Here are some of the more interesting items the Board will consider:
•Approving two alternatives for more study for the Green Line Extension to Torrance project. One alternative would follow the existing rail right-of-way to Torrance and the other would follow the 405 and then Hawthorne Boulevard before rejoining the right-of-way. Here’s a Source post and staff report. And this video showing the two routes via Google Earth flyover:
•Approve $290.2 million in state cap-and-trade funding for the Gold Line extension to Montclair project. Staff report.
•Approve $1 million in funding for predevelopment activities for the Metro Transportation School. Staff report.
•Approve the state’s reprogramming of $74 million for the Raymer to Bernson double tracking project in the San Fernando Valley on Metrolink’s Ventura County Line. Metrolink has said that double tracking doesn’t offer benefits until train frequencies increase to every 15 minutes. Staff report.
•Receive-and-file an update on Metro’s Bike Share program and its new business plan. Staff report.