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Renovate Fairplex Park & Ride Lot
In August 2007, the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works completed its improvements to the Fairplex Park and Ride Lot. The lot is located at 1810 Gillette Road in Pomona and provides commuters with two parking lots, one on 13 acres and the other on less than an acre, for a total of 500 parking spaces.
Improvements to the Park and Ride Lot include resurfacing and restriping of the pavement; installation of new curbs, vehicle stops and medians; new steel fencing to replace old chain link fencing; new lighting; bicycle lockers; new benches; and signage. New landscaping replaces non-native vegetation with native drought-tolerant vegetation. In addition to the physical improvements, security guard hours were extended another two hours per day (from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m.)on weekdays and Saturdays.
Following completion of the improvements, lot usage increased by 27%. According to a survey conducted by the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works the appearance, cleanliness and safety of a park and ride lot are major factors in a commuter's decision to rideshare or take public transportation.
The renovated Fairplex Park and Ride Lot achieves these desired factors by providing commuters with a safe and convenient place to park their vehicles when commuting to work by car pool or public transportation.
Construction was provided by C.S.Legacy Construction, Inc. The total project cost was $838,851 and funded by the MSRC and Prop A funds.
The Fairplex Park and Ride Lot provides commuters with a safe and convenient place to park their cars so that they may commute to work by carpooling or by using public transportation. The lot consists of two parking lots, one on 13 acres and the other on 0.8 acre. The smaller lot is typically used for vanpools.
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ContractorCounty of Los Angeles Department of Public Works
900 S. Fremont Avenue
Alhambra, CA 91803
Contact: John Huang - (626) 458-3956
MSRC Award Value$0.00
Project ImplementationThe contract was awarded to the lowest responsive bidder, C.S. Legacy Construction, Inc., on February 13, 2007. Construction commenced on April 24, 2007, and was completed on August 30, 2007.
Project ObjectiveThe purpose of the Fairplex Park and Ride Lot Improvement project was to update and enhance this lot by paving and restriping the asphalt as well as installing new fencing, lighting, landscaping, signage, bicycle lockers, and other amenities.
Project Costs$910, 106.00
Project ResultsMany improvements were made to the Fariplex Park and Ride Lot including resurfacing and restriping the pavement and replacing curbs, vehicle stops and medians. The old chain link fencing was removed and replaced with a steel fence. Non-native vegetation was replaced with native drought-tolerant vegetation. New signage was placed at the Via Verde Park and Ride Lot to inform users of the availability of the Fariplex Park and Ride Lot. Following the completion of the improvements, the average daily users increased from 220 per day to 280 per day, resulting in a 27 percent increase in usage. Prior to the beginning of the rehabilitation project, lot utilization averaged 40 percent. Following the completion of the improvement project, lot utilization averaged 51 percent.
Air Quality Benefits
Emission Reduction (tons) Annual ROG: 0.00 NOx: 0.00 CO/7: 0.00 Lifetime ROG: 0.00 NOx: 0.00 CO/7: 0.00
Project Expansion & Replication PotentialNone