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                                                 PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
                                                                          May 18,2011


   SUBJECT: FISCAL YEAR 2012 TRANSIT FUND ALLOCATIONS

   ACTION:      APPROVE FISCAL YEAR 2012 TRANSIT FUND ALLOCATIONS
                AND RELATED ACTIONS




   A.   Approve $1.474 billion in FY 2012 Transit Fund Allocations for Los Angeles
        County jurisdictions, transit operators and Metro operations as shown in
        Attachments A, B and C and are further described in Attachment D. These
        allocations comply with federal and state regulations and MTA Board policies and
        guidelines.

             1. $56.5 million in Planning and Administrative allocations of Transportation
                Development Act, Proposition A, Proposition C and Measure R as shown
                in Attachment A.

             2. $1.028 billion in Bus Transit Subsidies as shown in Attachment B.

             3. $0.389 billion in Population Based Allocations and Proposition A Incentive
                Programs as shown in Attachment C.

   B.   Authorize the Chief Executive Officer to adjust FY2012 Federal Section 5307
        allocations upon receipt of final apportionment from the Federal Transit Authority.

   C.   Approve fund exchange of Santa Monica's Blue Bus for FY2012 Federal Section
        5307 formula share allocation with Metro's TDA Article 4 revenues. The estimated
        amount is $8.9M annually which will be disbursed in FY2013.

    .   Approve $600K fund exchange of Long Beach Transit's FY 2012 Federal Section
        5307 allocation for Southern California Regional Transit Training Consortium
        (SCRTTC) training program with Metro's TDA Article 4 revenues.

   E.   Adopt a resolution designating TDA and STA fund allocation compliance to the
        terms and conditions of the allocation (Attachment E); and

   F.   Upon approval, authorize the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute all
        necessary agreements to implement the above funding programs.
ISSUES

Each year, transit operating and capital funds consisting of federal, state and local
revenues are allocated to Los Angeles County jurisdictions, transit operators, and
LACMTA Operations for programs, projects and services according to federal
guidelines, state laws and established funding policies and procedures. The Board of
Directors must approve allocations for FY 2012 before funds can be disbursed.

Santa Monica's Big blue Bus (BBB) is requesting a fund exchange of its Federal Section
5307 FY2012 formula allocation with Metro's non-federal funds in order to pay capital
projects that require local funds such as mid-life bus rebuilds, yard improvements,
farebox upgrades, facility improvements and advanced technology projects. BBB
operates charter services and FTA guidelines prohibit the use of federal funds for transit
activities, facilities and equipment that support charter services.

The Bus Operators Sub-committee (BOS) has recommended that $600K from the
Federal Section 5307 funds be allocated to the Southern California Regional Transit
Training Consortium (SCRTTC) to develop and train highly skilled transit workers in Los
Angeles County. Exchanging this with fund Metro's TDA revenues will facilitate payment
to SCRTTC. This fund will be disbursed through Long Beach Transit.


POLICY IMPLICATIONS

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, as the Regional
Transportation Planning Entity for Los Angeles County, is responsible for planning,
programming and allocating transportation funding to Los Angeles County jurisdictions,
transit operators, and LACMTA Operations. The Board approval will allow the
continued funding of transportation projects, programs and services in Los Angeles
County.


OPTIONS

There is no alternative to approving the FY2012 Transit Fund Allocations because
federal, state and local requirements, as well as prior MTA Board policies and
guidelines require us to annually allocate funding to Los Angeles County jurisdictions,
transit operators, and LACMTA Operations for programs, projects and services.
Allocation methodologies and assumptions comply with federal, state and local
requirements, as well as policies and guidelines previously approved by MTA Board.




FY2012 Transit Fund Allocation
The FY 2012 Transit Fund Allocations are included in the FY 2012 Budget in multiple
cost centers and multiple projects. Approval of these recommendations authorizes
LACMTA to disburse these funds to the Los Angeles County jurisdictions and transit
operators.


BACKGROUND

We developed the recommended FY 2012 Transit Fund Allocations according to
federal, state and local requirements, as well as policies and guidelines previously
approved by MTA Board. Details of significant information, methodologies and
assumptions are described in Attachment D.

We have reviewed the recommended allocations and its methodologies and
assumptions with Los Angeles County jurisdictions, transit operators, and LACMTA
Operations through the Technical Advisory Committee (TAG), the Bus Operators
Subcommittee (BOS) and the Local Transit Systems Subcommittee (LTSS). At their
previous meetings, the TAC, the BOS and the LTSS all formally adopted the
recommended FY2012 Transit Fund Allocations.


