Room 250, City Hall

Commissioners: Peskin (Chair), Mandelman (Vice Chair), Brown, Fewer, Haney, Mar, Ronen, Safai, Stefani, Walton and Yee

Clerk: Alberto Quintanilla


  1. Roll Call
  2. Chair’s Report – INFORMATION
  3. Executive Director’s Report – INFORMATION

Consent Agenda

  1. Approve the Minutes of the September 10, 2019 Meeting – ACTION*
  2. [Final Approval] Allocate $26,147,587 and Appropriate $100,000 in Prop K Sales Tax Funds for Twelve Requests, with Conditions – ACTION*
    Projects: (SFMTA) Muni Subway Expansion Project Development ($965,948), New Flyer Midlife Overhaul - Phase 1 ($17,937,483), Speed Radar Sign Installation Program ($179,000), Application-Based Traffic Calming Program - FY18/19 (Construction) ($1,253,103), Application- Based Traffic Calming Program - FY19/20 (Planning) ($203,192), 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)

End of Consent Agenda

  1. Update on the Caltrain Modernization Program and Business Plan – INFORMATION*
  2. Appoint One Member to the Citizens Advisory Committee – ACTION*
  3. Update on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s Siemens Light-Rail Vehicle Procurement – INFORMATION*
  4. Muni Transit Performance Working Group Update – INFORMATION*
    On June 24, 2019 Mayor London N. Breed announced the creation of the Muni Transit Performance Working Group to review the performance of the City’s current bus and rail system and to recommend actionable steps that the City can take to improve service for riders. The working group is convened together with Supervisor Rafael Mandelman and Supervisor Aaron Peskin. Peg Stevenson, City Performance Director at the Controller’s Office, and Julie Kirschbaum, Director of Transit at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), will provide an update at the September 24, 2019 Transportation Authority Board meeting.

Other Items

  1. Introduction of New Items – INFORMATION
    During this segment of the meeting, Commissioners 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
Items considered for final approval by the Board shall be noticed as such with [Final Approval] preceding the item title.
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