Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 2020-0131   
Type: Informational Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/6/2020 In control: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee
On agenda: 5/21/2020 Final action:
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE the status report in response to Motion 22.1 entitled NextGen Bus Speed Engineering Working Group (July 2019). This update provides details regarding a technical working group appointed by Metro and its efforts to coordinate with a complementary group from Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) to develop a work program to improve bus priority and assess the need to coordinate with other jurisdictions and municipal operators.
Sponsors: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Commit
Indexes: All Door Boarding, Board approved a Motion, Bus Speed Improvements, Business Improvement District, City of Los Angeles, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Curbs, Distributions (Statistics), I-101, I-110, Informational Report, LADOT Transit, Metro Busway J Line, Metro Equity Platform, Metro Silver Line, Motion / Motion Response, NextGen Bus Study, Outreach, Partnerships, Plan, Queuing, Rolling stock, Safety, San Gabriel, Surveys, Traffic congestion, Transit buses, Transit traffic, Travel time
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Motion 22.1, 2. Presentation
Date Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsAudio
No records to display.
Meeting_Body
OPERATIONS, SAFETY, AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
MAY 21, 2020

Subject
SUBJECT: MOTION 22.1: NEXTGEN BUS SPEED ENGINEERING WORKING GROUP STATUS UPDATE

Action
ACTION: RECEIVE AND FILE

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
RECEIVE AND FILE the status report in response to Motion 22.1 entitled NextGen Bus Speed Engineering Working Group (July 2019). This update provides details regarding a technical working group appointed by Metro and its efforts to coordinate with a complementary group from Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) to develop a work program to improve bus priority and assess the need to coordinate with other jurisdictions and municipal operators.

Issue
ISSUE

In July 2019, the Board approved Motion 22.1 entitled NextGen Bus Speed Engineering Working Group as part of the NextGen Service Concept. This motion requests the following:
A. Develop a list of priority bus supportive infrastructure projects needed to support the NextGen bus service plan, with an emphasis on near-term improvements that can be implemented concurrently with each phase of NextGen;
B. Form a NextGen Bus Speed Engineering Working Group co-chaired by the Metro CEO and the General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT), or their designees, and establish a regular meeting schedule, at least monthly;
C. Assess the need for coordination with additional local jurisdictions and municipal operators where bus delay hotpots exist; and
D. Report back to the Operations, Safety and Customer Experience Committee on the above in April 2020, and quarterly thereafter.

This report provides a status update on the response to Motion 22.1.

Background
BACKGROUND

In July 2018, the Board adopted Motion 38.1, endorsing travel speed, service frequency, and system reliability as the highest priority service design objectives for the NextGen Bus Study. These objectives have been incorporated in the Regional Service Concept, that was approved by t...

Click here for full text