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File #: 2021-0564   
Type: Motion / Motion Response Status: Filed
File created: 8/18/2021 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 11/17/2021 Final action: 11/17/2021
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE report on the status of the Highway Modernization Program actions.
Sponsors: Planning and Programming Committee
Indexes: Board approved a Motion, Complete streets, Eric Garcetti, Grant Aid, Guidelines, Highway planning, James Butts, Measure M, Measure R, Motion / Motion Response, Multimodal, Pedestrians, Program, Travel demand management
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Highway Subcommittee Recommendation and Responses, 2. Attachment B - Motion 17, 3. Attachment C - Motion 8
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PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 17, 2021

Subject
SUBJECT: RESPONSE TO MOTION 17 - MODERNIZING THE METRO HIGHWAY PROGRAM

Action
ACTION: RECEIVE AND FILE

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
RECEIVE AND FILE report on the status of the Highway Modernization Program actions.

Issue
ISSUE

This Receive and File report responds to Motion 17 authored by Directors Butts and Garcetti titled Modernizing the Metro Highway Program, which directed staff to report back on the 19 recommendations (Attachment A) developed by the Ad-Hoc Board Deputies Highway Department Subcommittee.

Background
BACKGROUND

At its June 2021 meeting, the Board approved Motion 17: Modernizing the Metro Highway Program. The Motion (Attachment B) directed staff to report back on a plan of action on the 19 recommendations included in the June 2020 Board motion (Attachment C) (File #2020-0412) to be followed in development of all future highway projects.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

In line with the organizational realignment announced by the CEO, Metro's Highway Program and the Grants Management Department, which now report to the Chief Planning Officer, developed this report. Planning & Development staff, consulted and coordinated with Environmental Compliance and Sustainability Department staff (ECSD) and Planning's Goods Movement, Transportation Demand Management (TDM), Active Transportation and Complete Streets units. This report provides activity history and plans of action in response to each of the 19 recommendations with the indication of whether the actions are currently in place or will be added to the efforts in development of Highway improvement projects.

The motion packaged specific requirements in three categories where Metro Highway Programs was recognized as Planner, Funder, and Leader. As Planner, Metro Highway Programs was directed to consider and include, to the extent possible, multimodal improvements during the development of future Highway Pr...

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