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File #: 2018-0690   
Type: Program Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/15/2018 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 11/14/2018 Final action:
Title: APPROVE the assignment of up to ten points as presented in Attachment A to candidate projects for the Active Transportation Program (ATP) Cycle 4 Southern California Association of Governments' (SCAG) Regional ATP competition.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Active Transportation Program, Active Transportation Strategic Plan, First/Last Mile, Grant Aid, Guidelines, Metro Equity Platform, Program, Regional transportation, Safety, Senate Bill 99, Southern California Association Of Governments, Strategic planning
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Proposed Los Angeles County Point Assignment, 2. Attachment B - Proposed Point Assignment Method, 3. Presentation
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Meeting_Body
REVISED
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 14, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM CYCLE 4 REGIONAL PROGRAM SCORING

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
APPROVE the assignment of up to ten points as presented in Attachment A to candidate projects for the Active Transportation Program (ATP) Cycle 4 Southern California Association of Governments' (SCAG) Regional ATP competition.

Issue
ISSUE

The ATP Cycle 4 includes regional competitions in large Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) areas - in Metro's case, the SCAG region. The ATP enabling statute, Senate Bill 99 (SB 99), requires SCAG to select projects in consultation with its member counties, which SCAG accomplishes by asking Metro and the other counties to assign points to be added to the State's score for each ATP project application (as approved in the 2019 Active Transportation Guidelines by the California Transportation Commission [CTC] in May 2018, http://www.catc.ca.gov/programs/atp//2019/docs/051618_2019_ATP_Guidelines_Final_Adopted.pdf). The point assignment is an opportunity for Metro to influence the funding for up to $47 million available for bicycle and pedestrian projects that will advance several important Metro Board initiatives. The methodology of assigning these additional points is designed to reflect the contribution of each project to advancing local and regional plans, policies, and priorities adopted by the Metro Board based on the assignment method described in Attachment B.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

The ATP Cycle 4 will distribute $446 million over four years (fiscal years 2019-20 through 2022-23), as shown in Table 1 (Funding available is based on the 2019 ATP Fund Estimate adopted by the CTC in May 2018, http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/transprog/ctcbooks/2018/0518/024_4.6.pdf ). All Los Angeles County candidate projects were submitted to the Statewide Competition administered by the CTC, which allocates 5...

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