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System Safety, Security and Operations Committee Agenda*

Location & Date

Metro Board Room, One Gateway Plaza, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles
Thursday, May 21, 2015 9:00 a.m.


Call to Order


John Fasana, Chair
Michael Antonovich, Vice Chair
Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker
Don Knabe
Hilda Solis
Carrie Bowen, non-voting member


Phillip Washington, Chief Executive Officer
Michele Jackson, Board Secretary
Karen Gorman, Acting Ethics Officer
Karen Gorman, Inspector General
County Counsel, General Counsel

31. Operations Employee of the Month.

32. RECEIVE report on System Safety, Security and Operations.


A. approving programming of up to $32.2 million that is available to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority from FY2014 and FY 2015 State Proposition 1B Transit Security Program for eligible transit system safety, security and disaster response capital projects; and

B. adopting resolutions required by the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services to obtain financial assistance from the FY2014 and FY2015 State Proposition 1B Transit Security Program.

34. AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a firm fixed price contract under IFB OP37903380A to Wondries Fleet Group the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for 40 Mid-Size Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs)for a firm fixed price of $1,519,429 inclusive of sales tax and environmental fees.

35. APPROVE the following nominees for membership on Metro’s Gateway Cities Service Council:

A. Al Austin II
Nominated by: Gateway Cities Council of Governments
Term Ending: June 30, 2016

B. Isaac Galvan
Nominated by: Gateway Cities Council of Governments
Term Ending: June 30, 2017


A. authorizing Modification No. 13 to Contract OP35032075 with SmartDrive Systems Inc. for a fixed unit rate not-to-exceed amount of $666,892 increasing the total contract price from $6,343,757 to $7,010,649 to extend incident Based Surveillance System services on Metro’s bus fleet and on the Blue Line rail car fleet for a period of six months; and

B. authorizing an increase of Contract Modification Authority (CMA) in the amount of $350,532, increasing the CMA from $271,507 to $622,039 to allow for changes due to schedule variations associated with bus and rail fleet procurements.

63. APPROVE amendment of Title 6, Chapter 6-05 of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Administrative Code, otherwise known as the Metro Customer Code of Conduct.  The amended Code will become effective June 1, 2015.

37. RECEIVE AND FILE a report on measures utilized to increase operator safety, including additional operator safety enclosures and video monitors as a response to Knabe Motion # 74 from the April 2015 Regular Board Meeting.

38. RECEIVE AND FILE Gateway Building Space Assessment report.

39. RECEIVE AND FILE monthly update on Transit Policing Performance.

69. RECEIVE oral update on Metro and Metrolink Ticket Vending Machine upgrade efforts. [HANDOUT]

40. RECEIVE report of the Chief Executive Officer.

Consideration of items not on the posted agenda, including: items to be presented and (if requested) referred to staff; items to be placed on the agenda for action at a future meeting of the Committee or Board; and/or items requiring immediate action because of an emergency situation or where the need to take immediate action came to the attention of the Committee subsequent to the posting of the agenda.