The Metro Board of Directors will hold a virtual meeting on Thursday, May 28, at 10 a.m. In order to comply with local and state directives limiting the number of people that can gather, the Board will forgo holding meetings at Metro headquarters and is instead holding a meeting online. The livestream will appear here once the meeting begins.
An audio stream of the meeting will be accessible at http://boardagendas.metro.net or by phone by calling +1 (877) 422-8614 and enter extension 3490064#.
The Board is scheduled to consider the following items:
•Approving Metro CEO Phil Washington’s call to action to control costs during the ongoing pandemic. The plan groups costs into two buckets — costs that must continue (including ongoing projects) and costs that can be deferred for a few months. Call to Action Plan
•Approving the release of Metro’s Long Range Transportation Plan. Staff report
•Approving a project definition for a bridge over Centinela Avenue for the Crenshaw/LAX Line. Full funding for the bridge — preliminary estimates show the cost between $185 million and $241 million — would need to be secured. Staff report
•Approving $90 million in additional funding to complete the Crenshaw/LAX Line. Staff report
•Approving $30 million in funding for contract close-out costs for the Crenshaw/LAX Line. Staff report
•Approving the launch of a feasibility study for a high-quality transit line to replace the proposed Eastside Gold Line extension in the 60 freeway corridor. Staff report
•Receiving-and-filing a report on the construction market in the Los Angeles area. Staff report
The Board will also receive its regular monthly updates from Board Chair and Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts and Metro CEO Phil Washington.