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PAG meeting, May 17, 2013

Friday, May 17, 2013 - 9:00am



Friday, May 17, 2013
1 South Van Ness Ave. 7th Floor
Union Square Conference Room


9:00 A.M.


Jerry Lee, Chairman
Cheryl Brinkman
Joél Ramos

Edward D. Reiskin

Roberta Boomer





Accessible meeting policy - One South Van Ness Avenue

Calendar items:

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1.  Call to Order

2.  Roll Call


3. Approval of Minutes


     -November 9, 2012 Regular Meeting


4. Public Comment


Members of the public may address the Committee on matters that are within the Committee's jurisdiction and are not on today's calendar.


5. Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding key metrics and actions for SFMTA Strategic Plan Goal 1: Create a safer transportation experience for everyone.  (Explanatory documents include a report.)


  • Safety Report


6.  Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding key metrics and actions for SFMTA Strategic Plan Goal 2: Make transit, walking, bicycling, taxi, ridesharing and carsharing the most attractive and preferred means of travel. (Explanatory documents include a report.)


  • Operations Report
  • Quarterly review of worked performed by the City Services Auditor
  • Double berthing of LRV’s


7. Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding key metrics and actions for SFMTA Strategic Plan Goal 3: Improve the environment and quality of life in San Francisco. (Explanatory documents include a report.)



8.  Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding key metrics and actions for SFMTA Strategic Plan Goal 4: Create a collaborative environment to support delivery of outstanding service. (Explanatory documents include a report.)


  • Update on hiring




The Ethics Commission of the City and County of San Francisco has asked us to remind individuals and entities that influence or attempt to influence local legislative or administrative action may be required by the San Francisco Lobbyist Ordinance [S.F. Campaign and Governmental Conduct Code section 2.100 et seq.] to register and report lobbying activity.  For more information about the Lobbyist Ordinance, please contact the Ethics Commission at 415-581-2300; fax: 415-581-2317; 25 Van Ness Ave., Suite 220,, SF, CA 94102-6027 or the web site: sfgov.org/ethics.



The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Policy and Governance Committee will meet at 1 South Van Ness Ave. 7th Floor, San Francisco, CA. The closest accessible BART station is the Civic Center Station at United Nations Plaza and Market Street.  Accessible MUNI lines serving this location are:  Muni Metro Lines J‑Church, K‑Ingleside, L‑Taraval, M‑ Ocean View, N‑Judah and T-Third at Van Ness and Civic Center Stations; F-Market; 47‑Van Ness; 49-Mission-Van Ness; 6-Parnassus, 21-Hayes; 9‑San Bruno; and 71‑Haight Noriega. For information about MUNI accessible services call 701.4485.


The meeting room is wheelchair accessible.  There is accessible parking available within the Civic Center Underground Parking Garage at the corner of McAllister and Polk Streets, and within the Performing Arts Parking Garage at Grove and Franklin Streets.

To obtain a disability-related accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, or to obtain meeting materials in alternative format, please contact Roberta Boomer at 415.701.4505.  Providing at least 72 hours notice will help to ensure availability.  Written reports or background materials for calendar items are available for public inspection and copying at 1 South Van Ness Ave. 7th Floor during regular business hours and are available on-line at www.sfmta.com/mtab.  Public comment will be taken on each item before or during consideration of the item.


To assist the City’s efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical based products.  Please help the City to accommodate these individuals.


The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chairman may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices.




Government's duty is to serve the public, reaching its decision in full view of the public.  Commissions, boards, councils and other agencies of the City and County exist to conduct the people's business.  This ordinance assures that deliberations are conducted before the people and that City operations are open to the people's review.  For more information on your rights under the Sunshine Ordinance or to report a violation of the ordinance, contact Frank Darby, Jr. by mail to Administrator, Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco CA 94102-4689; by phone at 415 554.7724; by fax at 415 554.7854; or by email at sotf@sfgov.org.


Copies of the Sunshine Ordinance can be obtained from the Clerk of the Sunshine Task Force, the San Francisco Public Library and on the City’s website at http://www.sfgov.org.





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