Transportation Authority, 1455 Market Street, Floor 22

Members: John Larson (Chair), David Klein (Vice Chair), Myla Ablog, Kian Alavi, Ranyee Chiang, Robert Gower, Becky Hogue, Jerry Levine, Peter Tannen, Sophia Tupuola and Rachel Zack

Clerk: Alberto Quintanilla


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

Consent Agenda

  1. Approve the Minutes of the May 22, 2019 Meeting – ACTION*
  2. Adopt a Motion of Support for the South of Market (SoMa) Ramp Intersection Safety Study Phase 2 Final Report – ACTION*
  3. Adopt a Motion of Support to Amend the District 3 Neighborhood Transportation Improvement Program (NTIP) Planning Project Scope and Schedule – ACTION*
  4. Item 6:
    Adopt a Motion of Support to Award Three-Year Professional Services Contracts, with an Option to Extend for Two Additional One-Year Periods, to Nossaman LLP, Meyers Nave Riback Silver & Wilson, and Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP, in a Combined Amount Not to Exceed $1,000,000 for On- Call General Legal Counsel Services – ACTION*
  5. Update on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s Siemens Light-Rail Vehicle Procurement – INFORMATION*
  6. State and Federal Legislation Update – INFORMATION*
  7. Progress Report for Van Ness Avenue Bus Rapid Transit Project – INFORMATION*

End of Consent Agenda

  1. Major Capital Project Update - Better Market Street – INFORMATION*
  2. Item 11:
    Adopt a Motion of Support to Approve a Fund Exchange of $3,366,000 in One Bay Area Grant Funds from the John Yehall Chin Elementary Safe Routes to School Project (John Yehall Chin Project) with an Equivalent Amount of Prop K Funds from the Better Market Street Project and Allocate $3,802,000 in Prop K Funds, Including the Exchange Funds, with Conditions, to the John Yehall Chin Project – ACTION*
  3. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Allocation of $10,757,555 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds for Nine Requests and $6,852,380 in Prop AA Vehicle Registration Fee Funds for Three Requests, with Conditions – ACTION*
    Projects: (BART) Powell Station Modernization ($672,975), Embarcadero Station: New Northside Platform Elevator ($1,000,000); (PortSF) Downtown Ferry Terminal - Passenger Circulation Improvements ($240,000); (SFMTA) E/F Streetcar Extension to Aquatic Park ($926,100), Central Richmond Traffic Safety ($596,420), Ocean Avenue Safety Improvements ($210,000), Beale Street Bikeway ($330,000), Vision Zero Quick-Build Program Implementation ($5,226,200); (SFPW) 23rd St, Dolores St, York St, and Hampshire St Pavement Renovation ($1,602,871); (SFPW) Geary Boulevard Pavement Renovation ($3,386,732), Bayshore Blvd/Cesar Chavez St/Potrero Ave Intersection (The Hairball - Segments F & G) - Additional Funds ($368,519), Vision Zero Coordinated Pedestrian Safety Improvements (Bulbs & Basements) ($700,000)
  4. Adopt a Motion of Support to Adopt the Crooked Street Reservations & Pricing Program Study and Authorize the Executive Director to Advance the Recommendations of the Study, Including Seeking Necessary Legislation and Funding Identification – ACTION*
  5. Adopt a Motion of Support for the Approval of San Francisco’s Goals for Plan Bay Area 2050 and San Francisco’s Regionally-Significant Project List – ACTION*
  6. Update on the Study of Governance, Oversight, Finance and Project Delivery of the Downtown Extension – INFORMATION*

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 consideration.
  2. Public Comment
  3. Adjournment
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