Vision Zero Committee - April 5, 2017


Transportation Authority Board Special Meeting

Date: Wednesday, April 5, 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Location: Committee Room 263, City Hall

Commissioners: Yee (Chair), Safai (Vice Chair) and Peskin

Clerk: Steve Stamos


1. Roll Call

2. Approve the Minutes of the December 15, 2016 Meeting – ACTION*  minutes

3. Vision Zero Amendments to San Francisco General Plan – INFORMATION  presentation

Lily Langlois, Planner with the Planning Department, will present an update on the proposed General Plan Amendments to reflect the City’s Vision Zero Policy. In June 2014, the Planning Commission passed a resolution in support of Vision Zero. The resolution outlined specific actions the Planning Department could take to achieve Vision Zero, including updating the policies and objectives of the General Plan. The presentation will highlight the proposed changes, the related outreach and engagement efforts and other Planning Department efforts to achieve Vision Zero.

4. San Francisco City Administrator’s Office Telematics on City Fleet Performance – INFORMATION*  presentation

Bill Zeller, Clean Fleet and Fuel Coordinator of the City Administrator’s Office, will provide an overview of the vehicle tracking technology, Telematics, installed in city vehicles per Executive Directive 16-03, including the data collected.

5. Recommend Supporting a Resolution Urging the California State Legislature to Amend the California Vehicle and Public Utilities Codes to Enable Local Jurisdictions to Permit, Conduct Enforcement and Access Trip Data for Transportation Network Companies – ACTION*  resolution

At the March 21, 2017 Transportation Authority Board meeting, Chair Peskin introduced a resolution urging the California State Legislature to amend the California Vehicle and Public Utilities Codes to enable local California jurisdictions to access trip data for Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) and to permit and conduct enforcement of TNCs as warranted to ensure safety and disability access, and manage congestion. Staff from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) and the Transportation Authority will provide an overview of the legislation at the committee meeting.

6. Overall Vision Zero Progress Report – INFORMATION  presentation

Leilani Schwarcz, Epidemiologist with the Program on Health, Equity, and Sustainability at the Department of Public Health, and Luis Montoya, Director of Livable Streets at the SFMTA, will provide a summary of progress since the December 2016 Vision Zero Committee meeting. The update will include the release of the 2016 End of Year Fatality Report, status of the Vision Zero priority projects and select items from Mayor Lee’s Vision Zero Executive Directive 16-03, as well as the release of the new Two-Year Action Strategy. The Strategy identifies opportunities through an outcomes-based framework of safe streets, safe people, and safe vehicles and affirms the City’s commitment to achieving Vision Zero in an equitable way by targeting strategies that benefit San Francisco’s most vulnerable populations – seniors and persons with disabilities, low-income communities and communities of color, and people walking – who disproportionately bear the burden of severe and fatal collisions. Kate Breen, Director of Government Affairs at the SFMTA, will provide an update on Assembly Bill 342, legislation for automated speed enforcement.

7. Update on Safety Improvements to High-Injury Corridors – INFORMATION  SFMTA presentation  TA presentation

At the March 10, 2017 Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Safai requested a hearing on all the physical infrastructure improvements, traffic calming and safety measures, and educational outreach campaigns undertaken over the past five years to improve safety along high-injury corridors; and requested the SFMTA, the Transportation Authority, Public Works, and the Department of Public Health to report to the Board. Staff from the various departments will present on this item.

8. Introduction of New Items – INFORMATION

During this segment of the meeting, Committee members may make comments on items not specifically listed above, or introduce or request items for future consideration.

9. Public Comment

10. Adjournment

* Additional materials


If a quorum of the Transportation Authority Board is present, it constitutes a Special Meeting of the Transportation Authority Board. The Clerk of the Authority shall make a note of it in the minutes, and discussion shall be limited to items noticed on this agenda.

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The Legislative Chamber (Room 250) and the Committee Room (Room 263) in City Hall are wheelchair accessible. Meetings are real-time captioned and are cablecast open-captioned on SFGovTV, the Government Channel 26. Assistive listening devices for the Legislative Chamber and the Committee Room are available upon request at the Clerk of the Board's Office, Room 244. To request sign language interpreters, readers, large print agendas or other accommodations, please contact the Clerk of the Authority at (415) 522-4800. Requests made at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting will help to ensure availability.

The nearest accessible BART station is Civic Center (Market/Grove/Hyde Streets). Accessible MUNI Metro lines are the F, J, K, L, M, N, T (exit at Civic Center or Van Ness Stations). MUNI bus lines also serving the area are the 5, 6, 7, 9, 19, 21, 47, and 49. For more information about MUNI accessible services, call (415) 701-4485.

There is accessible parking in the vicinity of City Hall at Civic Center Plaza and adjacent to Davies Hall and the War Memorial Complex. Accessible curbside parking is available on Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place and Grove Street.

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If any materials related to an item on this agenda have been distributed to the Vision Zero Committee after distribution of the meeting packet, those materials are available for public inspection at the Transportation Authority at 1455 Market Street, Floor 22, San Francisco, CA 94103, during normal office hours.

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