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File #: 2018-0404   
Type: Program Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/18/2018 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 11/14/2018 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER: A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to: 1. Approve an updated project definition (Attachment A) for Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Environmental Impact Report (EIR); 2. Negotiate and execute third party agreements between Metro and project corridor cities and agencies; 3. Execute Modification No. 6 to Contract No. AE5999300 with WSP USA, Inc. for technical services to advance the level of design to 15% to support Draft EIS/EIR in the base amount of $6,300,216, with an optional task for third-party coordination in the amount of $1,678,228, for a total amount of $7,978,444, increasing the total contract value from $12,405,244 to $20,383,688; and 4. Execute Modification No. 2 to Contract No. PS2492300 with Arellano Associates to provide additional outreach support in the amount of $1,324,503, increasing the total contract value from $922,203 to $2,246,706. B. RECEIVING AND FILING finding in response to May 2018 comment to evaluate the feasibility a...
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Capital Project, City of Los Angeles, Contracts, Demand, Downtown Los Angeles, Environmental Impact Report, Environmental impact statements, Environmental justice, First/Last Mile, Gateway Cities, Intersections, Light rail transit, Long Range Transportation Plan, Maps, Measure M, Metro Blue Line, Metro Equity Platform, Outreach, Port of Long Beach, Port of Los Angeles, Procurement, Program, Project delivery, Public private partnerships, Ridership, Safety, Station 714, Strategic planning, Transfers, Travel time, Twenty-eight by '28 Initiative, West Santa Ana Branch Corridor - Administration
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Updated Project Definition, 2. Attachment B - Updated Alignment Map and Profile, 3. Attachment C-1 Procurement Summary, 4. Attachment C-2 Procurement Summary, 5. Attachment D-1 Contract Modification Log, 6. Attachment D-2 Contract Modification Log, 7. Attachment E-1 - DEOD Summary for A-1 AE5999300 (Mod. 6), 8. Attachment E-2 - DEOD Summary for A-2 PS2492300 (Mod. 2) JJ, 9. Presentation
Related files: 2018-0072
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PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 14, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: WEST SANTA ANA BRANCH TRANSIT CORRIDOR

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to:

1. Approve an updated project definition (Attachment A) for Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Environmental Impact Report (EIR);

2. Negotiate and execute third party agreements between Metro and project corridor cities and agencies;

3. Execute Modification No. 6 to Contract No. AE5999300 with WSP USA, Inc. for technical services to advance the level of design to 15% to support Draft EIS/EIR in the base amount of $6,300,216, with an optional task for third-party coordination in the amount of $1,678,228, for a total amount of $7,978,444, increasing the total contract value from $12,405,244 to $20,383,688; and

4. Execute Modification No. 2 to Contract No. PS2492300 with Arellano Associates to provide additional outreach support in the amount of $1,324,503, increasing the total contract value from $922,203 to $2,246,706.

B. RECEIVING AND FILING finding in response to May 2018 comment to evaluate the feasibility and need for 4-car platforms on the West Santa Ana Branch line.

Issue
ISSUE

At the May 2018 meeting, the Board took action on the West Santa Ana Branch (WSAB) Project northern alignments and selected Alternative E (Alameda Underground) and Alternative G (Downtown Transit Core) for further analysis in the Draft EIS/EIR. In response to comments received from the 2017 scoping and 2018 updated scoping meetings, staff has worked closely with corridor cities, particularly cities along the southern alignment, and has conducted additional technical analysis and design. These efforts have resulted in refinements to the project alignment and project definition.

The existing technical contract includes design development up to conceptual level (5% design). Advancing the design to 15% w...

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