NEXT STEPS

After the Board of Directors approves the recommended allocations and adopts the
resolution, we will work with Los Angeles County jurisdictions, transit operators, and
LACMTA Operations to ensure the proper disbursement of funds.


ATTACHMENTS:                A     Revenue Estimates
                            B     Summary of Bus Transit Subsidies
                            B.1   Proposition C 40% Discretionary Detail
                            B.2   Federal Section 5307 Allocations
                            C     Population Based Allocations and Proposition A lncentive
                                  Programs
                                  Proposition A lncentive Programs Detail
                                  Summary of Significant Information, Methodologies and
                                  Assumptions
                                  TDA and STA Resolution




Prepared by: Carlos Vendiola 1 Susan Richan
Transportation Planning Managers


FY2012 Transit Fund Allocation
          Interim Executive Officer, 0
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          FY2012 Transit Fund Allocation
                                                                                                          ATTACHMENT A
                                                                                                                        Page 1 of 2
                                        Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
                                                          Funding Estimates




                           i~n
    T I ' a n ~ D ~ t t a tDevelopment Act:
             Planning & Administration:
            1 Planning - Metro
           2    Planning - SCAG

*
                            -
           3 Administration Metro
           4                        Sub-total

        5 Article 3 Pedestrian & Bikeways
        6 Article 4 Bus Transit
        7 Article 8 Streets & Highways          5.8971 %
                                                           270,828,632
                                                             5'881'000/      63,408
                                                                          2,920,052   1   2,240,100

        8                            Total

    Proposition A:
*        9 Administration                5.0000%            30,255,000
       10 Local Return                  25.0000%           143,711,250
       1 1 Rail Development             35.0000%           201,195,750
           Bus Transit:                 40.0000%
       12 95% of 40% Capped at CPI (1.99%)                 212,359,107
       13 95% of 40% Over CPI
       14 Sub-total

       15    5% of 40% Incentive
       16                              Total

    Pro~ositionC:
*     17 Administration                          1.5000%
      18 RailIBus Security                       5.0000%
      19 Commuter Rail                          10.0000%
      20 Local Return                           20.0000%
      2 Freeways and Highways
       1                                        25.0000%
                                                40.0000%
                                       Total

                                                                                                      FYI2 Transit Fund Allocations
                                                                                                                                           Page 2 of 2
                                       Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
                                                         Funding Estimates



                                                        I                 I
                                                                                  Fiscal Year 2012
                                                                              carry-over I
                                                                               ~~2010      I   Interest   I
                                                                                                                            II     FY2011        1
                                                        I   Estimated     I   Budgetvs     I   FY2010     I   TotalFunds    I    Total Funds     I
                                                            Revenue             Actual          Actual         Available          Available          Note


    State Transit Assistance:
       24 BUS  (PUC 99314 Rev Base Share)
       25 Rail (PUC 99313 Population share)
       26                         Total

    Measure R:
*     27 Administration
      28                   -
         Transit Capital "New Rail"
      29 Transit Capital - Metrolink
      30 Transit Capital - Metro Rail
      31 Highway Capital
      32 Operations "New Rail"
      33 Operations Bus
      34 Local Return
      35                             Total

       36   Total Funds Available




    Notes:
     a) Revenue estimate is 2.594% over FY 2011 budget based on several economic forecasts.
     b)     CPI of 1.99% based on UCLA forecast published in the summer of 2010 and applied to Prop A discretionary allocated to included
            operators.
     c)     Proposition A, Proposition C and Measure R Local Return do not show carryover balances. This is because these funds are
            distributed as they are actually received.
     d)     Proposition A 95% of 40% Bus Transit carry-over is $ -18.4M. This amount is not shown as a deduction from available funds since it
            has been mitigated with Proposition A and Proposition C Interests (March 2010 Board Report.)
     e)     TDA and Measure R 20% Bus Operations carry-over include funding marks adjustment made in March, 2010.
                                                                                                                      FY12 Transit Fund Allocations
                                                                  Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
                                                                            Summary of Bus Transit Subsidies
                                                                                         FY 2012




 1    Metro Bus Ops.

    Included Operators:
2    Arcadia
3    Claremont
  4 Commerce
  5 Culver City
  6  Foothill Transit
  7 Gardena
  8  La Mirada
  9 Long Beach
l o Montebello
11 Nowalk
12 Redondo Beach
13 Santa Mmica
14 Torrance
15           Sub-Total


     Eliaible Oeerators:
16    Antelope Valley
17     LADOT
18    Santa Clarita
19     Foothill BSCP
20             Sub-Total

     Tier 2 Oeeratws;
21     LADOT Community Dash
22     Glendale
23     Pasadena
24     Burbank
25           Sub-Total



27   Total Excluding Metro

28   Grand Total

     Note: Federal Section 5307 allocation is an estimate. This allocation will be adjusted upon receipt of final apportionment.




                                                                                                                                   FYI2 Transit Fund Allocations
                                                                                                    ATTACHMENT B.1

                                   Los Angeles County IVletropolitan Transportation Authority
                                          Proposition C 40% Discretionary Programs
                                                     FISCAL YEAR 2012




                         0.0455%      0.1393%
                         0.0719%      0.2204%
                         1.3593%      4.1645%
                          .1
                         6 3 68%     19.3536%   3,901,436

                         0.0341%       .
                                      01045%
                          .
                         61465%      18.8320%   3,796,287

                         0.8831%      2.7058%
                         0.0076%      0.0234%
                         0.1771%      0.5427%


ubtotal Included


                         1.4926%      4.5730%
                         1.5170%      4.6480%




ity of Lynwood Trolley




                                                                                                FYI2 Transit Fund Allocations
                                                                                                                                   ATTACHMENT B.2


                                                                     Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
                                                                             Federal Section 5307 Capital Allocation
                                                                                                 FISCAL YEAR 2012




LONG BEACH




                                                             % Formula Allocation
                                                           15% Discretionary Allocation


Note: This allocation is an estimate and will be adjusted upon receipt of final apportionment.




                                                                                                                                FYl2 Transit Fund Allocations
                                                                                                                                                            ArrACHMENT G
                                                                Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority                                                      Page 1 of 2
                                                             Population Based Allocations and Proposition A Incentive Programs
                                                                                          FY 2012

                                          Local Return                  Transportation Dev Act           I             Proposition A Incentive (Attachment B.l)
                                                         I  Measure                                       I   Sub-Regional   I   Voluntary NTD   I          I
      LOCAL JURISDICTION   Proposition A ( Proposition C I    R         Article 3      Article 8                Paratransit  Reporting  Speclal Demo   SubTotal    Grand Total
                           $    321,899 / $     267,007 1 $   200,257 $      11,285 $            -            $      101,605$           $    -       $  - 101,605 $     902,053
                                                                             43,116                                             144,280                   144,280     3,207,487
                                                                                                                    303,105                               303,105       303,105
                                                                                   27.333                                                                             1,941,240
                                                                                                                                                                        609,101
                                                                                                                                                                      1,076,406
                                                                                                                                                                      1,726,672
                                                                                                                                                                      2,926,117
                                                                                                                                                                      1,330,253
                                                                                                                                                                      2,646,037
                                                                                                                                                                      1,680,375
                                                                                                                                                                      1,273,763
                                                                                                                                                                         37,495
                                                                                                                                                                      3,802,652
                                                                                                                                                                        814,173
                                                                                                                                                                      3,599,033
                                                                                                                                                                      2,015,414
                                                                                                                                                                      1,287,164
                                                                                                                                                                       464,837
                                                                                                                                                                      3,474,516
                                                                                                                                                                      1,720,241
n Cudahy                                                                                                                                                                913,320
23 Culver City                                                                                                                                                        1,501,556
24 Diamond Bar                                                                                                                                                        2,088,408
25 Downey                                                                                                                                                               829,011
                                                                                                                                                                      3,998,561
26 Duarte
27 El Monte                                                                                                                                                                       4,485,883
28 El Segundo                                                                                                                                                                       583,530
29 Gardena                                                                                                                                                                        2,266,686
30 Glendale                                                                                                                                                                       7,653,834
31 Glendora                                                                                                                                                                       1,844,594
32 Hawaiian Gardens                                                                                                                                                                 543,657
33 Hawthorne                                                                                                                                                                      3,085,248
34 Hermosa Beach                                                                                                                                                                    670,804
                                                                                                                                                                                     73,331
                                                                                                                                                                                  2,440,711
37   lndust6                                                                                                                                                                         27,096
38 lnglewood                                                                                                                                                                      4,341,766
39   lrwindale                                                                                                                                                                       62,938
                                                                                                                                                                                    727,686
                                                                                                                                                                                     1
                                                                                                                                                                                    2 2,895
                                                                                                                                                                                  2,862,477
                                                                                                                                                                                  1,711,795
                                                                                                                                                                                  9,145,156
                                                                                                                                                                                  1,483,855
                                                                                                                                                                                  1,165,425
                                                                                                                                                                                  1,186,072

