MTC Committee Meetings

Commission Meeting (9:35 AM) agenda

On this agenda:

  • Funding for Real-Time Transit Information System Expansion
  • 2011 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment
  • Allocation of approximately $1.5 million of Transportation Development Act (TDA) funds to GGBHTD
  • Transit Sustainability Project (TSP) Final Recommendations

Bay Area Headquarters Authority (10:30 AM) agenda

On this agenda:

  • Status Report on MTC’s Proposed Headquarters Move to SF

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