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									                                               Santa Cruz County Regional
                                               Transportation Commission



                                              AGENDA

                            Thursday, January 14, 2010
                                    9:00 a.m.
                            NOTE LOCATION THIS MONTH
                           Santa Cruz City Council Chambers
                                    809 Center St
                                 Santa Cruz CA 95060


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COMMISSION MEMBERSHIP

        Caltrans (ex-officio)                                     Rich Krumholz
        City of Capitola                                          Kirby Nicol
        City of Santa Cruz                                        Don Lane
        City of Scotts Valley                                     Randy Johnson
        City of Watsonville                                       Antonio Rivas
        County of Santa Cruz                                      Ellen Pirie
        County of Santa Cruz                                      John Leopold
        County of Santa Cruz                                      Mark Stone
        County of Santa Cruz                                      Neal Coonerty
        County of Santa Cruz                                      Tony Campos
        Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District                  Dene Bustichi
        Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District                  Patricia Spence
        Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District                  Marcela Tavantzis



  The majority of the Commission constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.
  Article 8 Transportation Development Act Claims – only City and County representatives vote
  Article 4 Transportation Development Act Claims, Policy Issues, and SAFE – all 12 members vote
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1.    Roll call

2.    Oral communications

     Any member of the public may address the Commission for a period not to exceed three
     minutes on any item within the jurisdiction of the Commission that is not already on the
     agenda. The Commission will listen to all communication, but in compliance with State law,
     may not take action on items that are not on the agenda

     Speakers are requested to sign the sign-in sheet so that their names can be accurately
     recorded in the minutes of the meeting.

3.    Additions or deletions to consent and regular agendas

                                      CONSENT AGENDA

     All items appearing on the consent agenda are considered to be minor or non-controversial
     and will be acted upon in one motion if no member of the RTC or public wishes an item be
     removed and discussed on the regular agenda. Members of the Commission may raise
     questions, seek clarification or add directions to Consent Agenda items without removing the
     item from the Consent Agenda as long as no other Commissioner objects to the change.

MINUTES

4.    Approve draft minutes of the November 5, 2009 regular SCCRTC meeting

5.    Approve draft minutes of the November 19, 2009 Transportation Policy
      Workshop meeting

6.    Approve draft minutes of the December 17, 2009 Transportation Policy
      Workshop meeting

7.    Accept draft minutes of the November 19, 2009 Interagency Technical Advisory
      Committee (ITAC) meeting

8.    Accept draft minutes of the December 8, 2009 Elderly & Disabled Transportation
      Advisory Committee meeting

9.    Accept draft minutes of the December 10, 2009 Budget & Administration/Personnel
      Committee meeting

10. Accept draft minutes of the December 14, 2009 Bicycle Committee meeting

11. Accept draft minutes of the December 17, 2009 Interagency Technical Advisory
    Committee (ITAC) meeting
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POLICY ITEMS

   No consent items

PROJECTS and PLANNING ITEMS

   No consent items

BUDGET AND EXPENDITURES ITEMS

12. Accept status report on Transportation Development Act (TDA) revenues

13. Approve consultant selection for 2009 Triennial Performance Audit (Resolution)

14. Approve fiscal year (FY) 09-10 work program and budget amendment
    (Resolution)

ADMINISTRATION ITEMS

15. Approve fiscal year (FY) 10-11 work program format

INFORMATION/OTHER ITEMS

16. Accept monthly meeting schedule

17. Accept correspondence log

18. Accept letters from SCCRTC committees and staff to other agencies

    a. Letter to California Coastal Commission from the Bicycle Committee
       regarding support for Arana Gulch Master Plan

19. Accept miscellaneous written comments from the public on SCCRTC projects
    and transportation issues

20. Accept information items

    a. Article from The Herald titled “Transportation Agency for Monterey County
       chooses light rail for rapid transit line”
    b. Letter to SCCRTC from California State Treasurer Bill Lockyer regarding
       California Transportation Financing Authority

                                REGULAR AGENDA

21. Commissioner reports-oral reports

22. Director’s report – oral report
    (George Dondero, Executive Director)
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23. Caltrans report and consider action items

    a. Construction projects report

24. Highway 1/17 Interchange Merge Lanes Landscaping Project
    (Karena Pushnik, Senior Transportation Planner and Bryan Parker, Caltrans)

    a. Staff report

25. Draft 2010 state and federal legislative programs and legislative update
    (Rachel Moriconi, Senior Transportation Planner)

    a. Staff report
    b. Draft 2010 state legislative program
    c. Draft 2010 federal legislative program

26. 10:00 AM Public hearing - Adoption of the 2010 Regional Transportation
    Improvement Program (RTIP)
    (Rachel Moriconi, Senior Transportation Planner)

    a. Staff report
    b. Resolution adopting the 2010 Regional Transportation Improvement
       Program
    c. Proposed amendments to existing projects
    d. Proposed changes to STIP projects
    e. Resolution amending the FY 09/10 RTC budget
    f. RTIP project listings

27. FY 09/10 Transportation Development Act (TDA) Article 8 allocation claim
    from the City of Santa Cruz for bicycle and pedestrian improvement projects
    (Cory Caletti, Senior Transportation Planner and Chris Schneiter, City of Santa
    Cruz Assistant Public Works Director)

    a. Staff report
    b. Resolution approving City of Santa Cruz Article 8 TDA claim

28. Sustainable Transportation and Access Rating System (STARS) Technical
    Advisory Committee

    a.   Staff report
    b.   STARS credits
    c.   Proposed STARS Technical Advisory Committee members
    d.   Biographical notes on proposed committee members

29. Review of items to be discussed in closed session

                                CLOSED SESSION
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30. Conference with Real Property Negotiator for acquisition of the Santa Cruz
    Branch Rail Line Property: Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line from Watsonville
    Junction to Davenport

              Agency Negotiator:       Kirk Trost, Miller Owen & Trost

              Negotiation Parties:     SCCRTC, Union Pacific

              Under Negotiation:       Price and Terms

                                     OPEN SESSION

31. Report on closed session

32. Adjourn to special meeting of the Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies

     a. No agenda items this month

33. Next Meetings

     There is no Transportation Policy Workshop meeting scheduled for January.

     The next SCCRTC meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 9:00
     a.m. at the Watsonville City Council Chambers, 275 Main St, Watsonville CA.


HOW TO REACH US

Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission
1523 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
phone: (831) 460-3200 / fax (831) 460-3215
email: info@sccrtc.org / website: www.sccrtc.org

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     - Central Branch Library          - Scotts Valley Library
     - Watsonville Library
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                                     MINUTES

                                     Thursday
                                 November 5, 2009
                                    9:00 a.m.

                         Watsonville City Council Chambers
                                    275 Main St
                                  Watsonville CA

1.   Roll call

     The meeting was called to order at 9:11 am.

     Members present:
     Dene Bustichi                  Kirby Nicol
     Tony Campos                    Ellen Pirie
     Neal Coonerty                  Antonio Rivas
     Randy Johnson                  Donna Ziel (Alt)
     Don Lane                       Donald Hagen (Alt)
     John Leopold                   Marcela Tavantzis
     Dave Murray (ex officio)

     Staff present:
     George Dondero                 Luis Mendez
     Kim Shultz                     Cory Caletti
     Rachel Moriconi

2.   Oral communications

     Jack Nelson said that transportation choices affect people’s health and asked
     for Commissioners to vote for transportation options that will lead to a healthy
     future.

3.   Additions or deletions to consent and regular agendas

     George Dondero said that there were replacement pages for Items 9 and 13, a
     hand-out page for Item 24 and add-on pages for Item 29.
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                      CONSENT AGENDA (Campos/Rivas)

     The consent agenda was approved unanimously.

MINUTES

4.   Approved draft minutes of the October 1, 2009 regular SCCRTC meeting

5.   Approved draft minutes of the October 15, 2009 Transportation Policy
     Workshop meeting

6.   Accepted draft minutes of September 16, 2009 Traffic Oversight Committee
     and SAFE on 17 Task Force meeting

7.   Accepted draft minutes of the October 13, 2009 Elderly/Disabled Transportation
     Advisory Committee meeting

8.   Accepted draft minutes of the October 19, 2009 Bicycle Committee meeting

9.   Accepted draft minutes of the October 22, 2009 Interagency Technical Advisory
     Committee (ITAC) meeting

POLICY ITEMS

10. Accepted federal legislative update

PROJECTS and PLANNING ITEMS

11. Accepted FY 09-10 first quarter SCCRTC work program report

BUDGET AND EXPENDITURES ITEMS

12. Accepted status report on Transportation Development Act (TDA) revenues

13. Accepted FY 09-10 annual internal financial statements (enclosed separately
    for Commissioners)

ADMINISTRATION ITEMS

14. Approved Request for Proposals (RFP) for the 2009 Triennial Performance
    Audit

INFORMATION/OTHER ITEMS

15. Accepted monthly meeting schedule

16. Accepted correspondence log
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17. Accepted letters from SCCRTC committees and staff to other agencies - none

18. Accepted miscellaneous written comments from the public on SCCRTC projects
    and transportation issues

19. Accepted information items - none

20. Review of items to be discussed in closed session

    The Commission adjourned into closed session at 9:16 am.

                                 CLOSED SESSION

21. Conference with Real Property Negotiator for acquisition of the Santa Cruz
    Branch Rail Line Property: Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line from Watsonville
    Junction to Davenport

            Agency Negotiator:      Kirk Trost, Miller Owen & Trost

            Negotiation Parties:    SCCRTC, Union Pacific

            Under Negotiation:      Price and Terms

                                   OPEN SESSION

22. Report on closed session

    The Commission reconvened into open session at 10:23 am.

                                REGULAR AGENDA

23. Commissioner reports – None

24. Director’s report

    Executive Director George Dondero reported that the Senate scuttled a six-
    month extension to the federal transportation reauthorization bill in late
    October, opting for a short term extension until Dec 18th.

    Mr. Dondero reported that the California Highway Patrol received a $200,000
    grant to create a safety corridor for Highway 129, that equipment was installed
    on Highway 17 to collect traffic speed data, and that the Commute Solutions
    program provided personalized trip planning for over 400 people attending
    three events: the UCSC Fall Festival, West Marine’s Green Day and Seagate’s
    Health Fair, resulting in increased carpooling at these employment sites.
    Additionally, the Commute Solutions team worked with local employers to
    develop employer density maps that plot employees’ home locations in relation
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    to their worksites. Luis Mendez said that the Commute Solutions outreach was
    appreciated by employers and that discussion of economic and climate change
    related issues sparked an interest in both the Commute Solutions program and
    other RTC programs.

    Mr. Dondero said that the RTC hosted an interagency Halloween teambuilding
    luncheon that provided a casual atmosphere for staff of the RTC, TAMC and
    AMBAG to get to know each other and discuss transportation projects. He said
    that Senior Planner Karena Pushnik and Deputy Director Luis Mendez
    presented to Leadership Santa Cruz County on October 2nd.

    Commissioner Leopold asked for a written report on the bike route signage
    program that the RTC is funding.

25. Caltrans report and consider action items

    Dave Murray, Caltrans District 5, reported that the California Transportation
    Commission (CTC) approved funding for the Highway 1/17 Merge Lanes
    project landscaping, that AB 240 requires motorists to slow down and move
    over when seeing a Caltrans maintenance or construction crew, and that
    2010/11 Bicycle Transportation Account applications are online and due
    December 1st.

    Responding to Commissioner Rivas, Mr. Murray said that the traffic signal on
    Highway 129 will be completed this month.

26. Report on City of Watsonville Transportation Projects

    Maria Esther Rodriguez, City of Watsonville Principle Engineer, provided an
    update on completed transportation projects within the city that are partly
    funded by the RTC and the federal stimulus American Recovery and
    Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds including the Harkins Slough Bridge, Walker St
    improvements, 11 miles of road repair and 91 curb cuts. In addition, Ms.
    Rodriguez highlighted proposed projects including the Freedom Blvd
    rehabilitation, Phase 2 of the Green Valley Rd rehabilitation and a roundabout
    project at Main St and Freedom Blvd. Future projects include a master trail
    plan to connect wetlands trails, levees, the proposed Monterey Bay Sanctuary
    Scenic Trail and trails outside the city limits.

    Commissioners complimented the City of Watsonville on the Struve Slough
    Bridge, the sidewalks on Green Valley Rd, implementing a road resurfacing
    method that extends the life of the roadways by 10 years, and finding creative
    innovative ways to cut costs to get projects done.

    Commissioner Rivas mentioned that the grand opening for the new recycling
    plant will be November 12th and that Congressman Sam Farr will attend.

27. Nominating committee for RTC Chair and Vice chair
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    Commission Chair Randy Johnson appointed himself and Commissioners Pirie
    and Campos to the nominating committee. They will return to the December
    RTC meeting with nominations for 2010 Commission chair and vice-chair.

28. 2010 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) and State
    Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) Process

    Senior Planner Rachel Moriconi reported that due to declining state revenues,
    the California Transportation Commission has indicated that only $1.1 million
    in new State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) Transportation
    Enhancement (TE) funding will be available for projects in Santa Cruz County
    through FY14/15 and that some of the $33 million in projects currently
    designated to receive STIP funds may be delayed. Given this low level of new
    money, staff and the Interagency Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC)
    recommend foregoing a competitive process for distributing the funds and to
    instead consider designating the funds to a bicycle/pedestrian path between
    Live Oak and the City of Santa Cruz through Arana Gulch, following a public
    hearing scheduled for January 14. Ms. Moriconi stated that if the Commission
    preferred to implement a competitive process for the limited funding, it would
    have to begin immediately. She requested that Commissioners also inform
    staff if there were any additional projects that they would like evaluated for
    the 2010 STIP.

    Commissioner Campos said that the County of Santa Cruz received grant
    money from the Air District for bike lanes at the intersection of
    Holohan/College/Hwy 152/East Lake Avenue, but that the bike lanes project
    was not fully funded. He asked staff to look into the situation.

    Commissioner Coonerty moved and Commissioner Lane seconded that the
    Commission approve the Interagency Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC) and staff
    recommendations that the RTC:

    1. Indicate its intent to program the region’s target of $1.1 million in Transportation
       Enhancement (TE) State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) funds to the
       Broadway-Brommer/Arana Gulch Multiuse Path and not hold a competitive process for
       these or other STIP funds at this time.
    2. Confirm that existing STIP projects remain a priority for STIP funds;
    3. Indicate its intent to request additional STIP funds for state and federally-mandated
       Planning, Programming, and Monitoring activities and cost increases on existing STIP
       projects; and
    4. Indicate its intent to reserve the balance of STIP funds for future programming.

    The motion passed unanimously.

29. Highway 1 Projects progress report
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    Senior Planner Kim Shultz gave the staff report, saying that tentative
    agreements were reached on the designs of the interchanges at Morrissey
    Blvd, Soquel Avenue, and 41st Ave and Bay/Porter Streets for the Highway 1
    HOV Lanes project. A supplemental Traffic Operations Report is due for
    submittal to Caltrans in February 2010. Mr. Shultz said that staff, RTC
    consultants and Caltrans are working to advance the environmental process
    and hope to produce a draft environmental document in late 2010 or early
    2011. He noted that the RTC is working with representatives of the North
    American Sustainable Transportation Council to incorporate the Sustainable
    Transportation Access Rating System (STARS) methodology to identify,
    evaluate, refine and document sustainable elements for inclusion in the
    project.

    Mr. Shultz said that Caltrans and the Federal Highway Authority (FHWA)
    approved the final environmental document for the Soquel/Morrissey Auxiliary
    Lanes project and that staff was notified that an intent to sue was filed. The
    final environmental document for the Auxiliary Lanes project is available to the
    public at the RTC office, libraries, at the Caltrans office in San Luis Obispo and
    on the Caltrans website.

    Judy Doering Nielsen, Santa Cruz Business Council, said that the Council
    strongly supports the Auxiliary Lanes project. She said that the project will
    provide for safer lane changes and help improve the movement of goods and
    services, especially during business hours.

    Bill Tyssling, Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce, supported the Auxiliary
    Lanes project saying the improved highway will be better for business and also
    make it easier for emergency responders.

    Peter Scott, Campaign for Sensible Transportation, said that he had no
    additional comment at this time.

      Commissioner Pirie moved and Commissioner Campos seconded to approve
      the staff recommendations that the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC):

    1. Accept the Progress Report for the period August 2009 through October 2009 for the
       Highway 1 HOV Lane project and the Soquel/Morrissey Auxiliary Lanes project; and

    2. Accept public comments on the projects.

    The motion passed unanimously.

30. Adjourn to special meeting of the Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies

    a. No agenda items this month

31. Next Meetings
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    The meeting adjourned at 11:15 am.

    The next Transportation Policy Workshop meeting is scheduled for Thursday,
    November 19, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. at the SCCRTC office, 1523 Pacific Ave,
    Santa Cruz, CA

    The next SCCRTC meeting is scheduled for Thursday, December 3, 2009 at
    9:00 a.m. at the City of Santa Cruz Council Chambers, 805 Center St, Santa
    Cruz, CA

    Respectfully submitted



    Gini Pineda, Staff

                                    ATTENDEES

    Paul Elerick                 CFST
    Karl Philipovitch            Graniterock
    Les White                    SCMTD
    Jack Nelson
    Steve Hiatt                  Nolte Associates
    Chris Mann                   SC Business Council
    Judy Doering-Lielsen         SC Business Council
    Bill Tysseling               SC Chamber of Commerce
    Chris Schneiter              City of Santa Cruz
    Maria Esther Rodriguez       City of Watsonville

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                                      MINUTES

                             Thursday November 19, 2009
                                      9:00 a.m.
                              SCCRTC Conference Room
                            1523 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz


   Commissioner Randy Johnson called the meeting to order at 9:07 am.

1. Introductions

   Self-introductions were made.

   Members present:
   Dene Bustichi                    Kirby Nicol
   Gustavo Gonzalez (Alt)           Ellen Pirie
   Norm Hagen (Alt)                 Andy Schiffrin (Alt)
   Randy Johnson                    Marcela Tavantzis
   Don Lane                         Donna Ziel (Alt)
   Steve Lustgarden (Alt)

   Member absent:
   Antonio Rivas

2. Oral communications

   Marko Greenfield said that he supported getting the Pajaro rail station
   functioning and that both the Coast Daylight and Coast Starlight could make
   daily stops at the station.

3. Additions or deletions to consent and regular agendas

   Executive Director George Dondero said that the closed session (Item 6) would
   precede Item 4.
                              CONSENT AGENDA

   No consent items
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                                REGULAR AGENDA

4. Presentation on Monterey Bay Area 511 Traveler Information System (taken out of
   order after Item 7)

   Executive Director George Dondero introduced the presenters who included RTC
   Planner Grace Blakeslee, Senior Planner Tegan Speiser, Diana Gomez, Caltrans
   District 4, and Carol Kuester from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission
   (MTC).

