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18-914 Fiscal Year 2021 Budget and Service Plan Update - Presentation
Fiscal Year 2021 Budget and Service Plan Update. For information.
Its good that BART is focusing on alternative methods to balance the budget other than reducing service.
18-922 Quarterly Service Performance Review – First Quarter Fiscal Year 2021 - Presentation
Quarterly Service Performance Review - First Quarter Fiscal Year 2021. For information.
At least, except for passengers ridership numbers, BART is meeting their wishlist of performance indicators. Now if only this could be the case in pre/post-covid commute days
18-927 Resolution in Support of the Seamless Transit Principles - Memo and Resolution
Resolution in Support of the Seamless Transit Principles. Board requested to adopt. (Directors Li,...
This was approved unanimously
3.B. Resolution No 20-060
Consider adoption of Resolution No. 20-060 expressing appreciation and best wishes to Greg Harper for...
Sad to see Greg Harper go. He served long in this role, and he definitely leaves a legacy.
6.Q. Att 2.State Update
Consider receiving the monthly legislative report.
7.F. Att.2. Bay Area Letter to MTC Regarding Potential Work from Home Manda
Consider the adoption of Resolution No. 20-057 opposing Plan Bay Area (PBA) 2050 Strategy EN7: “Institute...
7.C. STAFF REPORT
Consider the adoption of Resolution 20-061 approving amendments to Board Policy 333, Fare Policy Goals...
Minor but good updates to the AC Transit fare policy. kinda long overdue to eliminate the bart-to-bus paper transfer and free transfers on the all-nighter service makes sense. even though I imagine it'll cost something to work with clipper
10.A. GM Report 11.12.20
General Manager’s Report for November 12, 2020.
7.F. Att.1. Draft Board Policy 544
Consider approving amendments to Board Policy No. 544, Service Adjustments; and No. 110, Public Hearing...
AC Transit is preparing to allow themselves to do major service changes 4 times a year. a major shift from the 2 times a year they normally do.
Slide Presentation PDF
11-19-20 AOCSC Item 7 The Role of Fare Inspectors During the Pandemic
Thats pretty clever that SFMTA can reuse the fare inspectors to maintain mask safety on the buses. BART needs something like that.
Slide Presentation PDF
11-3-20 MTAB Item 11 Transit Update
Slide Presentation PDF
11-17-20 MTAB Item 11 - Draft Racial Equity Action Plan
Staff Report PDF
11-17-20 MTAB Item 13 Plan Bay Area Telecommute Mandate
20-1489 3c MTC Federal October Report.pdf
Washington D.C. Legislative Update Report from MTC’s Washington representative Mark Dedrick, Summit...
we're totally going to have a gov shutdown after dec 11th.
20-1487 3ai Handout-Election Summary Sheet.pdf
November 2020 Election Update Update on key statewide and local measures as well as state legislative...
20-1563 09 2020 Legislative Outcomes.pdf
2020 Legislative Outcomes (20 minutes) Overview of legislative outcomes in Sacramento and Washington,...

Articles

Fare Integration Mock-Up
Muni Streetsblog San Francisco

Seamless Bay Area creates a working model of a rational fare structure for the region's transit systems...

Advocates Hit Back Over ‘Bummer Market Street’ Plan
Muni Streetsblog San Francisco

The city wants to remove key safety features and transit improvements after ten years of outreach, planning and development; advocates say "no way!"...

Capitol Corridor: Reservations required for all trains and buses during Thanksgiving holidays
The Bay Link Blog - News Views and Analysis from the MetropolitannbspTransportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments

As an added safety measure, the Capitol Corridor will require reservations for all train and bus passengers during Thanksgiving week, Monday, November 23 through Monday, November 30, 2020.During...

Caltrain looks at changes to improve service for essential workers and transit dependent riders
The Bay Link Blog - News Views and Analysis from the MetropolitannbspTransportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments

Caltrain is considering service adjustments aimed at increasing ridership and better serving those that depend on the system during shelter-in-place. By mid-December, Caltrain plans to provide riders...

Caltrain votes to close Atherton station
The Bay Link Blog - News Views and Analysis from the MetropolitannbspTransportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments

The Caltrain Board of Directors voted to close its Atherton station at its November meeting. The antiquated platform configuration of the station does not meet current standards and has...

Three Reasons to Put the 1980s in the Past And #EndTheEightyTwentySplit
Streetsblog USA

A single, 38-year-old transportation law has locked America into a car-dominated status quo for far too long — and advocates believe the next congress could be the ones to finally get our country...