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Programming and Allocations Committee

2012-07-11 11:00:00.0

or immediately following the Administration Committee, whichever occurs later.
** Note: Meeting Location ** Regional Agency Headquarters 390 Main Street, 1st Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105
The Programming and Allocations Committee recommends allocation requests to the Commission for approval and recommends adoption of programs and changes to those programs and their projects.
This agenda was updated 2012-07-12 10:30:08.0. It is accurate to the best of our knowledge at that time.
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Federal Glover

Vice Chair

David Campos


Tom Bates Dave Cortese Bill Dodd Steve Kinsey Bijan Sartipi+ Scott Wiener

Ex Officio

Adrienne Tissier*** Amy Rein-Worth***

Ad Hoc

All Other Commissioners

Staff Liaison

Alix Bockelman


Roll Call




Minutes of June 13, 2012 meeting.*

Action: Committee Approval

• 2a_June-2012_Mins.pdf


Quarterly Report of Executive Director's Delegated Authority Actions.*

Presented by: Cheryl Chi

Action: Information

• 2b_Delegated_Authority_Quarterly_Report.pdf


Allocation of $2 million of bridge tolls to the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) for operations and maintenance of the Transbay Terminal Building. MTC Resolution No. 4070.*

Presented by: Cheryl Chi

Action: Commission Approval

• 2c_tmp-4070.pdf


Revise FY2012-13 Regional Measure 2 (RM2) Operating Program to add $68,000 for Dumbarton Bus. MTC Resolution No. 4058, Revised.*

Presented by: Cheryl Chi

Action: Commission Approval

• 2d_tmp-4058.pdf


Allocation of $8.5 million and scope amendment for previously-allocated AB 1171 funds requested by the Solano Transportation Authority to complete the environmental document for the Solano I-80/680/12 Interchange project. MTC Resolution No. 3914, Revised.*

Presented by: Kenneth Kao

Action: Commission Approval

• 2e_tmp-3914.pdf


FY2011-12 Year-End Transportation Development Act (TDA) Allocations of $12.2 million. MTC Resolution No. 4025, Revised.*

Presented by: Cheryl Chi

Action: Commission Approval

• 2f_tmp-4025.pdf




Public Hearing
Draft 2013 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Draft Air Quality Conformity Analysis for the 2013 TIP.

The federally required TIP is the region's transportation funding document containing surface transportation projects based on anticipated funding over the next four years that will receive federal funds or are subject to a federally required action or are regionally significant. Federal air quality regulations require an air quality conformity determination on the TIP. The public hearing provides additional opportunity for the public to comment on these documents. The written comment period ends at 5:00 PM Thursday August 2, 2012. The Draft 2013 TIP and Draft Air Quality Conformity Analysis are available at major libraries throughout the Bay Area and on the internet at:

Action: Public Hearing

• 3a_TIP_Public_Hearing.pdf




Funding options for Low-Income Transit Pass Pilot Programs. MTC Resolution No. 3925, Revised.*

Staff will provide follow-up information to the Committee as requested in June and provide a set of options for funding in response to various transit operator requests for youth and low-income transit fare pilot programs.

Presented by: Alix Bockelman

Action: Commission Approval

• 4a-Low_Income_Fares.pdf

• 4a_Presentation_Options_for_Low_Income_Passes.pdf


Revisions to the Third Cycle Lifeline Transportation Program of Projects. MTC Resolution Nos. 3925, Revised, and 4053, Revised.*

Staff will recommend Third Cycle Lifeline Transportation Program funds for projects in counties where there was previously an unprogrammed balance.

Presented by: Kristen Mazur

Action: Commission Approval

• 4b_tmp-3925_4053.pdf




Revise FY2012-13 Fund Estimate and allocate FY2012-13 Transportation Development Act (TDA) funds, State Transit Assistance (STA) funds, Assembly Bill (AB) 1107 funds and Regional Measure 2 (RM2) operating funds and capital funds to various claimants in the region. MTC Resolution Nos. 4051, Revised, 4059, Revised, 4061, Revised, 4062, Revised, and 4063, Revised.*

This item would revise the Fund Estimate to update prior year actual revenues. It would also allocate $148 million to various transit operators to support transit operations and capital projects.

Presented by: Adam Noelting

Action: Commission Approval

• 5a_tmp-4051_4059_4061_4062_4063.pdf


California Transportation Commission Update*

• 6_CTC_Update.pdf


Public Comment/Information/Next Meeting

Next meeting

2012-09-12 10:00:00.0

Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter Lawrence D. Dahms Auditorium 101 Eighth Street Oakland, California 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. 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 recorded. Copies of recordings are available at nominal charge, or recordings may be listened to at MTC offices by appointment. Audiocasts are maintained on MTC's Web site for public review for at least one year.

