meeting Details

Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Wednesday, October 25, 2023 - 9:40 a.m.
Board Room - 1st Floor

Bay Area Metro Center
375 Beale Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Agenda Items

Agenda item1.

Roll Call / Confirm Quorum

Agenda item2.

Chair's Report

Agenda item3.

Policy Advisory Council Report

Agenda item3a.

Policy Advisory Council Report

Agenda item4.

Executive Director's Report

Agenda item4a.

Executive Director's Report

Agenda item5.

Commissioner Comments

Agenda item6.

Consent Calendar

Agenda item6a.

Approval of Commission Minutes of the September 27, 2023 Meeting

Administration Committee

Agenda item6b.

MTC Resolution No. 3619, Revised. Recommended Revisions to Executive Director’s Signature Authority.
Programming and Allocations Committee

Agenda item6d.

MTC Resolution No. 4404, Revised. Regional Measure 3 (RM3) Policies and Procedures

Agenda item6e.

MTC Resolution Nos. 4556, 4570, and 4571, Revised. FY 2023-24 MTC Fund Estimate and FY 2023-24 Transportation Development Act (TDA) and State Transit Assistance (STA) Allocations.

Agenda item6f.

MTC Resolution Nos. 3989, Revised and 4505, Revised. Various revisions to the One Bay Area Grant program (OBAG 3) and MTC exchange program, including programming $1.5 million to MTC for Engagement and Capacity Building for Community-Based Transportation Plans (CBTPs) and the Community Action Resource and Empowerment (CARE) Program; $600,000 to MTC for Bay Wheels Bikeshare E-Bike Expansion; and $2.3 million to MTC for various Priority Production Areas (PPA) Pilot Program grants.

Committee Report

Agenda item7.

Programming and Allocations Committee (Chavez)

Agenda item7a.

MTC Resolution Nos. 4537, Revised and 4130 Revised. Major Project Advancement Policy and Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program Framework

Proposed revisions to the Major Project Advancement Policy (MAP) and the MTC Framework for the Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP) state funding program. Proposed revisions include:
1. Commit $770 million in FY2023-24 and FY2024-25 TIRCP funding to the BART Core Capacity Program ($350M), the VTA BART to Silicon Valley Phase 2 project ($375M) and a Transit Operations Reserve ($45M).
2. Adoption of the Stage Gate process for MAP projects to move between levels based on an evaluation of cost and funding, policy reinforcements and readiness.

Agenda item7b.

MTC Resolution Nos. 4606, 4607 and 4608. Allocation of $43.8 million in Regional Measure 3 (RM3) capital funds to Sonoma County Transportation Authority (SCTA), Transportation Authority of Marin (TAM), and Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)

Recommended allocation of a total $43.8 million in RM3 capital funds to Sonoma County Transportation Authority and Metropolitan Transportation Commission (SR 37 Sears Point to Mare Island Improvement Project), Transportation Authority of Marin (Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Access Improvements: U.S. 101/ I-580 Multi-modal and Local Access Improvement Project), Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (San Jose Diridon Station Project).

Agenda item8.

Joint MTC Planning Committee with the ABAG Administrative Committee (Spering)

Agenda item8a.

MTC Resolution No. 4530, Revised - Transit Oriented Communities (TOC) Policy Revision and Discussion on Compliance

Amendment to MTC Resolution No. 4530 to clarify the application of the TOC Policy to allocations of capital funding to transit extension projects and continued discussion about defining expectations for "compliance."

Agenda item9.


Agenda item9a.

Regional Short-Term Transit Financial Plan Outline and Draft Distribution of Emergency Operating Funding

Regional short-term transit financial plan that adheres to the SB125 guidelines and includes a draft distribution of emergency operating funding for Bay Area transit operators facing near term operating shortfalls.

Agenda item10.

Public Comment / Other Business

Agenda item11.

Adjournment / Next Meetings:

The next meeting of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2023. Any changes to the schedule will be duly noticed to the public.

***The November meeting is scheduled to take place on the 3rd Wednesday due to the Thanksgiving holiday.***