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Measure R Project Tracker

Project Name & Description Funding Status

Expanded Community-based Shuttle Services**

Continuation and expansion of community-based circulators.

Region(s): Regionwide Programs
$ Assigned from 20% of total funds Ongoing

Express Bus Improvements**

Continued operation and expansion of express bus service. Express lines use existing rights-of-way to provide efficient long-distance service.

Region(s): Regionwide Programs
$ Assigned from 20% of total funds Ongoing

Fares

The per-passenger cost of providing transit service is much higher than the fares charged to riders. As a result, transit service is subsidized. Measure R is expected to allow Metro to maintain its fares for one year and freeze fares for seniors, students, the disabled and commuters for five years.

Region(s): Regionwide Benefits
$ Assigned from 20% of total funds Ongoing

Improved Service for Seniors**

Continuation and expansion of efforts such as dedicated hands-on "sampler" buses, large-type mapping and route planning tools, outreach to senior centers and retirement homes, specialized large-type informational materials and audience-appropriate training videos.

Region(s): Regionwide Programs
$ Assigned from 20% of total funds Ongoing

Improved Service for the Disabled**

Continuation and expansion of enhancements on buses such as wheelchair lifts or ramps, automated voice enunciators and electronic signage to call out stops for visually and hearing impaired passengers.

Region(s): Regionwide Programs
$ Assigned from 20% of total funds Ongoing

Increased Bus Service to Rail Stations**

Continuation and expansion of connecting bus lines at various stations to increase access to rail lines.

Region(s): Regionwide Programs
$ Assigned from 20% of total funds Ongoing

Increased Local Transit Funding**

Continuation and expansion of municipal transit operator funding and other locally-based transit service providers.

Region(s): Regionwide Programs
$ Assigned from 20% of total funds Ongoing

Local Bus Improvements**

Improvements in the quality and reliability of local bus service over the next 30 years, such as utilization of higher capacity buses. Region(s): Regionwide Programs
$ Assigned from 20% of total funds Ongoing

Rapid Bus Improvements**

Continued operation of the Metro Rapid network with over 400 miles of service throughout Los Angeles County. These lines make fewer stops, follow simpler routes, run more frequently, use low-door buses to facilitate boarding and are given priority at certain traffic signals.

Region(s): Regionwide Programs
$ Assigned from 20% of total funds Ongoing



Here's how it works: The Measure R Projects Tracker lists the various projects in alphabetical order by category with a brief description of the project.1 You can view the status for many of the projects with estimated Measure R funding allocations as projected over 30 years.2


  • *Specific mode and routing will be subject to approved plans developed in cooperation with local jurisdictions and affected communities.
  • **Specific improvements are expected to be developed by local jurisdictions.
  • ***Partial funding by public/private partnerships is assumed to be part of the project plan.

1Projects listed are for reference only and do not indicate priority order. Project definition depends on final environmental process.
2Measure R does not fully fund all projects.

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