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File #: 21-1110    Version: 1 Name: Fareless Service Initiative
Type: Agreement Status: Action Item
File created: 6/10/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 6/28/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - (1) Authorization to Negotiate and Enter Into Fareless Service Initiative Pilot Program Agreements, Including (A) Partnership Agreement with Culver City Unified School District for a Pilot K-12 Fareless Service Program Commencing August 19, 2021 for Two School Years, Ending June 30, 2023; and/or (B) Agreement(s) Required with Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Agency to Participate in the LA Countywide Fareless Service Initiative; and (2) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate
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CC - (1) Authorization to Negotiate and Enter Into Fareless Service Initiative Pilot Program Agreements, Including (A) Partnership Agreement with Culver City Unified School District for a Pilot K-12 Fareless Service Program Commencing August 19, 2021 for Two School Years, Ending June 30, 2023; and/or (B) Agreement(s) Required with Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Agency to Participate in the LA Countywide Fareless Service Initiative; and (2) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate

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Meeting Date: June 28, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Rolando Cruz/Transportation Department
Phone Number: (310) 253-6593

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [] Attachments: []

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (06/23/2021)

Department Approval: Rolando Cruz, Chief Transportation Officer (06/17/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) authorize the negotiation and execution of (a) a partnership agreement with Culver City Unified School District (CCUSD) for the provision of a pilot K-12 fareless service program to commence August 19, 2021 for two school years ending June 30, 2023; and/or (b) an agreement(s) with Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Agency (LA Metro) for participation in the LA Countywide Fareless Service Initiative (FSI) Pilot Program; and (2) provide other direction to the City Manager as deemed appropriate.


BACKGROUND

Beginning in late 2019, the Transportation Department began initial discussions with the Culver City Unified School District (CCUSD) and Culver City leadership to determine the feasibility of creating a fareless service for CCUSD students. However, given the pandemic's suspension of fare collection until September 2020, add...

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