SFCTA Board - March 22, 2016


Meeting Notice

Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2016; 11:00 a.m.

Location: Legislative Chamber, Room 250, City Hall

Commissioners: Wiener (Chair), Mar (Vice Chair), Avalos, Breed, Campos, Cohen, Farrell, Kim, Peskin, Tang and Yee

Clerk: Steve Stamos


1. Roll Call

2. Chair’s Report – INFORMATION

3. Executive Director’s Report – INFORMATION  report

4. Approve the Minutes of the February 23, 2016 Meeting – ACTION*  minutes

Items from the Finance Committee

5. Adopt Positions on State Legislation – ACTION*  resolution

Items from the Plans and Programs Committee

6. Approve the Improving West Side Transit Access Strategic Analysis Report – ACTION*  resolution

7. Appoint John Larson to the Citizens Advisory Committee – ACTION*  resolution

8. Approve the 2016 Prop AA Call for Projects Programming Recommendations Totaling $2,192,934 for Four Projects and Amend the Prop AA Strategic Plan – ACTION*  resolution

9. Allocate $10,975,410 in Prop K Funds and $794,980 in Prop AA Funds, with Conditions, for Six Requests, Subject to the Attached Fiscal Year Cash Flow Distribution Schedules – ACTION*  resolution

Items for Direct Board Consideration

10. Update on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge Grant – INFORMATION  presentation

On March 12, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx named San Francisco one of the seven finalists in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) Smart City Challenge Grant program. This competition showcases the ways that innovative technologies and mobility services can help reduce congestion, cut carbon emissions and increase traffic safety in our nation’s urban areas. The DOT will award $50 million to the winning city in June. San Francisco’s application was led by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), in partnership with the Mayor’s Office and Transportation Authority/Treasure Island Mobility Management Agency, among others. Timothy Papandreou, Chief Innovation Officer at the SFMTA, will present the item.

Other Items

11. Introduction of New Items – INFORMATION

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

12. Public Comment

13. Adjournment


* Additional materials


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