CAC - June 27, 2018


Meeting Notice

Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2018; 6:00 p.m.

Location: Transportation Authority Hearing Room, 1455 Market Street, Floor 22

Members: John Larson (Chair), Peter Sachs (Vice Chair), Myla Ablog, Kian Alavi, Hala Hijazi, Becky Hogue, Brian Larkin, Peter Tannen, Shannon Wells-Mongiovi and Chris Waddling


6:00 1. Call to Order

6:05 2. Chair’s Report – INFORMATION

6:10 Consent Agenda

3. Approve the Minutes of the May 23, 2018 Meeting – ACTION *  minutes

4. Adopt a Motion of Support for a Three-Year Professional Services Contract with Civic Edge Consulting in an Amount Not to Exceed $150,000 for Strategic Communications, Media and Community Relations Services for the ConnectSF Program – ACTION*  memo

5. Adopt a Motion of Support for the BART Perks Evaluation Findings Document – ACTION*  memo  enclosure

6. State and Federal Legislation Update – INFORMATION*  memo

7. Progress Report for Van Ness Avenue Bus Rapid Transit Project INFORMATION*  memo

8. Citizens Advisory Committee Appointment – INFORMATION

The Board will consider recommending appointment of one member to the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) at its July 10, 2018 meeting. The vacancy is the result of the term expiration of Brian Larkin (District 1 resident), who is seeking reappointment. Neither staff nor CAC members make recommendations regarding CAC appointments. CAC applications can be submitted through the Transportation Authority’s website at

End of Consent Agenda

6:15 9. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Amendment of the Prop K Strategic Plan Baseline, Allocation of $19,999,636 in Prop K Funds for Two Requests, with Conditions, and Appropriation of $600,000 for One Request – ACTION*  memo  enclosure  

Projects: (TJPA) Downtown Extension - 30% Design Part 1 ($9,678,626); (SFMTA) Paratransit and Shop-a-Round/Van Gogh ($10,321,010) and Downtown Extension – 30% Design Oversight and Support Part 1 ($600,000)

6:30 10. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Allocation of $2,442,213 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds for Four Requests, with Conditions, and Appropriation of $854,000 in Prop K Funds for One Request – ACTION*  memo  enclosure

Projects: (SFMTA) Geary Bus Rapid Transit – Phase 1 Near Term ($1,392,213), Alemany and Rousseau Traffic Signal Conduits ($150,000) and Local Track Application – Based Traffic Calming Program ($200,000); (BART) Balboa Park Station Area Improvements ($700,000); (SFCTA) Geary Bus Rapid Transit - Additional Funds ($854,000)

6:45 11. Update on the Rail Alignment and Benefits (RAB) Study – INFORMATION  

7:05 12. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Pennsylvania Alignment as the Preferred Alternative for Grade Separations at 16th Street and Mission Bay Drive on the Approach to the Caltrain Downtown Extension – ACTION*  memo  enclosure  presentation

7:20 13. Adopt a Motion of Support to Approve Part 1 of the Fiscal Year 2018/19 Transportation Fund for Clean Air Program of Projects, Programming $444,503 to Five Projects – ACTION*  memo

7:30 14. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Emerging Mobility Evaluation Report – ACTION*  memo  enclosure  presentation

7:35 15. Update on the District 10 Mobility Study [NTIP Planning] – INFORMATION*  presentation

Other Items

7:45 16. Introduction of New Business – INFORMATION

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

7:50 17. Public Comment

8:00 18. Adjournment

*Additional Materials

Next Meeting: July 25, 2017


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