Legal Documents

Legal Documents

The materials described below have been made available in accordance with the June 2014 settlement agreement among MTC and ABAG, and the Sierra Club and Communities for a Better Environment:

Current Transit Availability
The following links summarize answers to the bullets below:

  1. Whether a PDA meets criteria for a TPP [5.c.i (A)].
  2. Whether public transit routes or lines operate at 15 minute frequencies or less at peak commute times within a quarter mile of the PDA [5.c.i (B)].
  3. Availability of short-term funding for capital and operating expenses for public transit service to serve the PDA population [5.c.i (C)].
  4. If right-of-way acquisition is required for fixed guideways (including BRT), the routing has been identified [5.c.i (D)].

Readiness for Development
The following links summarize answers to the bullets below:

    1. Tracking building permits throughout the region for residential and non-residential development [5.c.ii (A)]. For more information on housing datasets, see http://abag.ca.gov/planning/housing/datasets.html.
    2. Whether PDA jurisdiction has a "complete streets" policy that complies OBAG Program [5.c.ii (B)].
    3. Whether highway or freeway construction or lane expansions are planned within or adjacent to PDA [5.c.ii (C)].

      Environmental Factors
      The following links summarize answers to the bullets below:

        1. Whether any place within or adjacent to PDA is subject to flooding due to sea level rise [5.c.iii (A)].
        2. Whether any place within or adjacent to the PDA is located on land with liquefaction susceptibility of "Very High" or "High" [5.c.iii (B)]. This is determined by….
        3. Whether sites for parks and recreation are already within the PDA [5.c.iii (C)].
        4. Whether PDA has adequate green space relative to existing PDA population [5.c.iii (D)]

          Housing and Jobs Information
          The following links summarize answers to the bullets below:

            1. Changes in population of the PDA, including information on household demographics [5.c.iv (A)].
            2. Number and type of affordable units created by county, local jurisdiction, and PDA, including new and acquisition/rehabilitation units [5.c.iv (B)]. For more information on housing datasets, see http://abag.ca.gov/planning/housing/datasets.html.
            3. Whether PDA sponsor has reported there is no feasible way to meet the need for affordable housing in the PDA [5.c.iv (C)].
            4. Changes in employment levels [5.c.iv (D)].
            5. Where applicable, anti-displacement programs in the PDA [5.c.iv (E)]. For more information on housing policies, see http://abag.ca.gov/planning/housing/datasets/ABAGHousingPoliciesALL020516.xlsx.

              Public Health and Environment Information
              The following links summarize answers to the bullets below:

                1. Whether there is overlap between the PDA and CARE communities [5.c.v (A)].
                2. Whether PDA is in a jurisdiction that has a Community Risk Reduction Plan [5.c.v (B)].
                3. Whether the Community Risk Reduction Plan addresses freight impacts, and whether results are consistent with the goals of the Freight Emissions Reduction Action Plan [5.c.i (C)].