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File #: 2018-0792   
Type: Motion / Motion Response Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/17/2018 In control: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee
On agenda: 2/21/2019 Final action:
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE secure bicycle parking assessment report in response to September 2018 Board Motion item 22.
Sponsors: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Commit
Indexes: Airport Metro Connector, Bicycling, Budgeting, Culver City, Hilda Solis, Hubs, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles Police Department, Metro Bike Hub, Metro Crenshaw Line, Metro Exposition Line, Metro Green Line, Metro Rail C Line, Mike Bonin, Motion / Motion Response, Outreach, Pilot studies, Program, Robert Garcia, Safety and security, Security, Station 722, Station 824, Station operations, Strategic planning, Theft, Transit System, Westside/Central Service Sector
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Secure Bicycle Parking Assessment Report
Related files: 2018-0637
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SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
FEBRUARY 21, 2019

Subject
SUBJECT: SECURE BICYCLE PARKING MOTION RESPONSE

Action
ACTION: RECEIVE AND FILE

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
RECEIVE AND FILE secure bicycle parking assessment report in response to September 2018 Board Motion item 22.

Issue
ISSUE

At the September 2018 board meeting, Directors Bonin, Solis, and Garcia put forth a motion to assess the Secure Bicycle Parking Program (Program) and evaluate opportunities to improve access through changes to its management practices and/or increasing capacity at high-demand locations and report back in February 2019. Metro staff has performed this analysis in the attached Secure Bicycle Parking Program Assessment Report (Assessment).

Background
BACKGROUND

In July 2018, Metro Parking Management and Shared Mobility assumed administration for the operation of the Secure Bicycle Parking Program ("Program"). This Program manages secure bicycle parking lockers and bicycle hubs at multiple of Metro transit stations. As Metro expands its transit network and makes mobility across LA County more feasible without an automobile, an increase in bicycle use to access stations is anticipated. Metro encourages using alternative modes of transportation to access transit stations and needs to provide a safe and secure place to park bicycles. The Assessment outlines the existing conditions and performance of the Program today and recommendations for improvements, both in the interim and for the longer term.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

Due to the immediate need, Metro staff performed the assessment promptly and focused heavily on four critical components: (1) the business model, (2) increasing utilization, (3) security, and (4) increasing facility options for secure bicycle parking. Staff reviewed rental and utilization rates as well as placement of bicycle lockers and security elements used for deterrence. In the process of performing this ass...

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