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Transportation Committee Agenda

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2018

9:00 a.m.

 

CVAG Offices
73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 119

Palm Desert, California 92260
(760) 346-1127

VIDEO conferencing will be available at:

City of Blythe City Hall

235 N. Broadway, Room A

Blythe, California

This meeting is handicapped accessible.
Action may result on any items on this agenda.

1.

CALL TO ORDER - Chair Robert Radi, Councilmember, City of La Quinta

2.

ROLL CALL

3.

Pledge of Allegiance

4.

Public Comments

This is the time and place for any person wishing to address the Transportation Committee on items not appearing on the agenda to do so.

5.

Transportation Committee / Director Comments

6.

Consent Calendar

6.1.

ITEM(S) HELD OVER FROM CONSENT CALENDAR

7.

Discussion / Action

Recommendation: Consider and select one of the following options, or develop another approach, for allocating approximately $30 million in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program (CMAQ) funds:
 
Option 1- Call for Projects:  Initiate a competitive call for projects process to cities, Sunline Transit Agency and other organizations to compete for federal CMAQ Funding, and reserve $8 million for the first phase of regional signal synchronization;
 or
Option 2- Project-Specific Allocation:  Authorize the Executive Director to take the necessary steps to allocate $27 million for the regional signal synchronization program and $3 million for complementary Sunline quick bus and rideshare programs
Recommendation: Approve a Reimbursement Agreement with the City of La Quinta for intersection improvements at Washington Street and Fred Waring Drive for a not-to-exceed amount of $1,395,555.
Recommendation: Approve a not-to-exceed amount of up to $25,000, including contingencies, toward the cost of an Autonomous Shuttle demonstration on CV Link and authorize the Executive Director to enter into the necessary agreements.
8.
INFORMATION

9.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Upcoming Meetings at 73-710 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 119, Palm Desert:

Transportation Committee - 
Monday, April 2, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.
Executive Committee - Monday, February 26, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. 

10.

ADJOURNMENT