Full survey of AC Transit riders. I wish other agencies went this far.
Extension of the Dumbarton express
AC Transit is going to continue the student pass pilot
Legislative breakdown. FTA got appropriated more money, SB 1 repeal got certified for the ballot(ensue panic). Interesting SB 929 would require all special districts to have a website. doesn't matter for most bay area ones though.
takeaway of the Survey of AC Transit riders.
Seems SFMTA is updating some street policy for the fillmore project.
They're going to be doing construction on the L Taraval. I don't understand why they need to take away the train for 18 months. Thats pretty extreme.
Integrating a 2 hour fare transfer window. I would still far prefer the daily pass that they were recommending earlier. there are still 24 hours in a day, meaning clipper paying patrons can end up paying up a day. er rather realistically they would only need to take 3 trips in a day to make it .5. Meanwhile in the rest of the state each agency has a day cap. SacRT - day pass, VTA - , AC Transit - , Samtrans - .50. MUNI is really behind in this.
How SFMTA service seniors and people with disabilities. microtransit technology may not be right for the typical transit users but they might be perfect for serving paratransit
Good! SFMTA is taking some precautions for cyber security.
Twin Peaks tunnel update. good to know they're on track! I was complaining to coworkers that I wish they'd decided to take metrics on the effects of the closure. like how much traffic increased, whether TNCs were used more, increase collisions, etc... it would have been very useful.
Public Outreach project is on going for how SFMTA can improve communications with stakeholders.
Van Ness update presentation with Van Ness updates. 21% completion, although it was at 21% two weeks prior so that concerns me. its seem to be getting pushed into 2021. The Bay Area is just really bad at delivering on-time projects.
20th Ave Project plan thus far.
The electrification project is going! sounds like they're not doing bad. Its awesome that they're so focused on web/social analytics
Gets into Caltrain's legislative priorities. its amazing how much they value engagement through social media. And downright hilarious how many line-items the president's budget suggest and then the actual that FTA gets. Caltrain is also against PROP 6
Get us moving improvement service.
sounds like they completed the coastside transit study and now are working to implement reasonable changes to improve it.
Samtrans business plan. They have a lot they want to do including adding wifi, a TNC and microtransit pilot
reallocation of funds for the vallejo transit center/ferry terminal
while Not particularly relevant to san francisco. This is the Bay Bridge forward project. An attempt to privilege transit on to the bay bridge. Although I find it a bit sketchy that MTC needs to pay the CHP to actually enforce HOV lanes along 80. Which will probably actually lead to no more enforcement. The tools for checking if a car with closed windows has 3 or more people are pretty much eyes and stopping every car.
State Route 85 is due a transit guideway study but because of the ongoing measure B(2016) lawsuit its being held up
Rural transit programs supported by the FTA rural funds
MTC legislative history breakdown for july.
What a surprise how MTC recommends voting on Prop 6. heh. I really hope the combined effort of transit advocates and people who've benefited from SB 1 pull enough support against prop 6.
And so the fight for the Nov proposition arguments begins. MTC says vote yes for the Prop 1 and 2
CASA wants to bring back redevelopment agencies with a focus on building affordable housing.
CASA is pursuing actions to get public lands used to build housing.
Crazy interesting survey from local staff and policymakers about how they would like to solve the housing crisis
CASA would like to see a constitutional amendment to lower the voter threshold for affordable housing taxes. It seems a lot of interests want to break down the barriers that prop 13 has set up.
I guess diesel free by '33 is a project now. Cool
CASA is also pursuing an anti-gouging policy for the whole bay area. No increase of over 10%. I would argue when rent is 2000+ and you can raise it 200 thats still gouging but its certainly an improvement over what they have no-rent control regions
Restriction of state regulation of impact fees is a risky opinion to take. I don't like it when local jurisdictions use it to block new development but I don't want the state government to cut local jurisdictions at the knees.
CASA's action plan for increasing housing production, inclusionary housing and affordable housing. They're going to be busy
CASA action plan for rent stabilization and anti-gouging
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