The Transportation/Mobility strategic initiative consists of providing assistance and recommendations to the WSCCOG Board on a broad range of Westside transportation, mobility, and infrastructure issues, legislation, and programs. WSCCOG’s initiative is to promote Westside transportation projects and policies, advocate for subregional transit interconnectivity, and identify transportation funding opportunities and provide grant writing assistance for those opportunities. To view the Transportation/Mobility Annual Work Plan, click here.
See below for a list of projects related to the WSCCOG Transportation/Mobility Strategic Initiative.
Westside Subregional Bikeshare Program
Since 2012, WSCCOG has identified a regionally-coordinated bikeshare system as one of the top transportation priorities in the subregion. A regional bikeshare system would encourage people to drive less, support local businesses, improve street safety, and increase public health and quality of life.
Westside Cities Mobility Matrix (2015)
WSCCOG worked with Metro and Fehr & Peers to develop a Westside Mobility Matrix to be used to identify and evaluate transportation improvements to address subregional needs. The matrix provides a performance evaluation methodology to identify short, mid, and long term projects, programs, and policies through regional collaborative process. It is envisioned that the matrix will assist the Westside subregion in identifying projects and programs for future transportation funding as well as update to the Metro Long Range Transportation Plan.
Westside Mobility Plan (2015)
City of Los Angeles and the LADOT are working on a Westside Mobility Plan, which encompasses a transportation blueprint for the Westside in consideration of multimodal travel, north-south rail connections, and parking solutions. The project is also updating the Coastal Transportation Corridor Specific Plan and West LA Transportation Specific Plan, both of which include nexus fee updates, and encompasses a Livable Boulevards Study. These specific plans are currently undergoing the EIR process, and the final report is expected June 2015. This project will be a catalyst for future action and the community will be engaged throughout the process.
WSCCOG Bicycle Infrastructure Priority Corridor Gap Closures (2012)
In 2012, WSCCOG approved recommendations for the closing up of gaps in the current bicycle infrastructure. These recommended gap closures will create a basic regional bicycle system that provides both north/south and east/west connections, and also connects all the WSCCOG jurisdictions with each other and the City of Los Angeles. Individual cities within the WSCCOG will then be encouraged to develop projects that improve or close these gaps on their route systems.