Transportation Authority Board Special Meeting
Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016; 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Location: Committee Room 263, City Hall
Commissioners: Yee (Chair), Kim (Vice Chair), Campos and Wiener (Ex Officio)
Clerk: Steve Stamos
1. Roll Call
2. Approve the Minutes of the December 10, 2015 Meeting – ACTION* minutes
3. Vision Zero at the State and National Level – INFORMATION
Tom Maguire, Director of Sustainable Streets at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), will update the committee on Vision Zero-related activities at the state and national level. This will include reporting out on the March 10, 2016 Vision Zero Cities Conference and updates on work to strengthen relationships with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and California Health and Human Services following the day-long summit held last year. It will also include an update regarding advocacy at the state level for automated safety enforcement legislation.
4. Next Generation of Vision Zero Projects – INFORMATION* attachment
Tom Maguire, Director of Sustainable Streets at SFMTA, will present a list of the next generation of Vision Zero projects which are focused on speed reduction. Engineering projects will include those anticipated to start construction, end construction, or achieve another major milestone (such as completion of the project environmental document) during 2016. The list will also include education and enforcement projects, such as the speeding education and corridor speed reduction program and the e-citation initiative which involves increasing the share of citations made electronically.
5. Update on Speeding Education Campaign – INFORMATION* attachment
Arielle Fleisher, Planning Analyst at SFMTA, will provide an update on the citywide speeding education and enforcement campaign. The SFMTA received a $2 million state Active Transportation Program grant for this work which will include safety education to reduce speeding as well as heightened speeding enforcement on target corridors throughout the city. SFMTA has identified a contractor and is working with partner agencies to prepare the safety messaging and develop the enforcement approach.
6. Update on the SFMTA’s Safe Driver Training Programs – INFORMATION attachment
SFMTA staff will provide an update on safe driver training programs for SFMTA employees who drive Muni buses and non-revenue fleet vehicles, as well as driver training provided by SFMTA’s taxi division.
7. Introduction of New Items – INFORMATION attachment
During this segment of the meeting, Committee members may make comments on items not specifically listed above, or introduce or request items for future consideration.
8. Public Comment
* Additional materials
If a quorum of the Transportation Authority Board is present, it constitutes a Special Meeting of the Transportation Authority Board. The Clerk of the Authority shall make a note of it in the minutes, and discussion shall be limited to items noticed on this agenda.
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The Legislative Chamber (Room 250) and the Committee Room (Room 263) in City Hall are wheelchair accessible. Meetings are real-time captioned and are cablecast open-captioned on SFGovTV, the Government Channel 26. Assistive listening devices for the Legislative Chamber and the Committee Room are available upon request at the Clerk of the Board's Office, Room 244. To request sign language interpreters, readers, large print agendas or other accommodations, please contact the Clerk of the Authority at (415) 522-4800. Requests made at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting will help to ensure availability.
The nearest accessible BART station is Civic Center (Market/Grove/Hyde Streets). Accessible MUNI Metro lines are the F, J, K, L, M, N, T (exit at Civic Center or Van Ness Stations). MUNI bus lines also serving the area are the 5, 6, 7, 9, 19, 21, 47, and 49. For more information about MUNI accessible services, call (415) 701-4485.
There is accessible parking in the vicinity of City Hall at Civic Center Plaza and adjacent to Davies Hall and the War Memorial Complex. Accessible curbside parking is available on Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place and Grove Street.
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