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18-897 Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Update - Presentation
Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Update. Board requested to authorize.
Glad everyone is jumping to tell MTC that their telecommuting mandate is atrocious and the very consideration of it undermines years of work.
18-878 Resolution to Rename South Station Road to Harriet Tubman Way at Millbrae BART Station
Resolution to Rename South Station Road to Harriet Tubman Way at Millbrae BART Station. Board requested...
Thats cool. Never have a problem with reminders of Harriet Tubman
D. Att.2 Service Type Performance
Consider receiving the FY19-20 Annual Ridership and Route Performance Report in accordance with Board...
D. Att.4 Route Performance (Wkdy, Sat, Sun)
Consider receiving the FY19-20 Annual Ridership and Route Performance Report in accordance with Board...
J. Att.1. Ventilation
Consider receiving a report on positive air flow tests and procedures to ventilate coaches during the...
Schedule Coordination Short-Term Recommendations Package
A. COVID-19 Recovery Service and Budget Updates - BART/AC Transit B. Paratransit Recovery Update, including...
This is great!. The transit agencies seem to be really working toward some form of coordination. Its disappointing its all behind the scenes but that is more than we had before.
6.B. Att.1.Federal Update
Consider receiving the monthly legislative report and approval of legislative positions.
9.A. GM Report 10.28.20 Final
General Manager’s Report for October 28, 2020.
Slide Presentation PDF
10-6-20 MTAB Item 18 Transit Service
Slide Presentation PDF
10-6-20 MTAB Item 19 Budget update
Slide Presentation PDF
10-20-20 MTAB Item 11 Vision Zero Update
Network Slide Presentation PDF
10-20-20 MTAB Item 11 Vision Zero Update
New york city is killing it with their vision zero work.
Board Agenda Packet
2020-10-01 JPB Agenda Packet
FY21 Capital & Operating Budget Presentation
FY21 Capital & Operating Budget Presentation
Caltrain is in such a bad place. At least they're a very inexpensive operation to run in the first place compared to BART or SFMTA
Agenda
2020-10-12 Special Meeting-Board Workshop Agenda
20-1397 6c Update on Exp Lane Strategic Plan-GHG white paper.pdf
Bay Area Express Lanes Strategic Plan - Approaches to Minimize Greenhouse Gas Emissions While Completing...
20-1366 6a Clipper-Next-Generation System Update.pdf
Clipper®: Next-Generation System Update Update on the development of the next-generation Clipper®...
20-1367 6b Update on Clipper START.pdf
Clipper® START Update Update on the Clipper START Means-Based Transit Discount Program.
Terrible time to pilot the means-based program. only 771 approved applications
20-1501 5b Corr Rec SFCTA-10-09-2020 Telecommute Strategy Comments.pdf
Plan Bay Area 2050 Final Blueprint: Telecommuting Strategy Follow-Up Presentation on the Plan Bay Area...
20-1501 5b Handout-PBA2050 TelecommutingFactSheet 100820.pdf
Plan Bay Area 2050 Final Blueprint: Telecommuting Strategy Follow-Up Presentation on the Plan Bay Area...
20-1374 3c Tom Bulger's DC Report Sept 2020.pdf
Tom Bulger’s Report Report from Washington, D.C. advocate as well as information on bills being tracked...
20-1409 05a Fare Integration Project Update Presentation.pdf
Project Update Presentation and discussion on the following topics 1) Update on overall project progress...
20-1422 Item 4a Return-to-Transit Program Overview
Operator Survey Summary and Return-to-Transit Communications
20-1458 Agenda Item 6.b. - ABAG-MTC Governance and LGS Update.pdf
Staff will provide an update on Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and Metropolitan Transportation...

Articles

Who is riding Caltrain during Covid?
Green Caltrain

During Covid, a majority of riders are travelling for essential healthcare trips and other essential jobs, according to new data shared at the last Caltrain board meeting.  Half of all trips...

MTC Endorses Funding Measures for Caltrain, Sonoma County
The Bay Link Blog - News Views and Analysis from the MetropolitannbspTransportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments

MTC Commissioners have voted to support Measure RR, the one-eighth-cent sales tax to provide funding for Caltrain that will be considered by voters in San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties...

Check Out Caltrain’s New Trains Virtually
Muni Streetsblog San Francisco

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SMART gets good news as it looks to future
The Bay Link Blog - News Views and Analysis from the MetropolitannbspTransportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments

SMART announced Monday that Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings (S&P) has issued an AA rating on its proposed refinancing of its construction debt through the issuance of Green bonds....

The path to a better transport system runs through progressive states and cities
The Transport Politic

The federal government spends big money on transportation, but states and localities spend even more—and make the planning choices....

BART has plan to address budget crisis
The Bay Link Blog - News Views and Analysis from the MetropolitannbspTransportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments

To ensure that BART is on the strongest fiscal footing possible, the agency has developed a 7-point plan with steps to reduce costs to address anticipated short-term and long-term deficits.While...

BATA Leads Effort Creating New Public Park
The Bay Link Blog - News Views and Analysis from the MetropolitannbspTransportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments

A sparkling, new shoreline public park near the Bay Bridge in Oakland was dedicated Wednesday, the project brought to fruition with help from the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA).The Judge...

New law makes sustainable transit easier, faster and cheaper to implement - The San Francisco Examiner
The San Francisco Examiner

SB 288 will add a number of climate-friendly infrastructure projects to CEQA exemption list

Fare inspectors returning to Muni with new uniform, different approach - The San Francisco Examiner
The San Francisco Examiner

Absent thus far during the pandemic, Muni fare operators will be back on buses as early as October with a “reimagined” approach to fare enforcement that focuses on compliance first rather...

Without more federal aid, SFMTA may start dipping into ‘rainy day’ reserves - The San Francisco Examiner
The San Francisco Examiner

Financial forecast bleak, with a $32 million operating budget deficit expected this fiscal year

Mission Street gets a new paint job - The San Francisco Examiner
The San Francisco Examiner

Temporary transit-only lanes are complete. Will faster, less crowded Muni service follow?

California Supreme Court revives challenge to 1 toll increase at seven Bay Area bridges
SFChronicle.com

The cases hinges on whether the $1 toll increase is considered a tax or a fee — the same issue is at play in a case involving garbage collection in Oakland.

S.F.
SFChronicle.com

Even as jersey barriers line one of the city’s major boulevards, and open traffic lanes shift from week to week and block to block, officials say the final phase of the $309 million project has...