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File #: 2021-0538   
Type: Informational Report Status: Filed
File created: 8/2/2021 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 9/23/2021 Final action: 9/23/2021
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE status report on Moving Beyond Sustainability.
Sponsors: Executive Management Committee
Indexes: Alignment, American Public Transportation Association, Construction, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Informational Report, Metro Bike Share, Metro Climate Action and Adaptation Plan, Rolling stock, Safety, Strategic planning
Attachments: 1. Presentation
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EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 16, 2021

Subject
SUBJECT: 2021 MOVING BEYOND SUSTAINABILITY- STATUS REPORT

Action
ACTION: RECEIVE AND FILE

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
RECEIVE AND FILE status report on Moving Beyond Sustainability.

Issue
ISSUE

Per the Metro Board adoption of the agency's ten-year, Sustainability Strategic Plan, Moving Beyond Sustainability (MBS), a new bi-annual reporting framework for communicating progress toward achieving the 2030 sustainability goals and targets laid out within the Plan will be followed. This Receive and File report provides the first update summarizing Metro's performance during the 2019 and 2020 calendar years.

Background
BACKGROUND

Metro's annual data collection and reporting process tracks critical performance metrics used to evaluate program and project effectiveness, as well as to drive efficiency and performance improvements - many of which lead to overall long-term cost savings and community improvements. In addition, Metro uses this data to inform decision making and resource allocation in support of regulatory compliance mandates, construction and operations requirements, Board commitments such as Motion 57, and planning goals via Vision 2028, the Long-Range Transportation Plan and the Climate Action and Adaptation Plan. The annual reporting process is also designed to transparently provide this essential data and information to the public with regard to the agency's sustainability and climate action performance.

In 2020, annual reporting on these achievements was transitioned to the Metro Sustainability Reporting Dashboard, available at https://sustainabilityreporting.metro.net/.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

Findings

Despite the unprecedented challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic shutdown, Metro's work to advance sustainability, environmental equity, climate action and adaptation, and efficient operations resulted in notable achievements and p...

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