Board - October 17, 2017


Meeting Notice

Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017; 10:00 a.m.

Location: Legislative Chamber, Room 250, City Hall

Commissioners: Peskin (Chair), Tang (Vice Chair), Breed, Cohen, Farrell, Fewer, Kim, Ronen, Safai, Sheehy and Yee

Clerk: Steve Stamos


1. Roll Call

2. Citizens Advisory Committee Report – INFORMATION*  CAC minutes

3. Approve the Minutes of the September 26, 2017 Meeting – ACTION*  minutes

Items from the Vision Zero Committee

4. [Final Approval] Approve a Resolution in Support of the Proposed San Francisco Board of Supervisors Ordinance Prohibiting the Operation of Autonomous Delivery Devices on Public Sidewalks and Right-of-Ways – ACTION*  resolution

This item was considered by the Vision Zero Committee at its October 3, 2017 quarterly meeting. The Committee unanimously forwarded the item to the Board without recommendation.

Regular Agenda

5. Adopt Positions on State Legislation – INFORMATION/ACTION*  attachment

6. Approve San Francisco’s Program of Projects for the 2018 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) and a Fund Exchange of $13,752,000 in RTIP Funds with an Equivalent Amount of Prop K Funds for the Central Subway Project, with Conditions – ACTION*  resolution  presentation 

Projects: Restoration of SFMTA Light Rail Lines in Fiscal Years 2019/20 ($5,500,000) and 2020/2021 ($8,252,000); Planning, Programming and Monitoring for the Transportation Authority ($778,000) and the MTC ($237,000)

7. Allocate $890,000 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds for Two Requests and $2,465,316 in Prop AA Vehicle Registration Fee Funds for One Request, with Conditions – ACTION*  resolution  presentation

Projects: (SFMTA) Traffic Signal Upgrade Contract 35 ($840,000); Better Market Street Interim Signals Rehabilitation ($50,000); Muni Metro Station Enhancements - Phase 1 ($2,465,316)

8. Progress Report for the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit Project – INFORMATION*  memo  presentation

9. Adopt the 2017 San Francisco Transportation Plan Update – ACTION*  resolution  enclosure  presentation

10. Accept the San Francisco Transportation Demand Management Plan – ACTION*  resolution  enclosure  presentation

11. Update on the Core Capacity Transit Study – INFORMATION*  memo  enclosure  presentation

Other Items

12. Introduction of New Items – INFORMATION

During this segment of the meeting, Commissioners may make comments on items not specifically listed above, or introduce or request items for future consideration.

13. Public Comment

14. Adjournment

*Additional Materials


Items considered for final approval by the Board shall be noticed as such with [Final Approval] preceding the item title.

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