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File #: 2020-0255   
Type: Informational Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/24/2020 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 5/20/2020 Final action:
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE the response to Board Motion Item 8.1 (Attachment A, Legistar File 2020-0172) on the February 2020 Board report, Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 (Attachment B, Legistar File 2020-0027) directing staff to: 1) Prepare a feasibility study to evaluate high-quality transit service options to serve the San Gabriel Valley, and 2) Include recommendations for a Funding Plan for the San Gabriel Valley and Gateway Cities subregions that encompasses Measure R and Measure M funding for Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 to demonstrate subregional equity.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Alignment, Alternatives analysis, Bus rapid transit, Construction, Environmental Impact Report, Environmental impact statements, Funding plan, Gateway Cities, Gold Line Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2, Informational Report, Light rail transit, Long Range Transportation Plan, Measure M, Measure R, Metro Equity Platform, Metro Gold Line, Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension, Metro Rail L Line, Outreach, Professional Services, San Gabriel Valley, Strategic planning, Travel time
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Metro Board Motion Item 8.1 (Legistar File 2020-0172), 2. Attachment B - Metro Board Report Item 8 (Legistar file 2020-0027), 3. Presentation
Related files: 2020-0368
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PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
MAY 20, 2020

Subject
SUBJECT: SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRANSIT FEASIBILITY STUDY

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

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RECOMMENDATION

Title
RECEIVE AND FILE the response to Board Motion Item 8.1 (Attachment A, Legistar File 2020-0172) on the February 2020 Board report, Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 (Attachment B, Legistar File 2020-0027) directing staff to:

1) Prepare a feasibility study to evaluate high-quality transit service options to serve the San Gabriel Valley, and

2) Include recommendations for a Funding Plan for the San Gabriel Valley and Gateway Cities subregions that encompasses Measure R and Measure M funding for Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 to demonstrate subregional equity.

Issue
ISSUE

In February 2020 the Board approved the staff recommendations to withdraw the SR 60 and Combined Alternatives from the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 project (Attachment B) and directed staff to prepare an independent feasibility study that evaluates options to serve the mobility needs of the San Gabriel Valley. The Board approved a Motion (Attachment A) directing staff to return in May 2020 with a plan for the feasibility study and the development of a high-quality transit service option in the San Gabriel Valley subregion including a Funding Plan that encompasses Measure R and Measure M funding. The Board identified $635.5 million of Measure R funding for improvements to be identified in the San Gabriel Valley transit feasibility study and to be consistent with the funding years in the Measure R Expenditure Plan.

As a result, Metro staff has initiated the development of the technical and outreach scope of services for the San Gabriel Valley transit feasibility study. The feasibility study is anticipated to commence in Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, with an approximate 18-month schedule, and would identify short- and long-term solutions that serve the mobility needs in the San Gabriel Valle...

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