meeting Details

Metropolitan Transportation Commission

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 - 9:35 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.

Pledge of Allegiance / Acknowledgement of the Flag

Agenda item3.

Compensation Announcement (Clerk)

Agenda item4.

Chair's Report

Agenda item5.

Policy Advisory Council Report

Agenda item5a.

Policy Advisory Council Report

Agenda item6.

Executive Director's Report

Agenda item7.

Commissioner Comments

Agenda item8.

Consent Calendar

Agenda item8a.

Approval of Commission Minutes of the June 26, 2024 Meeting

Programming and Allocations Committee Consent

Agenda item8c.

FY 2023-24 Federal Earmark Repurposing. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) repurposed earmark funds under the earmark repurposing provision of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2024.

Agenda item8d.

MTC Resolution Nos. 3989, Revised and 4505, Revised. Revisions to the One Bay Area Grant (OBAG 3) and MTC exchange programs to program $1.5 million in STP/CMAQ to MTC’s Bay Trail Marshlands Road Project and $660,000 in STP/CMAQ and non-federal MTC exchange funds to various bikeshare projects, and an informational update on a FY 2023-24 apportionment exchange agreement.

Agenda item8e.

MTC Resolution No. 4650, Revised. Revisions to the Regional Early Action Planning Grant (REAP 2) program, including programming $1 million to MTC for development and implementation of the Community Action Resource and Empowerment (CARE) program and $200,000 to MTC for legal services to support Regional Housing Technical Assistance (RHTA) activities, and to reflect other programming actions approved to-date.

Agenda item8f.

MTC Resolution Nos. 4614 Revised; 4615 Revised; 4608, Revised; 4660; 4640, Revised and 4607, Revised. Allocation of $21.6 million in Regional Measure 3 (RM3) capital funds to Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) for San Jose Diridon Station, San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans), Sonoma County Transportation Authority (SCTA) and Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), and rescission of $6 million in Regional Measure 3 (RM3) capital funds to Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA).

Joint MTC ABAG Legislation Committee
Committee Report

Agenda item9.

Programming and Allocations Committee Report (Chavez)

Agenda item9a.

Major Project Advancement Policy: Stage Gate Evaluation Authorization for Transbay Joint Powers Authority - the Portal Project and Preview of 2024 State Funding Cycles.

As part of the Major Project Advancement Policy (MAP) this item:
1. Recommends the Commission authorize MTC staff to initiate and perform a MAP Stage Gate Evaluation of the Portal project, consistent with MTC Resolution 4537, as requested by Transbay Joint Powers Authority staff.

2. Provide an informational update on 2024 State Funding Opportunities for the Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP) and various Senate Bill 1 (SB1) programs.

Agenda item9b.

Draft 2025 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Draft Transportation-Air Quality Conformity Analysis for the 2025 TIP.

The federally required TIP is the region’s transportation funding document containing surface transportation projects and anticipated funding over the next four years. The projects are expected to receive federal funds, be subject to a federally required action, or are regionally significant. Federal air quality regulations require an air quality conformity determination on the TIP. The draft TIP and draft Air Quality Conformity Analysis documents were released for public review and comment beginning on June 27, 2024. The written comment period ends at 5:00 p.m. July 26, 2024.

Agenda item10.

Regional Network Management Committee Report (Rabbitt)

Agenda item10a.

Contracts - Clipper BayPass Pilot Program Institutional Customers Contract Delegation Subject to Specified Conditions and Partnership Agreements: i. San Francisco State University ($4,320,000); ii. MP Downtown San Mateo Associates, L.P. ($56,700); iii. Brooklyn Basin Associates IV, L.P., ($58,032); iv. the City and County of San Francisco Airport Commission ($1,098,000), and v. OpenAI OpCo, LLC ($390,000)

Recommend the Committee 1) delegate to the Executive Director the authority to negotiate and enter into partnership agreements to sell the Clipper BayPass Pilot product to institutional customers with quarterly reporting to the Regional Network Management Committee; and 2) approve five Partnership Agreements with institutional customers to purchase Clipper BayPass for the specified minimum agreement amounts with a total minimum contract amount across the five contracts of $5,922,732.

Agenda item11.

Public Comment / Other Business

Agenda item12.

Adjournment / Next Meetings:

The next meeting of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission will be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2024 at the Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA.