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Commission Meeting

2012-03-28 09:35:00.0

Or immediately following the 9:30 a.m. BATA meeting, whichever occurs later.
Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter Lawrence D. Dahms Auditorium 101 Eighth Street Oakland, CA 94607
This agenda was updated 2012-04-09 14:33:38.0. It is accurate to the best of our knowledge at that time.
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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.


Adrienne J. Tissier

Vice Chair

Amy Rein Worth


Tom Azumbrado Tom Bates David Campos Dave Cortese Bill Dodd Dorene M. Giacopini Federal D. Glover Mark Green Scott Haggerty Anne W. Halsted Steve Kinsey Sam Liccardo Jake Mackenzie Kevin Mullin Bijan Sartipi James P. Spering Scott Wiener

Staff Liaison

Steve Heminger


Confirm Quorum***



Chair's Report -

Presented by: Tissier

Action: Information


Resolutioh No. 4054 - Resolution of Appreciation for Albert Yee on the Occasion of his Retirement from MTC.



Policy Advisory Council Report -

Presented by: Egon Terplan

Action: Information



Executive Director's Report -

Presented by: Heminger

Action: Information



Commissioner Comments

Action: Information



Consent Calendar

Action: Approval



Commission Meeting Minutes - February 22, 2012.*

• 6_Commission_Minutes_2_22_12.pdf


Programming & Allocations Committee


Resolution Nos. 3712, Revised and 4022, Revised - Scope updates for bridge toll allocations for the SMART Project.*

• tmp-3712.pdf

• tmp-4022.pdf


Resolution No. 3882, Revised - Revisions to SFMTA's FY 2010-11 and FY 2011-12 Proposition 1B - Transit Security Population-based Funds Allocation Requests for $1.9 million.*

• tmp-3882.pdf


Resolution No. 3889, Revised - Proposed allocation of $200,000 in RM2 Capital funds for NCTPA Express Bus North projects.*

• tmp-3889.pdf


Resolution No. 3975, Revised - 2011 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment 2011-22.*

• tmp-3975.pdf


Resolution No. 3998, Revised - Programming of $56,000 in Regional Measure 2 (RM2) Operating Program funds for Dumbarton Bus Operations start-up costs.*

• tmp-3998.pdf



Programming and Allocations Committee -

Presented by: Glover


Resolution No. 3914, Revised - Proposed allocation of $14.3 million in AB 1171 capital funds and rescission of $3.8 million in AB 1171 capital funds.*

Solano Transportation Authority requests allocation of $14.3 million in AB 1171 funds for right-of-way acquisition on the I-80/680/12 Interchange Phase I project, and rescission of $3.8 million in AB 1171 funds for construction of the I-80 Cordelia Truck Scales Relocation project due to award savings.

Action: Approval

• tmp-3914.pdf


Resolution Nos. 3925, Revised, and 4038, Revised - Surface Transportation Program/Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (STP/CMAQ) First Cycle Programming Revision and revisions to 2012 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP).*

This item would advance $34 million in STP/CMAQ funds for the Doyle Drive/Presidio Parkway project to be repaid by future San Francisco RTIP funds, and revise the 2012 RTIP to lower the programmed amount by an equivalent amount. This action is subject to parallel funding commitments of $10 million each being made by Caltrans and the San Francisco County Transportation Authority.

Action: Approval


• tmp-3925.pdf

• tmp-4038.pdf


Resolution No. 4056 - Memorandum of Understanding: high-Speed Rail Early Invetment Strategy for a Blended System on the Peninsula Corridor.

The California High Speed Rail Authority is expected to update its business plan to focus on a blended operation in the Caltrain corridor. The Authority is in the final stages of publishing a 2012 Revised Business Plan and anticipates considering this plan at its upcoming April 5 board meeting. Staff will provide an update on efforts to develop a peninsula corridor investment strategy and Memorandum of Understanding for Commission approval.

Action: Approval

• tmp-4056..pdf

• tmp-4056_AMENDED_SIGNED.pdf



Legislation Committee -

Presented by: Haggerty


S.B. 1339 - (Yee)*

Regional Commuter Benefit Ordinance: Bay Area Pilot Project.

Action: Approval

Recommended position: Support

• 8_LC_CommteeRecs_Mar2012.pdf


S.B. 1545 (DeSaulnier)*

Limitation on use of public funds for renovation of 390 Main Street.

Action: Approval

Recommended position: Oppose

• 8_LC_CommteeRecs_Mar2012.pdf


Regional Endorsement of Bay Area Projects for Federal Discretionary Grants.*

Proposed Projects for various federal trant programs.

Action: Approval

• 8_LC_CommteeRecs_Mar2012.pdf



Public Comment

Action: Information

Next meeting

2012-04-25 09:30:00.0

* Attachment sent to Authority members, key staff and other as appropriate. Copies will be available at the meeting.
** All items on the agenda are subject to action and/or change by the Authority.
*** A quorum of the Authority shall be a majority of its voting members nine (9).

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