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File #: 2017-0535   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 7/28/2017 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 9/20/2017 Final action: 9/28/2017
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award firm fixed price Contract No. PS42183000 to Innovative TDM Solutions, Inc. (ITS), for a three-year base term in the amount of $1,767,263.93, with two, one-year options, each in the amount of $596,590.88, for a total value of $2,960,445.69 for Metro Rideshare/Shared Mobility Program Support services in Los Angeles County, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Air quality, Average Vehicle Ridership, California Transportation Commission, Contractors, Contracts, Databases, Distributions (Statistics), Maintenance, Partnerships, Procurement, Program, Provide Core Rideshare Services Including Rideguide Production And Teleserv. And Rideshare Services To La County Emplyoers (Project), Ridesharing, Safety, Shared mobility, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Subsidies, Surveys, Transportation Demand Management, Travel demand management, Walking
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary
Meeting_Body
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Subject
SUBJECT: METRO RIDESHARE/SHARED MOBILITY PROGRAM SUPPORT

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award firm fixed price Contract No. PS42183000 to Innovative TDM Solutions, Inc. (ITS), for a three-year base term in the amount of $1,767,263.93, with two, one-year options, each in the amount of $596,590.88, for a total value of $2,960,445.69 for Metro Rideshare/Shared Mobility Program Support services in Los Angeles County, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.
Issue
ISSUE

Since the 1980's, Metro has provided funding and ridesharing/shared mobility assistance through a variety of approaches to Los Angeles County employers and commuters. In 2014, Metro's Shared Mobility and Implementation department entered into a TRI-Regional County Transportation Commissions (CTC) Partnership with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) and Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC). The main focus of this collaborative effort is to provide systematic tri-regional ridesharing/shared mobility assistance to drive-alone commuters and to employer Employee Transportation Coordinators (ETC) as a way to meet air quality regulations and/or implement congestion management strategies by offering, promoting and encouraging their employees to participate in a variety of green trip options, such as transit, carpooling, vanpooling, biking and walking.
In addition, Metro's Shared Mobility and Implementation team oversees auxiliary related programs, such as ETC follow-up compliance training classes, personalized South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rule 2202 Employee Commute Reduction Program (ECRP) assistance and Trip Reduction Plan (TRP) support, which includes SiSense training (data management and reporting), Average Vehicle Ridership (AVR) surveying and reporting, and the production and distribution o...

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