                                                                                                                                                            FY12 Transit Fund Allocatlons
                                                                                                                                                                 AmACHMENT C
                                                                  Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority                                                              Page 2 of 2
                                                               Population Based Allocations and Proposition A Incentive Programs
                                                                                            FY 2012



     LOCAL JURISDICTION             A
                          ~roposition
                                        I
                                            Local Return

                                        I ~roposition I
                                                    c
                                                           I     Measure
                                                                   R
                                                                             I
                                                                             I
                                                                             I
                                                                                 Transaartation Dev Act

                                                                                 Article3
                                                                                            1
                                                                                            1   Article8
                                                                                                           I
                                                                                                           I
                                                                                                           1
                                                                                                                         Ro~osition lncen ive (Attachment B.l)
                                                                                                               Sub-Regional
                                                                                                               Paratransit
                                                                                                                              I
                                                                                                                              I
                                                                                                                                  A
                                                                                                                                  Voluntary NTD
                                                                                                                                   Reporting      Special Demo      Sub-total
                                                                                                                                                                                    I   Grand Total
                              289,251 1          239,926 1           179,946 1       10,143/               I                                                                                  1
                                                                                                                                                                                             7 9,266
                                                                                                                                                                                -         16,931,496
                                                                                                                                                  --                   4,290,782         144,700,685
                                                                                                                                                       847,000         1,238,531          43,217,522
                                                                                                                                                                          65,758           2,574,313
                                                                                                                                                                          21,436             492,570
                                                                                                                                                                          16,041           1,274,627
55 Maywood
56 Monrovia
57 Montebello
ss Monterey Park
59 Norwalk
60 Palmdale
61 Palos Verdes Estates




72 Rasemead
73 San Dimas
74 San Fernando
75 San Gabrid
76 San Marino
77 Santa Clarita
78 Santa Fe Springs
79 Santa Monica
80 Skrra Madre
81 Signal Hill
          l
82 South E Monte
83 South Gate
84 South Pasadena
85 Temple City
86 Torrance
87 Vernon
88 Walnut
ss West Covina

     F-
90 West H0ll
91 Westlake Village
92 Whittier




                                             -                                                                                                                   FYI2 Transit Fund Allocations
                                                                                                                                                                              ATTACHMENT 6.1
                                                          Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
                                                    Proposition A 40% Discretionary lncentive Programs (In Order of Priority)
                                                                                   FY 2012

