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File #: 2017-0546   
Type: Policy Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/7/2017 In control: Executive Management Committee
On agenda: 9/20/2017 Final action: 9/28/2017
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE the state and federal transportation funding program evaluative criteria framework to implement Metro's adopted plans and programs.
Indexes: Active Transportation Program, California Transportation Commission, Capital Project, Capital Project Funds, First/Last Mile, Formula Funds, Grant Aid, Guidelines, Long range planning, Long Range Transportation Plan, Measure M, Measure R, Plan, Policy, Program, Project delivery, Regional Transportation Improvement Program, Safety, Senate Bill 1, Southern California Association Of Governments
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Federal and State Programs Schedule, 2. Attachment B - Opportunities to Implement Measure M Briefing Book, 3. Attachment C - Presentation
Related files: 2017-0658
Meeting_Body
EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Subject
SUBJECT: STATE AND FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION FUNDING PROGRAMS

Action
ACTION: RECEIVE AND FILE

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
RECEIVE AND FILE the state and federal transportation funding program evaluative criteria framework to implement Metro's adopted plans and programs.

Issue
ISSUE

The recent state approval of Senate Bill 1 (SB-1), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, presents Metro with new and expanded funding opportunities that will play an important role in our ability to implement Measure M and the Board's priority projects and programs. In recognition that these state and other federal funds will be distributed through a combination of competitive and formula programs, an evaluative framework will be necessary to guide program specific criteria and competitive project selection. This framework will allow Metro to be competitive in securing available funding and will support the implementation and sustainment of the Measure M expenditure plan along with other Board priorities.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

With the passage of Measure M in November 2016, LA Metro is committed to the implementation of a $120 billion expenditure plan of capital, operating and maintenance projects over the next 40 years that will transform the transportation system across Los Angeles County. This commitment adds to other Metro priorities adopted by the Metro Board prior to the passage of Measure M including the 2009 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) and Measure R. As part of the full funding plan for Measure M, Measure R, and the 2009 LRTP, Metro staff has assumed both state and federal formula and competitive funding consistent with historic programs, funding levels and Metro's ability to leverage them.

The recent state approval of SB-1 presents Metro with the opportunity to begin realizing these planned funds. SB-1 is estimated to provide approximately $5 billion annually ...

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