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Report ID: 20-111   
Type: Consent
Meeting Body: Board of Directors - Regular Meeting
Meeting Date: 3/11/2020 Final action: 3/11/2020
Recommended Action: Consider receiving the monthly construction progress and operational readiness report on the East Bay Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.
Attachments: 1. STAFF REPORT, 2. Att 1 BRT Costruction and Operational Readiness Report 3.11.pdf, 3. Master Minute Order
TO: AC Transit Board of Directors
FROM: Michael A. Hursh, General Manager
SUBJECT: East Bay Bus Rapid Transit Project Progress Report

BRIEFING ITEM

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):

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Consider receiving the monthly construction progress and operational readiness report on the East Bay Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.
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STRATEGIC IMPORTANCE:

Goal - Convenient and Reliable Service

The fully Implemented BRT project will provide sheltered, lighted and convenient waiting areas; raised platforms for level boarding; dedicated lanes, coordinated signals, and priority for reliable service.

BUDGETARY/FISCAL IMPACT:

Refer to Attachment 1 for the budget status on the construction contract and professional service contracts supporting the BRT Construction and to view the Funding-Expenditure Cost-to-Complete chart.

BACKGROUND/RATIONALE:

Refer to Attachment 1 for updates on Construction Progress, Operational Readiness, Public Outreach. Note that slide 5 in the attachment has transitioned from identifying the stations in interim condition to substantial completion progress.

ADVANTAGES/DISADVANTAGES:

This report is a monthly construction and operational readiness update and there are no associated advantages or disadvantages.

ALTERNATIVES ANALYSIS:

There is no analysis of alternatives required for this report.

PRIOR RELEVANT BOARD ACTION/POLICIES:

There are no relevant Board actions related to this report.

ATTACHMENTS:

1. BRT Progress Presentation


Prepared by:
David Wilkins, Director of Bus Rapid Transit

In Collaboration with:
Steven Jones, BRT Outreach Manager
Phillip Halley, Contracts Compliance Administrator
Alieza Bircher, Sr. Project Manager

Approved/Reviewed by:
Ramakrishna Pochiraju, Executive Director of Planning & Engineering
Salvador Llamas, Chief Operating Officer
Beverly Greene, Executive Director of External Affairs, Marketing & Communications
Claudia L. Allen, Chief Financial Officer
Jill A. Sprague, General Counsel
William Tonis,...

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