                                                                                        Prioritv V: VOLUNTARY NTD DATA REPORTING:                                      Tier 2
                                                                                        FY '10NTD Reaort Year                                             Estimate    Deduction     Net
                                                                                            City of Alhambra (MB and DR)                                $    144,280             $   144,280
                                                                                            City of Artesia (DR)                                                6,440                   6,440
    Beverly Hills Taxi & Lift Van                                                           City of Azusa (DR)                                                 42,531                  42,531
    Culver City Community Transit and LA County                                             City of Baldwin Park (MB and DR)                                 133,185                 133,185
    Gardena, Hawthome and LA County                                                         City of Bell Gardens (MB and DR)                                   71,701                  71,701
    Glendale Paratransit and La Canada Flintridge                                           City of Burbank (MB)"                                            111,112      20,849       90,263
    Huntington Park, Bell, South Gate and LA County                                         City of Carson (MB and taxi voucher)                             243,338                 243,338
    lnglewoodTransit and LA County                                                          City of Cerritos (MB and DR)                                     134,855                 134,855
     LA County (Whittier et al)                                                             City of Compton (MB)                                               59,885                  59,885
     LA County (Willowbrook)                                                                City of Covina (DR)                                                21,897                  21,897
    Los Angeles Taxi & Lift Van, City Ride                                                  City of Cudahy JMBand DR)                                          22,449                  22,449
    Los Angeles Dial-a-Ride, City Ride                                                      City of Downey (MB and DR)                                       106,627                 106,627
    Monrovia D.A.R. and LA County                                                           City of Duarte (MB)                                                37,564                  37,564
    Palos Verdes PTA D.A.R.                                                                 City of El Monte (MB and DR)                                     157,613                 157,613
                      -
    Palos Verdes PTA PV Transit                                                             City of Glendora (DR)                                             36,456                   36,456
    Pasadena Community Transit, San Marino and LA County                                    City of Glendale (MB)'                                           386,644      72,549      1
                                                                                                                                                                                     3 4,095
    Pomona Valley TA - E&D (Get About)                                                      City of Huntington Park (MB)                                       92,347                  92,347
    Pomona Valley TA General Public (VC)                                                    City of Los Angeles -- Community DASH*                         2,100,929     394,215   1,706,714
    Redondo Beach Community Transit and Hermosa Beach                                       City of Lawndale                                                   34,679                  34,679
    Santa Clarita D.A.R.                                                                    City of Lynwood (MB)                                               65,758                  65,758
     West Hollywood (DAR)                                                                   City of Malibu (DR)                                                21,436                  21,436
    West Hollywood ( T d )                                                                  City of Manhattan Beach (DR)                                       16,041                  16,041
                                                                                            City of Maywood (DR)                                               20,550                  20,550
                                                                                            City of Monterey Park (MB)                                       186,253                 186,253
                                                                                            LA County Dept. of Public Works -- Avocado Heights                 16,143                  16,143
Priority II: Services that receive growth over inflation                                    LA County Dept. of Public Works -- East LA (MB and DR)            47,598                   47,598
                                                                                                                             --
                                                                                            LA County Dept. of Public Works South Whittier (MB)               52,080                   52,080
               -
    City of L.A. Bus Service Continuation Project/DASH/Central Cit                          LA County Dept. of Public Works -- Hahn's Trolley (MB)            57,594                   57,594
    Santa Clarita - Local Fixed Route                                                       City of Pasadena (MB)'                                           312,027      58,548     253,479
    Antelope Valley - Local Fixed Route                                                     City of Pico Rivera (DR)                                           46,517                  46,517
           -
    Foothill Bus Service Continuation Project                                               City of Rosemead (MB and DR)                                      34,222                   34,222
                                                                                            City of Santa fe Springs (DR)                                       8,066                   8,066
                                                                                            City of South Gate (DR)                                            89,904                  89,904
IPriority Ill: Approved existing expanded paratransit                               1       City of South Pasadena (DR)
                                                                                            City of West Covina (MB and DR)
                                                                                                                                                                9,228
                                                                                                                                                             1 19,286
                                                                                                                                                                                        9,228
                                                                                                                                                                                     1 19,286
/Priority N approved new expanded paratransit services
           :                                                                        I       City of West Hollywood (MB)
                                                                                                                                  5th Priority SUBTOTAL
                                                                                                                                                              32,249
                                                                                                                                                           5,079,484     546,161
                                                                                                                                                                                       32,249
                                                                                                                                                                                   4,533,323
Prioritv Vk s~ecial demonstration ~roiects                                              NOTES:
    Avalon Ferry Subsidy                                                  600,000
    Avalon Transit Services (Jitney and Dial-a-Ride)                      250,000        Tier 2 Operators shares have been reduced by % of GO1 Fundingper Tier 2 Operators Funding Program.
    Hollywood Bowl Shuttle Service (Summer 2007)                          847,000
                                          6th Priority SUBTOTAL         1,697,000                  -
                                                                                        5th Priority locally funded systems which voluntarily reported NTD data for '09report year. Exact amounts TBD and
                                                                                        may be higher, based upon actual FY 12 FTA 5307 apportionment unit values.
TOTAL EXPENDITURES                                                   $ 13,202,603
PropositionA Disc. Incentive (5% of 40%) Revenue                     $10,528,292
                     Surplus (Shortfall)                             $ (2,674,310)


                                                                                                                                                                         FYI2 Transit Fund Allocations
                                                                       ATTACHMENT B
                                                                          (Page 1 of 4)

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Summary of Significant Information, Methodologies and Assumptions Used in
FY 2012 Transit Fund Allocations

                          Summarv of Sianificant Information

     Revenue estimate is 2.594% over FY 2011 budget based on several economic
     forecasts.

     CPI of 1.99% is based on UCLA forecast published in the summer of 2010 and is
     applied to increase Proposition A Discretionary, TSE, BSlP and Discretionary Base
     restructuring. MOSlP receives 3% increase from FY 201 1 allocation.

     TDA and Measure R 20% Bus Operations carry-over include funding adjustment
     made in March, 2010.

