Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee Meeting

Agenda

PSAC March meeting, with items including:
– SFPD Pedestrian Sting Operation Observations
– SFMTA 2015-­‐2019 Capital Improvement Program (CIP)
– Potential Safety-Related State Legislation Recommendations
– Bylaws Update

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