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Planning Committee

2011-10-14 10:00:00.0

Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter Lawrence D. Dahms Auditorium 101 8th Street Oakland, CA 94607
The Planning Committee considers matters relating to MTC regional, corridor-level, and other planning activities.
This agenda was updated 2011-10-14 10:48:36.0. It is accurate to the best of our knowledge at that time.
For assistance, please contact Janice Richards,, 510.817.5815
This meeting will be audiocast on the MTC Web site during the meeting, and an audio file will be available for approximately one month after the meeting date.


James P. Spering

Vice Chair

Anne W. Halsted


Tom Azumbrado+ Dorene Giacopini+ Mark Green Scott Haggerty Sam Liccardo Jake Mackenzie Kevin Mullin

Ex Officio

Adrienne Tissier*** Amy Rein Worth***

Ad Hoc

All Other Comm'rs.

Staff Liaison

Doug Kimsey


Consent Calendar: Minutes of September 9, 2011*

Action: Committee Approval

• 1_Final_minutes.pdf


Plan Bay Area Equity Analysis Framework*

Staff will present a framework for defining communities of concern and performance measures for the equity analysis of the Plan Bay Area Alternative Scenarios.

Presented by: Jennifer Yeamans

Action: Committee Approval

• 2_AttachC_Equity_Analysis_Communities_OverlappingFactors.pdf

• 2_AttachD_Equity_Analysis_Communities_Difference.pdf

• 2_Plan_Bay_Area_Equity_Analysis.pdf

• item_2_final.pdf


Plan Bay Area Progress Report/Schedule Update*

Staff will update the committee on upcoming Plan Bay Area milestones and related activities.

Presented by: Ashley Nguyen

Action: Information

• item_3_final.pdf


California High Speed Rail Status Update*

This is the first of regular updates requested by the Commission that will focus on ongoing rail improvement activities along the Peninsula corridor.

Presented by: Randy Rentschler

Action: Information

• item_4_final.pdf

• MTC_Planning_Committee_PP.pdf


Housing and Urban Development Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant Application*

Staff will update the committee on the status of this grant submittal.

Presented by: Doug Johnson

Action: Information

• item_5_final.pdf


Public Comment / Other Business

Next meeting

2011-11-04 09:30:00.0

Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter Lawrence D. Dahms Auditorium 101 8th Street Oakland, CA 94607

* Attachment sent to committee members, key staff and others as appropriate. Copies will be available at the meeting.
** All items on the agenda are subject to action and/or change by the Committee. Actions recommended by staff are subject to change by the Committee.
*** The MTC chair and vice-chair are ex-officio voting members of all standing committees. A quorum of this committee shall be a majority of its regular non-ex-officio voting members (4).
+ Non-Voting member.

Every member of the Commission who is not otherwise designated as a member of this committee is an ad hoc non-voting member. Although a quorum of the Commission may be in attendance at this meeting, the committee may take action only on those matters delegated to it. The committee may not take any action as the full Commission unless this meeting has been previously noticed as a Commission meeting.

The vote of an ex-officio member shall count to satisfy a committee quorum if there are not sufficient regular members of the Committee in attendance. In addition, an ad hoc non-voting committee member who is a voting member of the Commission may be designated by the committee chairperson as a voting member for this particular committee meeting if an additional voting member is needed for a committee quorum.

Public Comment: The public is encouraged to comment on agenda items at committee meetings by completing a request-to-speak card (available from staff) and passing it to the committee secretary or chairperson. Public comment may be limited by any of the procedures set forth in Section 3.09 of MTC�??s Procedures Manual (Resolution No. 1058, Revised) if, in the chair�??s judgment, it is necessary to maintain the orderly flow of business.
Record of Meeting: MTC meetings are tape-recorded. Copies of recordings are available at a nominal charge, or recordings may be listened to at MTC offices by appointment. Audio casts are maintained on MTC's Web site for public review for at least one month.
Sign Language Interpreter or Reader: If requested three (3) working days in advance, sign language interpreter or reader will be provided; for information on getting written materials in alternate formats call 510/817-5757.
Transit Access to the MetroCenter: BART to Lake Merritt Station. AC Transit buses: #11 from Piedmont or Montclair; #59 or #59A from Montclair; #62 from East or West Oakland; #88 from Berkeley. For transit information from other Bay Area destinations, call 511 or use the TakeTransitSM Trip Planner at to plan your trip.
Parking at the MetroCenter: Metered parking is available on the street. No public parking is provided at the MetroCenter. Spaces reserved for Commissioners are for the use of their sticker vehicles only; all other vehicles will be towed away.