SFMTA Board of Directors Meeting


Of note:

11. Urging the Board of Supervisors to place the $500 million transportation general obligation
bond on the November 2014 ballot. (Explanatory documents include a staff report, resolution, bond
report and ordinances.)

12. Presentation and discussion regarding the SFpark evaluation. (Explanatory documents include
a slide presentation.)

13. Presentation and discussion regarding regional efforts to plan the next generation Clipper
system. (Explanatory documents include two slide presentations.)

14. Authorizing the Director to execute a Gift and License Agreement with David Wiggins and Jay
Primus for the donation of a new transit map for the Muni system. (Explanatory documents include
a staff report, resolution and agreement.)

On the consent calendar (no discussion planned):

(10.3) Approving proposed traffic and parking modifications on 24th Street, between Castro and Noe Streets and on Castro Street between 24th and 25th Streets, for the 24th Street Urban Village Project.

(10.4) Establishing Tow-Away No Stopping Anytime Except Permitted Car Share Vehicles at various locations.


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