Preview of 2/9 Meetings: Joint MTC Planning & ABAG Administrative, MTC Operations, MTC Legislation

By Julie Teglovic
The board room of the Bay Area Metro Center.

The following three meetings are scheduled for this Friday, February 9, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Bay Area Metro Center:

At the Joint MTC Planning Committee with the ABAG Administrative Committee meeting, staff will provide an update on an ambitious new joint agency project called Futures with an overview of the project planning process, including key components and deliverables. Read the handout and see the presentation slides here. Other items on the agenda for this meeting are an update of MTC’s Draft Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan (read the handout here) and a report on MTC’s Goods Movement Investment Strategy, which includes highway, rail, and community protection investments (read the handout here).

Next, at the MTC Operations Committee meeting, staff will give a progress update on the I-880 Performance-Based Device Maintenance Pilot intended to improve traffic operations systems in the I-880 corridor. Read the handout here.

Finally, at the MTC Legislation Committee meeting, staff will give updates on the following regional, state and federal legislative concerns:

  • Regional
    • Regional Measure 3 (RM3) Ballot Pamphlet - Staff will prepare a summary of the RM 3 expenditure plan and submit it to each county’s election office pursuant to SB 595 (Beall) (handout).
  • State
    • Fiscal Year 2018-19 State Budget Update: Transportation, Housing, Fire Recovery & Resiliency – An overview of key elements of the Governor Jerry Brown’s budget proposal (handout).
    • Proposition 69: Constitutional Amendment Protecting SB 1 Revenue - Formally known as ACA 5, this proposition would provide long-term revenue with funds directed towards reinvesting in California’s aging local roads and state highways (handout).
  • Federal
    • A report from MTC’s advocate in Washington D.C., Tom Bulger (handout)

Access the full meeting agendas here, and tune in live once the meetings are underway here.

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