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File #: 2016-0952   
Type: Policy Status: Passed
File created: 12/2/2016 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 1/18/2017 Final action: 1/26/2017
Title: CONSIDER: A. AMENDING the 2009 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) to include the projects and programs in the Measure M Expenditure Plan; and B. WORKING with the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) to amend the 2016 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS) and the Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) to include the same projects, as necessary.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Budgeting, Conformity, Long range planning, Long Range Transportation Plan, Measure M, Plan, Policy, Policy Advisory Council, Southern California Association Of Governments
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Measure M Ordinance
Meeting_Body
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
JANUARY 18, 2017

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: 2009 LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN

ACTION: APPROVE AMENDING THE 2009 LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN TO INCLUDE THE PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS IN THE MEASURE M EXPENDITURE PLAN

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. AMENDING the 2009 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) to include the projects and programs in the Measure M Expenditure Plan; and

B. WORKING with the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) to amend the 2016 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (RTP/SCS) and the Federal Transportation Improvement Program (FTIP) to include the same projects, as necessary.

Issue
ISSUE

On June 23, 2016, the Metro Board of Directors approved the Los Angeles County Traffic Improvement Plan Ordinance (#16-01, Attachment A). This Ordinance, titled Measure M, was approved by more than 71% of voters at the November 8, 2016 general election. As a result, the projects and programs contained in the Expenditure Plan of Attachment A have been approved for implementation in Los Angeles County and must be amended into the 2009 LRTP, as required by State Law Senate Bill 767 (De Leon, 2015).

Discussion
DISCUSSION

At the December 1, 2016 Metro Board Meeting, Chief Executive Officer Phillip Washington presented an overview on development of the Measure M Ordinance Guidelines and the proposed Policy Advisory Council. At that time, he indicated that passage of Measure M sets the stage for a new, innovative Long Range Transportation Plan. He informed the Board that the projects and programs included in Measure M would need to be amended into Metro's existing 2009 LRTP and that staff will work with SCAG to amend the projects into the 2016 RTP/SCS. Having the Measure M projects included in both the 2009 LRTP and 2016 RTP/SCS is necessary to ensure the projects are eligible for federal funding and permitting as projects proceed. This LRTP ame...

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