   Grace Blakeslee gave an overview of the 511 Traveler Information System, saying
   people can make more informed choices about when and how to travel if they
   have real-time information about travel conditions. Fully implemented 511
   systems provide detailed information about roadway conditions, transit service,
   carpools and vanpools, bicycle routes and safety information, and
   telecommuting. Information can be accessed via phone or internet and
   customized messages can be sent to phones or mobile devices. Ms. Blakeslee
   noted that 511 systems are deployed throughout the state and that the Central
   Coast is the only area in California without a 511 system. Benefits to Santa Cruz
   County from deploying a 511 system include improved trip quality, easy access
   to a wide range of transportation options, traffic management and improved
   safety.

   Diana Gomez, Caltrans, explained how the system would fit into Caltrans’ overall
   mobility plan and noted that the system was especially useful during highway
   construction.

   Carol Kuester, MTC, used examples including the MacArthur maze freeway
   collapse to illustrate how the 511 system provides assistance to travelers during
   emergency situations.

   Senior Planner Tegan Speiser presented ways that a 511 system could make
   travel more convenient for tourists, highlighting system features like
   destination/event parking maps that can alert visitors to the locations of
   available spots in event parking lots or to shuttles that can transport them to
   specific destinations. Knowing about heavy traffic could make trip planning less
   stressful, encouraging visitors to return. Ms. Speiser also addressed the role of
   public/private and interagency partnerships in providing accurate data to the
   system to ensure up to the minute travel information. It was noted that many
   private trip planning technology providers use information obtained from 511
   systems. Ms. Speiser said that the RTC and the Transportation Agency for
   Monterey County were awarded a Caltrans grant to study the feasibility of
   deploying a 511 system. Data would have to be collected and analyzed to
   determine the actual costs of implementing a system in the region and there is
   both local and national legislative support for closing the gap in the 511 system
   on the Central Coast.
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     Commissioners discussed the utility of the program given the limits of alternate
     routes in Santa Cruz County, the commitment expected from the RTC in
     operating the system and the location of the operation center.

     It was noted that Caltrans is investing in technology to collect data on commute
     numbers and traffic speed and that TAMC and possibly San Benito Council of
     Governments would partner in deploying a 511 system.

5. Review of items to be discussed in closed session (taken out of order after Item
   3)

     The Commission adjourned into closed session at 9:10am.

                                   CLOSED SESSION

6.    Conference with real property negotiator for acquisition of the Santa Cruz
      Branch Rail Line property: Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line from Watsonville
      Junction to Davenport


              Agency Negotiator:      Kirk Trost, Miller Owen & Trost

              Negotiation Parties:    SCCRTC, Union Pacific

              Under Negotiation:      Price and Terms

                                     OPEN SESSION

7.    Report on closed session

      The Commission reconvened into open session at 10:40 am.

8.    Next meetings

      The meeting adjourned at 11:50 am.

      The next SCCRTC meeting is scheduled for Thursday, December 3, 2009 at
      9:00 a.m. at the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 701
      Ocean St, Fifth Floor, Santa Cruz, CA.

      The next Transportation Policy Workshop is scheduled for December 17, 2009
      at 9:00 a.m. at the SCCRTC Offices, 1523 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA.

      Respectfully submitted,



      Gini Pineda, Staff
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                                                  ATTENDEES

    Diana Gomez                                 Caltrans
    Carol Wilbon                                Caltrans
    Marko Greenfield
    Carol Kuester                               MTC
    Maggie Ivy                                  Conference and Visitors Council
    Kaki Chen                                   TAMC
    Cathy Crowe                                 UCSC



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                                     MINUTES

                             Thursday December 17, 2009
                                      9:00 a.m.
                          Watsonville City Council Chambers
                             275 Main St Watsonville CA


     Commissioner Randy Johnson called the meeting to order at 9:08 am.

1.   Introductions

     A roll call vote was taken.

     Commissioners present:
     Andy Schiffrin (Alt)             Marcela Tavantzis
     Kirby Nicol                      Tony Campos
     Dene Bustichi                    Donald Hagen (Alt)
     Don Lane                         John Leopold
     Antonio Rivas                    Robin Musitelli (Alt)
     Randy Johnson                    David Murray (ex-officio Alt)

     Commissioner absent:
     Mark Stone

2.   Oral communications

     Jack Nelson asked the Commission to be proactive in addressing climate
     change in Santa Cruz County.

3.   Additions or deletions to consent and regular agendas

     Executive Director George Dondero said that there were add-on pages for
     Items 11 and 12 and a replacement page for Item 12.

            CONSENT AGENDA (Rivas/Leopold) approved unanimously

     Commissioner Leopold said that he appreciated the bike signage report.

4.   Accepted information on the County-wide Bicycle Route Network Signage
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5.   Approved Bicycle Committee recommendation regarding membership
     appointment

6.   Review of items to be discussed in closed session

     The Commission adjourned into closed session at 9:13 am.

                                  CLOSED SESSION

7.   Conference with real property negotiator for acquisition of the Santa Cruz
     Branch Rail Line property: Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line from Watsonville
     Junction to Davenport

             Agency Negotiator:      Kirk Trost, Miller Owen & Trost

             Negotiation Parties:    SCCRTC, Union Pacific

             Under Negotiation:      Price and Terms

                                    OPEN SESSION

8.   Report on closed session

     The Commission reconvened into open session at 10:13 am.

                                 REGULAR AGENDA

9.   Election of 2010 SCCRTC chair and vice-chair

     Commissioner Campos moved and Commission Alternate Schiffrin seconded to
     nominate Randy Johnson as Chair and Mark Stone as Vice-chair for 2010.The
     motion passed unanimously.

10. Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line Acquisition

     Deputy Director Luis Mendez reported that most due diligence reports are
     complete. Once completed and negotiations finalized, the RTC will have the
     information needed to decide whether to purchase the Branch Line and will be
     able to release information to the public for review. Mr. Mendez said that
     Sierra Northern Railway was selected as the shortline operator and that a draft
     agreement between the RTC and Sierra Northern Railway will be presented to
     the RTC soon. A timeline shows completion of negotiations and due diligence
     work by the end of March.

     Commissioners discussed the date for the review period and whether Coastal
     Conservancy funds will be needed to complete the purchase.
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    Commission Alternate Schiffrin moved and Commissioner Rivas seconded to
    accept the status report on the Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line Acquisition.

    The motion passed unanimously.

11. Draft 2010 state and federal legislative programs and legislative updates

    Senior Planner Rachel Moriconi presented the staff report and asked for input
    from the Commission on the 2010 state and federal legislative program, saying
    that a major emphasis for the RTC in 2010 will be preserving funds dedicated
    to transportation and generating new, more stable revenue sources. Ms.
    Moriconi asked that the Commission direct staff to pursue a SAFE fee increase
    by one dollar per registered vehicle in Santa Cruz County in order to continue
    to fund SAFE programs and to modernize the SAFE statute language to
    address current transportation needs and technological advances. Staff will
    return to the RTC in January or February for specific action on this measure.

    Ms. Moriconi noted that Santa Cruz County will receive $400,000 for the
    Monterey Bay Scenic Sanctuary Trail from an earmark secured by
    Representative Sam Farr in the federal omnibus bill. Ms. Moriconi said that the
    county may receive between $6-$12million if the Senate approves a jobs and
    economic stimulus plan similar to the House bill. She referred to a list of
    projects to include in any special funding programs.

    Commissioners discussed the proposed SAFE legislation and identified the
    following projects, in no particular order, for special funding opportunities: the
    Graham Hill Road safety project, backup ARRA projects and rail line
    infrastructure improvements.

    Commission Alternate Schiffrin moved to approve the staff recommendations
    that the Regional Transportation Commission:

    1. Review and provide comments on the Preliminary Draft 2009 State and
       Federal Legislative Programs;
    2. Direct staff to pursue a SAFE fee increase in 2009 in order to fund Freeway
       Service Patrol, Safety Corridor Enforcement and Education, Traveler
       Information Systems and System Monitoring;
    3. Receive information on State bills monitored by the RTC in 2009; and
    4. Approve priorities for special Federal funding that may become available,
       possibly from a second economic stimulus package, federal appropriations
       bills, or federal earmarks,

    with the added language to direct staff to pursue special funding opportunities.

    Commissioner Nicol seconded and the motion passed unanimously.
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12. Highway 1 projects updates

    Senior Planner Kim Shultz presented a review of the staff recommendations.
    He introduced Peter Hurley, North American Sustainable Transportation
    Council, who joined the meeting via telephone, to answer question regarding
    the Sustainable Transportation Access Rating System (STARS). Mr. Shultz
    referred to a handout that identified a current list of potential credits
    developed by STARS that could be used to rate a project.

    Commissioner Johnson suggested that each of the staff recommendations be
    discussed individually.

    Commissioners discussed the timeline and financing for the Auxiliary Lanes
    Project. It was noted that a delay could result in a loss of funding. Mr. Shultz
    assured Commissioners that any potential changes in the scope of work for the
    project would be brought before the Commission for approval.

    Jack Nelson urged the Commission to consider not issuing the Notice to
    Proceed and spending money on final design work before the litigation is
    resolved.

    Don Hoernschemeyer said that it would be misguided to proceed with the
    Notice to Proceed before resolving the lawsuit.

    Commissioner Bustichi moved and Commissioner Campos seconded to approve
    the staff recommendation that the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC)
    authorize the Executive Director to issue a Notice To Proceed to Nolte
    Associates, Inc., consistent with the authorizing Resolution approved in
    January 2009, to complete the final design engineering phase of the Highway 1
    Soquel/Morrissey Auxiliary Lanes project.

    The motion passed unanimously.

    Commissioners discussed the amendment to the Nolte contract needed to
    complete the draft environmental document for the Highway 1 HOV Lane
    project. It was noted that cost increases resulted from Caltrans requiring a
    35% level of engineering for both project alternatives rather than the 10-15%
    level originally assumed and because of an increased number of review cycles
    required by Caltrans. Commissioners also discussed becoming a construction
    management authority for the project and the improved public process in the
    highway construction process.

    Commissioner Rivas moved and Commissioner Bustichi seconded to approve
    the staff recommendations to approve a resolution authorizing Contract
    Amendment No. 5 with Nolte Associates to increase the existing contract value
    by $985,000 for a total not to exceed $8,985,000 with funds available in the
    FY 2009/2010 Budget for the purpose of completing the draft environmental
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    document for the Highway 1 HOV Lane project and to extend the duration of
    the consultant contract to June 30, 2013.

    The motion (Resolution 10-10) passed unanimously.

    Commissioners discussed the STARS scope of work and the application of
    credits to the project. It was noted that it is important to focus on a
    manageable number of credits at this time. The Highway 1 HOV Lane project
    would be a pilot project with STARS and as such, the project would both earn
    credits and help develop the credit rating system with STARS.

    Commissioners were assured that members of the public would sit on the
    steering committee which will assist the STARS team and the Project
    Development Team with recommendations to the RTC on the project and in
    determining which credits to pursue.

    Responding to a question from Commissioner Leopold, Mr. Hurley identified
    foundational credits as being in the categories of integrative process, mobility
    access and climate and energy.

    Jack Nelson said he supports the STARS concept if the process is transparent
    and the steering committee is balanced.

    Commission Alternate Schiffrin moved to approve the staff recommendation to
    approve a resolution authorizing a contract with the North American
    Sustainable Transportation Council (NASTC) in the amount of $85,400 and to
    amend the FY 2009/2010 Budget to allocate $88,000 from contingency funds
    in the HOV Lane project for the Sustainable Transportation Access Rating
    System (STARS) analysis, with the added direction that staff return in January
    with recommendations for the membership of the steering committee to
    include members of the public and subsequently to return with
    recommendations on the 12 credits to focus on with more details regarding
    what work will be done.

    Commissioner Rivas seconded and the motion (Resolution 11-10) passed
    unanimously.

13. Draft 2010 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP)

    Senior Planner Rachel Moriconi gave the staff report saying that the RTIP lists
    projects which are scheduled to receive funding and assigns new funding to
    projects. She said that revenues for transportation projects are not keeping
    pace with prior projects, resulting in funding shortfalls. The California
    Transportation Commission (CTC) has indicated that only $1.1 million in new
    State Transportation Improvement Program Transportation Enhancement
    (STIP TE) funds for bicycle and pedestrian projects is anticipated to be
    available to Santa Cruz County at this time. Because of such a low amount of
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    funding, it is recommended that these funds be assigned to the Broadway-
    Brommer Multiuse Path.

    Ms. Moriconi added that staff also recommends programming additional STIP
    funds for the Highway 1 HOV Lanes project, the Highway 1 Auxiliary Lanes
    project and the federally mandated planning, programming and monitoring
    activities performed by the RTC.

    Jack Nelson said that he supports using STIP funds for the Arana Gulch path.
    He suggested waiting until 2011 to contract with the construction management
    firm.

    Commissioner Johnson noted that staying on task is important for accessing
    funding.

    Commissioner Leopold moved and Commissioner Nicol seconded to approve
    the staff recommendations that the Regional Transportation Commission
    (RTC):

    1. Review and provide input on preliminary recommendations for the 2010
       Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP), which include
       recommendations for programming new funds and proposed amendments
       to other projects; and
    2. Schedule a public hearing for the January 14, 2010 RTC meeting to receive
       public input on and adopt the010 RTIP.

    The motion passed unanimously.

14. Next meetings

    The meeting adjourned at 11:41 am.

    The next SCCRTC meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January 14, 2010 at
    9:00 a.m. at the Santa Cruz City Council Chambers, 809 Center St, Santa
    Cruz, CA.

    There is no Transportation Policy Workshop scheduled for January 2010. The
    next Transportation Policy Workshop is scheduled for February 18, 2010 at
    9:00 am at the SCCRTC Offices, 1523 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA.


    Respectfully submitted,



    Gini Pineda, Staff
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                                ATTENDEES


    Peter Scott                  CFST
    Jack Nelson
    Rahn Garcia
    Cliff Walters                Sierra Railroad
    Don Hoernschemeyer
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                         Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission
                        Interagency Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC)

                                                  MINUTES
                           (Approved at the December 17, 2009 ITAC meeting)

                                       Thursday, November 19, 2009
                                                 1:30 p.m.

                                        Watsonville Public Library
                                        2nd Floor, Meeting Room
                                        275 Main Street, Ste. 100
                                            Watsonville, CA
ITAC MEMBERS PRESENT
Angela Aitken, SCMTD
Teresa Buika, UCSC
Jennifer Calate, Caltrans District 5
Piet Canin, Ecology Action
Mark Dettle, City of Santa Cruz Public Works
Dave Fairchild, MBUAPCD
Steve Jesberg, City of Capitola Public Works and Planning Proxy
David Koch, City of Watsonville Public Works
Bhupendra Patel, AMBAG (via telephone)
Maria Esther Rodriguez, City of Watsonville Planning Proxy
Chris Schneiter, City of Santa Cruz Planning Proxy
Jack Sohriakoff, County Public Works and Planning Proxy
April Warnock, SCMTD


STAFF PRESENT                            OTHERS PRESENT
Grace Blakeslee                          Dan Herron, Caltrans District 5 - Planning
Rachel Moriconi                          Jeanne LePage, Ecology Action
Kim Shultz                               Dena Loijos, County of Santa Cruz Public Health
                                         Joseph Londono, Caltrans District 5 - Planning
                                         Mark McCumsey, Caltrans District 5 - Planning
                                         Donn Miyahara, Caltrans District 5 – Local Assistance
                                         Dave Murray, Caltrans District 5 - Planning


1.    Call to Order – Chair Maria Rodriguez called the meeting to order at 1:33 pm.

2.    Introductions – Self introductions were made.

3.    Oral communications – None

4.    Additions or deletions to consent and regular agendas - None

CONSENT AGENDA (Schneiter/Jesberg) approved unanimously

5.    Approved minutes of the October 22, 2009 meeting

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6.   Received highlights of the November 2009 Regional Transportation Commission meeting

REGULAR AGENDA

7.   ARRA Project Status Updates

     Rachel Moriconi noted that the ITAC and RTC-approved deadline to complete final environmental,
     design, and right-of-way for ARRA projects was November 15, 2009 and that the state deadline
     to submit Draft Requests for Authorization to Proceed (RAP) with construction to Caltrans Local
     Assistance is December 1, 2009. She recommended that the ITAC review the status of ARRA
     projects and determine if any funds need to be shifted to backup projects in order to ensure that
     no funds are lost to the region.

     Project sponsors provided status reports on their projects, indicating that all of their projects
     would meet the December 1, 2009 deadline to submit their draft RAPs. As of the meeting, the
     cities of Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley and the County of Santa Cruz had submitted their RAPs to
     Caltrans for their road repair projects. For other projects, project sponsors anticipate submitting
     their draft RAPs as follows:
          o City of Santa Cruz Beach Area Roundabouts – 11/25/09
          o Watsonville Green Valley Road Rehab – 11/30/09
          o County Graham Hill Road Improvements – draft by 11/25; final RAP pending California
              Transportation Commission (CTC) approval of State Transportation Improvement Program
              (STIP) funds for the project. If the CTC does not approve the STIP allocation, the
              $500,000 in ARRA will be shifted to the County road repairs project.

     Ms. Moriconi suggested that project sponsors award contracts by March 2010 in order to
     determine if there will be any cost savings on these projects. The deadline to obligate any cost
     savings to other projects is September 2010. Chris Schneiter noted that it may not be possible to
     award in March for projects scheduled for construction in the Fall of 2010. Mark Dettle suggested
     that road repairs could be ready to use the funds within 60 days. Donn Miyahara noted that for
     small projects under $100,000 funds could be re-obligated quickly. Staff will work with project
     sponsors and Caltrans to determine the best way to address these projects and ensure no funds
     are lost.

8.   Status of other ongoing transportation projects, programs, studies and planning documents

     Project sponsors gave updates on their projects.

     Caltrans - Jennifer Calate reported that Caltrans is almost done with one of its Highway 1 Vehicle
     Detection projects and that the Highway 129/Industrial Road signal project is fully operational.
     The Highway 1/17 landscaping project was advertised on 11/16/09 and bids will be opened on
     January 6, 2010. FY 2010/11 Planning Grant applications will be available soon.

     Santa Cruz - Chris Schneiter reported that the first phase of stimulus-funded road repairs is
     done. Construction of the Highway 1/San Lorenzo River Pedestrian undercrossing is scheduled for
     completion in January 2010. Mark Dettle noted that the incident at the Highway 1/9 intersection
     on November 18, 2009 which shut down three lanes of traffic significantly impacted traffic,
     stranding some motorists for hours and delaying buses. He stated it is a key intersection and that
     funding is needed to widen it.

     SCMTD- Angela Aitken stated that STA funding is gone and that buses will not be replaced for

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     many years without those funds. They continue to seek funding through a variety of grant
     programs. She noted Metro is still moving its administrative office on December 4th. The RFP for
     their ARRA- funded paratransit vans is scheduled for release the week of November 23, 2009.
     They may work with VTA and SamTrans to purchase ARRA-funded fareboxes.

     MBUAPCD- Dave Fairchild reported that the Air District is awaiting direction from the state on
     greenhouse gas emissions implementation, though they have done a GHG inventory for Santa
     Cruz County.

     County of Santa Cruz - Jack Sohriakoff reported that the construction of the East Cliff Bluff $6
     million project is approximately 50% complete, the Daubenliss Avenue is 20% done, and overlays
     throughout the County are about 80% complete. Construction of their first round of ARRA
     projects is complete. Several 2006 storm damage projects have been completed. He noted that
     Eureka Canyon Road has been reopened. Several sewer/sanitation projects have been completed
     or are underway.

