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Policy Advisory Council

2013-01-09 13:30:00.0

Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter MTC Offices, 1st Floor, Auditorium 101 Eighth Street Oakland, CA 94607
The Policy Advisory Council advises the Metropolitan Transportation Commission on transportation policies in the San Francisco Bay Area, incorporating diverse perspectives relating to the environment, the economy and social equity.
This agenda was updated 2013-01-09 16:09:01.0. It is accurate to the best of our knowledge at that time.
For assistance, please contact Martha Silver,, 510.817.5604


Dolly Sandoval

Vice Chair

Egon Terplan


Naomi Armenta Cathleen Baker Jim Blacksten Richard Burnett JoAnn Busenbark Carlos Castellanos Bena Chang Elizabeth Clary Wilbert Din Sandi Galvez Richard Hedges Dolores Jaquez Linda Jeffery Sailors Randi Kinman Federico Lopez Marshall Loring Yokia Mason Evelina Molina Tanya Narath Tina King Neuhausel Cheryl O'Connor Kendal Oku Lori Reese-Brown Gerald Rico Frank Robertson Alan Talansky

Staff Liaison

Pam Grove



Presented by: D. Sandoval


Approval of December 12, 2012 Meeting Minutes*

Presented by: D. Sandoval

Action: Approval

• 2_December_Minutes.pdf


Public Comment on Items Not on the Agenda

Note: The Council will not take action on items not listed on today's agenda.

Presented by: D. Sandoval

Action: Information


Subcommittee Reports


Equity and Access Subcommittee

The Subcommittee may refer an item from its agenda to the full Council for action at its next meeting if needed.

Presented by: D. Sandoval

Action: Information


Regional Priority Development Area (PDA) Planning Program Update

Staff will provide background on the regional PDA Planning Program jointly administered by MTC and ABAG, as well as the TOD Affordable Housing (TOAH) Fund. Staff will summarize the Commission's action to increase programming authority to the Congestion Management Agencies and will provide an overview of options under consideration for the regional share of the PDA Planning Program.

Presented by: D. Johnson and Therese Trivedi

Action: Information

• 5_PDA_Planning-REVISED.pdf


Staff Liaison Report

Staff will report on outcomes of relevant MTC policy decisions and other activities.

Presented by: P. Grove

Action: Information

• 6_Staff_Liaison_Report.pdf


Council Member Reports

Members of the Council will report on locally relevant issues or events.

Presented by: D. Sandoval

Action: Information


New Business

Members of the Council may bring up new business for discussion or addition to a future agenda.

Presented by: D. Sandoval

Action: Information


Adjourn/Next Meeting

Next meeting

2013-02-13 13:30:00.0

Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter Auditorium 101 Eighth Street Oakland, CA 94607

* Attachment sent to members, key staff, and others as appropriate. Copies will be available at the meeting.

** Attachment to be distributed at the meeting.

Note: All items on the agenda are subject to action and/or change by the Council. Actions recommended by staff are subject to change by the Council.

For information or questions regarding this meeting, call Pam Grove at 510.817.5706.

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.

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 the MetroCenter: BART to Lake Merritt Station. AC Transit buses: #11 from Piedmont and Montclair; #26 from MacArthur BART; #62 from East or West Oakland; #88 from Berkeley. For transit information from other Bay Area destinations, call 511 or use the 511 Transit 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 stickered vehicles only; all other vehicles will be towed away.

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.

Accessibility and Title VI in Chinese characters

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