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File #: 2017-0720   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/17/2017 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 2/14/2018 Final action:
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 5 to Contract No. PS6130400 with Fehr & Peers, for the Blue Line First/Last Mile Plan for feasibility analysis necessary to refine project ideas, in the amount of $206,285, increasing the total contract value from $417,302 to $623,587.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Active Transportation Program, Contracts, Feasibility analysis, First/Last Mile, Funding plan, Grant Aid, Guidelines, Metro Blue Line, Plan, Procurement, Project, Sustainable Transportation Demonstration Projects (Project)
Attachments: 1. ATTACHMENT A - Procurement Summary, 2. ATTACHMENT B - Contract Modification Change Order Log, 3. ATTACHMENT C - DEOD Summary
Related files: 2018-0091
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PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
FEBRUARY 14, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: BLUE LINE FIRST/LAST MILE PLAN

Action
ACTION: APPROVE CONTRACT MODIFICATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 5 to Contract No. PS6130400 with Fehr & Peers, for the Blue Line First/Last Mile Plan for feasibility analysis necessary to refine project ideas, in the amount of $206,285, increasing the total contract value from $417,302 to $623,587.

Issue
ISSUE
Metro is nearing completion of the Blue Line First/Last Mile Plan (Plan) and has begun contemplating funding sources to implement the Plan. The State Active Transportation Program (ATP) Cycle 4 grant for 2018 is an opportunity to seek funding to implement components of the Blue Line First/Last Mile Plan. Feasibility analysis is necessary to further refine project ideas in the Plan for funding opportunities. A contract modification is necessary to develop required grant submittal materials.

Discussion
DISCUSSION
In October 2016, Metro began working on the Plan, which is anticipated to be completed in February 2018. The Plan was developed in tandem with community-based organizations representing the communities along the Blue Line. The ATP Cycle 4 is an opportunity to seek funding to implement first/last mile projects for the Blue Line, per the Plan. While final guidelines have not yet been issued for ATP Cycle 4 application process, we expect that applications will be due in June 2018, based on draft guidelines. Also, based on draft guidelines and past ATP funding cycles, we anticipate that materials will be needed for the grant application that are beyond the scope of the Plan. To take advantage of this funding opportunity and meet the anticipated application deadline, we recommend engaging the current consultant working on the Plan to further refine the project list and develop application materials.

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