     SCCRTC – Grace Blakeslee reported on the 511 presentation made at the November
     Transportation Policy Workshop. The RTC will also consider pursuing legislation which would
     allow regions to increase SAFE vehicle registration fees by $1 in order to expand motorist aide
     programs. She also reported that the CHP received a grant to identify Highway 129 as a safety
     corridor and that speed detection equipment has been installed on Highway 17 near Vine Hill
     Road which allows travelers to access information on the condition of the roadway through the
     Bay Area 511 program. Rachel Moriconi reported that the RTC approved the ITAC
     recommendations for the 2010 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) ---
     indicating its intent to program $1.1 million in State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP)
     – TE funds to the Broadway-Brommer Multiuse Path and to request STIP funds for cost increases
     on other projects.

     AMBAG – Bhupendra Patel reported that work continues on several planning efforts including the
     Blueprint, Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP), and model enhancements.

     Capitola - Steve Jesberg reported that the City completed its citywide overlay project last month.

     Watsonville – Maria Rodriguez reported that their ARRA city-wide road resurfacing project was
     completed and that speed feedback signage near schools was completed. Design work for a
     project on Freedom Blvd between High and Lincoln Streets continues. The City is also using Air
     District and Prop 1B Traffic Light Signal Synchronization grants to upgrade and synchronize
     signals on Green Valley, Airport, and Freedom Boulevard.

9.   Safe Routes to Schools Coordination

     Piet Canin provided an overview of non-infrastructure Safe Routes to Schools programs in the
     region, including the Health Services Agency Community Traffic Safety Coalition, Jovenes Sanos,
     Project Bike Trip, Green Ways to Schools, Bike to Work, and the Bike Smart safety program. He
     noted that bike and walk school audits have been done at many locations to assess
     improvements needed at and around various schools. He noted that some public works
     departments also conduct audits of bicycle and pedestrian needs near schools.

     The committee discussed the need for funding to address deficiencies at high schools, program
     usage, tracking incidents not reported to police departments, the issue that many schools do not
     include sufficient sidewalks on campus and that developments are reviewed and approved by the
     State Architect rather than local jurisdictions.

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      Dena Loijos noted that students should be encouraged to use the RTC/HSA Bicycle Hazard
      Reports and Pedestrian Access Reports to report deficiencies.

10.   Sustainable Transportation Access Rating System (STARS) – Tabled to next meeting

      Due to time constraints, Rachel Moriconi requested this item be tabled to the next ITAC meeting.
      She noted that the RTC may consider hiring a consultant to implement the STARS program at its
      December Policy Workshop and encouraged members to contact Kim Shultz in advance of that
      meeting if they have questions. Kim Shultz provided a brief summary of the program and agreed
      to provide a full presentation on the program at the next ITAC meeting.

11.   2010 Draft Legislative Program

      Rachel Moriconi reported that staff has developed a draft legislative program for 2010. She noted
      that the draft RTC 2010 Legislative Program focuses on transportation funding shortfalls and
      securing additional funds for SAFE programs. She requested that members inform her if there are
      any issues, especially those prioritized by their own agencies, that they would like the RTC to
      pursue in 2010. She noted that the RTC is scheduled to adopt the program in January 2010.

12.   Adjournment

      The meeting adjourned at 2:32 p.m.

NEXT MEETING: The next ITAC meeting is scheduled for December 17, 2009 at 1:30 PM in the
RTC’s Conference Room

Minutes Prepared by: Rachel Moriconi, SCCRTC

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                                     Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission’s
                                      Elderly & Disabled Transportation Advisory Committee
                                          Social Service Transportation Advisory Council
                                               Paratransit Advisory Council Meeting



                                              MINUTES-DRAFT

                                         Thursday, December 8, 2009

1.      Call to Order

        John Daugherty called the meeting to order at 1:40 pm

2.      Introductions

Members Present:                                         Excused Absences:
Hal Anjo, Social Service Provider-Seniors (County)       Sharon Barbour, 5th District
Lisa Berkowitz, CTSA-Community Bridges
John Daugherty, Metro
Veronica Elsea, 3rd District
Sally French, Social Service Provider -Disabled (Hope
Services)                                                Others Present:
Mike Molesky, Social Service Provider - Disabled         Peg Gallagher, Metro
Catherine Patterson Valdez, Community Bridges            Chris Schneiter, City of Santa Cruz

Alternates Present                                       Staff Present:
Sandra Coley, 4th District                               Cathy Judd
Patty Talbot, Senior Council                             Rachel Moriconi
April Warnock, Metro                                     Karena Pushnik


3.      Oral Communications

        Hal Anjo announced that he has been appointed the Chair for the Seniors Commission.

        John Daugherty said that the new Headway schedule for Metro is available. He also mentioned
        that Metro has moved their administration facility from Encinal Street to Vernon Street.
        He offered his best wishes for a Happy Holiday season to all.

        Catherine Patterson Valdez said that a lease agreement for the new Lift Line location at 17th
        and Soquel is in the final stages.

        Mike Molesky announced that the Central Coast Alliance for Health successfully transitioned to
        the Central California Alliance for Health which includes Merced, and that they are now a tri-
        county Medi-Cal program which serves approximately 183,000 members. The agency expects
        to benefit from economies of scale by consolidating the operation for three counties.

        Karena Pushnik distributed the E&D TAC by-laws. She appreciated John Daugherty for his
        duties as Chair to the E&D TAC.


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4.      Additions and Deletions

        None

                                            CONSENT AGENDA

Action: Item 11b was pulled for discussion. The motion (Elsea/Berkowitz) to accept the
remainder of the consent agenda passed unanimously.

5.      Approved Minutes from August 11 and October 13, 2009 meetings

6.      Received Transportation Development Act Revenues Report as of November 09

7.      Received RTC Highlights from November 09

8.      Received 11/16/09 letter from Save Our Shores regarding support of the Arana
        Gulch Master Plan
9.      Received 11/16/09 Street Smarts article regarding dangers of hybrid car’s lack of
        engine noise
10.     Other Updates - none

11.     Received Agency Updates
        a.    Volunteer Center
              - FY 09-10 First Quarter Report
        b.    Community Bridges/CTSA
              - FY 08-09 Fourth Quarter and Final Reports
              - Veterans and Dialysis Ride Statistics update (pulled from consent agenda)
        c.    Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (METRO)
              - ParaCruz Operations Status Report: October-November 09
              - Bus Stop Improvement list
        d.    Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission
        e.    Private Operators

                                              REGULAR AGENDA

11.b Community Bridges Update regarding Veterans and Dialysis Rides

        Item 11.b was pulled for discussion from the consent agenda. Catherine Patterson Valdez
        said that she met with the Santa Cruz Veterans office regarding unmet transportation needs
        that can be funded through the 5317 grant. Fliers were posted and shuttle information was
        included in the Veterans Newsletter. Rides are free and initially no appointments were
        necessary but, due to the demand, appointments now require scheduling. Catherine
        mentioned that she is working with the Palo Alto Veterans facility on a grant to continue the
        transportation program beyond the grant funding timeframe.

        Catherine said that Community Bridges has provided only 118 Dialysis Rides since the end of
        August which is less than the amount anticipated. The program could provide about 240 rides
        per month based on the 5317 grant funds secured. She will meet with METRO and Dialysis
        staff to discuss transitioning riders from ParaCruz to Lift Line.


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        Catherine stated that the Out-of-County Medical Transportation Program, formerly coordinated
        by the American Red Cross, is being run by Lift Line using the same volunteer drivers and
        dispatchers. Lift Line now covers the cost for drivers to become qualified with background
        checks and drug tests.

Action: The motion (Molesky/Elsea) to approve the status report of this item passed with
      Catherine Patterson Valdez abstaining.

12.     Approve Transportation Development Act claim from the City of Santa Cruz for
        Branciforte Creek Bike/Pedestrian Bridge – City of Santa Cruz Staff

        Chris Schneiter supplied an aerial map and summary for the Branciforte Creek Bike/Pedestrian
        Bridge for the City of Santa Cruz TDA claim. He said that the $75K in TDA funds is to start the
        project development process, create a concept and initiate the environmental review. He said
        that improvements to the bridge between the park/county building and the Galleria are not
        part of this project, but are included in the City of Santa Cruz Bicycle Plan.

Action: The motion (Molesky/Elsea) to approve the City of Santa Cruz TDA claim passes
      unanimously.

13.     Review Metro’s Draft Title VI (Non Discrimination) Program/Policy – Metro Staff

        Peggy Gallagher explained Metro’s Non Discrimination program/policy, the provision for
        complaint procedure and Federal requirements. She mentioned that the Metro’s advisory
        committee suggested the inclusion of gender identification and that she would like to go back
        to the board at their December 18th meeting with comments or suggestions from the E&D TAC
        and other groups. Sharon Barbour, in absentia, suggested using the term “gender” in place of
        “sex” and Peggy said that using both the term “sex” and “gender identification” would offer
        broad coverage. In response to supplying riders with information in Spanish, Peggy said that
        the threshold dictated by the Federal Government is 1000 people or 5% of the service
        population and mentioned that language assistance will be available on the new Metro
        website. Peggy said that she would produce an outline with comments from the public hearing
        held in November and will report back to E&D TAC in 2010.

Action: The motion (Elsea/French) to submit a letter to Metro approving the regulations
      as written adding appreciation for the response from Metro to the E&D TAC
      concerns about the accessibility of the complaint forms and accept the
      recommendation that the category of those protected include gender identification
      passed with John Daugherty abstaining.

14.     Review Metro’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goals – Metro Staff

        Peggy Gallagher explained the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program goals and the
        relevance to the E&D TAC. She said that the permanent formula set by the State of California
        for the goal is to take the contracts for the upcoming year and go into the regions contract
        bids are anticipated. Regions 4 and 5 were chosen that encompass Alameda, Contra Costa,
        Marin, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa
        Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano and Sonoma counties. The goal was set at 1.73% of
        $6 Million and calculated by the number of available contracts versus the DBE’s in the service


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        area. Peggy clarified that a “disadvantaged” business enterprise is defined per the federal
        government, that Metro can not change the definition and that it does not include disabled
        people as minorities.

Action: The motion (Molesky/Elsea) to support the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
      policy goal passed with John Daugherty abstaining.

15.     Draft 2010 Regional and State Transportation Improvement Program – RTC Staff

        Rachel Moriconi provided a replacement page of proposed amendments to existing projects
        recommended for state and regional funding. She gave an overview of the STIP program
        saying that the Regional Transportation Commission has the responsibility of programming a
        variety of State and Federal funds mandated by the Regional Transportation Improvement
        Program (RTIP). She discussed funding proposals for several projects and asked the E&D TAC
        for recommendations to the Commission to program the STIP funds.

        Discussion included whether to support transferring funds from Metro’s trip planner to bus
        stop improvements. The Google Trip Planner is not functional for blind people. Metro will
        consult with Veronica regarding the development of their new website.

        For clarification on funding for the HOV lanes Project, Rachel said that the additional funding
        is needed to finalize the Environmental document. Rachel also stated that the Commission is
        looking at a new rating system called Sustainable Transportation Access Rating System
        (STARS) for evaluating transportation projects.

Action: The motion (Molesky/French) to hold separate votes for the four STIP
      recommendations to the Commission passed as follows:
    Program $1.1 Million in STIP funds for Broadway/Brommer Multiuse Path through
      Arana Gulch, passed unanimously
    Additional STIP Funds for Highway 1 HOV Lanes, Soquel-Morrissey Auxiliary Lanes
      and RTC Planning, Programming and Monitoring activities through FY 14/15,
      passed with John Daugherty abstaining and Michael Molesky voting “no”.
    Shift $500K in STIP funds from SCMTD Trip Planner to Bus Shelter and Bus Stop
      Improvements, passed with John Daugherty abstaining.
    Approve proposed amendments to other projects requested by project sponsors,
      passed unanimously.

16.     Draft 2010 Legislative Agenda – RTC Staff

        Rachel Moriconi provided an overview stating that the Commission tracks proposed legislation
        at the State and Federal level and the RTC adopts a general legislative program during the
        year which identifies items on which to act.
        Audible pedestrian signals were discussed as a priority item that could be added as an item to
        pursue for State funding.

Action: The motion (Elsea/Berkowitz) to include audible pedestrian signals as a priority
      item at the State funding level passed unanimously.

17.     Receive Oral Status Report about Pedestrian Safety Work Group – Work Group
        Chair


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        Veronica Elsea gave an update on the Pedestrian Safety Work Group. She informed members
        that the group met with the 5 jurisdictions and they are drafting a report with information
        about sidewalk maintenance issues. She said that the group is going into their second round
        of meetings with the jurisdictions to clarify and gather more information. Veronica said that
        the group will be helping the jurisdictions with their outreach programs to alert property
        owners of their responsibilities for out of compliance sidewalks.

18.      Nominations for E&D TAC Positions – RTC Staff

        Karena Pushnik said that there are 4 positions on the E&D TAC that will expire at the end of
        2009. She also noted the vacant positions and said that she has been in contact with
        Supervisors to help fill those vacancies. Karena also mentioned that there is an item in the
        by-laws that states if a member is absent for 3 consecutive meetings that they be dropped
        from the committee. There was general agreement to send letters to Ben Morada and Sharon
        Barbour informing them of their responsibilities.

Action: The motion (Daugherty/Elsea) to recommend that the member positions expiring
      roll over, contingent upon acceptance by the individuals, passed unanimously.

18.1    Consider Position on Proposed Federal Policy regarding eligibility of pedestrian
        projects near transit facilities

        Karena Pushnik said that the Federal Government considers priority funding for pedestrian and
        bicycle facilities within 1500 feet of transit facilities and the proposed change in the policy
        would expand the radius for projects to be eligible for Federal funding to ½ mile for
        pedestrian projects and 3 miles for bicycle improvements.

Action: The motion (Elsea/Berkowitz) to recommend addition of this proposal to the
      Federal Legislative agenda and to recommend the Commission to support the
      proposal passes with Mike Molesky abstaining.

19.     Adjourned at 3:55 pm

Next meeting: Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 1:30 pm. RTC conference room @ 1523 Pacific
Avenue, Santa Cruz




Prepared by: Cathy Judd, SCCRTC Staff




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                               Santa Cruz County Regional
                               Transportation Commission
                           Budget and Administration/Personnel
                                       Committee



                                 MINUTES

                    Thursday, December 10, 2009
                              3:30 pm

               PLEASE NOTE LOCATION THIS MONTH
                          NOTE LOCATION THIS MONTH
                           SCCRTC Conference Room
                                1523 Pacific Ave
                                 Santa Cruz Ca

Meeting was called to order at 3:40 pm by committee chair, Andy Schiffrin.

   1.    Introductions- self introductions were made

   2.    Additions or changes to consent and regular agenda-

   3.    Oral communications - Administrative Services Officer Yesenia Parra
         reminded commissioners that the RTC office would be closed
         December 24th through January 1st. Four of the days are for the agreed
         upon furlough. During that time the final work negotiated with the
         recent lease will be completed, the carpet in the conference room will
         be replaced and the carpet in the cubicle area will be repaired. She
         also reported that the RTC staff is changing the Aflac flexible spending
         account limit from $2,400 to $5,000 effective January 1, 2010.

                             CONSENT AGENDA
                       (Leopold, Gonzalez) Unanimous

   4.    Approved the April 9, 2009 meeting minutes

   5.    Accepted monthly TDA revenue report

   6.    Accepted third and fourth quarter FY 08-09 quarterly warrants reports
         and monthly credit card reports

                               REGULAR AGENDA

   7.    Fiscal Year (FY) 09-10 Work Program and budget amendment
         (Luis Mendez, Deputy Director)
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             Deputy Director Luis Mendez reported that the RTC received a 511
             traveler information system planning grant which is included in the
             RTC’s budget. In order to receive the funds Caltrans requires a new
             work program element for this grant. A motion was made
             (Leopold/Gonzalez) to recommend that the RTC approve a work
             program and budget amendment to incorporate the recently secured
             partnership planning grant for a 511 system plan. The motion passed
             unanimously.

    8.       Fiscal Year (FY) 10-11 Work Program and Budget

             Deputy Director Luis Mendez presented the staff report indicating that
             changing the format for the RTC work program submitted to AMBAG to
             satisfy the format adopted by AMBAG and accepted by Federal
             Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration
             (FTA) would help save staff time in the long run. Staff has begun
             preparing a draft budget to present to the Committee in February.
             Some costs will increase and staff is working to obtain some revenue
             estimates and program other revenues.

             Commissioners clarified that the RTC budget will continue to be
             produced as it has been and suggested more electronic distribution of
             the RTC’s work program and other lengthy documents which may not
             be needed on paper by everyone.

             Commissioner Leopold moved and Commission Alternate Zeil seconded
             the staff recommendation that the Regional Transportation
             Commission approve conversion of the RTC’s annual work program to
             the format adopted by the Association of Monterey Bay Area
             Governments (AMBAG). The motion was approved unanimously.

    9.       Review of items to be discussed in closed session

             Administrative Services Officer Yesenia Parra reported that the
             committee would be discussing the CORE MOU that will expire in
             November of 2010.

    10.      Oral and written communications regarding closed session

                                      CLOSED SESSION

          Conference with Labor Negotiators Pursuant to Government Code 54957.6

             Commission Negotiators: George Dondero and Yesenia Parra

             Bargaining Units: Mid-Management Unit and General Representation
             Unit

    11. Report on closed session
Budget and Administration/Personnel Committee          December 10, 2009   Page 3

                                        OPEN SESSION

    12. Adjournment

          The next Budget and Administration/Personnel Committee meeting is
          scheduled for Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 3:30 p.m. in the CAO
          Conference Room, 5th Floor, 701 Ocean St., Santa Cruz

Distribution:

Members/Alternates:
Commissioner John Leopold
Commissioner Alternate
Steve Lustgarden
Commissioner Tony Campos
Commission Alternate Gustavo
Gonzalez
Commissioner Ellen Pirie
Commissioner Antonio Rivas
Commissioner Alternate, Andy Schiffrin
Commissioner Neal Coonerty
Commissioner Mark Stone

RTC Staff
George Dondero
Luis Mendez
Daniel Nikuna
Yesenia Parra



Others
Rahn Garcia, County Counsel
Les White, SCMTD
John Doughty, AMBAG
Piet Canin, Ecology Action
Sandra Coley, Pajaro Valley TMA
Catherine Patterson-Valdez,
Community Bridges
Lois Connell, Volunteer Center
Katie LeBaron, Santa Cruz County
Health Services Agency
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                                                   Santa Cruz County Regional
                                                  Transportation Commission’s

                                                      BICYCLE COMMITTEE


                                              Minutes - Draft
                                 Monday, December 14, 2009
                                         7:00 p.m.
                 Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission
                        1523 Pacific Ave; Santa Cruz, CA 95060

1.      Call to Order

2.      Introductions
  Members Present:                                     Excused Absences:
   Kem Akol, District 1                                Penni Bengtson, District 5 (Alt.)
   Jim Langley, CTSC                                   Piet Canin, Bike to Work
   Bill Fieberling, City of Santa Cruz                 Carlos Garza, City of Santa Cruz (Alt.)
   Eric Horton, District 2 (Alt.)                      Gary Milburn, City of Scotts Valley
   Rick Hyman, District 5                              David Casterson, District 2
   Leo Jed, CTSC (Alt.)                                Saskia Lucas, Bike to Work (Alt.)
   Daniel Kostelec, City of Capitola, Chair            Bob Montague, City of Watsonville
   Will Menchine, District 3 (Alt.)                    Michael Lewis, District 1 (Alt.)
   Peter Scott, District 3
   Andy Ward, City of Capitola (Alt.)                  Unexcused Absences:

     Staff:                                            Vacancies:
     Cory Caletti, Senior Transportation Planner       District 4 – Voting and Alternate
     Rachel Moriconi, Senior Transportation Planner    City of Scotts Valley – Alternate
                                                       City of Watsonville – Alternate
     Guests:
     Theresia Rogerson, HSA/CTSC
     Charlie Dixon, Resident


3.      Oral communications

        Eric Horton proposed and volunteered to chair a Safe Route to School subcommittee and
        suggested a change for the meeting time from the 7:00pm start time to 6:00 pm. Cory Caletti
        provided a hand-out pertaining to Mr. Horton’s proposed Safe Routes to School subcommittee.
        The Committee previously discussed changing the meeting time which requires an amendment to
        the RTC Rules and Regulation. Chair Kostelec placed this at the end of the agenda.

