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MetroRapid board_ops_committee

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MetroRapid board_ops_committee

  1. 1. Project UpdateCapital Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board Operations and Planning Committee DRAFT
  2. 2. MetroRapid Project• MetroRapid Routes – Route 1 (North Lamar / South Congress) – Route 2 (Burnet / South Lamar) MetroRapid Stops 77 Total Stops (6” curb level boarding) – 8 Downtown Stops (shared) – Shelters, Dynamic Message Sign, Lighting, Signage• Vehicle Location Systems• Transit Signal Prioritization• North Ops Facility Modifications• Ticket Vending (10 City of Austin “Parkeon” unit pilot)• Service Startup + Operation + Dispatch 2 DRAFT DRAFT
  3. 3. Project Benefits / Measures FTA Identified Customer Benefits – Frequent all day service (14 hours) – 10 minute peak / 15 minute off peak frequency – Faster Service: limited stops, transit signal priority – Vehicles – Low Floor Level Boarding – Ridership: corridors exceeding 3000 / day – Stations: unique branding / signage, Dynamic Message Signs 3 DRAFT
  4. 4. Project Benefits / Measures Capital Metro Performance Measures – Increased ridership – Reduced travel time – Improved on-time performance – Increased frequency of service 10 minute peak / 15 minute off peak – Improved customer experience / satisfaction – “Before & After Study” completed 2 years following service start 4 DRAFT
  5. 5. Federal Transit Administration • FTA “Very Small Starts” 80/20 Grant • $47,621,000 Total Project • $38,097,000 FTA Grant Funding • $ 9,524,000 Capital Metro Share • Project Construction Grant Agreement • FTA to submit PCGA for execution following CMTA notification • FTA notified CMTA that 3rd Party Agreements “of significant risk” are to be executed before PCGA approval • FTA conducting Technical Capacity Review of Project Team 12/15. 5 DRAFT
  6. 6. Project Assessment Process FTA Grant – Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Coordination – Project Construction Grant Agreement (PCGA) review Project Review – Project Charter Developed – MetroRapid Service Defined – Project Scope, Schedule, Budget – Project Risks Identified – Project Benefits – Project Team Structure Evaluation – City of Austin Participation City of Austin Coordination 6 DRAFT
  7. 7. Project AssessmentMetroRapi Previous Current Potential Net Risksd Savings QuantifiedCapital $45,977,000 $48,150,761 ($2,178,500 $45,972,261 $16,607,427Budget * )Schedule Service Start Service StartRoute 1 2012 2013 min. floatRoute 2 2013 2013 min. float Primary Budget Differences (previous to current) • State parking meters ($375k) • Increased Program Mgmt. ($1.2m) • R.O.W. acquisition ($1.78m) • QA/QC, System Integration • Increased North Ops modifications ($150k) • Reduced Vehicle expense ($1.5m) • Increased System Costs ($280k) • Reduced Utility relocation ($220k) * Budget totals includes $4 mm unallocated contingency; 7 excludes inflation rate multiplier included in grant. DRAFT
  8. 8. Primary Project Issues City of Austin Project Timing / Coordination – Urban Rail – “Great Streets” – Guadalupe / Lavaca Corridor Study FTA requirement to execute 3rd Party Agreements – that pose a “significant risk” to the project before PCGA execution Estimated Project Risks: $16.6 million – $14.4 million “Controllable” Risks – $2.2 million “Non-controllable” Risks – Unallocated Contingency Budgeted: $4 million “Controllable” Risks – MetroRapid Area Stop Area additional pedestrian, bicycle circulation (~ 10 months) – 14” Boarding Height platforms (~ 8 months) – Additional vehicle modifications (~ 90 days) “Non-Controllable” Risks – Unforeseen utility, R.O.W. issues 8 DRAFT
  9. 9. Project Preliminary Timeline 9 DRAFT
  10. 10. Project Change Control Process • Process to control any proposed change which impacts scope, schedule, budget – from any source •Change Control Review Process – administered by Project Controls • Team Level Review • Project Manager Level Review • QA/QC + Systems Integration Review • Program Manager Review • Steering Committee Review 10 DRAFT
  11. 11. Questions? 11

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