Hearing Room, 1455 Market Street, Floor 22

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (Transportation Authority) hosted a public workshop to discuss a potential new regional transportation revenue measure that could help fund major regional and local projects across the Bay Area. The workshop included presentations from two groups focused on shaping a regional funding measure:

  • FASTER Bay Area, a coalition led by the Bay Area Council, Silicon Valley Leadership Group and SPUR. FASTER Bay Area is creating a plan to make the Bay Area’s transportation system seamless, faster, reliable and predictable. They are proposing a measure that would raise an estimated $100 billion over a 40-year period. For more information please contact info@FASTERBayArea.org, or fill out the survey to provide feedback.
  • Voices for Public Transportation is an alliance that includes organized labor, community based organizations, and advocates including San Francisco Transit Riders, Urban Habitat, Public Advocates, and TransForm. For two years they have been working with Bay Area residents to develop a vision for a regional funding measure that is values based, focused on outcomes like expanding  freedom of movement, creating good-paying green jobs, and reducing car trips and carbon emissions through a regional transportation funding measure that can win in November 2020. For more information or to provide feedback, please contact Bob Allen at bob@urbanhabitat.org or Thea Selby at thea@nextstepmarketing.com.

To submit feedback to the Transportation Authority regarding potential regional transportation funding, email info@sfcta.org

Agenda

Potential Regional Transportation Measure, San Francisco Forum

6:00 – 6:15 p.m.

Sign in, get agenda / materials

6:15 – 6:45 p.m.

Welcome from the Transportation Authority
Introduction: Voices for Public Transportation
Introduction: FASTER Bay Area

6:45 – 7:00 p.m.

Questions & Answers moderated by the Transportation Authority

7:00 – 7:40 p.m.

Small group discussions

7:40 – 7:55 p.m.

Reports out from small groups

7:50 – 8:00 p.m.

Next steps / How you can stay involved

 

The Transportation Authority is acting as convener for this event. If you can’t make this event, we are also discussing this topic at our October 22 Board meeting (10 a.m. in City Hall Legislative Chambers)  and Oct 23 Citizens Advisory Committee meeting (at 6 pm at the SFCTA offices, 1455 Market Street, 22nd Floor). Our website has meeting times, locations, and materials about a week in advance of the meeting.

Public Transit Directions to Our Office:

BART: The nearest BART station is Civic Center (Market/8th streets).

Muni: We are one block from the Muni Metro Van Ness Station at Market and 11th streets. Numerous bus lines also serve our office.

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