Transportation Authority, 1455 Market Street, Floor 22

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

Clerk: Alberto Quintanilla


  1. Call to Order
  2. Chair's Report

Consent Agenda

  1. Approve the Minutes of the July 24, 2019 Meeting – ACTION*
  2. Citizens Advisory Committee Appointment – INFORMATION
    The Board will consider recommending appointment of one member to the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) at its September 10, 2019 meeting. The vacancy is the result of the automatic membership termination of Becky Hogue (District 6 resident) due to four absences over twelve regularly scheduled consecutive meetings, pursuant to the CAC’s By-Laws. 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

  1. Adopt a Motion of Support to Allocate $26,147,587, with Conditions, and Appropriate $100,000 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds for Twelve Requests – ACTION*
    Projects: (SFMTA) Muni Subway Expansion Project Development ($965,948), New Flyer Midlife Overhaul - Phase 1 ($17,937,483), Speed Radar Sign Installation Program ($178,820), Application-Based Traffic Calming Program - FY18/19 Cycle Implementation ($1,253,103), Application-Based Traffic Calming Program - FY19/20 Cycle Planning ($203,192), Safe Taylor Street ($2,047,958), Safe Streets Evaluation Program ($200,000), Alemany Corridor Safety [NTIP Planning] ($100,000); (SFPW) Street Repair and Cleaning Equipment ($1,300,000), Public Sidewalk and Curb Repair ($552,659), Tree Planting and Establishment ($1,408,424); (SFCTA) District 4 Mobility Improvements Study [NTIP Planning] ($100,000)
  2. Progress Report for Van Ness Avenue Bus Rapid Transit Project – INFORMATION*
  3. 2019 Vision Zero Action Strategy – INFORMATION*
    At the July 24, 2019 CAC meeting Myla Ablog, District 5 CAC Representative, requested a Vision Zero update from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA).
  4. Update on the Caltrain Business Plan – 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 may introduce or request items for future consideration.
  2. Public Comment
  3. Adjournment
*Additional Materials
Next Meeting: September 25, 2019
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