Transit Access to 390 Main Street, San Francisco, CA:
Take BART or Muni Metro to Embarcadero Station in San Francisco. If walking from Embarcadero, continue 1/3 mile (about 10 minutes) on Main Street south of Market Street to 390 Main near the corner of Harrison Street.

Or take Muni Metro KT or N line past Embarcadero Station and continue Inbound to The Embarcadero and Folsom Street, and walk 1/4 mile up Folsom, then left on Main Street to 390 near Harrison Street.

Local Muni bus routes include the #5, #38L, and #71, serving stops near Howard Street and Main two blocks from 390 Main Street.

There are several bus agencies that serve the temporary Transbay Terminal on Folsom near Main in San Francisco, within a block of 390 Main Street. From the East Bay, take any of the AC Transbay routes that serve the temporary Transbay Terminal, or WestCat LYNX from Hercules. From the North Bay, Golden Gate Transit buses also serve the temporary Transbay Terminal. Check schedules for all Transbay routes to ensure service availability.

Caltrain from the South Bay connects to Muni routes KT and N Outbound at the Caltrain San Francisco Station at 4th and King Street. Disembark from the KT or N lines at Embarcadero and Folsom Street for the 1/4 mile walk to 390 Main Street.

The San Francisco Ferry Building, located at the foot of Market Street in San Francisco, is served by several ferry lines coming from the East Bay and North Bay: Golden Gate Ferry (from Larkspur and Sausalito in Marin County); Vallejo Baylink Ferry; Alameda/Oakland Ferry; and Alameda Harbor Bay Ferry. From the Ferry Building, you can walk south on The Embarcadero, turn right on Folsom Street, and continue two blocks to Main Street. Or you can take the special shuttle available the day of the meetings (see information below).

SamTrans has limited express bus service to the vicinity of Folsom and Main and Beale Street a few blocks from 390 Main Street. (Check schedules to ensure service availability).

For transit information from other Bay Area destinations or more specific routing suggestions, call 511 or use the 511 Transit Trip Planner at to plan your trip.

Parking at 390 Main Street, San Francisco, CA: Metered parking is available on the street. No public parking is provided at 390 Main Street, San Francisco. Spaces reserved for Commissioners are for the use of their stickered vehicles only; all other vehicles will be towed away. For surrounding parking lots and fees, please visit

Shuttle Service: Free on-demand rides will be available from key SF transit hubs to 390 Main Street on the day of the meetings.
Locations: Embarcadero BART, CalTrain King Street Station, Ferry Terminal (Clock Tower), 390 Main Street
Date/Time: July 11, 2012 (7:00 AM until 4:00 PM)
Vehicle Description: Black Bauer's 24-person mini bus shuttle with ADA wheelchair lift
Driver: Mike Dixon
Mr. Dixon's Cell Phone: (415) 939-3605. As a backup, you can call Bauer's 24 hour dispatch: (415) 263-4000

The Driver will pick up passengers at any of the 4 locations above with a phone call. He will call back the number on his cell when he is in the area. There will be a small sign in the front window of the vehicle that says BAHA, MTC Meetings.

Accessibility and Title VI: MTC provides services/accommodations upon request to persons with disabilities and individuals who are limited-English proficient who wish to address Commission matters. For accommodations or translations assistance, please call 510.817.5757 or 510.817.5769 for TDD/TTY. We require three working days' notice to accommodate your request.

Acceso y el Titulo VI: La MTC puede proveer asistencia/facilitar la comunicaci�n a las personas discapacitadas y los individuos con conocimiento limitado del ingl�s quienes quieran dirigirse a la Comisi�n. Para solicitar asistencia, por favor llame al n�mero 510.817.5757 o al 510.817.5769 para TDD/TTY. Requerimos que solicite asistencia con tres d�as h�biles de anticipaci�n para poderle proveer asistencia.

Meeting Conduct: In the event that any public meeting conducted by MTC is willfully interrupted or disrupted by a person or by a group or groups of persons so as to render the orderly conduct of the meeting unfeasible, the Chair may order the removal of those individuals who are willfully disrupting the meeting. Such individuals may be subject to arrest. If order cannot be restored by such removal, the members of the committee may direct that the meeting room be cleared (except for representatives of the press or other news media not participating in the disturbance), and the session may continue on matters appearing on the agenda.