PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
JANUARY 18, 2017
SUBJECT: 2017 ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM (ATP)
ACTION: APPROVE LOS ANGELES COUNTY PORTION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS (SCAG) 2017 ATP REGIONAL PROGRAM
A. APPROVING the SCAG 2017 ATP Regional Program Implementation Project List for Los Angeles County including the assignment of ten points for consistency with regional, local, and Metro plans and a contingency list to be used should additional ATP funds be made available, as shown in Attachment A; and
B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to commit $2,169,000 to the Metro-sponsored project, Reconnecting Union Station to the Historic Cultural Communities in DTLA, required in order to secure partial ATP funding of $3,157,000.
The 2017 ATP provides a total of $263.5 million, distributed through three components: Statewide, Small Urban and Rural, and Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO). The CTC adopted the Statewide and Small Urban and Rural components of the 2017 ATP on December 7, 2016. Los Angeles County's share of the 2017 Statewide ATP awards total approximately $33.6 million is shown in Attachment B.
The CTC is scheduled to adopt the remaining third element of the 2017 ATP-the MPO component --on March 16, 2017. To prepare for that action of the CTC, Metro's MPO, SCAG, will consider their 2017 ATP Regional Program on February 2, 2017. It will also include three components: Implementation, Planning, and Non-infrastructure Projects. SCAG made its 2017 Regional Program Implementation Projects recommendations on November 15, 2016. For this first of three MPO components, SCAG's guidelines require the Boards of the county transportation commissions and authorities to approve the recommendations for their respective counties. Los Angeles County's MPO component recommendation includes partial ATP funding for Metro-sponsored Reconnecting...Click here for full text