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File #: 22-1040    Version: 1 Name: Receive a Presentation on the MOVE Culver City - Downtown Circulator Update
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 5/5/2022 In control: MOBILITY, TRAFFIC, AND PARKING SUBCOMMITTEE
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action:
Title: MTP - ACTION ITEM - (1) Receive a Presentation on the MOVE Culver City - Downtown Circulator Update; and (2) Provide Direction to Staff.
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MTP - ACTION ITEM - (1) Receive a Presentation on the MOVE Culver City - Downtown Circulator Update; and (2) Provide Direction to Staff.

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Meeting Date: May 10, 2022

Contact/Dept: Ali Showkatian, Transit Operations Manager / Transportation
(310) 253-6507

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

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

Public Notice: E-Mail via GovDelivery: (05/05/2022): Meetings and Agendas - Mobility, Traffic & Parking Subcommittee / Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission; Notify Me - Construction, Street Maintenance and Closures; Stay Informed - Bicycle & Pedestrian / Culver CityBus / Construction Street Maintenance and Closures

Dept Approval: Rolando Cruz, Chief Transportation Officer (05/05/2022)
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BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

Culver City Transportation offers multiple transportation options for its residents. In November 2021, Culver City implemented the Culver City Downtown Circulator - 1C1. The circulator is a free fixed route first / last mile service that connects riders between Expo E Line - Culver City Station, Arts District, and Culver City Hall. The service supports customers of local businesses, employee mobility, and offers residents a local mobility option. The service operates seven days a week and offers 10-to-15-minute frequencies varied by time of day. Culver City Transportation purchased the nation's first of its kind, three, electric mini shuttle fleet for the circulator service.

Since implementation of the service, we have struggled with reliability due to a labor shortage and ongoing mechanical issues with the pilot vehicle, the first electric mini shuttle in the country. Our ridership has steadily increased month over month for the third quarter of the fiscal year with 405 monthly passengers in January 2022 to 672 passengers in March. Staff has establis...

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