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File #: 2018-0470   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/18/2018 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 10/17/2018 Final action:
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to: A. AWARD AND EXECUTE a 28-month firm fixed price Contract No. PS53553000 to Sutra Research and Analytics, in the amount of $1,210,607 to complete the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Vision and Principles Study, with an optional task to analyze candidate corridors in the amount of $611,185, for a total contract amount of $1,821,792, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any; and B. APPROVE Contract Modification Authority (CMA) specific to Contract No. PS53553000 in the amount of $273,269 to account for the complexity of the countywide effort and anticipated level of coordination.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Bus rapid transit, Contracts, Countywide Brt Planning And Programming (Project), Funding plan, Guidelines, Long Range Transportation Plan, Measure M, Metro Equity Platform, Metro Vision 2028 Plan, NextGen Bus Study, Outreach, Plan, Procurement, Professional Services, Program, Project, Research, Strategic planning, Transit buses, Twenty-eight by '28 Initiative
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary, 3. Presentation
Related files: 2018-0712
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PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
OCTOBER 17, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: BUS RAPID TRANSIT VISION AND PRINCIPLES STUDY

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to:

A. AWARD AND EXECUTE a 28-month firm fixed price Contract No. PS53553000 to Sutra Research and Analytics, in the amount of $1,210,607 to complete the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Vision and Principles Study, with an optional task to analyze candidate corridors in the amount of $611,185, for a total contract amount of $1,821,792, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any; and

B. APPROVE Contract Modification Authority (CMA) specific to Contract No. PS53553000 in the amount of $273,269 to account for the complexity of the countywide effort and anticipated level of coordination.

Issue
ISSUE

The Measure M Expenditure Plan includes funding for specific BRT projects as well as $50 million in each of the first three decades and $100 million in each of the fourth and fifth decades for the Countywide BRT Program. The BRT Vision and Principles Study seeks to establish and build consensus on a clear vision, goals and objectives for the BRT system and develop guidance on the design of the BRT network. It will also facilitate the identification and prioritization of future BRT candidate corridors including a first decade "Phase I" Measure M BRT project, which has an expected opening date of FY 2022-24. Phase I is included in the Board-adopted 28 x 2028 project list. The Measure M Master Guidelines (Section XVIII) call for this study, which will be coordinated with two parallel Metro studies: the NextGen Bus Study and the update of the Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP). An optional task for preliminary analysis of candidate BRT corridors may be authorized at the discretion of Metro.
Board approval of this professional services contract is needed in order to proceed with the work and support the implementation of th...

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