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File #: 2021-0539   
Type: Informational Report Status: Filed
File created: 8/3/2021 In control: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee
On agenda: 9/16/2021 Final action: 9/16/2021
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 the 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: Board approved a Motion, Bus Speed Improvements, I-101, Informational Report, Jobs, LADOT Transit, Metro Purple Line, Metro Rail B Line, Metro Rail D Line, Metro Red Line, Motion / Motion Response, NextGen Bus Study, Outreach, Partnerships, Plan, Ridership, Safety, Station 610, Surveys, Transit buses, Transit operators, Travel time, Weekdays
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Motion 22.1, 2. Presentation
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OPERATIONS, SAFETY, AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 16, 2021

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 the 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 (GM) 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 hotspots exist; and?
D. Report back to the Operations, Safety and Customer Experience Committee on the above in April 2020, and quarterly thereafter.
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This report provides a status update as of FY22 Q1 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 were incorporated into the NextGen R...

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