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File #: 2016-0995   
Type: Budget Status: Passed
File created: 12/19/2016 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 2/15/2017 Final action: 2/23/2017
Title: AUTHORIZE augmenting the life of project budget for Union Station Metro Bike Hub from $1.32 million to $2.47 million, to accommodate a more accessible and higher visibility bike hub facility for users and the community.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - July 2014 Metro Board Action 36 ExpressLanes Grant Awards, 2. Attachment B - September 2010 Metro EMAC Motion 10, 3. Attachment C - Union Station Metro Bike Hub Rendering, 4. Attachment D - Union Station Metro Bike Hub Cash Flow Table, 5. Attachment E - Union Station Metro Bike Hub Presentation
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FINANCE, BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE
PLANNING & PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
FEBRUARY 15, 2017

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: UNION STATION METRO BIKE HUB

ACTION: AUTHORIZE LIFE OF PROJECT BUDGET INCREASE

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE augmenting the life of project budget for Union Station Metro Bike Hub from $1.32 million to $2.47 million, to accommodate a more accessible and higher visibility bike hub facility for users and the community.

Issue
ISSUE

At the July 2014 meeting, the Board approved an ExpressLanes grant award to the Union Station Metro Bike Hub in the amount of $700,000 (Attachment A). At the May 2015 meeting, the Board approved the FY 2016 budget including a Life of Project (LOP) for the Union Station Metro Bike Hub of $1.32 million. This LOP assumed the project would be built within the Gateway parking garage. Subsequently the redesign of the P1 level to accommodate patron drop-off eliminated that location. A free standing facility was then designed.

A Request for Proposals (RFP) was released for the construction of the Union Station Metro Bike Hub to Small Business Enterprises (SBEs) in October 2016. Upon review and contractor selection, an amendment of $1.15 million is being requested for a total LOP of $2.47 million.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

At the September 2010 meeting, the Board approved 10 directives to improve bicycle connections and use with Metro services (Attachment B). One of these directives is to incorporate robust bicycle facilities, such as bicycle parking, at high demand stations to facilitate first/last mile transit access by bike. To meet the bicycle parking needs at high demand stations, bike lockers are impractical given the amount of space that would be required. Metro Bike Hubs have been introduced as a preferred option to meet the growing demand for secure bike parking. The Union Station Metro Bike Hub is designed to accommodate up to 200 bicycles. Metro Bike Hubs are designed to provide additi...

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