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21-204 Policy Statement Regarding Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination of District Employees - Policy
Policy Statement Regarding Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination of District Employees, Board Members, and Contractors....
21-210 VTA's BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension Project - Presentation
Status Report on Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority’s BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension...
21-223 Ridership and Financial Update-Presentation
Ridership and Financial Update.* For information.
BART is screwed. with 40-60% of employers going hybrid they simply can't continue things the way they were going historically.
21-260 Quarterly Service Performance Review - Presentation
Quarterly Service Performance Review - First Quarter Fiscal Year 2022. For information.
The numbers are very green though. up 44% from last quarter. Although this quarter is when they added late night service. And BART had some really bad incidents in September
21-279 Silicon Valley BART Extension, Phase II - Presentation
Silicon Valley BART Extension, Phase II, Project Update. For information.
6.E. Att.2 Service Type Performance
Consider receiving the FY2020-2021 Annual Ridership and Route Performance Report in accordance with Board...
6.E. Att.1 Ridership Performance Summary
Consider receiving the FY2020-2021 Annual Ridership and Route Performance Report in accordance with Board...
6.E. Att.3 Bottom Quarter Performing Routes
Consider receiving the FY2020-2021 Annual Ridership and Route Performance Report in accordance with Board...
Yeah they botched it to bring back Transbay service this Summer-Fall. Its unfortunate AC Transit doesn't have the flexibility to change service plans on a dime.
7.F. Att.1 All Door Boarding Pilot Performance DRAFT
Consider receiving a report on the performance of the All-door Boarding Pilot on Lines 6 and 51B as well...
wow the ridership growth of the 51b and 6 shows the impact of University students returning. It doesn't appear all door boarding has heavily changed the on time performance. I would say it still doesn't change the dynamics of traffic.
7.G. Att.1. Final Report - Project Closeout and Operational Performance
Considering receiving a status report on Tempo (Line 1T) project closeout, operational performance, maintenance...
Wow honesty rule for fare payment really has not worked for the 1T BRT.
7.A. Att. 2 - State Update
Consider receiving the Monthly Legislative Report.
3.A. Att.1. Presentation
Consider receiving a presentation on the prospects for return-to-work and the economic recovery of downtown...
commute transit has some major decisions to make. It appears the gamble on the transit center for focusing on the bus bay/park rather than the caltrain DTX was unfortunately the poor one. No way they could've known though
7.A. Att. 1 - Federal Update
Consider receiving the Monthly Legislative Report.
Wow the FAA has to have a report on air rage... This country
7.G. Att.1. Rockridge BART Transfer Alternatives Study
Consider receiving a report on the Rockridge BART Station Transfer Point - Alternatives Analysis and...
I don't know if there is a cheap solution for the rockridge 51 transfer. It appears they need to stick to what they have.
5.B. Att.1. Res 21-045 - Alcohol and Substance Abuse Policy
Consider the adoption of Resolution No. 21-045 approving amendments to Board Policy No. 200 - Alcohol...
Att. 6 - Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act Program Matrix
Consider receiving the Monthly Legislative Report.
A great breakdown of where the Bipartisan infrastructure act money breaks down.
MUNI is in a predicament as far as long term planning. Not surprising the J-church passengers don't like having to transfer
Van Ness BRT Community Advisory Committee Meeting Presentation Deck - October 28, 2021
Van Ness BRT Community Advisory Committee Meeting Presentation Deck - October 28, 2021
95% done with the Van Ness project
#10 - PCEP Update PPT
10 - PCEP Update PPT
#6k - SF Railyards Update PPT
6k - SF Railyards Update PPT
Caltrain12/02 Board
BOD Item #5a Presentation - Reimagine SamTrans - added 11-2-2021
BOD Item #5a Presentation - Reimagine SamTrans - added 11-2-2021
SamTrans11/03 Board
I'll be sad to see 398 eliminated but I think samtrans is doing the best for their primary passengers and constituents.
21-1358 08a 2 2022 Ballot Measure Options Presentation v2.pdf
Regional Housing Measure Timing and Opportunities in 2022 Presentation of August 2021 polling by EMC...
They're still considering a ballot measure for affordable housing in the bay area but COVID has hindered its support.
21-1299 2b - 21-1299 - Attachment B - RM3 LONP.pdf
Regional Measure 2 (RM2) and Regional Measure 3 (RM3) Capital Programs: Semi-Annual Update
most of the transit improvement are on hold for the success of the RM3 lawsuit but the highway improvements are certainly getting construction completed quickly
21-1316 4d Handout A Staff Summary Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Nov21.pdf
Washington D.C. Legislative Update Report on key legislative, funding and political developments over...
681 Billion for transportation is good but it still heavily focused on highway maintenance

Articles

Representatives from three regional planning agencies pledge backing for ‘Megaregion Dozen’ projects
The Bay Link Blog - News Views and Analysis from the MetropolitannbspTransportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments

For the first time, representatives of three regional planning agencies spanning major population centers from the Bay Area to the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada foothills are pledging to advocate...

Newsom signs two transportation bills supported by MTC
The Bay Link Blog - News Views and Analysis from the MetropolitannbspTransportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments

Transportation-related bills supported by MTC addressing safety have now been signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom.AB 43 (Laura Friedman, D-Glendale) allows greater flexibility for local...

Reimagine SamTrans – last major round of review
Green Caltrain

As you know, SamTrans is conducting a major review of its routes, which is expected to be reviewed for approval in February and rolled out next summer. If you use the bus (or might use the bus if...

What Revenue Sources Meet Transit Riders’ Needs?
Stories by San Francisco Transit Riders on Medium

SFTR’s Local Funding Working Group has spent the past six months understanding Muni’s existing funding challenges and identifying potential San Francisco-specific revenue sources. This...

Bay Area Streets may be steep, but pavement quality is flat
The Bay Link Blog - News Views and Analysis from the MetropolitannbspTransportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments

Overall pavement conditions on the Bay Area’s nearly 44,000 lane-miles of local streets and roads landed once again in fair territory last year, with the typical stretch of roadway showing serious...

BART-SV price tag grows to 9B; opportunities to cut costs, improve project for riders
Green Caltrain

This evening is the first VTA board meeting since the news broke in late October in a Mercury News report that the cost of the Silicon Valley BART extension has ballooned to $9 billion; a 30% increase...

Muni Service Plan For Winter 2022: On the Right Track
Stories by San Francisco Transit Riders on Medium

Photo: SFMTAWe’re thankful that after laying out different scenarios for the next Muni service map, SFMTA has an updated proposal that restores much of the service riders have been missing....

Mountain View downtown access strategy could dovetail with Caltrain and Clipper upgrades
Green Caltrain

On Tuesday, November 9, the Mountain View City Council is slated to approve a multi-dimensional downtown parking and access strategy.  Based on earlier City Council guidance, the proposed strategies...

Big transit funding updates – federal, state, regional
Green Caltrain

There are big things in the works for transit funding at the federal, state and regional level that have implications for the Peninsula Corridor and Bay Area region.  This is important for ambitious...

A vaccine mandate-related operator shortage has Muni running behind schedule. Heres which lines are doing worst
San Francisco Chronicle

Muni’s on-time performance is deteriorating in the last several months due to an...

Is the remote work revolution here to stay in the Bay Area?
The Mercury News

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How does the North Bay stand to benefit from 1.2 trillion infrastructure bill?
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

“We’ve been waiting for an infrastructure bill for years,” said Suzanne Smith of the Sonoma County Transportation Authority. “I’m just thrilled to have it done and have it be at funding...