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File #: 2018-0479   
Type: Program Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/23/2018 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 9/19/2018 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING report on the status of performance of the new fare structure for the Metro Bike Share Program and potential integration with other Bike Share programs in Los Angeles County, and B. DIRECTING the CEO to complete an evaluation of the feasibility of continuing the Metro Bike Share Program after 12 months of performance data under the new fare structure authorized in May 2018.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Access Services Inc., Beverly Hills, Bicycling, Board approved a Motion, City of Los Angeles, Culver City, Downtown Los Angeles, Fare Structure, First/Last Mile, Gateway Cities (Southeast LA County) Service Sector, Grant Aid, John Fasana?, Long Beach, Maintenance practices, Marina del Rey, Metro Bike Share, Monrovia, Motion / Motion Response, Operations and Maintenance, Outreach, Pasadena, Pilot studies, Plan, Port of Los Angeles, Program, Ridership, Ridesourcing, Rolling stock, Safety, Santa Monica, Shared mobility, Southern California Association Of Governments, Strategic planning, Vehicle sharing, West Hollywood, Westside/Central Service Sector
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Motion 58, 2. Presentation
Related files: 2018-0138, 2018-0673
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PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 19, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: METRO BIKE SHARE PROGRAM

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. RECEIVING AND FILING report on the status of performance of the new fare structure for the Metro Bike Share Program and potential integration with other Bike Share programs in Los Angeles County, and

B. DIRECTING the CEO to complete an evaluation of the feasibility of continuing the Metro Bike Share Program after 12 months of performance data under the new fare structure authorized in May 2018.

Issue
ISSUE

At its May 2018 meeting, the Board adopted the new Bike Share Business Plan for the Metro Bike Share Program, including a new bike share fare structure. This action by the Board also included an amendment by Director Fasana requesting a report back in 90 days from the Office of Extraordinary Innovation (OEI) and the Planning Department on whether Metro should continue the Bike Share Program. This report is in response to the Fasana amendment.

Background
BACKGROUND

In January 2014, Board approved Motion 58 by Directors Garcetti, Yaroslavsky, Bonin, Fasana, and Knabe authorized the CEO to procure, contract, and administer a countywide bike share program. With this Motion, Metro became the first transportation authority to launch a countywide bike share program. The business model approved by the Board was to implement bike share, in a phased approach, with a single-point agency (Metro) to ensure inter-operability among the different jurisdictions and integration with the TAP card.
The existing contract for bike share was signed in 2015. At that time, only the cities of Santa Monica and Long Beach had established publicly-owned bike share programs. In July 2016, the Metro Bike Share program officially launched Phase 1 in downtown Los Angeles. In 2017, Phase 2 expansion was launched in Pasadena, Port of Los Angeles, and Venice. In May 2018, Phas...

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