Metropolitan Transportation  
Bay Area Metro Center  
375 Beale Street  
San Francisco, CA 94105  
Meeting Agenda  
Metropolitan Transportation Commission  
Alfredo Pedroza, Chair Nick Josefowitz, Vice Chair  
Wednesday, November 15, 2023  
9:35 AM  
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• Alameda County: City of Union City, City Council Conference Room,  
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road, Union City, CA 94587;  
• Contra Costa County: Pinole Public Library, 2935 Valley Road, Pinole, CA 94564 and  
Contra Costa County District 5 Offices, 190 E. 4th Street, Pittsburg, CA 94565;  
• Marin County: Marin County Civic Center, 3501 Civic Center Drive, Suite 326,  
San Rafael, CA 94903;  
• Napa County: Napa County Administration Building, 1195 3rd Street, Napa, CA 94559;  
• Santa Clara County: Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, Conference Room B104,  
3331 N. First Street, San Jose, CA 95134; and  
• Sonoma County: Santa Rosa City Council, 100 Santa Rosa Ave, Room 10,  
Santa Rosa, CA 95401  
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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  
1. Call to Order / Roll Call / Confirm Quorum  
A quorum of the Commission shall be a majority of its voting members (10).  
2. Pledge of Allegiance / Acknowledgement of the Flag  
3. Compensation Announcement (Clerk)  
4. Chair's Report  
5. Policy Advisory Council Report  
Policy Advisory Council Report  
6. Executive Director's Report  
Executive Director's Report  
7. Commissioner Comments  
8. Consent Calendar  
Approval of Commission Minutes of the October 25, 2023 Meetings  
Commission Approval  
Administration Committee  
MTC Resolution No. 4577, Revised. FY 2023-24 Overall Work Program  
(OWP) Amendment No. 1  
Commission Approval  
Arleicka Conley  
Programming and Allocations Committee  
MTC Resolution No. 4545, Revised. 2023 Transportation Improvement  
Program (TIP) Amendment 2023-21.  
Commission Approval  
John Saelee  
MTC Resolution Nos. 4519, Revised, and 4529. Updates to the  
programming and allocation of funds to support the Transit  
Transformation Action Plan Program of Projects.  
Commission Approval  
Allison Quach  
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 $6.6 million to MTC for  
Mapping & Wayfinding and $1.5 million to MTC for Priority Conservation  
Area (PCA) Grant Implementation.  
Commission Approval  
Thomas Arndt  
MTC Resolution No. 4570, Revised. Allocation of $9.1 million in  
FY2023-24 Transportation Development Act (TDA) funds to the City of  
Vacaville to support transit operations and capital projects in the region.  
Commission Approval  
Luis Garcia  
MTC Resolution No. 4568, Revised. Updates the FY2023-24 Regional  
STA Program to add $850,000 to support Clipper 2 project delivery.  
Commission Approval  
Crystal Giang  
MTC Resolution No. 4604. MTC’s Community Action Resource and  
Empowerment (CARE) Program  
Commission Approval  
Judis Santos  
Committee Report  
9. Joint MTC Planning Committee with the ABAG Administrative Committee  
MTC Resolution No. 4618 and ABAG Resolution No. 15-2023: Priority  
Sites Approval  
Background information on the Priority Sites program and request that  
the Committee refer MTC Resolution No. 4618 to the Commission for  
approval and ABAG Resolution No. 15-2023 to the Executive Board for  
approval. Following approval, projects on adopted Priority Sites will be  
eligible for current and potential future funding and technical assistance  
and will be integrated into relevant Plan Bay Area 2050+ strategies.  
Commission Approval  
Mark Shorett  
10. Administration Committee (Papan)  
MTC Resolution No. 4576, Revised. FY 2023-24 Operating and Capital  
Budgets Amendment No. 1  
A request for approval of MTC Resolution No. 4576 Revised, authorizing  
amendments to the MTC Operating and Capital Budgets for FY  
Commission Approval  
Derek Hansel  
11. Programming and Allocations Committee (Chavez)  
MTC Resolution Nos. 4609, 4612, 4613, and 4614. Allocation of $154.1  
million in Regional Measure 3 (RM3) capital funds to the Metropolitan  
Transportation Commission (MTC), the Transbay Joint Powers Authority  
(TJPA), the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) and the  
Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA)  
Recommended allocation of a total $154.1 million in RM3 capital funds  
to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (Clipper 2.0), the  
Transbay Joint Powers Authority (Downtown Rail Extension Project “The  
Portal”), the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit Rapid  
Bus Improvements: Telegraph Rapid Corridor Project) and the Water  
Emergency Transportation Authority (Ferry Expansion Program: Mission  
Bay Landing).  
Commission Approval  
Julieth Ortiz  
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Regional Grant Strategy  
Proposed revisions to the Bay Area Regional Priority Project List for the  
U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT))-administered Bipartisan  
Infrastructure Law (BIL) grant programs.  
Support / Commission Approval  
Kenneth Folan / Theresa Romell  
MTC Resolution No. 4619. Regional Short-Term Transit Financial Plan  
Outline and Proposed Distribution of Emergency Operating Funding  
Regional short-term transit financial plan that adheres to the SB125  
guidelines and includes a proposed distribution of emergency operating  
funding for Bay Area transit operators facing near term operating  
Commission Approval  
Shruti Hari  
12. Public Comment / Other Business  
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Public Comment  
13. Adjournment / Next Meetings:  
The next meeting of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission is scheduled  
to be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2023. Any changes to the schedule will  
be duly noticed to the public.  
***The December meeting is scheduled to take place on the 3rd Wednesday due  
to the Christmas holiday.***  
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meetings by completing a request-to-speak card (available from staff) and passing it to the  
Commission secretary.  
Public comment may be limited by any of the procedures set forth in  
Section 3.09 of MTC's Procedures Manual (Resolution No. 1058, Revised) if, in the chair's  
judgment, it is necessary to maintain the orderly flow of business.  
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rendering orderly conduct of the meeting unfeasible, the Chair may order the removal of  
individuals who are willfully disrupting the meeting. Such individuals may be arrested. If order  
cannot be restored by such removal, the members of the Commission may direct that the meeting  
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