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File #: 2017-0782   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/16/2017 In control: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee
On agenda: 9/27/2018 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER: A. AWARDING a cost plus fixed fee Contract No. PS51220 to ZEBGO Partners, JV for technical consultant services for the Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Program Master Plan, in the not-to-exceed amount of $7,139,376 for a period of performance of up to 21 months from issuance of a Notice-to-Proceed (NTP), subject to resolution of protest(s), if any; and B. AMENDING the FY19 budget by $6,111,500 for anticipated contract expenses.
Sponsors: System Safety, Security and Operations Committee
Indexes: Ara Najarian, Board approved a Motion, Budget, Contracts, Eric Garcetti, Hilda Solis, Janice Hahn, Metro Orange Line, Mike Bonin, Motion / Motion Response, Plan, Procurement, Strategic planning, Zeb Program Master Plan (Project), Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Master Plan, Zero Emissions
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary, 3. Attachment C - Board Motion
Related files: 2017-0524, 2018-0673
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REGULAR BOARD MEETING
SEPTEMBER 27, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: TECHNICAL CONSULTANT FOR ZERO EMISSION BUS
(ZEB) PROGRAM MASTER PLAN

Action
ACTION: CONTRACT AWARD

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. AWARDING a cost plus fixed fee Contract No. PS51220 to ZEBGO Partners, JV for technical consultant services for the Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Program Master Plan, in the not-to-exceed amount of $7,139,376 for a period of performance of up to 21 months from issuance of a Notice-to-Proceed (NTP), subject to resolution of protest(s), if any; and

B. AMENDING the FY19 budget by $6,111,500 for anticipated contract expenses.

Issue
ISSUE

In July 2017, the Board approved Motion #50 by Directors Bonin, Garcetti, Najarian, Hahn, and Solis (with amendments) to establish a working group and develop strategies for a master plan detailing the steps and costs associated with converting the Metro bus fleet to Zero Emission by 2030. (Attachment C) This action authorizes contract award to ZEBGO Partners, JV (ZEBGO) to provide technical consulting support services to develop comprehensive plans for phasing in zero emission buses (ZEB) on Metro's entire system, including Local and Rapid bus routes, by 2030.

Background
BACKGROUND

In July 2017, the Metro Board endorsed staff's Strategic Plan for the Transition to Zero Emission Buses. The first phase in that plan is to convert the Metro Orange Line to full Zero Emission operation by 2020 and the Metro Silver Line as soon as feasible, thereafter. The second phase involves the creation of a Zero Emission Master Plan that would evaluate the entire Metro bus system and map out the best strategy and anticipated cost to convert to zero emission operation. Authorization of this Contract will support staff's efforts to affect the Strategic Zero Emissions Master Plan [Plan].

The transition plan is in agreement with Metro's Alternative Fuel Initiative policy that was adopted in 1993 and keeps Metro at the f...

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