Citizens Advisory Committee - March 27, 2019


Meeting Notice

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019; 6:00 p.m.

Location: Transportation Authority Hearing Room, 1455 Market Street, Floor 22

Members: John Larson (Chair), David Klein (Vice Chair), Myla Ablog, Kian Alavi, Ranyee Chiang, Robert Gower, Becky Hogue, Jerry Levine, Peter Tannen, Sophia Tupuola and Rachel Zack


6:00 1. Call to Order

6:01 2. Chair’s Report – INFORMATION

6:05 Consent Agenda

3. Approve the Minutes of the February 27, 2019 Meeting – ACTION*  minutes

4. State and Federal Legislation Update – INFORMATION*  memo

End of Consent Agenda

6:06 5. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Allocation of $62,767,634 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds, with Conditions, for Light Rail Vehicle Procurement – ACTION*  memo  

6:25 6. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Allocation of $1,384,671 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds, with Conditions, for Five Requests – ACTION*  memo  enclosure

Projects: (SFMTA) Fulton Street Safety Project [NTIP Capital] ($82,521), Frederick/ Clayton Traffic Calming [NTIP Capital] ($175,000), The Embarcadero Enhancement Project ($550,000), Fisherman's Wharf/Pier 39 Complete Street Improvements ($175,000) and Elk Street at Sussex Street Pedestrian Safety Improvements [NTIP Capital] ($385,150)

6:35 7. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Approval of the San Francisco Lifeline Transportation Program Cycle 1 Program of Projects – ACTION*  memo

6:45 8. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Proposed Fiscal Year 2018/19 Budget Amendment – ACTION*  memo

6:55 9. Adopt a Motion of Support to Authorize the Executive Director to Exercise a Contract Option for On-call Project Management Oversight and General Engineering Services in an Amount Not to Exceed $4,000,000 – ACTION*  memo

7:05 10. Update on the Caltrain Modernization Program and Business Plan – INFORMATION*  memo

7:15 11. Progress Report for Van Ness Avenue Bus Rapid Transit Project –INFORMATION*  memo

7:25 12. Update on the Yerba Buena Island Southgate Road Realignment Improvements Project – INFORMATION

7:35 13. Update on the Transbay Transit Center Girder Fractures and the Study of Governance, Management, Oversight and Delivery of the Downtown Extension – INFORMATION*  memo

Other Items

7:50 14. Introduction of New Business – INFORMATION

During this segment of the meeting, CAC members may make comments on items not specifically listed above, or introduce or request items for future consideration.

7:55 15. Public Comment

8:00 16. Adjournment

*Additional Materials

Next Meeting: April 24, 2019


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