What is the first/last mile connection?
What is the First/Last Mile Strategic Plan?
In 2016, the Metro Board of Directors passed a motion to integrate first/last mile improvements as part of all new rail and Bus Rapid Transit projects. This planning breaks new ground for Metro by creating a clear focus on active transportation as an integral part of the rider experience, working directly with local agencies to improve streets, and establishing an equity-centered process that deeply engages community groups.
The Metro First/Last Mile Strategic Plan helps us identify barriers and then plan and implement improvements for the first/last mile of a person’s transit journey. In 2021, we adopted First/Last Mile Guidelines to further integrate first/last mile planning into Metro’s overall transit project delivery.