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File #: 2022-0684   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 9/20/2022 In control: Planning and Programming Committee
On agenda: 11/16/2022 Final action: 12/1/2022
Title: CONSIDER: A. APPROVING the Lambert Station in the City of Whittier the terminus for the 9 miles Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 project and authorizing the preparation of the final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the full project through California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); B. APPROVING the Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) as Alternative 3: IOS Greenwood, between the existing terminus of Metro L (Gold) Line to Greenwood Station; with design options for Atlantic/Pomona (open underground station) and Greenwood Station (at-grade) and a Maintenance and Storage Facility (at-grade) located in the city of Montebello; and C. APPROVING the results of the Title VI Equity Analysis: Siting and Location of Maintenance and Storage Facility Sites for the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 project; D. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 22 to Contract No. PS4320-2003 with CDM Smith/AECOM Joint Venture (JV) Technical and Outreach Services to reiniti...
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Indexes: Accuracy, Alignment, Budgeting, California Environmental Quality Act, Commerce, Construction, Contracts, Design build, Draft EIS/EIR was published, East Los Angeles, Eastside Extension Phase Ii (Project), Environmental Impact Report, Equity Focus Communities, Federal Transit Administration, First/Last Mile, Funding plan, Gateway Cities (Southeast LA County) Service Sector, Gold Line Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2, Grant Aid, Guidelines, Guideways, I-605, Jobs, Light rail transit, Light rail vehicles, Los Angeles Unified School District, Maintenance, Maintenance facilities, Measure M, Measure R, Metro Equity Platform, Metro Rail L Line, Metro Vision 2028 Plan, Mitigation, Montebello, National Environmental Policy Act Of 1969, Outreach, Pico Rivera, Plan, Procurement, Professional Services, Program, Project, Project delivery, Public participation, Public Participation Plan, Safety, Senate Bill 1, Storage facilities, Strategic planning, Terminals (Communications), Title VI Requirements, Transfers, Transit Oriented Community, Vans, Westside/Central Service Sector, Whittier
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Eastside Phase 2 DEIR-Executive Summary, 2. Attachment B - Eastside Phase 2 Project Map, 3. Attachment C - Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Title VI Equity Analysis, 4. Attachment D - Procurement Summary, 5. Attachment E - Contract Modification Change Order Log, 6. Attachment F - DEOD Summary, 7. Presentation
Meeting_Body
REVISED
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 16, 2022

Subject
SUBJECT: EASTSIDE TRANSIT CORRIDOR PHASE 2 PROJECT

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. APPROVING the Lambert Station in the City of Whittier the terminus for the 9 miles Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 project and authorizing the preparation of the final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the full project through California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA);

B. APPROVING the Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) as Alternative 3: IOS Greenwood, between the existing terminus of Metro L (Gold) Line to Greenwood Station; with design options for Atlantic/Pomona (open underground station) and Greenwood Station (at-grade) and a Maintenance and Storage Facility (at-grade) located in the city of Montebello; and

C. APPROVING the results of the Title VI Equity Analysis: Siting and Location of Maintenance and Storage Facility Sites for the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 project;

D. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 22 to Contract No. PS4320-2003 with CDM Smith/AECOM Joint Venture (JV) Technical and Outreach Services to reinitiate the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) environmental clearance process in the amount of $4,748,305, increasing the total current contract value from $27,585,479 to $32,333,784 and extend the period of performance from December 30, 2022, to December 31, 2024.

Issue
ISSUE

Metro is the lead agency for the Reinitiated California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 project. The Reinitiated Draft EIR was released on June 30, 2022. Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), a Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) would need to be selected by the Board to prepare the Final EIR. As the lead agency for CEQA, the agency can environmentally clear the full alignment to ...

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