City & County of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Citizens’ Advisory Council (CAC) Notice of Regular Meeting and Agenda Thursday, May 3, 2007 at 5:30 p.m. 1 South Van Ness Avenue, Conference Room 3074 San Francisco, California Members:
Daniel Murphy (Chair), Steve Ferrario (Vice Chair), Mary Burns, Sue Cauthen,
Art Cimento, Joan Downey, Emily Drennen, Griffith Humphrey,
Bruce Oka, Cesar Perez, Norman Rolfe, Dorris Vincent, Daniel Weaver, and
Committees: Engineering, Maintenance & Safety (EMSC)
Daniel Weaver (Chair), Steve Ferrario, and Bruce Oka
Finance & Administration (FAC)
Daniel Murphy (Chair), Emily Drennen, Griffith Humphrey, and Bruce Oka
Operations & Customer Service Committee (OCSC)
Joan Downey (Chair), Mary F. Burns, Sue Cauthen, Daniel Murphy, and Norman Rolfe
Planning & Marketing Committee (PMC)
Bruce Oka (Chair), Emily Drennen, Norman Rolfe, and Dorris Vincent
Municipal Transportation Agency Citizens’ Advisory Council
1 South Van Ness Avenue, 7th Floor – San Francisco, CA 94103-5417
City & County of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Citizens’ Advisory Council (CAC) Notice of Regular Meeting and Agenda Thursday, May 3, 2007 at 5:30 p.m. 1 South Van Ness Avenue, Conference Room 3074 San Francisco, California Estimated Call to Order/Roll Call Adopt Minutes of April 5, 2007 (Discussion/Action) Public Comment - Concerning any issue within the jurisdiction of the Council not on the agenda. Report of the Chair (Discussion) Daniel Murphy (MTA CAC Chair) Staff Report (Discussion) Janet Martinsen (MTA CAC Staff Liaison) Staff-Initiated Items T-Third integration into the Metro system (Discussion/Action)
CEO Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr. and Kenneth McDonald
Strategic Plan (Discussion/Action) Marisa Espinosa Council-Initiated Items Committee Reports Recommendation from a CAC Committee (Discussion/Action) Planning & Marketing Committee (PMC) Motion 070416.02: WHEREAS, April 1st marked the 25th year that
users of Muni’s Senior, Youth, and Disabled fast passes have
advocated for the same intra – San Francisco BART accessthat Adult fast pass users have enjoyed for 25 years,THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the MTA CAC urges the
MTA to fully implement intra-San Francisco BART access to allMuni fast pass users by the start of the 07-08 fiscal year; andBE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the MTA CAC urges the
MTA to adopt the most rider-friendly implementation plan aspossible; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the MTA CAC urges the
MTA to aggressively negotiate a lower reimbursement ratethan what BART currently charges its discount patrons; and to
secure an agreement with BART that includes all of our youth
and any new fast pass program for youth. Recommendation from a CAC Committee (Discussion/Action) Operations and Customer Service Committee (OCSC) Motion 070416.03:
service is temporarily rerouted that the Agency provide
frequent and consistent communication to the public,adequate and consistent signage, and communicate changes
and including maps to all operators, especially on nearbylines, and that signage be multi lingual and include maps
where ever feasible. The MTA CAC further recommends the Agency endeavor tokeep substitution plans consistent and not alter them further
after communication to the public has begun. The MTA CAC recommends that after major reroutes ofsubstitution of service the Agency conduct lessons learned
Recommendation from a CAC Committee (Discussion/Action) Finance and Administration Committee (FAC) Motion 070418.04: The MTA CAC recommends that the MTA
simplify its fare structure reducing the number of fare
Council Members’ Questions and Comments Agenda planning for the Next Regular Meeting Tentatively Scheduled:
Thursday, June 7, 2007, 5:30pm, 1 South Van Ness Avenue,Conference Room 3074
Attachment – Minutes from April 5, 2007 meeting
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