     No bridge funding for Proposition 1B is allocated pending the release of Proposition
     1B funds.

 e   Federal Section 5307 is an estimate and will be adjusted upon receipt of final
     apportionment.

     Proposition A 95% of 40% Discretionary (PA40) allocated to municipal operators
     include $23M to be transferred from Proposition C 40% Discretionary as a result of
     shorlfall in PA40 revenue.

 e   Allocations also include fund exchanges of Federal Section 5307 allocations for
     Santa Monica's formula share and Long Beach's SCRTTC training allocation with
     Metro's TDA share.

     Metro's planning and administrative allocation from Transportation Development Act
     (TDA) is increased from $6 million to $8.5 million due to increase in Southern
     California Association of Government's (SCAG) increase in planning funds.
                                                                         ATTACHMENT D
                                                                            (Page 2 of 4)

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Summary of Significant Information, Methodologies and Assumptions Used in
FV 2012 Transit Fund Allocations

                         Attachment B: Bus Transit Subsidies

Formula Allocation Procedure

Allocations of transit subsidy funds (STA, TDA Article 4, and Proposition A 95% of 40%
Discretionary) are based on the Formula Allocation Procedure (FAP) that was adopted
by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA) Board
Directors and legislated through SB 1755 (Calderon - 1996). Los Angeles County
included and eligible operators, including Metro Bus Operations submitted their FY2010
Transit Performance Measures data for the FY 2012 FAP calculations. These data were
validated and used in the calculations. The FAP as applied uses 50% of operators'
vehicle service miles and 50% of operators' fare units. (Fare units are defined as
operators' passenger revenues divided by operators' base cash fare). In November
2008, the Board approved Funding Stability Policy where operators who increase their
fares will have their fare units frozen at their level prior to the fare increase until such
time that fare unit calculation based on the new higher fare becomes greater than the
frozen level.

Tier 2 Operators Funding Program was approved by the Board in April 2010 as
operating assistance to LADOT Community Dash program and Glendale, Pasadena
and Burbank's fixed route transit programs. Allocation is calculated by the same
methodology as in the FAP and does not negatively impact the existing included and
eligible operators. This program is funded for $6 million each year for the next three
years beginning FY2011 from the $18 million GO1 funds that was set aside by the Board
in FY2008.

Measure R

Measure R which the voters approved in November 2008, provides that 20% of the
revenues be allocated to bus service operations, maintenance and expansion. The 20%
bus operations share is allocated according to FAP calculation methodology. In
addition, Measure R ordinance also provides a lump sum allocation of $150M over the
life of the ordinance for clean fuel and bus facilities. This fund is allocated to LA County
                             M
municipal operators at $1O every two years.

Proposition C 5% Security

90% of Proposition C 5% Security fund is allocated to Los Angeles County transit
operators and Metro Operations for security services. State law requires that each
operator's share of funds be based on its share of unlinked boardings to total Los
Angeles County unlinked boardings. The unlinked boardings used for allocating these
funds are derived from the operators' and our National Transit Database (NTD) reports.
                                                                          ATTACHMENT D
                                                                             (Page 3 of 4)

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Summary of Significant Information, Methodologies and Assumptions Used in
FY 2012 Transit Fund Allocations

Proposition C 40% Discretionary Programs (Attachment B.l)

     Municipal Operators Service lmprovement Program (MOSIP). MOSIP was
     adopted by the Board in April 2001. The program as continued is intended to
     provide bus service improvements to the transit dependent in Los Angeles County
     by reducing overcrowding and expanding services. Funding is increased by 3% from
     previous year's funding level. All municipal operators participate in this program, and
     funds are allocated according to FAP calculation methodology.

     Zero-Fare Compensation. Commerce is allocated with an amount equivalent to its
     FAP share as compensation for having zero fare revenues.

     Foothill Mitigation. This fund is allocated to operators to mitigate the impact of
     Foothill becoming an included operator. Foothill Mitigation Program is calculated
     similarly as TDA and STA portion of the normal FAP, except that Foothill's data are
     frozen at its pre-inclusion level. The result of this calculation is then deducted from
     the TDA and STA portion of the normal FAP to arrive at the Foothill Mitigation
     funding level. This methodology was adopted by the Bus Operator Sub-Committee
     (BOS) in November 1995.

 e   Transit Service Expansion Program. The TSE Program continues for five
     municipal operators for expansion or introduction of fixed route bus service in
     congested corridors. Metro Operations does not participate in this program.

 e   Base re-structuring Program. The BSRP continues for four municipal operators
     who added service before 1990. These four municipal operators were given
     additional funding from both Proposition A 40% Discretionary and Proposition C 40%
     Discretionary.