        Rachel Moriconi announced that the RTC is working on the Draft 2010 Regional Transportation
        Plan (RTP), which will be presented to the Committee at its April 2010 meeting for review and
        potential prioritization of bicycle projects.



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      Cory Caletti announced that Bicycle Committee member terms will expire in March 2010 for
      District 1, District 3, District 5, City of Watsonville and Bike to Work. The existing representatives
      may seek reappointment. Former Committee member Lex Rau returned from traveling abroad
      and is seeking reappointment as the City of Scotts Valley alternate.

      Cory Caletti informed members that Chair Kostelec is retiring from his position at the City of
      Capitola and acknowledged his excellent public service to the City of Capitola and to the Bicycle
      Committee. Chair Kostelec indicated he would continue serving on the Committee and finish out
      his current term.

      Cory Caletti distributed a letter from Jean Brocklebank and Michael Lewis written on behalf of
      Friends of Arana Gulch to Save Our Shores in response to the SOS letter provided in the packet.

      Cory Caletti thanked members of the Committee that have been active participants in
      subcommittees and have done much work on behalf of the Committee on bicycle related issues.

4.    Additions or deletions to consent and regular agendas – Cory Caletti reported that Jean
      Brocklebank’s name was misspelled in the minutes and should be corrected. She also asked that,
      per Jean Brocklebank’s request, a clarification should be inserted to state that the “RTC has been
      in support of the Arana Gulch Master Plan only since 2006.”

                                           CONSENT AGENDA

      A motion (Fieberling/Horton) to approve the consent agenda with corrections to the minutes
      identified above was approved unanimously.

5.    Approved draft minutes of the October 19, 2009 Bicycle Committee meeting

6.    Accepted correspondence from the Bicycle Committee to the California Coastal Commission
      regarding support for the Arana Gulch Master Plan

7.    Accepted information from Save our Shores to the California Coastal Commission regarding
      support for the Arana Gulch Master Plan

8.    Accepted information regarding Bicycle Transportation Account grant applications to be submitted
      by the Cities of Santa Cruz and Capitola and the County of Santa Cruz for bike lanes, sensor
      detection systems or multi-use trail facilities

9.    Accepted Bicycle Traffic School Report for January – December 2008

10.   Accepted October Hazard Report

11.   Accepted Bicycle Committee Roster

12.   Accepted Bicycle Committee Draft 2010 Schedule

                                           REGULAR AGENDA

13.   Draft 2010 Regional Transportation Improvement Program – Rachel Moriconi, RTC Senior
      Transportation Planner



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      Rachel Moriconi provided an overview of the Regional Transportation Improvement Program
      (RTIP) saying that the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) has the responsibility of
      programming a variety of state and federal funds. She recommends that the Bicycle Committee
      recommend that the RTC program the $1.1 million in projected federal State Transportation
      Improvement Program (STIP) Transportation Enhancement funds for the Broadway/Brommer
      bicycle/pedestrian path through Arana Gulch.

      Rachel Moriconi also mentioned that staff recommends that the RTC seek some of the region’s
      un-programmed balance of STIP funds to cover cost increases on the Highway 1 HOV Lanes
      Project for the environmental phase ($1.45 million), the Highway 1 Auxiliary Lanes Project
      ($500,000), and five years of RTC planning, programming, and project monitoring activities
      ($925,000). Ms. Moriconi also recommended amendments to existing projects, including changes
      to project schedules and shifting funds between projects. Members discussed their concerns
      and/or support for the various projects.

      A motion was made (Akol/Kostelec) to recommend that the RTC program $1.1 million in
      Transportation Enhancement funds to the Broadway-Brommer Multi-use Path through Arana
      Gulch; seek additional $925,000 for RTC state and federally-mandated planning, programming
      and monitoring actives; and approve proposed amendments to other projects, as requested by
      project sponsors. (Increasing funding for Highway 1 projects was not included in the motion).
      The motion passed with 2 abstentions (Hyman and Horton).

14.   Draft 2010 State and Federal Legislative Updates – Rachel Moriconi, RTC Senior Transportation
      Planner

      Rachel Moriconi stated that the RTC has an annual legislative program which guides staff and the
      RTC on issues that may come before the state or federal legislature. There are several issues that
      are carried over from the 2009 legislative agenda including prohibiting parking in designated
      bicycle lanes and insuring that that State tax code is modified so that cyclists can receive tax
      credits.

      Ms. Moriconi discussed additional state and federal legislative items, including reauthorization of
      the next federal transportation act. Ms. Moriconi informed members that she will meet with the
      Bicycle Committee’s Legislative Tracking Sub-committee after bills are introduced in February,
      2010.

      Members discussed whether the Bicycle Transportation Plan should be a required component of
      General Plans and be better integrated into land use policies. Ms. Moriconi responded to the
      comment saying that in general, the RTC tries to separate itself from the general planning
      process saying that the local jurisdictions are responsible for that process.

15.   2009 Bicycle Observation Survey Results – Theresia Rogerson, Health Services
      Agency/Community Traffic Safety Coalition

      Theresia Rogerson discussed the Bicycle Observation Survey results from May and June 2009. Ms.
      Rogerson thanked members who volunteered their participation and assistance with the survey
      and summarized the report’s findings. The report was recently revised to include
      recommendations made by the Bicycle Committee last year. Among the items she mentioned was
      the addition of a number of elementary schools to the list of schools surveyed in Santa Cruz,
      Freedom and Watsonville. Members discussed specific items within the report with emphasis on
      helmet use and riding bicycles on sidewalks. A few additional revisions were suggested to identify
      problem areas in the county. Cory Caletti suggested that surveyors be able to provide feedback
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      regarding observed deficiencies in the transportation infrastructure rather than just bicyclist
      behavior. Ms. Caletti also asked that the survey instrument be attached to future reports for
      review by individuals who have not previously participated. Although it was not available for this
      meeting, Ms. Rogerson said that she would provide the Committee with the SWITRS report
      pertaining to injuries and fatalities in the near future.

16.   Project Tracking/Subcommittee Tasks: Oral Reports
      a. City of Santa Cruz Project Tracking: Bill Fieberling reported that Mayor Rotkin indicated
          Coastal Commission staff supports the Broadway/Brommer Multi-Use Path. He reported that
          Chris Schneiter indicated that the Washington Street round-about will be constructed using
          stimulus funds and the City of Santa Cruz is trying to get all the preliminary work completed in
          time to receive those funds.
      b. City of Capitola Project Tracking: Chair Kostelec said that the City Council agreed to eliminate
          parking in the southbound direction on Monterey Avenue from New Brighton Middle School to
          Bay Avenue. Staff will soon present the 38th Avenue project to the City Council which will
          include paving and elimination of parking.
      c. City of Scotts Valley Project Tracking: On behalf of Gary Milburn, Cory Caletti said that Majid
          Yamin informed him that sidewalk construction is completed on Whispering Pines and that
          striping of the bike lanes will follow the slurry seal application. Members were also informed
          that the sidewalk installation on Bean Creek Road is underway.
      d. City of Watsonville Project Tracking: No report was provided at this meeting.
      e. County of Santa Cruz Project Tracking: No report was provided at this meeting.
      f. Bike To Work Update: No report was provided at this meeting.
      g. CTSC Update: Theresia Rogerson said that the South County Bicycle/Pedestrian Group is now
          operating with their new work plan and performed a pedestrian observation study which
          included motorist behavior. The CTSC is in process of preparing their work plan for 2010 with
          a focus on motorist education and creating low cost media campaigns and that their Safe
          Routes to School subcommittee is developing a list of all education encouragement programs
          available in the county. Ms. Rogerson also mentioned that she’s been involved with the
          Bicycle Committee’s Education subcommittees and RTC staff’s efforts to institute a Bicycle
          Hazard Report online submission form. The Hazard Report group has been working on
          evaluating other online hazard reporting systems throughout the state, and developing a
          proposed mock-up to be refined and finalized in conjunction with RTC staff to prepare for the
          RTC’s upcoming website update. Ms. Caletti added the proposed hazard report form will be
          reviewed by the CTSC, the South County Bike/Ped Work Group, the Elderly & Disabled
          Transportation Advisory Committee and other related groups in the next two months. The
          Bicycle Committee will be reviewing it at the February, 2010 meeting.
      h. UCSC: Peter Scott spoke with Larry Pageler who continues to pursue the indoor bike storage
          project on the UCSC campus.
      i. Legislative Tracking: Sub-committee members reported that consideration is given to
          introducing legislation for a mandatory bike helmet law for cyclists of all ages and to have
          cyclists be able to treat stop signs as yield signs and stop lights as stop signs, as is done in
          Idaho.
      j. Sanctuary Scenic Trail: Cory Caletti informed members that the RTC will begin the Master Plan
          process for the Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail in early 2010 and that the House and
          Senate signed an annual transportation appropriation bill that will allocate $800K to the Trail
          Network for both Santa Cruz and Monterey counties. In response to a question regarding the
          Rail Line acquisition, Ms. Caletti said that the RTC is expected to make a final decision on the
          purchase in February, 2010 to be followed by funding allocation consideration by the
          California Transportation Commission in March, 2010.
      k. Committee Effectiveness: Rick Hyman suggested that the subcommittee survey members
          regarding instituting special meeting times of 6 or 6:30pm for 2010.

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      l. Technical Subcommittee: Will Menchine mentioned his challenge in receiving information on
         the review processes for projects in the City of Santa Cruz. He, Mr. Jed, Mr. Ward and Mr.
         Nguyen of the City of Santa Cruz, met to discuss the King and Seaside Streets Shared Lane
         Pavement Marking (aka “sharrows”). The review process has limited opportunity for public
         input. They viewed the areas in question and discussed details such as width and alignment
         saying that there is flexibility where sharrows can be placed should City staff choose to
         exercise it. He will consolidate the information and report back to Mr. Nguyen. Contract bids
         are out and due within the week. A motion was made (Akol/Scott) to prepare a letter to
         request that the City of Santa Cruz place sharrows beyond the minimum width from curb face
         should a letter be needed. The motion passed with one member opposing.
      m. Bicyclist/Motorist Safety Education: Cory Caletti informed members that the installation of
         sharrows is often followed with a public education campaign in other cities/counties and that
         the CTSC may consider such a campaign locally as part of their motorist education effort.
      n. RTC Packet Monitoring Subcommittee: No report was provided at this meeting.
      o. Shared Lane Pavement Marking (aka Sharrows): This item was discussed during Technical
         Subcommittee report.

A Safe Routes to School subcommittee was formed with Eric Horton, Will Menchine and Kem Akol as
members.

A motion (Akol/Scott) to adjust the meeting time of the next regular meeting of the Bicycle Committee,
Monday, February 8, 2010, to 6:30pm approved with 1 opposition.

17.   Meeting adjourned at 9:18 p.m.

NEXT MEETING: The next Bicycle Committee meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 8, 2010
at a special time of 6:30 p.m. at the SCCRTC Conference Room, 1523 Pacific Avenue, Santa
Cruz, CA.

Minutes respectfully prepared and submitted by:



Cathy Judd, Administrative Assistant II and Cory Caletti, Senior Transportation Planner


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                           Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission
                          Interagency Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC)

                                            DRAFT MINUTES

                                     Thursday, December 17, 2009
                                              1:30 p.m.

                                    SCCRTC Conference Room
                                 1523 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA

ITAC MEMBERS PRESENT
Angela Aitken, SCMTD
Teresa Buika, UCSC
Sandra Coley, PVTMA
Donn Miyahara, Caltrans District 5 – via telephone
David Koch, City of Watsonville Public Works
Maria Esther Rodriguez, City of Watsonville Planning Proxy
Chris Schneiter, City of Santa Cruz Public Works and Planning Proxy
Steve Wiesner, County Public Works and Planning Proxy
Majid Yamin, City of Scotts Valley Public Works and Planning Proxy

STAFF PRESENT
Grace Blakeslee
George Dondero – for Item 8
Rachel Moriconi
Kim Shultz

1.    Call to Order – Chair Maria Rodriguez called the meeting to order at 1:36 p.m.

2.    Introductions – Self introductions were made.

3.    Oral communications – Rachel Moriconi requested that project sponsors review and edit maps
      of their projects for the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) by January 8, 2010.

4.    Additions or deletions to consent and regular agendas – Item 8 was moved after Item 9.

CONSENT AGENDA (Schneiter/Koch) approved unanimously

5.    Approved minutes of the November 19, 2009 meeting

REGULAR AGENDA

6.    Status of other ongoing transportation projects, programs, studies and planning documents

      Project sponsors gave updates on their projects.

      City of Santa Cruz - Chris Schneiter reported that the California Supreme Court rejected an
      appeal related to the Broadway-Brommer Multi-use Path and the City submitted its application

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     for a coastal permit to the Coastal Commission on December 16, 2009. Construction of the
     Highway 1 Bicycle/Pedestrian Underpass at San Lorenzo River continues, with completion
     anticipated by the end of February 2010.

     County of Santa Cruz - Steve Wiesner reported that the East Cliff Bluff Stabilization project is
     50-55% done, with completion anticipated in June 2010. American Reinvestment and
     Recovery Act (ARRA)-funded roadway preservation projects on Carlton Road, San Andreas
     Road, and Green Valley Road have been completed. The County has submitted its request for
     authorization to proceed with construction on its second round of ARRA road repairs to
     Caltrans District 5. Several sanitation projects are underway on roadways throughout the
     county. He also announced that the California Transportation Commission (CTC) rejected the
     County’s allocation request for State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) funds on
     the Graham Hill Road Safety Project and that the $500,000 in stimulus funds previously
     designated to that project has been shifted to the County’s lump sum road repairs project.

     Scotts Valley - Majid Yamin announced that the Regional Surface Transportation Exchange
     Program (RSTPX)-funded Whispering Pines Sidewalk and Bicycle Lane project is nearly
     complete, with only striping the bicycle lanes outstanding. The ARRA-funded Bean Creek Road
     Rehabilitation project has been awarded and will be constructed once widening for Bicycle
     Transportation Account (BTA)-funded bicycle lanes is done. The City has requested to use
     cost savings from the Whispering Pines Sidewalk project to build sidewalks on Bean Creek
     Road in front of the middle school.

     UCSC- Teresa Buika reported that the University has received authorization to proceed with
     the Caltrans-funded signal at Empire Grade and Heller Drive.

     SCMTD - Angela Aitken reported that Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (SCMTD) has
     moved its administrative offices. SCMTD has applied for several grants, including an ARRA-
     TIGER grant and a California Energy Commission grant.

     PVTMA – Sandra Coley reported that the agency has reduced hours due to funding shortfalls
     and that they are working with Ecology Action to collaborate on implementation of several
     programs.

     SCCRTC – Kim Shultz reported that the RTC authorized work to begin on the design phase of
     the Highway 1 Soquel-Morrissey Auxiliary Lanes project, with construction scheduled to begin
     spring/summer 2011. The RTC also approved a contract amendment for the HOV lane
     consultant to complete the Draft Environmental Impact Report and a new contract for the
     STARS analysis of the project.

     Watsonville – Maria Rodriguez reported that the city is preparing the ARRA-funded Green
     Valley Road Rehabilitation project for construction in early 2010, pending authorization to
     proceed from Caltrans. David Koch noted that ARRA-energy grant funds are being used to
     retrofit approximately 20% of the city’s street light system.

7.   Draft 2010 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP)

     Rachel Moriconi provided an overview of staff proposals for the 2010 Regional Transportation
     Improvement Program (RTIP). Steve Wiesner noted that while the County needs additional
     funds for the Holohan/Highway 152 intersection project, use of Transportation Enhancement
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     (TE) funds would federalize the project. He stated that the County is very supportive of the
     Broadway-Brommer Bicycle-Pedestrian Path project. In response to a question from Teresa
     Buika, Steve Wiesner confirmed that only $160,000 in RSTPX was needed for right-of-way on
     the Graham Hill Road project. He suggested that if additional economic stimulus funds
     become available that they be used to replace the State Transportation Improvement
     Program (STIP) funds currently programmed to the project.

     Action: The Committee unanimously passed the motion (Schneiter/Aitken) to
     recommend that the RTC:
     1. Program $1.1 million in new State Transportation Improvement Program Transportation
        Enhancement (STIP-TE) funds to the Broadway-Brommer Multi-use Path through Arana
        Gulch;
     2. Seek additional STIP funds to cover cost increases on the Highway 1 High Occupancy
        Vehicle Lanes project ($1.45 million);
     3. Seek an additional $500,000 in STIP funds for cost increases on the Highway 1 Soquel-
        Morrissey Auxiliary Lanes project and authorize use of the $326,000 in Regional Surface
        Transportation Exchange Program (RSTPX) previously reserved for this project if the STIP
        funds are not available;
     4. Seek additional $925,000 STIP for RTC state and federally-mandated Planning,
        Programming, and Monitoring activities through FY14/15; and
     5. Approve proposed amendments to other projects, as requested by project sponsors.

8.   Sustainable Transportation Access Rating System (STARS) – Presented after Item 9

     Kim Shultz provided an overview of the Sustainable Transportation Access Rating System
     (STARS) which the RTC will use to evaluate the Highway 1 HOV Lanes project and identify
     ways to make the project more sustainable. He emphasized that the goal of the HOV lanes
     project is to encourage carpooling, bus use, and use of other alternative transportation modes
     as a means to increase capacity. George Dondero noted that while the EIR/design consultant,
     Nolte and Associates, is looking at sustainable materials and engineering components that
     could be incorporated into the HOV lanes project, the STARS system provides a more holistic
     analysis of the project through access planning, construction, operations, and maintenance.
     STARS will evaluate the lifecycle cost/benefit of different enhancements to a project and
     includes strategies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in recognition that the state
     will likely require such evaluation in the future for large projects.

