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File #: 2019-0664   
Type: Program Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/21/2019 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 10/16/2019 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING the West Santa Ana Branch Transit Oriented Development Strategic Implementation Plan (WSAB TOD SIP); and B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer or designee to enter into multiple agreements with WSAB corridor cities and the County of Los Angeles to fund implementation activities recommended in the WSAB TOD SIP in an aggregate amount not to exceed $1,000,000.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Economic benefits, Governance, Grant Aid, Land use, Land use planning, Metro Equity Platform, Pilot studies, Preservation, Program, Safety, South Gate, State Implementation Plan, Strategic planning, Transit Oriented Community, Transit Oriented Development, West Santa Ana Branch Corridor - Administration (Project)
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Board Motion Revised Item 32.1, 2. Attachment B - WSAB TOD SIP Executive Summary, 3. Attachment C - WSAB TOD SIP, 4. Presentation
Related files: 2019-0800
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PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
OCTOBER 16, 2019

Subject
SUBJECT: WEST SANTA ANA BRANCH TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIC IMPLEMENTATION PLAN

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. RECEIVING AND FILING the West Santa Ana Branch Transit Oriented Development Strategic Implementation Plan (WSAB TOD SIP); and

B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer or designee to enter into multiple agreements with WSAB corridor cities and the County of Los Angeles to fund implementation activities recommended in the WSAB TOD SIP in an aggregate amount not to exceed $1,000,000.

Issue
ISSUE

In 2016, the Metro Board directed staff to identify budget, scope of work, and funds for the purpose of Transit Oriented Communities (TOC) predevelopment and planning activities for the WSAB corridor (see Attachment A). Metro, together with the City of South Gate and EcoRapid Transit, was awarded a grant to develop the WSAB TOD SIP, which was completed in spring 2019. Staff now seeks to enter into agreements with WSAB corridor cities and the County to fund up to $1,000,000 in implementation activities including specialized studies and providing matching funds for grants, in order to continue implementation of the Board's 2016 motion.

Background
BACKGROUND

TOD SIP
Metro has facilitated the development of a WSAB TOD SIP in order to maximize the transit investment that will be made in the WSAB corridor, and to ensure that communities along the corridor equitably benefit from the investment. The TOD SIP was funded by a $2 million grant from the FTA Pilot TOD Project program, together with a $500,000 match from Metro, and completed in collaboration with the WSAB local jurisdictions. The TOD SIP provides an overarching vision and strategic guidance for local WSAB jurisdictions to use as a reference as they develop and implement plans, policies and economic development and mobility strategies in the 12 station areas on...

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