SFCTA Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting


Items of Note:

9. Adopt a Motion of Support for Approval of the Strategic Analysis Report on Local and Regional Bike Sharing Organizational Models – ACTION* attachment   enclosure

At the September 10, 2013 meeting of the Transportation Authority Board, Chair Avalos requested that we initiate a strategic analysis report (SAR) to investigate possible governance structures of a regional bike sharing program beyond the current Bay Area Bike Share pilot, which opened to the public on August 29, 2013. In November, the Transportation Authority Board approved the scope of work for the SAR. The purpose of this study is to examine the strengths and tradeoffs of various organizational models for the expansion of bike sharing in San Francisco and throughout the Bay Area region so that San Francisco can best achieve its goals for this emerging mode of transportation. As called for in the Transportation Authority’s adopted procedures governing the development of SARs, we first brought the draft SAR to the March 18, 2014 meeting of the Plans and Programs Committee where Chair Avalos sits as an ex-officio member and are now bringing the final SAR through the standard Board process for approval. Since November 2013, we have conducted numerous interviews with practitioners, local stakeholders, and other researchers and have received a number of comments since the March release of the initial draft SAR. At the same time, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District conducted planning and outreach to guide the next phase of the Bay Area Bike Share pilot, culminating with the release of a proposed expansion plan in April 2014. The regional proposal was informed by, and is mostly consistent with, the findings of this SAR. We are seeking a motion of support for approval of the SAR on Local and Regional Bike Sharing Organizational Models.


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