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File #: 2017-0585   
Type: Agreement Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/22/2017 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 11/15/2017 Final action:
Title: AUTHORIZE: A. acquisition of Lakewood and Norwalk Park & Ride Lots through execution of a Relinquishment Agreement; and B. execution of a Memorandum of Understanding with Caltrans to enable a potential future joint development at El Monte Station on Caltrans-owned land.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Budget, Budgeting, El Monte, El Monte Busway, El Monte Transit Station Enhancement, Federal Highway Administration, Gateway Cities (Southeast LA County) Service Sector, Harbor Gateway, I-105, I-110, Joint development, Lakewood, Landfills, Maintenance, Maintenance practices, Maps, Market value, Metro Green Line, Negotiate Relinquishment Of Caltrans Lots & Related Activities (Project), Norwalk, Operations and Maintenance, Park and ride, Project, Safety, San Pedro, South Bay Service Sector, Terminal 19, Transfers, Transit centers
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Maps of Park and Ride Lots, 2. Attachment B - Terms of Relinquishment Agreement, 3. Attachment C - Map of El Monte Transit Center
Related files: 2017-0808
Meeting_Body
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 15, 2017

Subject
SUBJECT: CALTRANS PARK & RIDE LOTS

Action
ACTION: AUTHORIZE ACQUISITION OF LAKEWOOD AND NORWALK CALTRANS PARK & RIDE LOTS THROUGH A RELINQUISHMENT PROCESS
Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE:

A. acquisition of Lakewood and Norwalk Park & Ride Lots through execution of a Relinquishment Agreement; and

B. execution of a Memorandum of Understanding with Caltrans to enable a potential future joint development at El Monte Station on Caltrans-owned land.

Issue
ISSUE

Metro has negotiated a Relinquishment Agreement with Caltrans that would transfer ownership of two park & ride lots at Norwalk and Lakewood Green Line Stations (respectively the "Norwalk Lot" and "Lakewood Lot") and potentially portions of the El Monte Transit Center to Metro. Maps of these lots are included in Attachment A, and the terms of the Relinquishment Agreement are detailed in Attachment B. This transfer of ownership would be at no cost to Metro, except for reimbursement of $150,000 for Caltrans staff time on the project and as described below for the El Monte potential joint development site. The park & ride lots would retain the restrictions that require the lots to be used for park & ride purposes unless otherwise approved by the Federal Highways Administration ("FHWA").

In addition, in pursuit of a potential future acquisition of the park & ride lot at the Aviation Green Line Station ("Aviation Lot") through relinquishment, staff has estimated the amount of $200,000 for additional environmental analysis to determine the environmental conditions at the property.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

Limited Maintenance Services through Encroachment Permit
Metro currently provides limited maintenance services for 41 Caltrans park & ride locations (53 lots, as some locations have multiple lots), maps and lists of which are included in Attachment A. (Caltrans owns and therefore is responsible for maintenance, but Metro...

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