Art Torres

Member of the Board

Senator Art Torres portraitAs a California State Senator and Assemblyman for twenty years, Art Torres brings a wealth of experience in governance, public policy, labor relations, finance, sustainability and public transportation to the SFMTA Board of Directors/Parking Authority Commission.   Joining the Board in 2017, Senator Torres has a keen understanding of the complex issues facing the agency, and as an aficionado of public transit, he understands the system from a rider’s perspective.  As the former President of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, Senator Torres understands San Francisco’s governance structure. And as former member of the Senate Transportation Committee, he brings a crucial understanding of state-wide transportation issues and governance to the SFMTA Board.