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File #: 2022-0398   
Type: Motion / Motion Response Status: Passed
File created: 6/3/2022 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 6/23/2022 Final action: 6/23/2022
Title: ADOPT an Official and Operational name for the Airport Metro Connector/96th St Aviation Station: Official Station Name Operational Station Name LAX/Metro Transit Center LAX/Metro Transit Center
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Indexes: Airport Metro Connector, Construction, Hubs, Los Angeles International Airport, Metro Crenshaw Line, Metro Rail C Line, Metro Vision 2028 Plan, Motion / Motion Response, Outreach, Policy, Research, Station 812, Strategic planning, Surveys, Terminal 27, Transfers, Transit centers, Transit System
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Metro Naming Policy, 2. Attachment B - AMC Station Naming Research Results - Revised
Meeting_Body
EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
JUNE 15, 2022

Subject
SUBJECT: REVIEW AND ADOPT A RAIL STATION NAME FOR AIRPORT METRO CONNECTOR/96TH ST AVIATION STATION

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
ADOPT an Official and Operational name for the Airport Metro Connector/96th St Aviation Station:
Official Station Name Operational Station Name
LAX/Metro Transit Center LAX/Metro Transit Center

Issue
ISSUE

The station has been identified by its placeholder name, "Airport Metro Connector/96th St. Aviation Station", and the project moniker, "Airport Metro Connector". As construction is fully underway and is scheduled to be complete in 2024, an Official and Operating name, consistent with Metro's Property Naming Policy should be selected to enable Metro's contractor to produce wayfinding and station signage for the new station.

Background
BACKGROUND

Per the Board's Property Naming Policy (Attachment A), Metro conducted stakeholder outreach, public engagement, and a focus group consisting of transit riders and non-riders. Of the station names tested, "LAX/Metro Transit Center" was the preferred name by the research participants and survey respondents (See Attachment B for focus group results summary).
Based on community suggestions and focus group testing of naming options, Metro Staff has developed a preferred naming option for the "Airport Metro Connector/96th St. Aviation" Station. The recommendation would have the same Official and Operational name if approved by the Board.
This name complies with the transit system context, property area, and neighborhood identity (well-known destination) requirement of the Property Naming Policy. If adopted, this station's Official and Operational name will be "LAX/Metro Center Transit Station."

Discussion
DISCUSSION

This station will serve as a transfer point between the Metro Bus and Rail System, municipal bus operators, LAX bus services and the future LAX automated ...

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