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File #: 2022-0683   
Type: Agreement Status: Passed
File created: 9/20/2022 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 11/16/2022 Final action: 12/1/2022
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer or her designee to: A. PROCEED with property acquisition and negotiation related activities in support of the Chatsworth Station Improvements, El Monte Siding Extension, Marengo Siding Extension, and Burbank Junction Speed Improvements Metrolink SCORE Phase 1 Program capital projects within Los Angeles County (SCORE Projects); B. EXECUTE funding agreements with SCRRA in the amount of $4,177,500 for the SCORE Projects; and, C. NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE all necessary agreements and/or amendments with SCRRA for Metro support associated with the SCORE Projects.
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Indexes: Agreements, Americans With Disabilities Act, Burbank, California State Transportation Agency, Capital Improvement Program, Capital Project, Chatsworth, Construction, Double track, El Monte, Grant Aid, Jobs, Lancaster, Link Union Station, Los Angeles Union Station, Metro Busway G Line, Metro Busway J Line, Metro Orange Line, Metro Rail B Line, Metro Rail D Line, Metro Rail L Line, Metro Silver Line, Metrolink, Metrolink Antelope Valley Line, Metrolink San Bernardino Line, Outreach, Pedestrians, Program, Project, Property acquisition, Rail transit, Railroad commuter service, Safety, San Fernando Valley Service Sector, Santa Clarita, Station 1135, Strategic planning, Terminal 19, Terminals (Communications)
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - SCORE Program Fact Sheet, 2. Attachment B - SCORE Phase 1 Projects, 3. Attachment C - Metro Tasks in Support of SCORE Phase 1 Program
Meeting_Body
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 16, 2022

Subject
SUBJECT: AUTHORIZATION FOR METRO SUPPORT SERVICES FOR METROLINK SCORE PHASE 1 PROGRAM

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer or her designee to:

A. PROCEED with property acquisition and negotiation related activities in support of the Chatsworth Station Improvements, El Monte Siding Extension, Marengo Siding Extension, and Burbank Junction Speed Improvements Metrolink SCORE Phase 1 Program capital projects within Los Angeles County (SCORE Projects);

B. EXECUTE funding agreements with SCRRA in the amount of $4,177,500 for the SCORE Projects; and,

C. NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE all necessary agreements and/or amendments with SCRRA for Metro support associated with the SCORE Projects.

Issue
ISSUE

At request of the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA), approval of the recommended actions will support the Southern California Optimized Rail Expansion Program (SCORE) Phase 1 Program by providing Real Estate, Design Review, Third Party Utility Coordination Support and Community Outreach Support.

Background
BACKGROUND

Metro is a member of the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA) Joint Powers Authority, which operates Metrolink commuter rail service in and through LA County. In September 2019, the Metro Board received a presentation on the Metrolink SCORE Program and approved a Board motion to "adopt as policy SUPPORT for the build-out of the Metrolink SCORE master plan to improve regional mobility, increase transit ridership, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions."

SCORE Program
SCORE is SCRRA's $10 Billion capital program which invests in track, signal, grade crossing, station, and other capacity and safety improvements to meet the region's future passenger rail needs. When SCORE is implemented, anticipated in time for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games, most Metrolink lines w...

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