Hearing Room, 1455 Market Street, Floor 22

Members: John Larson (Chair), David Klein (Vice Chair), Ranyee Chiang, Robert Gower, Jerry Levine, Stephanie Liu, Kevin Ortiz, Peter Tannen, Danielle Thoe, Sophia Tupuola, and Rachel Zack



  1. Call to Order
  2. Chair’s Report – INFORMATION

Consent Agenda

  1. Approve the Minutes of the January 22, 2020 Meeting – ACTION*
  2. Information on Findings of the Clean Miles Standard –INFORMATION*
  3. State and Federal Legislation Update – INFORMATION*
  4. San Francisco Muni Reliability Working Group Update – INFORMATION*
  5. Progress Report for Van Ness Avenue Bus Rapid Transit Project –INFORMATION*
  6. Citizens Advisory Committee Appointment – INFORMATION
    The Board will consider recommending appointment of one member to the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) at its March 10, 2020 meeting. The vacancy is the result of the term expiration of John Larson (District 7 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 atwww.sfcta.org/cac.

End of Consent Agenda

  1. Update on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s Siemens Light- Rail Vehicle Procurement – INFORMATION*
  2. Independent Management and Oversight Report on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s Siemens Light-Rail Vehicle Procurement – INFORMATION*
  3. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Allocation of $60,732,027 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds, with Conditions, for the Light-Rail Vehicle Procurement – ACTION*
  4. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Allocation of $1,000,000, with Conditions, for the Mission Street Excelsior Safety Project – ACTION*
    Allocate $1,000,000 in Prop K funds, with conditions, to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) for Mission Street Excelsior Safety Project
  5. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Adoption of a Support Position for the Seamless Transit Principles – ACTION*
  6. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Approval of San Francisco's Draft Plan Bay Area 2050 Fiscally Constrained Project List – ACTION*
  7. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Amendment of the Adopted Fiscal Year 2019/20 Budget – ACTION*
    Increase Revenues by $2.1 Million, Decrease Expenditures
    by $71.9 Million, and Decrease Other Financing Sources by $67.0 Million for a
    Total Net Increase in Fund Balance of $7.0 Million

Other Items

  1. 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
  2. Public Comment
  3. Adjournment
*Additional Materials
Next Meeting: March 25, 2020
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