     Bus Service lmprovement Program. The BSlP also continues to address service
     improvements on overcrowded non-Metro bus lines used primarily by the transit
     dependent. LACMTA Operations and all other Los Angeles County transit
     operators, except Claremont, La Mirada and Commerce, participate in this program.

Federal Section 5307 Formula Fund (Attachment B.2)

Based on federal revenue estimates for FY 2012, $230 million in Federal Section 5307
Urban Formula funds are allocated to Los Angeles County transit operators and
LACMTA Operations. Eighty-five percent (85%) of these funds have been allocated
based on a capital allocation formula consisting of total vehicle miles, number of
vehicles, unlinked boardings, passenger revenue and base fare. Fifteen percent (15%)
capital discretionary fund and the 1% Transit Enhancement Act fund have been
allocated on a discretionary basis with Bus Operations Subcommittee's review and
concurrence.
                                                                     AITACHMENT D
                                                                         (Page 4 of 4)

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Summary of Significant Information, Methodologies and Assumptions Used in
FY 2012 Transit Fund Allocations

  Attachment C: Population Based Allocations and Prop A Incentive Proarams

Proposition A 25% Local Return, Proposition C 20% Local Return and Measure R 15%
Local Return funds estimates are apportioned to all Los Angeles County cities and the
County of Los Angeles based on population shares according to state statutes and
Proposition A, Proposition C and Measure R ordinances.

TDA Article 3 funds are divided 85% for all jurisdictions and 15% for maintenance of
regionally significant Class I bike paths as determined by LACMTA policy and in current
TDA Article 3 Guidelines. The 85% is allocated to all Los Angeles County cities and the
County of Los Angeles based on population shares. The remaining 15% is split at a
ratio of 30% to 70% to City of Los Angeles and County of Los Angeles, respectively.
TDA Article 3 funds in the amount of $32,042 have been reallocated to cities receiving
less than $5,000. The Street and Freeway Subcommittee and the Technical Advisory
Committee have approved this redistribution methodology in prior years, and it remains
unchanged.

TDA Article 8 funds are allocated to areas within Los Angeles County, but outside the
Metro service area. These are Avalon, Lancaster, Palmdale, Santa Clarita and portion
of unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. The amount of TDA funds for Article 8
allocation is calculated in the proportion of population of these areas to the total
population of Los Angeles County.

In lieu of TDA Article 4.5, five percent (5%) of Proposition A 40% Discretionary funds
have been allocated to local transit operators through Board-adopted lncentive Program
guidelines. Programs include the Sub-Regional Paratransit Program, the Voluntary NTD
Reporting Program and the Sub-Regional Grant Projects. Under the Voluntary NTD
Reporting Program, local transit operators report operating data through our
Consolidated NTD Report for entitlement to the Federal FTA Section 5307 funds.
Operators participating in the Voluntary NTD Reporting Program and who are not
receiving Sub-Regional Paratransit funds are allocated an amount equal to the Federal
FTA Section 5307 funds they generate for the region.

Under the Sub-Regional Grant Projects, Avalon's Ferry, which provides a lifeline service
to its residents who commute between Avalon and the mainland will continue to receive
$600,000 in subsidy. Avalon's Transit Services and the Hollywood Bowl Shuttles will
also continue to receive $250,000 and $847,000 subsidies, respectively.
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    RESOLUTION OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN
     TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-2012
FOR LOCAL TRANSPORTATION, TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT,
       AND STATE TRANSIT ASSISTANCE FUND ALLOCATIONS

       WHEREAS, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation
Authority (LACMTA) is the designated Transportation Planning agency for the
County of Los Angeles and is, therefore, responsible for the administration of the
Transportation Development Act (TDA), Public Utilities Code Section 99200 et
seq.; and

      WHEREAS, under Chapter 2.5, Article 5, the State Transit Assistance
Fund (STA) Section 6753, allocations to claimants shall be made and take effect
by resolution and shall designate: 1) the fiscal year for which the allocation is
made; 2) the amount allocated to the claimant for each of the purposes defined in
Sections 6730 and 6731; and 3) any other terms and conditions of the allocation;
and

       WHEREAS, Section 6659 requires that allocation instructions be
conveyed each year to the county auditor by written memorandum of its
executive director and accompanied by a certified copy of the authorizing
resolution; and