     Committee members provided input on the STARS program, including the cost of the STARS
     evaluation to the project; keeping the STARS evaluation separate from the environmental
     document; regional, rather than project-specific, greenhouse gas emissions analysis for
     smaller projects; that the task force/oversight committee should be a technical group; and the
     need to show what changes are made to the project as a result of the STARS evaluation.

9.   2010 Draft Legislative Program – Presented ahead of Item 8

     Rachel Moriconi solicited input on the Draft 2010 State and Federal Legislative Programs. She
     reported that the RTC will pursue a bill that would allow county or regional SAFEs in the state
     to increase fees for motorist aid programs. She provided information on the Jobs for Main
     Street bill recently approved by the House of Representatives, which includes a similar level of
     funding for road projects as the first stimulus bill. The bill requires contracts to be awarded
     within 90 days for half of the funds. She recommended that project sponsors inform her of
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      any projects, beyond those previously identified as backup ARRA projects, that they could
      award within 90 days of the bill being signed (which could be as early as mid-January), since
      new projects would have to be amended into the Federal Transportation Improvement
      Program (FTIP). Public works staff indicated that it would be a tight turnaround, but that they
      could award contracts for road repair projects very quickly. The committee noted that initial
      Caltrans reports on ARRA fund use did not accurately reflect the amount of work done, funds
      spent, and jobs generated. The committee emphasized the need to streamline the federal
      process.

      Angela Aitken reported that Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District should be referred to as
      Santa Cruz Metro, rather than Metro, and requested that the legislative agendas be updated
      to reflect this change.

10.   Adjournment – Chair Rodriquez adjourned the meeting at 3:15 p.m.

NEXT MEETING: The next ITAC meeting is scheduled for January 21, 2010 at 1:30 PM in the
RTC’s Conference Room.

Minutes Prepared by: Rachel Moriconi, SCCRTC

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                 SANTA CRUZ COUNTY REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
                                TDA REVENUE REPORT
                                           FY09-10
                                      REVISED 12/18/09
                                                                                        CUMULATIVE
                     FY08-09         FY09-10         FY09-10                 DIFFERENCE    % OF
                     ACTUAL         ESTIMATE         ACTUAL                    AS % OF   ACTUAL TO
MONTH               REVENUE         REVENUE         REVENUE      DIFFERENCE PROJECTION PROJECTION

JULY                    570,200          454,800       454,800            0       0.00%     100.00%

AUGUST                  760,200          646,170       539,000      -107,170    -16.59%      90.27%

SEPTEMBER               634,334          539,184       719,093       179,909     33.37%     104.43%

OCTOBER                 567,100          499,048       490,500        -8,548     -1.71%     103.00%

NOVEMBER                756,100          665,368       555,900      -109,468    -16.45%      98.39%

DECEMBER                700,859          616,756       625,785         9,029      1.46%      98.94%

JANUARY                 538,600          538,600

FEBRUARY                590,700          590,700

MARCH                   578,624          578,624

APRIL                   432,400          432,400

MAY                     464,400          464,400

JUNE                    606,615          606,615

TOTAL                 7,200,133         6,632,665    3,385,078       -36,248     -0.55%        51%

           Note:

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                                                                                    Agenda: January 14, 2010

TO:            Regional Transportation Commission

FROM:          Daniel Nikuna, Fiscal Officer

RE:            Consultant Selection for 2009 Triennial Performance Audit



RECOMMENDATIONS

Staff recommends that the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) approve a resolution
(Attachment 1) authorizing the Executive Director to execute a contract with LSC Transportation
Consultants, Inc. for the 2009 triennial performance audits of the Regional Transportation
Commission, the Santa Cruz County Metropolitan Transit District, Community Bridges, and the
Volunteer Center.


DISCUSSION

At your November 5, 2009 meeting, the RTC authorized the Executive Director to request
proposals for 2009 triennial performance audits of the Regional Transportation Commission, the
Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District, Community Bridges, and the Volunteer Center. The
audits cover FY2006/2007, FY2007/2008 and FY2008/2009. The performance audit is only
required for the RTC and the Transit District; however, the specialized transit operators
(Community Bridges and the Volunteer Center) are included based on the prior audit
recommendation, which was approved by the RTC at your October 4, 2007 meeting.

The Request for Proposals (RFP) was sent to 15 consulting firms and it was also posted on the
RTC website. Five firms responded by the December 4, 2009 due date and four firms were
interviewed – LSC Transportation Consultants, Inc., Majic Consulting Group, Moore &
Associates, and Pacific Municipal Consultants (PMC). The cost proposals ranged from $23,300 to
$25,000 and are within the RTC budget.

The interview panel included the Transit District Assistant Finance Manager, the RTC Executive
Director, and the RTC Fiscal Officer. All firms are qualified and have performed this work for
transportation commissions and transit operators in the past; however, the panel agreed to
award the contract to LSC Transportation Consultants, Inc. based on experience with Regional
Transportation Planning Agencies (RTPA) and Transit Operators, and staffing. The proposed
scope of work is included as Exhibit 1 to Attachment 1.

SUMMARY

Staff recommends that the RTC approve the resolution (Attachment 1) authorizing the
Executive Director to execute a contract with LSC Transportation Consultants for the 2009
triennial performance audits.

Attachments       1:       Resolution authorizing a contract with LSC Transportation Consultants
                  2:       Performance audit proposal letter from LSC Transportation Consultants

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                                   RESOLUTION NO.

Adopted by the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission
                         on the date of January 14, 2010
                         on the motion of Commissioner
                         duly seconded by Commissioner

            A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
 TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT AGREEMENT WITH LSC TRANSPORTATION CONSLTANTS,
          INC. TO CONDUCT 2009 TRIENNIAL PERFORMANCE AUDITS.

        WHEREAS, the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission is required
under Public Utilities Code Section 99246 to contract for triennial performance audits of
itself and the Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District and the RTC recommends audit of
specialized transit operators; and

      WHEREAS, the FY2009-2010 RTC Budget includes adequate funds for these audits;

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SANTA CRUZ COUNTY REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION
COMMISSION:

      1.     The Executive Director is authorized to serve as the agent to negotiate, sign,
             and execute a contract agreement with LSC Transportation Consultants, Inc.
             to conduct and produce 2009 triennial performance audits of the Regional
             Transportation Commission, the Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District, the
             Community Bridges, and the Volunteer Center consistent with Exhibit 1,
             Scope of Work, at a cost not to exceed $25,000.

      2.     The Executive Director is authorized to amend the contract with LSC
             Transportation Consultants, Inc. to ensure completion of the triennial
             performance audit, consistent with the adopted RTC budget.

AYES: COMMISSIONERS

NOES: COMMISSIONERS

ABSTAIN:     COMMISSIONERS

ABSENT:      COMMISSIONERS

                                         ___________________________________
                                          Randy Johnson, Chair
ATTEST:


____________________________
George Dondero, Secretary

Exhibit 1:    Scope of Work
Distribution: SCMTD
              SCCRTC Fiscal
              Community Bridges
              Volunteer Center

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                                 EXHIBIT 1            SCOPE OF WORK




     A Proposal to Prepare the

                    Santa Cruz County Regional
                     Transportation Commission
                    Triennial Performance Audits

                     for Fiscal Years 2006/07 through 2008/09




     Prepared for the
                         Santa Cruz County Regional
                         Transportation Commission



       Prepared by
                         LSC Transportation Consultants, Inc.




TRANSPORTATION
CONSULTANTS, INC.
SANTA CRUZ REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION PERFORMANCE
AUDIT                      EXHIBIT 1            SCOPE OF WORK

LSC will conduct the performance audit for the RTC in accordance with steps identified in the
Performance Audit Guidebook for Transit Operators and Regional Transportation Planning Entities and
in light of our extensive experience. This work will involve interviews with board members, transit
provider officials, peers in the region, and the RTC staff as appropriate. It will also involve review of
pertinent documents and records in the RTC office.

TASK 1: Initial Review and Assessment of Compliance with Statutory/Regulatory
Requirements

First, LSC will conduct an on-site “kick-off meeting” with RTC staff, MTD staff, Community Bridges
staff, the Volunteer Center staff, Transit Productivity Committee representatives, and Social Services
Transportation Advisory Council committee representatives to discuss issues and areas of focus. In
addition, we will obtain and review the following documents that will be used to conduct the audit
process:

    −    Board and committee agendas and meeting minutes for the current audit period
    −    RTC Short Range Transit Plan and Coordinated Human Service Transportation Plan documents
    −    Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Plan
    −    Overall Work Program documents
    −    Prior Triennial Performance Audits
    −    Adopted policies and procedures
    −    Pertinent correspondence between the RTC, MTD, Community Bridges, the Volunteer Center,
         Caltrans officials, and officials from adjoining unincorporated areas and municipalities/counties
    −    Copies of Unmet Transit Needs documentation

As part of this initial task, LSC will also contact key the RTC board members (focusing on those
members that were on the board during the audit periods) in order to further refine areas of focus and
generally discuss the characteristics and functions of the RTC.

The final part of Task 1 includes the compliance review. LSC will review the RTC’s compliance with the
TDA requirements listed in the Performance Audit Guidebook for Transit Operators and Regional
Transportation Planning Entities and the Public Utilities Code. Any non-compliance issues will be noted
as findings in the Audit Report.

TASK 2: Follow-Up on Prior Performance Audit Recommendations

To ensure that the TDA Triennial Performance Audit is effective and valuable, our Study Team will
review and evaluate implementation of prior audit recommendations for the RTC. The objective
assessment of improvements will provide assurance that efforts have been made to improve efficiency
and effectiveness, and will strengthen the integrity of the TDA Triennial Performance Audit process.

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The first step of this task is to obtain and review key documents. These include the past two Triennial
Performance Audits, recommendations from fiscal audits, any advice from the RTC’s various advisory
committees, and any other performance evaluation efforts completed in the past. The next step is to
discuss the implementation steps taken by the RTC since the prior audit was published. The third step is
to make a determination of the following:

•   Implementation Completed – If implementation has been completed, the audit report may address:
    (a) the effectiveness and benefits from the recommendation, and (b) difficulties and costs incurred by
    the RTC and/or the transit providers during implementing the recommendation.

•   Implementation In-Progress – If implementation is currently underway, the audit report may
    address: (a) the initiation date, (b) the current status, (c) the date implementation is expected to be
    complete, and (d) the difficulties and costs incurred by the RTC during implementation.

•   Implementation Not Begun – If the RTC or transit operator have not initiated any efforts to
    implement a recommendation, the Study Team will investigate and determine whether:
    (a) the circumstances have changed and the recommendation is no longer applicable or feasible,
    (b) the recommendation was unreasonable and inappropriate at the outset, or (c) the RTC has
    negligently or intentionally rejected a valid recommendation. Each determination may result in a
    finding in the audit report, and an appropriate conclusion may need to be drawn and recommendation
    made.

Based upon discussions with the RTC, the Study Team will obtain the best evidence verifying the
implementation status of each recommendation in prior audit reports. Finally, our Team will document
this evidence in the audit report.

TASK 3: Detailed Review of RTC Functions

As part of this task, LSC will perform a detailed performance review of the various functions performed
by the RTC with regard to TDA requirements and responsibilities. Specifically, the following functional
areas will be analyzed:

    −    Administration and management
    −    Transportation planning and regional coordination
    −    Claimant relationships and oversight
    −    Marketing and transportation alternatives
    −    Grant application and management

LSC will discuss each functional area with RTC staff as part of an on-site visit. This trip will be
coordinated with the site visit associated with the detailed review of the transit operators. As appropriate,
our Team will contact and interview other persons familiar with the operations and management of the
RTC (i.e., local jurisdictions, MTD staff, and/or Caltrans officials). The detailed review of RTC functions
will be summarized in the audit report.

TASK 4: Prepare Draft Audit Report

The information collected and analyzed during the previous three tasks will be used as the basis for the
development for the Draft Audit report. This report will incorporate the following elements.



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•   Letter of Transmittal – Official letter that transmits the completed audit report from the Auditor to
    the RTC

•   Table of Contents – Presents a listing of the chapter headings and major sections in the audit report
    and the associated page numbers

•   Executive Summary – A brief summary of the most important findings and recommendations
    developed during the audit

•   Introduction – Provide background information that is useful in understanding the RTC that is the
    focus of the audits, as well as the manner in which the audits were conducted, and will include the
    following information:

    −    Information regarding RTC’s organization, budget, staffing and services provided
    −    Identification of any legal requirements that pertain to the audits
    −    Description of the scope, approach, and methodology used in conducting the audits
    −    Any limitations in how the audits were performed or information that is presented in the reports

•   Results of Audit – This section of the audit will present detailed findings in each of the major areas
    of the reports including:

    −    Results of the compliance review
    −    Results of the review of the implementation of prior audit report recommendations
    −    Results of the functional review of the RTC
    −    Other pertinent information

•   Conclusions and Recommendations – A summary of the major issues or concerns identified in the
    audit reports and the specific strategies and/or recommended solutions to address these issues or
    concerns.

Four hard copies of the Draft Audit report will be provided to the RTC Executive Director along with an
Adobe Acrobat electronic file for review and comment. LSC will be available for a teleconference to
discuss and explain the Draft Audit report findings and recommendations to staff.

TASK 5: Prepare Final Audit Report

The results of the Draft Audit review process will be used to develop the Final Audit report. As necessary
to ensure that the final document fully address all concerns, we will prepare and provide revised sections
for additional internal review and comment. In addition, as necessary to resolve outstanding issues, our
Study Team members will be available for a teleconference. Any additional information generated
through this process will be reviewed by our Team, and incorporated as appropriate into our analyses and
findings.

LSC will deliver five bound copies and one unbound copy of the Final Audit report to the RTC Executive
Director along with electronic files. The Final Audit report will address Triennial Performance Audit
requirements and will be delivered by May 21, 2010.




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SANTA CRUZ TRANSIT OPERATORS PERFORMANCE AUDIT – Metropolitan
Transit District, Community Bridges and the Volunteer Center

TASK 1: Initial Review and Assessment of Compliance with Statutory/Regulatory
Requirements

First, our Study Team will develop a list of data items required for the audits of MTD, Community
Bridges, and the Volunteer Center. While Community Bridges and the Volunteer Center do not receive
Article 4 TDA funds, they receive funds through the City of Santa Cruz, which acts as a claimant under
Article 8. For the purposes of the Audit, the indicators will be used where appropriate. At a minimum, the
following documents and data will be collected and reviewed, where available:

    − Expenditures, revenues, operating statistics and ridership figures for audit period
    − Documentation of service quality (missed trips, on-time performance, complaints)
    − Board agendas and meeting minutes for the audit period
    − Findings of Annual Apportionments of TDA revenues during the audit period
    − Findings of Unmet Needs, and minutes of Unmet Needs hearings, for the audit period
    − Correspondence between the RTC and MTD, Community Bridges and the Volunteer Center
    − TDA reports to the State Controllers Office for the previous three years
    − Fiscal and performance audits for each of the three years of the audit period

In conjunction with the kick-off meeting for the RTC Audit, LSC will meet with staff from MTD,
Community Bridges and the Volunteer Center. The objective of these on-site meetings will be to collect
remaining data required to complete the audit process and discuss any issues or areas of focus that should
be addressed in the audit. As part of this task to identify areas of focus, our Study Team will contact the
management of the RTC, MTD, Community Bridges and the Volunteer Center, as well as other interested
parties such as board members and local jurisdictions.

Next, our Team will review and determine the transit operator’s compliance with the Transportation
Development Act (TDA) requirements specified within the Performance Audit Guidebook for Transit
Operators and Regional Transportation Planning Entities. Our Team will identify any instances of non-
compliance and present these issues in the audit report.

TASK 2: Follow-up on Prior Performance Audit Recommendations

LSC will review the most recent performance audits for MTD, Community Bridges and the Volunteer
Center and assess the operators’ implementation of previous audit recommendations. Our Study Team
will then determine if the recommendations are currently applicable, feasible, have been implemented, or
should still be implemented as discussed in the RTC audit section. If a prior audit recommendation still
has merit, it will be included in the current audit reports and discussed with RTC, MTD, Community
Bridges and the Volunteer Center. In addition, LSC will analyze and report any other significant
recommendations.




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TASK 3: Verify Performance Indicators

Performance measurement is a common method of measuring transit service effectiveness and efficiency.
Prior to the calculation of performance indicators, LSC will obtain and validate the operator’s collection
method of the following transit operator data for each year of the audit period:

    −    Operating cost
    −    Passenger count
    −    Vehicle service hours
    −    Vehicle service miles
    −    Employee hours
    −    Fare revenue

LSC will then calculate and verify the following performance indicators, as appropriate: (1) operating
cost per passenger, (2) operating cost per vehicle service hour, (3) passenger per vehicle service hour,
(4) passengers per vehicle service mile, and (5) vehicle service hours per employee.

Further indicators our Study Team will include in the audit report are operating cost per vehicle service
mile and farebox return ratio. All performance indicators will be analyzed to identify potential issues or
concerns that may need further review. Details and potential improvements and recommendations will be
made in the audit report.

TASK 4: Detailed Review of Operator’s Functions

As part of this task, the Study Team will perform a detailed review of the various functions performed by
MTD, Community Bridges and the Volunteer Center as part of an on-site visit. This functional review
will also include interviews with management and staff from MTD, Community Bridges and the
Volunteer Center, as well as selected RTC staff. The primary operator functions, which will be reviewed
as part of the Audit Report, include:

    −    General Management and Organization
    −    Service Planning
    −    Scheduling, Dispatch and Operations
    −    Personnel Management and Training
    −    Administration
    −    Marketing and Public Information
    −    Maintenance

The primary objectives of the on-site visit will be to:

    − Discuss the various elements of each function with staff and management
    − Observe first-hand typical daily business practice
    − Review data collection, analysis, and reporting procedures

If any areas of inefficient or ineffective performance are revealed, recommendations will be made in the
Audit Report.




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TASK 5: Prepare Draft Audit Report

As with the RTC audit process, the information collected and analyzed during the previous four tasks will
be used as the basis for the development for the Draft Audit Reports. LSC proposes that one report be
completed for each of the transit providers; Santa Cruz MTD, Community Bridges, and the Volunteer
Center. These reports will be organized into the following format:

•   Letter of Transmittal                                    •    Introduction
•   Table of Contents                                        •    Results of Audits
•   Executive Summary                                        •    Conclusions and Recommendations

Four hard copies of the Draft Audit report will be provided to the RTC Executive Director along with an
Adobe Acrobat electronic file for review and comment. LSC will be available for a teleconference to
discuss and explain Draft Audit findings and recommendations to staff.

TASK 6: Prepare Final Audit Report

The results of the draft review process will be used to develop the Final Audit reports. As necessary to
ensure that the final document fully addresses all concerns, LSC will prepare and provide revised sections
for additional internal review and comment. In addition, as necessary to resolve outstanding issues, our
Study Team members will be available for teleconference calls. Any additional information generated
through this process will be reviewed by the Team and incorporated as appropriate into the analyses and
findings.

LSC will deliver five bound copies and one unbound copy of the Final Audit report to the Executive
Director. The Final Audit reports will address Triennial Performance Audit requirements and will be
delivered by June 15, 2010.

PRESENTATION

The Project Manager will make a presentation of the Final Audit reports to the Santa Cruz RTC
governing board, having conferred with each entity being audited prior to the presentation to resolve any
outstanding issues.

SCHEDULE

A proposed schedule for the RTC, MTD, Community Bridges and the Volunteer Center Performance
Audits is presented in Table 1. We are prepared to begin work immediately upon authorization. Data
collection can occur after contract approval and notice to proceed in early January, 2010. Shortly after
authorization, a kick-off meeting can be scheduled. In mid-February, LSC will travel to Santa Cruz to
conduct interviews with RTC, MTD, Community Bridges and the Volunteer Center staffs as part of the
detailed review of RTPA and transit operator functions. The Draft Audit reports will be completed by
May. After review by RTC, MTD, Community Bridges and Volunteer Center staff, the final reports will
be prepared and delivered by mid-June, 2010. The final audit reports will be at presented to the RTC in
June.




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                                                           TABLE 1: Proposed Schedule
                                                           Santa Cruz County RTC, MTD, Community Bridges and the Volunteer Center
                                                           Triennial Performance Audits (FY 06-07 through FY 08-09)
                                                                                                                         1 2 3 4     5 6 7 8     9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
                                                                                         Task                              January    February      March         April         May          June

                                                           RTC Audit
                                                           TASK 1: Initial Review and Compliance Assessment
                                                           TASK 2:   Follow-up on Prior Audit Recommendations
                                                           TASK 3:   Review RTC Functions




Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission
Proposal to Prepare Triennial Performance Audits for the
                                                           TASK 4:   Prepare RTC Draft Audit Report
                                                           TASK 5:   Prepare RTC Final Audit Report

                                                           MTA, Community Bridges (CB), Volunteer Center (VC) Audits
                                                           TASK 1: Initial Review and Compliance Assessment
                                                                                                                                                                                                        EXHIBIT 1




                                                           TASK 2:   Follow-up on Prior Audit Recommendations
                                                           TASK 3:   Verify Annual Performance Indicators
                                                           TASK 4:   Review MTD, CB, VC Functions
                                                           TASK 5:   Prepare MTD, CB, VC Draft Audit Report
                                                           TASK 6:   Prepare MTD, CB, VC Final Audit Report


                                                                     Deliverable                                                                                                DRs         FRs
                                                                     Consultants On-site                                    ■            ■
                                                                     Presentation                                                                                                            ■




LSC Transportation Consultants, Inc.
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                                                                      AGENDA: January 14, 2010

TO:           Regional Transportation Commission

FROM:         Luis Pavel Mendez, Deputy Director

RE:           Fiscal Year (FY) 09-10 Work Program & Budget Amendment



RECOMMENDATIONS

The Budget and Administration/Personnel (B&A/P) Committee staff recommend that the
Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) adopt the attached resolution (Attachment 2)
amending the FY 09-10 work program and budget to incorporate the recently secured
partnership planning grant for a 511 system plan.


BACKGROUND

Each year Caltrans awards partnership planning grants to a variety of planning efforts through a
competitive process. The RTC in partnership with the Transportation Agency for Monterey
County (TAMC) was successful in securing a grant for a Monterey Bay Area 511 traveler
information system feasibility and implementation plan (Attachment 1).

DISCUSSION

The RTC has considered the possibility of a 511 traveler information system for Santa Cruz
County in the past. Therefore, work connected with a 511 traveler information system is
included in the RTC’s work program under a couple of work elements. In order to facilitate the
receipt of grant funds, Caltrans requests that the Monterey 511 traveler information system be
a stand alone work element in the RTC’s work program. Therefore, the B&A/P Committee
and staff recommend that the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) approve
the attached resolution (Attachment 2) amending the FY 09-10 work program and
budget to incorporate the recently secured partnership planning grant for a 511
system plan.

SUMMARY

The RTC and TAMC secured a Caltrans partnership planning grant for a Monterey Bay Area 511
traveler information system plan. To facilitate receipt of funds the project should have its own
work element. The B&A/P Committee and staff recommend approval of the attached resolution
(Attachment 2) amending the FY 09-10 work program and budget.

Attachments:
    1. Letter from Caltrans communicating planning grant award
    2. Resolution amending the FY 09-10 work program and budget for a 511 system plan

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                                             RESOLUTION NO.

Adopted by the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission
                     on the date of January 14, 2010
                     on the motion of Commissioner
                     duly seconded by Commissioner

       A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE FY 09-10 BUDGET AND WORK PROGRAM
      FOR THE SANTA CRUZ COUNTY REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION


BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SANTA CRUZ COUNTY REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION
COMMISSION:

1.     The FY 09-10 Budget and Work Program for the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation
       Commission, are hereby amended as shown in Exhibits A and B.

AYES:            COMMISSIONERS

NOES:            COMMISSIONERS

ABSTAIN:         COMMISSIONERS

ABSENT:          COMMISSIONERS



                                                        ______________________________
                                                        Randy Johnson, Chair

ATTEST:



____________________________
George Dondero, Secretary

Attachments:     Exhibit A - SCCRTC FY 09-10 Work Program as amended
                 Exhibit B – SCCRTC FY 09-10 Budget as amended

Distribution:    Auditor-Controller
                 RTC Fiscal
                 AMBAG


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OWP #                   WORK PROGRAM ELEMENT


                 Monterey Bay Area 511 Traveler Information System

This work element includes production of a feasibility and implementation plan for a Monterey Bay Area
511 traveler information system in Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties. This will be a coordinated effort
between the RTC, the Transportation Agency for Monterey County (TAMC) and Caltrans. The goal is to
appropriately design and implement a comprehensive, centralized and multi-modal 511 system that
provides up-to-date transportation information including real-time roadway traffic conditions, transit
information, carpooling information, bicycling information, and emergency notices. This is funded
primarily through a Partnership Planning Grant jointly secured by RTC and TAMC.

Major Tasks:

        Coordinate with Caltrans and TAMC to implement the necessary grant agreements
        Establish appropriate stakeholders group
        Secure the necessary consulting services
        Produce the feasibility and implementation plan



Major Products:

        Executed funding agreements
        Request for proposals (RFP) and contract for consulting services
        Feasibility and implementation plan


Shown on page 6 of the budget




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               SCCRTC FY09-10 Adopted Work Program – Mar 5, 2009 - Page 24
                                                           SANTA CRUZ COUNTY REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
                                                                     OPERATING BUDGET BY PROGRAM - SAFE
                                                                             FY 2009-2010 BUDGET
 1   SAFE:    721825
 2                                                                   FY09-10      FY09-10
 3                     WORK ELEMENT #178                            APPROVED     PROPOSED     DIFFERENCE      NOTE
 4                                                                   10/01/09     01/14/10
 5   REVENUES:
 6    DMV Fees                                                         236,000      236,000              0
 7    Interest                                                          15,000       15,000              0
 8    Caltrans Partnership Planning Grant for 511 System               259,210      259,210              0
 9    Local Financial Assistance (MTC SAFE)                             50,000       50,000              0
10    SAFE Funds Budgeted - New                                         35,950       35,950              0
11    SAFE Funds Budgeted - Carryover                                   12,000       12,000              0
12                                        TOTAL REVENUES               608,160      608,160              0
13   EXPENDITURES:
14    Staff and Overhead:
15     Salaries & Benefits                                              95,000       95,000              0
16
17    Services and Supplies:
18    Office Expense                                                     1,000        1,000             0
19    Tranportation/Travel/Education                                       750          750             0
20    HWY 17 Utility Charges (Electricity)                               1,600        1,600             0
21    Liability Insurance                                                4,000        4,000             0
22    Legal Counsel                                                        500          500             0
23    Contingency/Special Expense                                        2,500        2,500             0
24    Network Access                                                    10,000       10,000             0
25    System Maintenance                                                60,000       60,000             0
26    CHP Operations                                                       600          600             0
27    Safe on 17                                                       125,000      125,000             0
28    Freeway Service Patrol                                                 0            0             0
29    Call Answering                                                     4,000        4,000             0
30    Callbox Upgrade                                                   62,000       62,000             0
31    511 System Plan - Consultant Services                                         150,000       150,000 - Consultant services to produce 511 plan
32    TAMC for 511 System Planning                                      36,400       36,400             0
33                                   Subtotal Services & Supplies      308,350      458,350             0
34   Unappropriated Revenues                                           204,810       54,810      -150,000 - Consultant services to produce 511 plan
35
36                                  TOTAL EXPENDITURES                 608,160      608,160      -150,000

                                                            Note:




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                                                                     AGENDA: January 14, 2010

TO:            Regional Transportation Commission

FROM:          Luis Pavel Mendez, Deputy Director

RE:            Fiscal Year (FY) 10-11 Work Program Format



RECOMMENDATIONS

The Budget and Administration/Personnel (B&A/P) Committee and staff recommend that the
Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) approve converting the RTC’s annual work program
to the format adopted by the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments (AMBAG).


BACKGROUND

Each year the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) produces an annual work program
along with the RTC fiscal year budget and makes amendments to the work program throughout
the year as necessary. To meet federal requirements and obtain federal funds, the RTC’s work
program and amendments are incorporated into the overall work program for the Association of
Monterey Bay Area Governments (AMBAG).

DISCUSSION

FY 10-11 Work Program Format

The RTC, AMBAG and other transportation agencies in the Monterey Bay Area region have each
used different formats for their annual work programs. Using different formats has made it
challenging and time consuming for all agencies to incorporate the various work programs into
one region-wide document. AMBAG has been working to produce a format that is acceptable to
the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The
format developed by AMBAG for the FY 09-10 overall work program is acceptable to the federal
agencies.

Attachment 1 is the RTC’s work program page along with the corresponding budget pages for
work element 101. Attachment 2 is a sample of what RTC’s work element 101 would look like
adopting the new AMBAG overall work program format. Attachment 2 provides the same work
program information as Attachment 1 but it separates some of the tasks and products to
provide a schedule of work and incorporates the corresponding budget information so that all of
the relevant information is one document.

Converting the RTC’s current annual work program to the format adopted by AMBAG will
require some extra staff work initially but in the long term it will reduce the staff work of the
RTC and AMBAG required to incorporate and maintain their corresponding work programs. This
was considered by the Budget and Administration/Personnel (B&A/P) Committee at its
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December meeting. The B&A/P Committee and staff recommend that the RTC approve
converting the RTC’s work program to the format employed by AMBAG.

Upcoming FY 10-11 Budget

RTC staff has begun working on a draft budget for FY 10-11. Staff has been obtaining
information for potential operating cost increases. There will be a slight increase in the RTC
contribution for retirement benefits and staff anticipates an increase in the cost of medical
benefits. The current labor agreements do not have any more cost of living increases but the
agreements are expiring in November 2010 and new agreements will be negotiated in 2010.
The RTC was able to negotiate an office space lease that maintains the current lease rate for
three years so that cost will not increase.

Staff has already requested from the Santa Cruz County Auditor Controller an estimate of
Transportation Development Act (TDA) revenues for FY 10-11 and expects to receive the
estimate in January 2010. Currently the revenues for FY 09-10 are slightly below the existing
estimate. For FY 09-10, the RTC was able to secure $300,000 in State Transportation
Improvement Program (STIP) funds for planning, programming and monitoring (PPM) activities.
Currently only $150,000 in STIP funds is programmed for FY 10-11 PPM and staff will propose
programming more STIP funds for PPM. Staff will continue analyzing RTC costs and revenues
and provide a draft FY 10-11 budget to the B&A/P Committee at its February meeting.

SUMMARY

The RTC produces an annual work program which is incorporated into the AMBAG region’s
overall work program. The differing work program formats require a significant amount of staff
time to produce and maintain the work programs. The B&A/P Committee and staff recommend
converting the RTC work program format to the AMBAG format which has been accepted by the
federal agencies who must approve the AMBAG region’s overall work program. Staff is analyzing
RTC operating costs and revenues to produce a draft FY 10-11 budget.

Attachments:
    1. Existing FY 09-10 work program format and corresponding budget pages
    2. Sample work program conversion to AMBAG format




                                                 S:\RTC\TC2010\TC0110\FY10-11WP&Bdgt\10-11WkPrg0110.doc
OWP #                WORK PROGRAM ELEMENT


101          Work Program and Budget


Major Tasks:

     Develop the annual and amended work program and budget in cooperation with AMBAG and
      CALTRANS
     Participate in annual meetings with federal and state agency representatives about the Overall Work
      Program
     Prepare reports required by funding agencies
     Continue to investigate and pursue new grant and other funding sources for Commission programs
      and initiatives

Major Products:

     Annual budget and work program (February/March)
     Amended budget and work program (as needed)
     Quarterly progress reports
     Required grant reports



Shown on pages 10, 11 and 12 of the budget




              SCCRTC FY09-10 Adopted Work Program – Mar 5, 2009 - Page 12
                                                      SANTA CRUZ COUNTY REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
                                                  OPERATING BUDGET BY WORK PROGRAM - PLANNING REVENUES BY SOURCES
                                                                         FY 2009-2010 BUDGET
 1   PLANNING REVENUES:            721600/721700/721750
 2                                                                 FY09-10        FY09-10
 3                        SOURCES                                 APPROVED       PROPOSED       DIFFERENCE          NOTE
 4                                                                 08/06/09       10/01/09
 5   REVENUES:
 6
 7   TDA Planning                                                     429,060        374,320         -54,740    - Lower apportionement due to reduced revenue estimate
 8   Rural Planning Assistance (RPA)                                  315,000        315,000               0
 9   STIP for Planning (PPM)                                          150,000        300,000         150,000    -   higher STIP allocation approved by CTC
10   Transit Professional Development Grant - from AMBAG                7,494          9,131           1,637    -   updated estimate of grant funds
11   RSTP Exchange - Eco Act & Comm Trafc Saty Coal                         0        110,000         110,000    -   New pass-through grants
12   CMAQ - Ecology Action                                                             7,993           7,993    -   Carryover from FY 08-09
13   FHWA - Earmark                                                    30,000        532,000         502,000    -   Carryover from FY 08-09
14   FHWA - Planning (PL) - from AMBAG                                230,678        241,011          10,333    -   Increase in final federal FY 08-09 amount
15   Section 5317 - from AMBAG                                              0              0               0
16   Env. Justice Context-Sensitive Planning Grant                          0         94,384          94,384    - Carryover from FY 08-09 and new grant for pedestrian travel to transit facilities
17   Agricultural Worker Transportation Program                             0         64,051          64,051    - Carryover from FY 08-09
18   TAMC                                                                   0              0               0
19   AB2766/Air District Funds:
20    Bike Secure - RTC                                                20,000         30,000          10,000    -   Carryover from FY 08-09
21    Folding Bikes on Bus Program - Ecology Action                         0         17,066          17,066    -   Carryover from FY 08-09
22    Emergency Ride Home - Ecology Action                                            34,209          34,209    -   Carryover from FY 08-09
23    Climate change in RTP                                                 0          9,000           9,000    -   Grant for climate change section in RTP
24   RTC Funds Budgeted                                                32,231        161,387         129,156    -   Carryover from FY 08-09
25
26                                    TOTAL REVENUES                 1,214,463      2,299,553       1,085,090

                                                          Note:




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                                                                     SANTA CRUZ COUNTY REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
                                                                      OPERATING BUDGET BY PROGRAM - PLANNING EXPENDITURES
                                                                                       FY 2009-2010 BUDGET
 1 PLANNING EXPENDITURES: 721600/721700/721750
 2                                                                     WORK       FY09-10        FY09-10
 3                        EXPENDITURES                                ELEMENT    ADOPTED        PROPOSED       DIFFERENCE         NOTE
 4                                                                    NUMBER      08/06/09       10/01/09
 5 EXPENDITURES:
 6
 7 Staff & Overhead by Program
 8 Plan Coordination                                                       112       100,000        100,000               0
 9 Land Use/Transportation Coordination                                    411        28,000         35,258           7,258   - updated estimate for blueprint planning
10 Work Program                                                            101        46,000         46,000               0
11 Public Information                                                      113       115,000        115,000               0
12 Bicycle/Pedestrian Planning                                             614        42,000         59,000          17,000   - Env. Justice planning grant for accessible pedestrian travel to transit facilities
13 Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail (MBSST) Network                     614        50,000         30,000         -20,000   - Project delayed due to funding availability
14 Specialized Transportation                                              621        48,000         48,000               0
15 Rotational Transit Intern                                               670         9,131          9,131               0
16 Regional Transportation Plan                                            622        67,000         85,968          18,968   - To add climate change in RTP and complete document
17 Traffic Monitoring                                                      231        16,210         16,210               0
18 TSM                                                                     631        12,139         11,472            -667   - updated estimate
19 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)                                641       195,678        205,000           9,322   - based on prior year and additional work to ensure funds are not lost
20 Hwy & Roadway Planning                                                  683        90,881         96,000           5,119   - based on prior year
21                                       Subtotal Staff and Overhead                 820,039        857,039          37,000   -
22 Services & Supplies
23 Passthrough Programs
24 Folding Bikes on Bus Program (Ecology Action)                          614              -         17,066         17,066    - Carryover from FY 08-09
25 Bike To Work Program (Ecology Action)                                  614         38,210         34,427         -3,783    - 9.9% reduction due to lower TDA revenues
26 Community Traffic Safety Coalition (Safety Education)                  614         95,520         86,064         -9,456    - 9.9% reduction due to lower TDA revenues
    Comm Traffic Safety Coal (South County Bike/Ped safety)                                -         50,000         50,000    - New pass-through grant
27 Congestion Education Campaign (Ecology Action)                         631              -          7,993          7,993    - Carryover from FY 08-09
28 Go Green Campaign (Ecology Action)                                                      -         60,000         60,000    - New pass-through grant
29 Emergency Ride Home (Ecology Action)                                                    -         34,209         34,209    - Carryover from FY 08-09 & new grant
30 Green (Hybrid) Vanpool Project (Community Bridges)                     631              -              -              0
31 Mobility Outreach and Education Project (Community Bridges)            614              -         77,384         77,384    - Carryover from FY 08-09
32 Agricultural Worker Transp Program (Community Bridges)                                  -         64,051         64,051    - Carryover from FY 08-09
33
34 Professional Services (contracts)
35 Sacramento Assistant                                                   112         36,000         36,000              0
36 Washington Assistant                                                   112         44,600         44,600              0
37 Transportation Funding Development Consultants                         622         15,000          2,356        -12,644    -   Caryover from FY 08-09 minus special allocation for Community Bridges transit
38 Technical Consultant/Engineer                                          641         20,000         25,000          5,000    -   Carryover from FY 08-09
39 Regional Transportation Plan EIR                                                        -         30,000         30,000    -   Carryover from FY 08-09 and updated estimate
40 MBSST Network Master Plan Consultant                                                    -        500,000        500,000    -   Carryover from FY 08-09
41
42 RTC Work Element Related Items
43 Bike Secure Program                                                    614         20,000          40,000         20,000   - Carryover from FY 08-09
44 Traffic Monitoring services - counts                                   231          2,784           6,500          3,716   - updated estimate
45 Printing RTP, RTIP, other Documents and Pub Info Materials             622         20,000          25,000          5,000   - Carryover from FY 08-09
46 Joint RTC/METRO Outreach                                                                -               -              0
47 MBSST Network Plan Outreach                                             614              0         30,000         30,000   - Carryover from FY 08-09
48 Transfer to TDA Reserve                                                683              -         146,553        146,553   - Maintain minimum RTC established reserve of 3%
    Transfer to Special Allocation for Community Bridges                                              23,000         23,000   - Special allocation for Community Bridges transit
49 Transfer to Rail/Trail Authority                                       682        102,310         102,310              0
50                                       Subtotal Services & Supplies                394,424       1,442,514      1,048,090
51
52                                     TOTAL EXPENDITURES                          1,214,463       2,299,553      1,085,090



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                                                                             SANTA CRUZ COUNTY REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
                                                                            OPERATING BUDGET BY PROGRAM - PLANNING FUND SOURCE DETAIL
                                                                                                FY 2009-2010 BUDGET
   PLANNING DETAIL:        721600/721700/721750
 1                                                                    WORK    FY09-10                  RTC                    FHWA                          FTA         FHWA SECTION              Env Just   AWTP
 2                     EXPENDITURES                                  ELEMENT PROPOSED       TDA       FUND       RPA           PL -     AB2766     STIP     5305       Earmark  5317   TAMC        Plng       Plng       CMAQ     RSTPX
 3                                                                   NUMBER   10/01/09                                        AMBAG                                            AMBAG               Grant     Grant
 4 SALARIES, Benefits & Overhead
 5 Plan Coordination                                                     112    100,000          -         -      54,000       46,000
 6 Land Use/Transportation Coordination                                  411     35,258          -       238      25,520        9,500
 7 Work Program                                                          101     46,000          -         -      14,000       32,000
 8 Public Information                                                    113    115,000          -         -      35,000       80,000
 9 Bicycle/Pedestrian Planning                                           614     59,000      5,020         -      20,951       11,029               5,000                                          17,000
10 Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail (MBSST) Network                   614     30,000          -         -      18,000                                                12,000
11 Specialized Transportation                                            621     48,000          -         -      23,000       25,000
12 Rotational Transit Intern                                             670      9,131          -         -                                                9,131
13 Regional Transportation Plan                                          622     85,968          -         -      44,468                  9,000    32,500
14 Traffic Monitoring                                                    231     16,210          -         -      16,210
15 TSM                                                                   631     11,472      5,139         -                    5,333               1,000
16 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)                              641    205,000          -         -           -            -             205,000
17 Hwy & Roadway Planning                                                683     96,000          -         -      63,851       32,149
18                           Salaries, Benefits & Overhead Subtotal             857,039     10,159       238     315,000      241,011     9,000   243,500   9,131       12,000    -           -    17,000            -        -         -
19
20 Services & Supplies
21 Passthrough Programs
22 Folding Bikes on Bus Program (Ecology Action)                         614     17,066                      -                           17,066
23 Bike To Work Program (Ecology Action)                                 614     34,427     34,427           -
24 Community Traffic Safety Coalition (Safety Education)                 614     86,064     86,064           -
25 Comm Traffic Safety Coal (South County Bike/Ped safety)                       50,000                                                                                                                                            50,000
26 Congestion Education Campaign (Ecology Action)                        631      7,993                    (0)                                                                                                            7,993         -
27 Go Green Campaign (Ecology Action)                                            60,000                     -                                                                                                                      60,000
28 Emergency Ride Home (Ecology Action)                                          34,209                     -                            34,209
29 Green (Hybrid) Vanpool Project (Community Bridges)                    631           -                    -                                 -
30 Mobility Outreach and Education Project (Community Bridges)                   77,384                     -                                                                                      77,384
31 Agricultural Worker Transp Program (Community Bridges)                        64,051                     -                                                                                                64,051
32
33 Professional Services
34 Sacramento Assistant                                                  112     36,000     13,000     23,000
35 Washington Assistant                                                  112     44,600     44,600          -
36 Transportation Funding Development Consultants                        622      2,356                 2,356
37 Technical Consultant/Engineer                                         641     25,000                25,000
38 Regional Transportation Plan EIR                                              30,000           -         -                                      30,000
39 MBSST Network Master Plan Consultant                                  614    500,000                     -                                                      -   500,000
40    (Master Plan, environmental, review, preliminary design)
41
42 RTC Work Element Related Items
43 Bike Secure Program                                                   614     40,000      6,221      3,779                            30,000
44 Traffic Monitoring services - counts                                  231      6,500                     -                                       6,500
45 Printing RTP, RTIP, other Documents and Pub Info Materials            622     25,000      4,000      1,000                                      20,000
46 Joint RTC/METRO Outreach                                                            -                    -
47 MBSST Network Plan Outreach                                           614     30,000                10,000                                                           20,000
48 Transfer to TDA Reserve                                                      146,553    146,553          -
49 Transfer to Special Allocation for Community Bridges                          23,000     23,000          -
50 Transfer to Rail/Trail Authority                                      682    102,310      6,296     96,014
51                                      Subtotal Services & Supplies          1,442,514    364,161    161,149             -         -    81,275    56,500          -   520,000    -           -    77,384    64,051       7,993   110,000
52
53                                    TOTAL EXPENDITURES                      2,299,553    374,320    161,387    315,000      241,011    90,275   300,000   9,131      532,000    -           -    94,384    64,051       7,993   110,000




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SCCRTC                                                                      Work Program                                                                    FY2009-2010


  WORK ELEMENT NUMBER 101                          Overall Work Program and Budget and Administration

  Agency         SCCRTC                      Project Manager: Luis Mendez                                     Total Budget:                 $46,000
                                                              Yesenia Parra
  ESTIMATED EXPENDITURE AND ANTICIPATED REVENUE: FY 2009/10

  EXPENDITURES                                                                          REVENUE

  Agency             Amount ($)     Change                                              Source                 Amount ($)      Change

  SCCRTC                                                                                SCCRTC
   Personnel              46,000           0                                             FHWA PL                    32,000            0
   Services & Supplies                     0                                             State RPA                  14,000            0
   Contingency                             0                                             Local
   Other                                   0
   Indirect                     0          0                                                                                          0

  TOTAL                   46,000           0                                            TOTAL                       46,000            0
                                                                                        % Federal                     70%



  Project Description

  To prepare, monitor, and provide oversight to the annual Overall Work Program and Budget. This includes monitoring and controlling expenditures against the
  budget, performing audits, and providing needed documentation for planning certifications. Additionally, WE 101 provides policy and legislative monitoring and
  review of transportation and air quality issues. Further duties include quarterly reporting to verify progress in implementing the work program.

  Project Product(s)
  Annual work program and budget and progress reports

  Federally Eligible Task                                                               Proposed Expenditure of Federal Funding (FHWA PL)
  Develop and monitor annual work program and budget                                                            70%

  Previous Accomplishments
  In FY 08/09 the RTC produced the work program program and budget for FY 09/10 and secured grant funds for RTC programs




                                                                               WE 101                                                                              Page 1
SCCRTC                                                                       Work Program                                                           FY2009-2010



  Steps to Achieve Task

  Step No         Step Description                                                                Step Started                     Step to be Completed
  1               Develop the annual draft work program and budget in coordination                12/1/2009                        2/1/2010
                  with AMBAG, Caltrans, FHWA and FTA
  2               Participate in annual meetings with federal and state agency                    2/1/2009                         3/30/2010
                  representatives about the overall work program.
  3               Adopt final work program and budget for the                                     3/1/2009                         4/30/2010
                  upcoming fiscal year
  4               Review and amend work program and budget as needed                              7/1/2009                         6/30/2010
  5               Prepare progress reports and financial summary expenditure reports as           7/1/2009                         6/30/2010
                  required by funding agencies
  6               Distribute and monitor use of various federal transportation funds              7/1/2009                         6/30/2010
  7               Continue to investigate and pursue new grant and other funding                  7/1/2009                         6/30/2010
                  sources for Commission programs and initiatives

  Task Products
  Product No      Product Description                                                                        Product to be Completed
  1               FY08/09 fourth qurter progress report                                                      7/31/2009
  2               First quarter progress report                                                              10/31/2009
  3               Second quarter progress report                                                             1/31/2010
  4               Draft work program and budget for next fiscal year                                         2/15/2010
  5               Third quarter progress report                                                              4/20/2010
  6               Final work program and budget for next fiscal year                                         4/30/2010
  7               work program and budget amendments                                                         as needed
  8               Other required grant reports                                                               as needed

  Federally Eligible Task                                                                 Proposed Expenditure of Federal Funding (FHWAPL)
  Administration and Personnel                                                                                    70%

  Previous Accomplishments




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SCCRTC                                                                        Work Program                                             FY2009-2010



  Steps to Achieve Task

  Step No         Step Description                                                           Step Started             Step to be Completed
  1               Negotiate and develop contracts, agreements, MOUs to facilitate            7/1/2010                 6/30/2010
                  transportation planning

  2               Prepare staff assignments, evaluations, personnel actions for the          7/1/2010                 6/30/2010
                  conduct of transportation planning

  3               Develop reports to Board of Directors and other agencies as necessary      7/1/2010                 6/30/2010

  4               Review and revise Rules and Regulations and other financial,               7/1/2010                 6/30/2010
                  personnel and administrative policies

  5               Implement fiscal, personnel and administrative functions for SCCRTC        7/1/2010                 6/30/2010
                  operations

  Task Products

  Product No      Product Description                                                                       Product Completed
  1               Contract, agreements, MOUs                                                                ongoing
  2               SCCRTC agenda packets for Budget and Administration/Personnel Committee                   ongoing
  3               Fiscal, Personnel, and Administrative Policies and Rules and Regulations                  ongoing


  Planning Emphasis Areas
  Project Addresses the Following Planning Emphasis Areas

  PEA ID          PEA Name
  1               Financial Planning and Fiscal Constraint

  Planning Factors
  Project Addresses the Following Planning Factors

  PF ID           PF Name
  7               Promote efficient system management and operation.




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                                                   Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission
                                                            THREE MONTH MEETING SCHEDULE
                                                                      JANUARY 2010
                                                                         through
                                                                       MARCH 2010
                                                                                (Revised 12/21/09

                                                 All meetings are subject to cancellation when there are no
                                                  action items to be considered by the board or committee

   Meeting                                                                                                  Meeting             Meeting
                       Meeting Day                                        Meeting Type
    Date                                                                                                     Time                Place

   01/11/10                 Monday                                 Bicycle Committee - Cancelled            7:00 pm        Commission Offices


                                                                                                                        City of Santa Cruz Council
 01/14/10                  Thursday                 Regional Transportation Commission - Note date          9:00 am
                                                                                                                                 Chambers


   01/18/10                 Monday                                   Rail Acquisition Committee             2.00 pm        Commission Offices


   01/21/10                Thursday                          Interagency Technical Advisory Committee       1:30 pm        Commission Offices


                                                                                                                         Watsonville City Council
   02/04/10                Thursday                             Regional Transportation Commission          9:00 am
                                                                                                                               Chambers


   02/08/10                 Monday                                   Rail Acquisition Committee             2.00 pm        Commission Offices


   02/08/10                 Monday                           Bicycle Committee - Note special time          6:30 pm        Commission Offices


   2/9/2010                Tuesday                   Elderly & Disabled Transportation Advisory Committee   1:30 pm        Commission Offices


   02/11/10                Thursday                        Budget and Administration/Personnel Committee    3:30 pm      CAO Conference Room


   02/18/10                Thursday                               Transportation Policy Workshop            9:00 am        Commission Offices


   02/18/10                Thursday                          Interagency Technical Advisory Committee       1:30 pm        Commission Offices


   03/04/10                Thursday                             Regional Transportation Commission          9:00 am   Board of Supervisors Chambers


   03/08/10                 Monday                                   Rail Acquisition Committee             2.00 pm        Commission Offices


   03/08/10                 Monday                                 Bicycle Committee - Cancelled            7:00 pm        Commission Offices


   03/18/10                Thursday                               Transportation Policy Workshop            9:00 am        Commission Offices


   03/18/10                Thursday                          Interagency Technical Advisory Committee       1:30 pm        Commission Offices

Commission Offices - 1523 Pacific Ave - Santa Cruz CA 95060
Board of Supervisors Chambers/CAO Conference Room/RDA Conf Room - 701 Ocean St - Santa Cruz CA 95060
Watsonville City Council Chambers / Community Rooms- 275 Main St - Watsonville CA 95076
Santa Cruz City Council Chambers - 809 Center St - Santa Cruz CA 95060

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                                                                     Correspondence Log
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                                                                TO                                       FROM

Date Letter            Incoming/
              Format               Response    First     Last          Organization         First      Last       Organization                  Subject
Rec'd/Sent              Outgoing

                                                                                                                                   Recommendations to Increase
                                                                                                                                   Ridership and Improve
                                                                                                                                   Efficiency of the Santa Clara
10/17/09      Letter       I                                             SCCRTC           Walter B   Turner
                                                                                                                                   County Valley Transportation
                                                                                                                                   Authority Bus and Light-Rail
                                                                                                                                   Systems
                                                                                                                                   STIP Grant Progress Billing
                                                                                                                                   Invoice #1for State Route 1
                                                                      Department of
10/22/09      Letter      O                    Luis    Duazo                                Luis     Mendez        SCCRTC          Prelim. Eng., Proj. Approv. &
                                                                      Transportation
                                                                                                                                   Environmental Doc. (PA/ED) for
                                                                                                                                   Const. of Aux Lanes

                                                                                                                                   STIP Grant Progress Billing
                                                                                                                                   Invoice #2 for State Route 1
                                                                      Department of
10/22/09      Letter      O                    Luis    Duazo                                Luis     Mendez        SCCRTC          Prelim. Eng., Proj. Approv. &
                                                                      Transportation
                                                                                                                                   Environmental Doc. (PA/ED) for
                                                                                                                                   Const. of Aux Lanes

                                                                                                                                   Agreements Covering Funding
                                                                                                                                   for the STIP Planning,
                                                                                                                Department of
10/27/09      Letter       I                  George   Dondero           SCCRTC             Ray      Zhang                         Programming & Monitoring
                                                                                                                Transportation
                                                                                                                                   (PPM) Program for the Fiscal
                                                                                                                                   Year 2009/2010

                                                                                                                                   Sunnyvale Resident
                                                                                                                                   Recommendations Regarding
10/30/09      Letter      O                    Les      White            SCMTD            George     Dondero       SCCRTC
                                                                                                                                   Highway 17 Express Bus
                                                                                                                                   Service


                                                                                                                                   Public Transportation
                                                                                                                California State   Modernization, Improvement
10/30/09      Letter       I                                             SCCRTC            Kelly     Martell
                                                                                                                  Controller       and Service Enhancement
                                                                                                                                   Account



                                      GP
11/01/09      Email        I                                             SCCRTC            Jessie     Hess                         Rail Trail
                                   11/01/09




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Date Letter            Incoming/
              Format               Response   First    Last          Organization        First     Last     Organization                Subject
Rec'd/Sent              Outgoing




                                                                   State Controllers                                       Fiscal Year 2009 Financial
11/02/09      Letter      O                                                             Daniel   Nikuna      SCCRTC
                                                                        Office                                             Transactions Report




                                                                    Department of                                          STIP Grant Progress Billing
11/03/09      Letter      O                   Luis    Duazo                              Luis    Mendez      SCCRTC
                                                                    Transportation                                         Invoice #1




                                                                    Department of                                          STIP Grant Progress Billing
11/03/09      Letter      O                   Luis    Duazo                              Luis    Mendez      SCCRTC
                                                                    Transportation                                         Invoice #2




                                                                    Department of                                          STIP Grant Progress Billing
11/03/09      Letter      O                   Luis    Duazo                              Luis    Mendez      SCCRTC
                                                                    Transportation                                         Invoice #3




                                      CJ
11/03/09      Email        I                                           SCCRTC            Lee       May                     Auxiliary Lanes Project
                                   11/03/09




                                      CJ
11/03/09      Email        I                                           SCCRTC           Kirsti    Scott                    Auxiliary Lanes Project
                                   11/03/09




                                      CJ
11/03/09      Email        I                                           SCCRTC           Dan      DeGrassi                  Target Draft EIR
                                   11/03/09




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              Format               Response   First   Last          Organization         First       Last     Organization                Subject
Rec'd/Sent              Outgoing




                                      CJ
11/03/09      Email        I                                         SCCRTC             Sybille     Miller                   Auxiliary Lanes Project
                                   11/03/09




                                                                                                                             Caltrans Review of Scotts Valley
                                      CJ
11/03/09      Email        I                                         SCCRTC             Frank       Kertai                   Gateway South Retail Store
                                   11/03/09
                                                                                                                             (Target)




                                      CJ
11/03/09      Email        I                                         SCCRTC              Scott     Roseman                   Auxiliary Lanes Project
                                   11/03/09




                                      CJ
11/03/09      Email        I                                         SCCRTC              Judy      Stevens                   Auxiliary Lanes Project
                                   11/03/09




                                      CJ
11/03/09      Email        I                                         SCCRTC            John Axel   Hansen                    Auxiliary Lanes Project
                                   11/03/09




                                      CJ
11/03/09      Email        I                                         SCCRTC             Diane       Rossi                    Auxiliary Lanes Project
                                   11/03/09




                                      CJ
11/03/09      Email        I                                         SCCRTC              Lynn       Appley                   Auxiliary Lanes Project
                                   11/03/09




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              Format               Response   First   Last          Organization         First         Last        Organization                Subject
Rec'd/Sent              Outgoing




                                      CJ
11/03/09      Email        I                                         SCCRTC              Harry        Mayo                        Auxiliary Lanes Project
                                   11/03/09




                                      CJ
11/03/09      Email        I                                         SCCRTC            Wouterina      Swets                       Auxiliary Lanes Project
                                   11/03/09




                                      CJ                                                                                          Revised Comments on Target
11/03/09      Email        I                                         SCCRTC              Dan        DeGrassi
                                   11/03/09                                                                                       DEIR




                                      CJ
11/04/09      Email        I                                         SCCRTC              Mark      Mesiti-Miller                  Auxiliary Lanes Project
                                   11/04/09




                                      CJ
11/04/09      Email        I                                         SCCRTC             Susan         Moren                       Auxiliary Lanes Project
                                   11/04/09




                                      CJ
11/04/09      Email        I                                         SCCRTC            William R     Brooks                       Auxiliary Lanes Project
                                   11/04/09




                                      CJ
11/04/09      Email        I                                         SCCRTC              David       Eselius                      Railway Purchase
                                   11/04/09




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Date Letter            Incoming/
              Format               Response    First     Last           Organization        First      Last      Organization                 Subject
Rec'd/Sent              Outgoing




                                      CJ
11/04/09      Email        I                                              SCCRTC           Robert    Corrigan                    Auxiliary Lanes Project
                                   11/04/09




                                                                                                                Department of    Mobility Outreach and
11/05/09      Letter       I                  George   Dondero            SCCRTC           David M   Murray
                                                                                                                Transportation   Education Study


