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Paratransit Coordinating Council

SFMTA works closely with the Paratransit Coordinating Council (PCC) in planning and monitoring door-to-door van and taxi services provided by SF Paratransit. The PCC is a 38-member committee comprised of van and taxi consumers, representatives of agencies serving older adults and individuals with disabilities, transportation providers and government entity representatives. The PCC meets about every six weeks from 10:30am – 12:30pm in the following location:

2nd Floor Conference Room
1 South Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94103

Paratransit Coordination & Operation (PC&O) Subcommittees

The Paratransit Coordinating Council (PCC) has Paratransit Coordination & Operations (PC&O) subcommittees for SF Access, Group Van, and Taxi & Ramp Taxi services. They are comprised of service consumers, representatives of agencies serving older adults and individuals with disabilities, transportation providers and government entity representatives. Each PC&O subcommittee meets once every three months at the following location:

SF Paratransit Office, 1st Floor Conference Room
68 12th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

How to Get Involved

To receive more information about the PCC or PC&O, or to be placed on a mailing list to receive agendas and meetings minutes, please contact Accessible Services or the Mobility Management Center.

Written reports or background materials for calendar items are available to the public for viewing and copying at One South Van Ness Ave., Seventh Floor during regular business hours.

Membership

The PCC is always looking for new members. If you have an interest in advocating for paratransit issues and use any of SFMTA's paratransit services, please consider joining us.

To become a member, please contact SFMTA Accessible Services.  If there is a vacancy you may be appointed by the PCC Executive Committee to fill it through the next full election of members. Elections are held during the PCC Annual Meeting, which generally occurs in November, where anyone who qualifies may run for membership.

Meeting Accessibility

The PCC & PC&O meeting rooms are wheelchair accessible. There are accessible curbside parking spaces on the Van Ness Avenue and McAllister Street sides of City Hall, and on 12th Street between Market Street and Otis Street. 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. There is also an accessible public parking lot at 2 Franklin Street, and another at 35 Gough Street.

To obtain a disability-related accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, or to obtain meeting materials in alternative format, please contact SFMTA’s Accessible Services Division or the Mobility Management Center. Providing at least 72 hours’ notice will help to ensure availability.

Please help us accommodate and be conscientious of our attendees with severe allergies, environmental illnesses, multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, and refrain from wearing chemical-based products.

Committee Members

Officers:

  • Marty Smith, PCC Chair
  • Fred Lein, PCC Vice Chair
  • Cheryl Damico, PCC Secretary
  • Jane Redmond, PC&O Chair
  • Mary McLain, PC&O Vice Chair, SF Access Subcommittee
  • Jacy Cohen, PC&O Vice Chair, Group Van Subcommittee
  • TBD, PC&O Vice Chair, Taxi & Ramp Taxi Subcommittee