Executive Steering Committee Meeting – August 19, 2022



Friday, August 19, 2022
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


PUBLIC COMMENT CALL-IN: 1-855-282-6330 Access Code: 2559 207 7339

Due to the COVID-19 health emergency, the Executive Steering Committee (ESC) will meet via teleconference.  Members of the public are encouraged to participate remotely.
Please see additional information on the next page for remote meeting access.

In compliance with the Assembly Bill (“AB”) 361 (Rivas, Chapter 165, Statutes of 2021) and its amendments to California Public Resources Code Section 54953(e), this meeting will be held exclusively via teleconference participation of a quorum of ESC members in locations not open to the public. This meeting is being held during a proclaimed state of emergency, and state and local officials have imposed or recommended measures to promote social distancing, while allowing the public to observe and address the ESC.


Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board/Caltrain, Michelle Bouchard (Chair)
San Francisco County Transportation Authority, Tilly Chang (Vice Chair)
California High Speed Rail Authority, Boris Lipkin
City and County of San Francisco, Alex Sweet
Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Andrew Fremier
Transbay Joint Powers Authority, Adam Van de Water



 PUBLIC COMMENT CALL-IN: 1-855-282-6330 Access Code: 2559 207 7339

Providing Public Comment

Ensure you are in a quiet location – Speak Clearly – Turn off any TVs or radios around you

1. When prompted, “raise hand” to speak by pressing *3 (star, 3) to be added to the queue.
2. Callers will hear silence when waiting for their turn to speak.
3. When prompted, callers will have two minutes to provide comment.


1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Communications
• Chair’s Report

4. Action Item:
Approval of Special Meeting Minutes: July 22, 2022

5. Action Item:
Motion to Approve the Continued Use of Teleconferencing Technologies for Meetings of the ESC pursuant to Assembly Bill 361

6. Action Item:
Consider Advancing the Downtown Rail Extension Project Governance Study Recommendation to the TJPA Board of Directors

7. Informational Item:
Downtown Rail Extension Project Delivery Strategy: Implementation Roadmap

8. Action Item:
Election of Chair and Vice Chair

9. Public Comment
Members of the public may provide comment on matters within the ESC’s purview that are not on the agenda.

10. Discussion Item:
ESC Agenda items for upcoming meetings

11. Adjourn


In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, California Law, and the Governor’s Executive Order, any individual with a disability may request reasonable modifications or accommodations so that they may observe and address the Executive Steering Committee at this teleconference meeting. If you are disabled and require special accommodations to participate, please contact the TJPA at 415.597.4620 or dtx@tjpa.org, at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.  Late requests will be honored if possible.  Calendars and minutes of the meeting may be available in alternative formats; please contact the TJPA at 415.597.4620 or dtx@tjpa.org at least 72 hours in advance of need.  Written reports or background materials for calendar items are available online at www.tjpa.org.

If you require the use of a language interpreter, please contact TJPA at 415.597.4620 or dtx@tjpa.org. We require three working days’ notice to accommodate your request.

Si necesita usar los servicios de un intérprete de idioma, comuníquese con TJPA llamando al 415.597.4620 o en dtx@tjpa.org. Solicitamos un aviso previo de tres días hábiles para atender su solicitud.

如果您需要使用语言口译员,请联系TJPA,电话:415.597.4620,或电子邮件: dtx@tjpa.org。我们需要您在三个工作日之前告知,以满足您的要求

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