meeting Details

Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Wednesday, January 24, 2024 - 9:45 a.m.
Board Room - 1st Floor

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

Agenda Items

Alfredo Pedroza (Chair), Nick Josefowitz (Vice Chair),
Margaret Abe-Koga, Eddie Ahn, David Canepa, Cindy Chavez, Carol Dutra-Vernaci,
Dina El-Tawansy*, Victoria Fleming, Dorene M. Giacopini*, Federal D. Glover,
Matt Mahan, Nate Miley, Stephanie Moulton-Peters, Sue Noack, Gina Papan,
David Rabbitt, Hillary Ronen, Libby Schaaf*, James P. Spering, Sheng Thao
*Non-Voting Members

Agenda item1.

Call to Order / Roll Call / Confirm Quorum

Agenda item2.

Chair's Report

Agenda item2a.

MTC Resolution No. 4628. Resolution of Appreciation for Leah Zippert on the occasion of her retirement from MTC.

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 December 20, 2023 Meeting

Agenda item6b.

MTC Resolution No. 3931, Revised. Policy Advisory Council Appointment

Administration Committee
Programming and Allocations Committee

Agenda item6f.

MTC Resolution Nos. 4570, 4571 and 4626 Revised. FY2023-24 Transit Development Act (TDA), State Transit Assistance (STA) and Regional Measure 3 (RM3) Allocations to the City of Fairfield (FAST), the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA), and Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC).

Agenda item6g.

MTC Resolution No. 4621. Regional Measure 3 Program Amendments

A summary of public comments received and recommendation to modify five existing projects and reassign $16.7 million in Regional Measure 3 (RM3) funds, specifically to:

(i) Redirect $16,700,000 in funds from the Solano County I-80/I-680/SR-12 Interchange Project (RM3 project #21) to the Solano I-80 Express Lanes (Toll System) project - part of the Bay Area Corridor Express Lanes suite of projects (under RM3 project #2);

(ii) Modify scope of Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) project (RM3 project #7) to clarify eligibility of the multi-use pathway along SMART right-of-way;

(iii) Modify scope of Highway 101-Marin/Sonoma Narrows (RM3 project #20) to extend the project limits approximately 4.5 miles from Petaluma Blvd. South to Petaluma Blvd. North in Petaluma and approximately three (3) miles from Atherton Ave. to State Route 37 in Novato; and

(iv) Add the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) as a joint project sponsor to State Route 37 Improvements (RM3 project #23).

Joint MTC Planning Committee with the ABAG Administrative Committee

Agenda item6h.

Transportation Electrification Initiatives: 2023 Transit Station Public Charging Grant Award Recommendations ($10,000,000)

Approval of $10 million in grants to support the deployment of electric vehicle charging infrastructure at Bay Area transit stations as part of MTC’s Climate Program transportation electrification investments to advance Plan Bay Area 2050.

Committee Report

Agenda item7.

Joint MTC ABAG Legislation Committee (Canepa)

Agenda item7b.

Proposed Final 2024 MTC/ABAG Joint Advocacy Program

Final 2024 Joint Advocacy Program for MTC and ABAG, expressing the agencies’ state and federal legislative priorities.

Agenda item8.

Commission Information

Agenda item8a.

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) (California Division) MPO Certification Review - Overview of Process

As part of its quadrennial certification review of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), USDOT offers opportunities for members of the public to offer feedback regarding the metropolitan planning process. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) staff will present the certification review process.

Agenda item9.

Closed Session

Agenda item9a.

Closed Session Public Comment

Agenda item9b.

The Commission met in Closed Session, pursuant to Public Employee Performance Evaluation Government Code §54957, with respect to the Executive Director and the Executive Director’s compensation range of non-represented employees. The Executive Director shall not be present for discussions on compensation.

Agenda item10.

Open Session

Agenda item11.

Public Comment / Other Business

Agenda item11a.

Public Comment

Agenda item12.

Adjournment / Next Meetings:

The next meeting of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission will be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at the Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA.