284   
Type: Motion / Motion Response Status: Non-Calendar
File created: 3/29/2016 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 10/27/2016 Final action: 10/27/2016
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to: A. CONDUCT a study for providing up to two additional stations in the City of Glendale and up to two additional stations in the City of Los Angeles as well as providing increased train service throughout the day from Union Station to the City of Burbank with opportunities to include expanded service to the Antelope Valley as a first step in examining increased rail connectivity in the Los Angeles, Glendale and Burbank Corridor. Additional stations would need to be spaced appropriately and limited so as not to severely affect travel time for those travelling beyond Burbank to the outer terminus of the lines in Ventura and the Antelope Valley; B. PROGRAM AND AMEND the FY 17 budget to add $900,000 in Measure R Commuter Rail service funds to conduct this study; and C. INVENTORY the options for increasing the City of Glendale's access to the Regional Transit System given the existing baseline Metrolink and future High Speed Rail service. ...
Sponsors: Planning and Development (Department)
Indexes: Amtrak, Authorization, Bob Hope Airport, Burbank, Burbank-Glendale-Los Angeles Corridor, Bus rapid transit, California High Speed Rail, California High Speed Rail Authority, City of Los Angeles, Environmental Impact Report, Glassell Park, Glendale, Grade separations, High speed rail, Light rail transit, Link Union Station, Los Angeles River, Los Angeles Union Station, Maps, Measure R, Metro Gold Line, Metrolink, Motion / Motion Response, Pasadena, Railroad commuter service, Safety, Transit System, Travel time
Attachments: 1. Att. A - March 2016 Board Motion, 2. Att. B - Burbank-Glendale-Los Angeles Light Rail Corridor Alignment Map
Related files: 2016-228, 2019-0509
Meeting_Body
REVISED
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
OCTOBER 19, 2016

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: BURBANK-GLENDALE-LOS ANGELES CORRIDOR

ACTION: AUTHORIZE STUDIES

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RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to:

A. CONDUCT a study for providing up to two additional stations in the City of Glendale and up to two additional stations in the City of Los Angeles as well as providing increased train service throughout the day from Union Station to the City of Burbank with opportunities to include expanded service to the Antelope Valley as a first step in examining increased rail connectivity in the Los Angeles, Glendale and Burbank Corridor. Additional stations would need to be spaced appropriately and limited so as not to severely affect travel time for those travelling beyond Burbank to the outer terminus of the lines in Ventura and the Antelope Valley;

B. PROGRAM AND AMEND the FY 17 budget to add $900,000 in Measure R Commuter Rail service funds to conduct this study; and

C. INVENTORY the options for increasing the City of Glendale's access to the Regional Transit System given the existing baseline Metrolink and future High Speed Rail service. This inventory will examine the existing infrastructure, planned and funded projects and potential future initiatives to improve connectivity to the greater Metro system.

Issue
ISSUE

At the March 24, 2016 Board meeting, the Board directed the CEO to look at creating a new Metrolink station at Rio Hondo College on the Riverside Line and relocating the Northridge Station on the Ventura County Line. This motion was amended to direct the CEO to look at the environmentally cleared Burbank-Glendale-Los Angeles Light Rail Transit Line as it relates to the Doran Street Grade Separation and the County, City and Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles River Master Plans and projects. Attachment A contains the adopted Board motion and amendments. This report responds to the Board directive.

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