      WHEREAS, the resolution shall also specify conditions of payment and
may call for a single payment, for payments as moneys become available, or for
payment by installments monthly, quarterly, or otherwise; and

        WHEREAS, the amount of a regional entity's allocation for a fiscal year
that is not allocated to claimants for that fiscal year shall be available to the
regional entity for allocation in the following fiscal year; and

       WHEREAS, Section 6754 requires that the regional entity may allocate
funds to an operator or a transit service claimant only if, in the resolution
allocating the funds, it finds all of the following:

a.1   The claimant's proposed expenditures are in conformity with the Regional
      Transportation Plan.

a.2    The level of passenger fares and charges is sufficient to enable the
       operator or transit service claimant to meet the fare revenue requirements
       of PUG section 99268.2, 99268.3, 99268.4, 99268.5, and 99268.9, as they
       may be applicable to the claimant.

a.3    The claimant is making full use of federal funds available under the Urban
       Mass Transportation Act of 1964, as amended.
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a.4    The sum of the claimant's allocations from the state transit assistance
       fund and from the local transportation fund does not exceed the amount
       the claimant is eligible to receive during the fiscal year.

a.5    Priority consideration has been given to claims to offset reductions on
       federal operating assistance and the unanticipated increase in the cost of
       fuel, to enhance existing public transportation services, and to meet high
       priority regional, countywide, or area wide public transportation needs.

      WHEREAS, the regional entity may allocate funds to an operator for the
purposes specified in Section 6730 only if, in the resolution allocating the funds, it
finds all of the following:

b.1   The operator has made a reasonable effort to implement the productivity
      improvements recommended pursuant to PUC Section 99244.

b.2   A certification by the Department of the California Highway Patrol verifying
      that the operator is in compliance with section 1808.1 of the Vehicle code,
      as required in PUC Section 99251. The certification shall have been
      completed within the last 13 month, prior to filing claims.

b.3   The operator is in compliance with the eligibility requirements of PUG
      Section 99314.6 or 99314.7

      WHEREAS, the regional entity may allocate funds to an operator to
exchange funds pursuant to PUC Section 99314.4(b) only if, in the resolution
allocating the funds made available pursuant to PUC Section 99231, it find that
the operator is eligible to receive State Transit Assistance funds; and

       WHEREAS, LACMTA staff in consultation with the Transit Operators and
Cities has developed allocations in accordance with the Transportation
Development Act as previously specified.

       NOW THEREFORE,

1.0   The LACMTA Board of Directors approves the allocation of TDA and STA
      for the Fiscal Year 201 1-12 to each claimant for each of the purposes as
      specified in Attachment A.

2.0   The Board of Directors hereby finds that a claimant's proposed
      expenditures are in conformity with the Regional Transportation Plan.; the
      level of passenger fares and charges is sufficient to enable the operator or
      transit service claimant to meet the fare revenue requirements; the
      claimant is making full use of federal funds available under the Urban Mass
      Transportation Act of 1964; the sum of the claimant's allocations from the
      State Transit Assistance fund and from the Local Transportation Fund do
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      not exceed the amount the claimant is eligible to receive during the fiscal
      year; and that priority consideration has been given to claims to offset
      reductions on federal operating assistance and the unanticipated increase
      in the cost of fuel,

      to enhance existing public transportation services, and to meet high priority
      regional, countywide, or area wide public transportation needs.

3.0   The Board of Directors hereby finds that, for the purposes specified in
      Section 6730, the operators eligible for funding have made reasonable
      efforts to implement the productivity improvements recommended pursuant
      to PUC Section 99244. A certification by the Department of the California
      Highway Patrol verifying that the operator is in compliance with Section
      1808.1 of the Vehicle Code, has been remitted. The operator is in
      compliance with the eligibility requirements of PUC Section 99314.6 or
      99314.7

4.0   The Board of Directors hereby authorizes that the operators listed in
      Attachment A are eligible to receive State Transit Assistance funds.

5.0   The Board of Directors hereby authorizes that the operators may receive
      payments upon meeting the requirements of the STA eligibility test and
      submittal of TDA and STA claims.


                            CERTIFICATION

       The undersigned, duly qualified and acting as the Board Secretary of the
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, certifies that the
foregoing is a true and correct representation of the Resolution adopted at a
legally convened meeting of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles County
Metropolitan Transportation Authority held on May, 201 1.




                                                MICHELE JACKSON
                                                Board Secretary
DATED:
(SEAL)

				
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