CAC - May 23, 2018


Meeting Notice

Date: Wednesday, May 23, 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 April 25, 2018 Meeting – ACTION*  minutes

4. Execute Contract Renewals and Options for Various Annual Professional Services in an Amount Not to Exceed $385,933 – ACTION*  memo

Contracts: Office of the City Attorney ($100,000), Department of Technology ($50,000), KNN Public Finance ($150,000) and Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP ($85,933)

5. Adopt a Motion of Support Authorizing the Executive Director to Increase the Funding Agreement with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) by $150,000, to a Total Amount Not to Exceed $200,000, for Transportation Network Company Data Collection – ACTION*  memo

6. Citizens Advisory Committee Appointment – INFORMATION

The Board will consider recommending appointment of one member to the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) at its June 12, 2018 meeting. The vacancy is the result of the term expiration of Bradley Wiedmaier (District 3 resident), which also coincided with an automatic suspension from the CAC due to missing 4 regularly scheduled CAC meetings in a 12-month period. Neither staff nor CAC members make recommendations regarding CAC appointments. CAC applications can be submitted through the Transportation Authority’s website at

7. State and Federal Legislation Update – INFORMATION*  memo

End of Consent Agenda

6:15 8. Update on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s (SFMTA) Muni Metro Operational and Performance Issues – INFORMATION

6:45 9. Major Capital Projects Update – Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit – INFORMATION*  memo  (revised 5/22/2018)  presentation

7:00 10. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Allocation of $9,564,076 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds for Seven Requests, with Conditions, and Appropriation $137,000 in Prop K Funds for Two Requests – ACTION*  memo  enclosure  presentation

Projects: (SFMTA) Twin Peaks Tunnel Trackway Improvements - Additional Funds ($5,295,567), Arguello Boulevard Improvements ($70,700) and NTIP Program Support - SFMTA ($50,000); (SFPW) Street Repair and Cleaning Equipment ($954,593), Public Sidewalk and Curb Repair Business Relocation ($586,957), Jefferson Street Improvements Phase 2 ($1,413,740) and Tree Planting ($1,192,519); (SFCTA) Kearny Street Multimodal Implementation Plan - Traffic Analysis [NTIP Capital] ($50,000) and NTIP Program Support – SFCTA ($87,000)

7:15 11. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Proposed Fiscal Year 2018/19 Budget and Work Program – ACTION*  memo  presentation

7:20 12. Caltrain Downtown Extension Operations Peer Review and Tunnel Options Study Update – INFORMATION*  memo  enclosure  peer review presentation  tunnel options study presentation

Other Items

7:45 13. 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 14. Public Comment

8:00 15. Adjournment

*Additional Materials

Next Meeting: June 27, 2018


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The nearest accessible BART station is Civic Center (Market/Grove/Hyde Streets). Accessible MUNI Metro lines are the F, J, K, L, M, N, T (exit at Civic Center or Van Ness Stations). MUNI bus lines also serving the area are the 5, 6, 7, 9, 19, 21, 47, and 49. For more information about MUNI accessible services, call (415) 701-4485.

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