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File #: 2018-0355   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/31/2018 In control: Executive Management Committee
On agenda: 10/18/2018 Final action:
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute a twelve-month sole source contract to NoMad Transit LLC in an amount not-to-exceed $2,506,410, inclusive of sales tax, to operate a first and last mile(s) transportation network company pilot service to/from the North Hollywood, Artesia, and El Monte stations, with the option to renew for an additional one year at a baseline amount of $2,506,410, to be negotiated based on the information and data analysis collected during the initial twelve-month pilot period for a total amount of $5,012,820.
Sponsors: Executive Management Committee
Indexes: Artesia, Catchment areas, City of Los Angeles, Contractors, Contracts, Customer service, Demand responsive transportation, El Monte, Federal Transit Administration, First/Last Mile, Fixed Guideway, Gateway Cities (Southeast LA County) Service Sector, Governmental And Oversight Activities (Project), Grant Aid, Metro Busway J Line, Metro Silver Line, Metro Vision 2028 Plan, North Hollywood, Payment, Procurement, Program, Project, Research, Research management, Ridesharing, Ridesourcing, Shared mobility, Terminal 19, United States Department Of Transportation
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary MOD, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary, 3. Attachment C - Catchment Areas Map, 4. Presentation
Related files: 2018-0712
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EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
OCTOBER 18, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: MOBILITY ON DEMAND PILOT PROJECT

Action
ACTION: AWARD CONTRACT

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to execute a twelve-month sole source contract to NoMad Transit LLC in an amount not-to-exceed $2,506,410, inclusive of sales tax, to operate a first and last mile(s) transportation network company pilot service to/from the North Hollywood, Artesia, and El Monte stations, with the option to renew for an additional one year at a baseline amount of $2,506,410, to be negotiated based on the information and data analysis collected during the initial twelve-month pilot period for a total amount of $5,012,820.

Issue
ISSUE
In October 2016, Metro was awarded $1,350,000 from the FTA to partner with a transportation network company (TNC) to explore the viability and benefit of using TNC services to provide first and last mile solutions. Through this pilot, Metro aims to harness the mobility benefits provided by TNCs, open them up for a larger group of users, and direct them towards Metro's existing fixed-guideway facilities. Metro will partner with NoMad Transit LLC to provide first and last mile shared rides for trips originating and ending at North Hollywood, Artesia, and El Monte stations.

Background
BACKGROUND
All transit users must contend with the first and last mile challenge. Improving connections to/from transit is critical to ensuring a more seamless journey and making it easier for customers to access the system. Technological innovations by new mobility services provide an opportunity for Metro to harness their benefits and apply them towards the first and last mile challenge.

In July 2016, together with King County Metro and Sound Transit in the Puget Sound region of Washington, Metro applied to the Federal Transit Administration's (FTA) Notice of Funding Opportunity and Solicitation of Project Proposals for the Mobility on Demand (MOD)...

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