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File #: 2022-0340   
Type: Policy Status: Passed
File created: 5/11/2022 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 6/23/2022 Final action: 6/23/2022
Title: ADOPT Metro Street Safety, Data Sharing and Collaboration Policy (Attachment A).
Sponsors: Executive Management Committee
Indexes: Annual reports, Board approved a Motion, City of Los Angeles, Complete streets, Council Of Governments, Eric Garcetti, Grant Aid, Hilda Solis, Light rail transit, Local Returns, Metro Equity Platform, Mike Bonin, Motion / Motion Response, Partnerships, Policy, Procedures, Public health, Public service, Public Transportation, Rail transit, Research, Safety, Safety and security, Safety programs, Safety vehicles, Speed limits, Strategic planning, Traffic speed, Transit buses, Vehicle safety, Walking
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Metro Street Safety, Data Sharing & Collab. Policy & Action Plan, 2. Attachment B - Motion 2020-0928 Metro Street Safety Policy, 3. Attachment C - Appendix 1 Summary of Actions, 4. Attachment D - Appendix 2 Data Trends and Existing Conditions, 5. Attachment E - Appendix 3 Summary of Community & Partner Agency Engagement, 6. Attachment F - Appendix 4 Complete Streets Discussion, 7. Presentation
Meeting_Body
EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
JUNE 16, 2022


Subject
SUBJECT: METRO STREET SAFETY, DATA SHARING AND COLLABORATION POLICY

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION
Title
ADOPT Metro Street Safety, Data Sharing and Collaboration Policy (Attachment A).

Issue
ISSUE
In January 2021, the Board adopted the Metro Street Safety Policy motion , instructing staff to report back on the development of a Street Safety Policy; a countywide street safety data collection program developed in partnership with local, regional, state and federal partners; and an assessment of internal risk and liability to safety of all Metro-provided public transportation services.

The Street Safety, Data Sharing and Collaboration Policy identifies ways Metro can utilize its multiple roles and its unique countywide transportation perspective to positively impact, influence, and partner for street safety - especially for the County's most vulnerable people and for locations with a nexus to transit, including rail crossings and bus stops. The Policy includes a proposed action plan linked to these roles. This report outlines the need for safer streets, the initial goals of the policy, the agency roles that define the action plan, as well as next steps for implementation if the policy is adopted.

Background
BACKGROUND
It is important to note that local jurisdictions and state agencies - not Metro -- plan, design, build and maintain streets and set and enforce speed limits and traffic rules. Local jurisdictions also adopt and implement street safety plans. The City of Los Angeles, for example, adopted a Vision Zero plan in 2015; Los Angeles County adopted a Vision Zero plan in 2019 for unincorporated area roads. Metro's Street Safety, Data Sharing and Collaboration Policy is therefore not intended to replicate local street safety or Vision Zero plans but is intended to synergize with them. With 88 cities and over 130 unincorporated communities withi...

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