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File #: 22-84    Version: 1 Name: Fareless Service Initiative; FSI
Type: Presentation Status: Informational Item
File created: 7/14/2021 In control: MOBILITY, TRAFFIC, AND PARKING SUBCOMMITTEE
On agenda: 8/10/2021 Final action:
Title: Receive a Presentation Fareless System Initiative Approval and Implementation
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Receive a Presentation Fareless System Initiative Approval and Implementation

Meeting Date: August 10, 2021

Contact/Dept: Rolando Cruz, Chief Transportation Officer /Transportation

Phone Number: (310) 253-6500

Action Item: Yes [ ] No [X] Attachments: Yes [ ] No [X]

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

Public Notification: (E-Mail) GovDelivery: Meetings and Agendas - Mobility, Traffic & Parking Subcommittee; Notify Me - Construction, Street Maintenance and Closures; Stay Informed - Bicycle & Pedestrian / Culver CityBus / Construction, Street Maintenance and Closures (06/18/2021)

Dept Approval: Rolando Cruz, Chief Transportation Officer (07/28/2021)


The Chief Transportation Officer will give an update as to the implementation of the Fareless Service Initiative. At the June 28, 2021 City Council Meeting, Culver City's inclusion and participation in the Regional Fareless Service Initiative was approved. In addition, Council authorized the development of a partnership agreement with the Culver City Unified School District (CCUSD) to leverage the opportunity and provide an additional $250,000 in service hours towards fixed route service extensions targeting student riders.

Regional FSI Implementation

Culver City continues to engage with LA Metro pending the implementation of FSI. At present, Transportation Staff is participating in the ongoing weekly discussion of the FSI program. Many municipal operators remain engaged and are likely to participate. In a recent survey conducted by LA Metro, it was shared that four operators (including Culver City) have stated that they intend to participate. Six other agencies expresses their intention to participate upon approval of their governing body.

At the most recent LA Metro board meeting on June 22, 2021, LA Metro staff presented a plan to delay the regional FSI K-12 a...

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