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File #: 19-1268    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/20/2019 Departments: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DISTRICT 3
On agenda: 1/14/2020 Final action: 1/14/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing a request to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for the allocation of Fiscal Year 2019-20 Transportation Development Act Article 3 Pedestrian/Bicycle project funding.
Sponsors: Don Horsley
Attachments: 1. 20200114_r_MMT Reso.pdf, 2. 20200114_att_Attachment A - Findings.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Supervisor Don Horsley, District 3
Subject: Requesting allocation of Transportation Development Act Article 3 Funds

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing a request to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for the allocation of Fiscal Year 2019-20 Transportation Development Act Article 3 Pedestrian/Bicycle project funding.

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BACKGROUND:
Article 3 of the Transportation Development Act (TDA) (Public Utilities Code (PUC) Section 99200 et seq.), authorizes the submission of claims to a regional transportation planning agency for the funding of projects exclusively for the benefit and/or use of pedestrians and bicyclists. The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), as the regional transportation planning agency for the San Francisco Bay region, has adopted MTC Resolution No. 4108, entitled "Transportation Development Act, Article 3, Pedestrian and Bicycle Projects," which delineates procedures and criteria for submission of requests for the allocation of "TDA Article 3" funding. The criteria allow for recommendations of proposed projects by a countywide bicycle and pedestrian advisory committee. The City/County Association of Governments (C/CAG) bicycle and pedestrian advisory committee (BPAC), fulfils all the requirements set by the MTC. The BPAC called for project proposals, and the County of San Mateo submitted a partial funding request for the construction phase of the Midcoast Multi-Modal Trail (MMT).

The C/CAG BPAC recommended the allocation of $400,000 from the MTC TDA Article 3 funds to the County for the MMT project, and the MTC will grant the allocation following a request in the form of a resolution from the governing board.

PROJECT SUMMARY:
The Midcoast Multi-Modal Trail (MMT) is a bicycle and pedestrian commuter trail that will provide alternative means of transportation for residents of the Midcoast; ...

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