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File #: 2017-0623   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/13/2017 In control: System Safety, Security and Operations Committee
On agenda: 11/16/2017 Final action:
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award an 18-month, firm fixed price Task Order No. PS878320003041 under Countywide Planning Services Bench Contract No. PS4010-3041-F-XX with Cambridge Systematics, Inc., for an amount of $1,295,762, to develop a Systemwide Bus Network Restructuring Plan, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - Task Order Log, 3. Attachment C - DEOD Summary
Meeting_Body
SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
AD HOC CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 16, 2017

Subject
SUBJECT: SYSTEMWIDE BUS NETWORK RESTRUCTURING
PLAN

Action
ACTION: AWARD TASK ORDER

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award an 18-month, firm fixed price Task Order No. PS878320003041 under Countywide Planning Services Bench Contract No. PS4010-3041-F-XX with Cambridge Systematics, Inc., for an amount of $1,295,762, to develop a Systemwide Bus Network Restructuring Plan, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.

Issue
ISSUE

In May 2017, staff briefed the Board of Directors on the need to conduct the Metro Service Study (Systemwide Bus Network Restructuring Study). In August 2017, staff presented a status report to the Board, indicating that a task order Request for Proposals (RFP) was issued to the Countywide Planning Bench contractors to assist in this effort. Board approval of the Contract is needed to proceed with development of the Plan.

Discussion
DISCUSSION
Background

Metro provides over 1.3 million customer trips per weekday with a fleet of over 2,200 buses, 219 light rail, and 104 heavy rail cars. Service is distributed along an extensive network of 136 bus lines and 102 one way track miles of rail service that span 1,433 square miles of Los Angeles County. In addition, Metro funds local bus services operated by sixteen (16) municipal bus operators and several other community services providing almost 335K trips per day. Together, the municipal operators account for roughly 30% of transit service within the County while Metro provides the remaining 70%. Therefore, coordination of services, fare payment, signage and information is critical to providing seamless services throughout the region.

The Metro bus and rail system will continue to expand with the passage of the County's Measure R in 2008 and Measure M in 2016, both one-half cent sales taxes for transportation improvem...

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