                                                                                                                                 Request for Proposals (RFP) for
                                                                                                                                 2009 Transportation
                                                                                                                                 Development Act (TDA)
11/06/09      Letter      O                   Derek     Wong               PMC              Luis     Mendez        SCCRTC
                                                                                                                                 Performance Audits for the
                                                                                                                                 Santa Cruz County Regional
                                                                                                                                 Transportation Commission


                                                                                                                                 Reprogramming Request for
11/06/09      Letter       I                  George   Dondero            SCCRTC            Les       White        SCMTD         2006 STIP PPNO#1861/Transit
                                                                                                                                 Trip Planner Project



                                                                                                                                 Ron Marquez: Debunking Santa
                                      GP
11/08/09      Email        I                                              SCCRTC            David    Eselius                     Cruz County Transportation
                                   11/08/09
                                                                                                                                 Myths



                                                                                                                                 Agricultural Worker
11/09/09      Letter      O                   Glen K    Bailey            Caltrans          Luis     Mendez        SCCRTC        Transportation Program
                                                                                                                                 (AWTP) Progress Invoice #1


                                                                                                                                 Final Project Expenditure
                                                                       Department of                                             Report for the FY2006-2007
11/10/09      Letter      O                    Mike    Giuliano                            George    Dondero       SCCRTC
                                                                       Transportation                                            STIP Grant for Freeway Service
                                                                                                                                 Patrol




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Date Letter            Incoming/
              Format               Response   First     Last          Organization         First          Last         Organization                  Subject
Rec'd/Sent              Outgoing



                                                                                                                                        Final Project Report for the
                                                                     Department of
11/10/09      Letter      O                   Mike    Giuliano                           George        Dondero           SCCRTC         FY2007-2008 STIP Grant for
                                                                     Transportation
                                                                                                                                        Freeway Service Patrol



                                                                       California                                                       Funding for Graham Hill Road
11/10/09      Letter       I                  Bob     Alvardo        Transportation      John J        Presleigh   County of Santa Cruz Improvement Project
                                                                      Commission                                                        PPNO: 0930, EA: 49100K



                                                                                                                                        Mobility Outreach and
                                                                     Department of
11/10/09      Letter      O                   Brian   Graham                             George        Dondero           SCCRTC         Education Program Progress
                                                                     Transportation
                                                                                                                                        Billing Invoice #1




                                      KP
11/17/09      Email        I                                            SCCRTC             Don         Heichel                          Rail Purchase
                                   11/17/09




                                      GP
11/18/09      Email        I                                            SCCRTC            Sheila        Carrillo                        Rail Line
                                   11/18/09




                                      GP
11/18/09      Email       I                                             SCCRTC        Phil and Susie    Kaplan                          Rail Trail Purchase
                                   11/18/09



                                                                                                                                        No Cooperative Work
                                                                     Department of                                                      Agreement Needed - Santa
11/19/09      Letter      O                   Mike    Giuliano                           Rachel        Moriconi          SCCRTC
                                                                     Transportation                                                     Cruz Branch Rail Line Demo
                                                                                                                                        Funds




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              Format               Response      First          Last            Organization       First     Last         Organization                    Subject
Rec'd/Sent              Outgoing


                                                                                                                                             Additional Safety
                                      GP                                                                                                     Ingress/Egress Road(s) to
11/21/09      Email        I                                                      SCCRTC          David     Eselius
                                   11/21/09                                                                                                  Harvey West Park and
                                                                                                                                             Neighborhood



                                      GP
11/23/09      Email        I                                                      SCCRTC           Steve   Czarnecki                         Rail Line Purchase
                                   11/23/09




                                                                                                                                             Lump Sum Payment for STIP
                                                                               Department of
11/23/09      Letter      I                                                                       Daniel    Nikuna          SCCRTC           Planning, Programming &
                                                                               Transportation
                                                                                                                                             Monitoring Funds Request




                                                                                                                                             California Transportation
11/25/09      Letter       i                   George        Dondero              SCCRTC            Bill   Lockyer     State of California
                                                                                                                                             Financing Authority




                                                                                                                                             Request to Transfer RSTPx
12/07/09      Letter      I                    George        Dondero              SCCRTC          Mark R    Dettle     City of Santa Cruz
                                                                                                                                             Funds




                                                                                                                                             Request to Program $1.1 Million
12/07/09      Letter      I                    George        Dondero              SCCRTC          Mark R    Dettle     City of Santa Cruz    in STIP TE to    Broadway-
                                                                                                                                             Brommer


                                                                                                                                             Vehicles for Out of County
                                                                                                                                             Medical Program Purchased
12/09/09      Letter      O                   Catherine   Patterson Valdez   Community Bridges    George   Dondero          SCCRTC
                                                                                                                                             with Transportation
                                                                                                                                             Development Act Funds




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                                                                         Department of                                                     Proposed Mitigation for Noise
12/14/09      Letter       I                  Richard   Krumholz                               Donald B   Dibble
                                                                         Transportation                                                    Impacts



                                                                                                                                           Comment on Item 12,
                                      GP                                                                                                   December 17 Agenda, Highway
12/14/09      Email        I                                                SCCRTC             H Reed     Searle
                                   12/14/09                                                                                                1 Auxiliary Lane Widening
                                                                                                                                           Project



                                                                        Internal Revenue                                                   Notice #CP220 for Tax Period:
12/15/09      Letter      O                                                                     Daniel    Nikuna           SCCRTC
                                                                             Service                                                       September 30, 2008




                                                                                                                                           Comments Regarding RTC
                                      GP
12/15/09      Email        I                                                SCCRTC               Bill     Malone                           12/17 Meeting Agenda Item 12 -
                                   12/15/09
                                                                                                                                           Highway 1 Projects - STARS



                                                                                                                       The Campaign for
                                                                                                                                           Soquel/Morrissey Auxiliary
12/16/09      Letter       I                                                SCCRTC              Peter      Scott           Sensible
                                                                                                                                           Lanes Project
                                                                                                                        Transportation




                                                                                                                     Congress of the United
12/16/09      Letter       I                  Randy     Johnson             SCCRTC             Anna G      Eshoo                            Santa Cruz County 511 System
                                                                                                                            States


                                                                                                                                           Highway 1 Soquel/Morrissey
                                                                                                                                           Auxiliary Lanes Project Notice
12/18/09      Letter      O                   Steve      Hiatt        Nolte Associates, Inc.   George     Dondero          SCCRTC          to Proceed - Consultant
                                                                                                                                           Contract Completion of Plans,
                                                                                                                                           Specifications, and Estimates




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                                                                                                                                                   Highway 1 HOV Lane Project -
                                                                                                                                                   Notice to Proceed - Contract
  12/18/09           Letter            O                        Steve     Hiatt        Nolte Associates, Inc.   George   Dondero     SCCRTC        Amendment #5: Completion of
                                                                                                                                                   the Draft Environmental
                                                                                                                                                   Document


                                                        GP
  12/19/09           Email              I                                                    SCCRTC              John    McGuire                   Rail vs. Trail
                                                     12/19/09



                                                                                                                                                   Final Project Expenditure
                                                                                          Department of                                            Report for FY2007-2008 STIP
  12/22/09           Letter            O                        Bennie   Stanton                                 Luis    Mendez      SCCRTC
                                                                                          Transportation                                           Planning, Programming &
                                                                                                                                                   Monitoring (PPM) Grant
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                                                                         AGENDA: January 14, 2010
TO:            Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission

FROM:          Karena Pushnik, Senior Transportation Planner

REGARDING: Highway 1/17 Interchange Merge Lanes Landscaping Project


RECOMMENDATIONS

This item is informational.



BACKGROUND

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission and Caltrans recently completed
construction of the Highway 1/17 Interchange Merge Lanes Project. Vegetation, including non-
native and invasive species, was removed to construct the 1/17 Interchange Merge Lanes project.
The RTC committed almost $50 million in their local share of State Transportation Improvement
Program funds to the project. The final phase of the project is the landscaping contract.

Mitigation measures in the environmental document for the project included replacement planting of
mostly native or naturalized species, in addition to medium to large shrubs and vines to cover the
soundwalls, where possible.


DISCUSSION

The RTC heard a detailed presentation about the landscaping project for the Highway 1/17
Interchange Merge Lanes project one year ago at their January 2009 meeting. At that time, it was
anticipated that the project would be immediately funded by the California Transportation
Commission (CTC) and that the project would begin in May 2009. Due to the state budget crunch,
this project was deemed to be a low priority and funding was unavailable. The total cost for the
landscaping contract is estimated to be $1.5 million, without any federal funding. Funding comes
entirely from our local shares of State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) funds.

RTC Staff, Regional Transportation Commissioners and Caltrans worked diligently to convince the
CTC that the project was incomplete until the final landscaping phase was finished, that the
replanting project was a required mitigation per the environmental document, that it was promised
to the community, and if not done there would be higher costs due to increased graffiti and erosion.

Due, in part by the local efforts, funding for the project was approved by the CTC in mid-October
2009. Since that time Caltrans finalized the bid package, advertised the contract and will be
opening bid packages on January 6, 2009. If available, a contractor update will be provided at the
meeting. Bryan Parker, Landscape Architect for the project with Caltrans, will attend the January
RTC meeting to provide an update about the project, tasks and schedule.

The re-vegetation effort will replace plants and trees at roughly a 3 to 1 ratio for plants removed.
More than 4,000 new plants are proposed for the roadsides, of which more than 600 are new trees,
including over 400 native coast redwoods. In addition, approximately 1,700 vines will be planted to
cover the soundwalls and 7 acres will be seeded with native grasses and wildflowers.
A cooperative agreement is being developed by Caltrans and the City of Santa Cruz detailing the
maintenance responsibilities for landscaping and graffiti control on the city side of soundwalls and
retaining walls. Caltrans is making minor revisions to the proposed irrigation system in response to
City Water Dept. requests to conform with the stage 2 water restrictions implemented last year.

Constructing the automated irrigation system and the planting, seeding and mulching work should
take 4-6 months, after which the contractor will be responsible for 3 years of plant establishment
and irrigation system maintenance, along with trash and weed removal from the roadsides, and
repair of any soil erosion that may occur.

The project’s Traffic Management Plan allows only shoulder closures during daylight hours. Although
no lane closures are expected to occur, a single lane may be closed between 10pm and 4am if
needed. No closures of any kind are allowed during peak commute periods.


SUMMARY

Caltrans staff will provide an overview of the landscaping plans for the Highway 1/17 Interchange
Merge Lanes project, scheduled to begin in April 2010.




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                                                                         AGENDA: January 14, 2010

TO:                   Regional Transportation Commission

FROM:                 Rachel Moriconi, Senior Transportation Planner

REGARDING:            Draft 2010 State and Federal Legislative Programs and Legislative Update



RECOMMENDATIONS

Staff recommends that the Regional Transportation Commission:

   1. Receive a verbal report from the RTC’s Sacramento Legislative Assistant;

   2. Receive verbal updates on the State Budget and federal jobs bills and take action, if
      necessary; and

   3. Adopt the 2010 State and Federal Legislative Programs (Attachments 1 & 2,
      respectively).


BACKGROUND

Every year the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) adopts a legislative program to guide
its support and opposition of state and federal legislative or administrative actions. Working
with its legislative assistants and transportation entities statewide, the RTC develops and
implements the RTC legislative program, monitoring bills and other federal and state actions
that could impact transportation in Santa Cruz County.

DISCUSSION

At this meeting, the RTC’s state legislative assistant from JEA and Associates will provide
highlights of 2009 state legislative activities and information on some of the key issues that may
affect transportation in 2010.

2010 Legislative Program

The Draft 2010 State and Federal Legislative Programs for the RTC are attached (Attachments 1
& 2, respectively). Staff recommends very few changes from 2009. New or deleted policies are
shown in underline and strikeout. Changes include removal of items that were addressed last
year, are unlikely to be addressed by the legislature in 2010, or are no longer relevant. The
draft agenda includes input provided by the Commission’s advisory committees at their
December 2009 meetings and several issues identified by other transportation agencies in the
state. Changes from December include an asterisk (*) at the end. Staff recommends that
the RTC adopt the 2010 Legislative Programs. Given the economic downturn and
continual instability of the state budget, a major emphasis for the RTC in 2010 will continue to
be on preserving funds dedicated to transportation and generating new, more stable revenue
sources.




                                                            Draft State and Federal Legislative Programs – Page 1
Stabilizing Funding for Transportation

As the state continues to run major deficits, cash resources remain in jeopardy, and credit
ratings steadily decline, the future for state transportation funding remains uncertain at best.
Revenue diversion, suspensions, and special “loans” to the State General Fund have resulted in
tremendous decreases in funding for transportation, especially transit (Public Transportation
Account), local streets and roads (gas tax), and State Transportation Improvement Program
(STIP)-funded projects and further reductions may be proposed in 2010. Notably, over the past
three years, close to $3.5 billion in transit revenues were diverted to the State General Fund.

The November 2010 statewide ballot may include a measure (Local Taxpayer, Public Safety and
Transportation Protection Act) that would close loopholes and prevent the State from
borrowing, raiding or otherwise redirecting local government revenues (local taxes, property
taxes, redevelopment) and transportation funds (Proposition 42 sales tax on gasoline, Highway
User Tax on gasoline, and public transit funds). If proponents decide to move forward and
collect signatures to place the measure on the ballot, staff will return at a future meeting with
additional information on the measure.

Generating New Revenues

While funds from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) provided some relief
from state transportation losses ($12.1 million in flexible highway funds to Santa Cruz County in
2009), the transportation infrastructure needs in the region far exceed the resources available.
The Draft Legislative Program includes several items which could increase transportation
revenues for our region. Specifically, the RTC is working with a coalition of entities supporting
ACA9 (Huffman), which would reduce the voter threshold for special district revenue measures
to 55%. This bill is being carried over from 2009.

The RTC, as the Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies (SAFE) for Santa Cruz County,
currently receives $1 per registered vehicle to fund SAFE programs, including Freeway Service
Patrol (FSP) tow trucks and call boxes. However, the fee has not increased since 1986 and
additional SAFE funding is needed to sustain the Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) program,
maintain current levels of California Highway Patrol (CHP) enforcement on the Highway 17
Safety Corridor, and better monitor and communicate to the public the condition of the
transportation system. As approved at the December 2009 meeting, the RTC is working with
other agencies in the state to pursue legislation authorizing SAFEs (“service authorities”) to
increase the SAFE fee by $1, for a total fee of $2, and modify the eligible use of SAFE fees to
reflect a more comprehensive range of motorist aid services addressing safety, reliability, trip
quality and congestion. Examples of these programs include: mobile call boxes, traveler
information systems, system monitoring, incident detection and management, and safety
education and enforcement. Increasing the SAFE fee by $1 would generate approximately
$240,000 in new revenues annually for Santa Cruz County.

STIP Modernization

In 1998, Senate Bill 45 was enacted which shifted responsibility for selecting projects to receive
75% of State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) funds from the state to Regional
Transportation Planning Agencies (such as the RTC). However, over the past decade actual
implementation of the STIP process has fallen out of alignment from the legislation’s original
intent. For instance, the California Transportation Commission has repeatedly decided not to



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program the region’s share of State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) funds to
projects selected by the RTC. Furthermore, when revenues fall below projections, the CTC
develops an allocation plan which has not taken into consideration county shares or geographic
equity. RTC staff has been working with a coalition of transportation entities to pursue
legislation that would ensure STIP funds are programmed and allocated based on SB 45
formulas and the region’s priorities.

State Budget Update

Governor Schwarzenegger will announce his state budget proposals on January 8, 2010. Staff
and the RTC’s Legislative Assistants will report on the proposals at this meeting and
may recommend that the RTC take action, if necessary. The Governor may propose to
eliminate the sales tax on gasoline and, at the same time, impose a new per-gallon excise tax.
This would effectively end Proposition 42 (sales tax on gasoline for STIP, local streets and
roads, and transit) and all state support of transit operations including “spillover” sales tax
revenues statutorily dedicated to transit.

The current FY09/10 State Budget already includes loans from transportation funds to the State
General Fund, diversion of most transit funds to the State General Fund, and significant
furloughs for state employees, reducing the amount of Caltrans staff time available to work on
state highway projects and assist local jurisdiction’s with delivery of their state and federally-
funded transportation projects. Also, because of the state’s fiscal shortfalls, insufficient bonds
have been sold to meet all of the obligations set forth in Proposition 116 and Proposition 1B for
FY09/10 rail, transit, highway, local street and road, and STIP programs. Already, these
shortfalls have resulted in the California Transportation Commission (CTC) not allocating
(releasing) previously approved STIP funds for the County of Santa Cruz’s Graham Hill Road
Safety project.

Federal Legislation

Development of the new federal transportation act, the annual appropriations bills, and climate
change legislation will be the primary focus of the RTC’s 2010 Federal Legislative Program
(Attachment 2). As reported at past meetings, the Federal Transportation Act, SAFETEA-LU,
was set to expire at the end of September 2009. Congress has approved continuing resolutions
through September 30, 2010. The question of how the bill will be funded is unresolved.

New Jobs Bill

As reported last month, the House of Representatives recently approved a new stimulus
package, the Jobs for Main Street Act, which includes funding for “ready-to-go” road and transit
projects, similar to levels provided last year through the American Recovery and Reinvestment
Act (ARRA). The House bill requires 50% of the funds to be under contract (awarded) within 90
days. The Senate is expected to take up the bill this month. Depending on Senate proposals
and discussions on how to distribute California’s share of the funds, staff may recommend
actions be taken at this meeting related to distributing any funds that flow through
the RTC. Based on initial discussions with the Interagency Technical Advisory Committee
(ITAC) and depending on deadlines set forth in the final bill, projects could include expansion of
existing ARRA projects, previously identified “back-up” ARRA projects, and projects otherwise
delayed due to State Funding shortfalls. If the final economic stimulus bill allows more flexibility
on the timing for use of new stimulus funds, there are dozens of additional, under-funded



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transportation projects that could use the funds and may be higher priorities for project
sponsors or the region.

SUMMARY

The RTC is scheduled to adopt the 2010 State and Federal Legislative Programs, which guide its
support and opposition of state and federal legislative or administrative actions. The 2010
Legislative Programs are focused on preserving and increasing funding for transportation
projects in Santa Cruz County.

Attachments:
    1. Draft 2010 State Legislative Program
    2. Draft 2010 Federal Legislative Program

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                                                                   Draft State and Federal Legislative Programs – Page 4
                                                                                                Attachment 1
                                                       DRAFT
                                                  Santa Cruz County
                                         Regional Transportation Commission
                                2010 State Legislative Program

FOCUS AREAS FOR 2010:
   Seek and preserve funding for priority                   Expand revenue-raising opportunities and
    transportation projects and programs in                   innovative financing options beyond the
    Santa Cruz County, including:                             traditional gas tax.
    o Highway 1 Soquel-Morrissey
        Auxiliary Lanes                                       o Seek authorization for Service
    o Highway 1 HOV Lanes                                       Authorities for Freeway Emergencies
    o Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line                               (including the RTC) to increase SAFE
        Acquisition                                             vehicle registration fees by $1 in order
    o Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit                           to support motorist aid programs.
        District (SCMTD) priority projects
    o Local Street and Roadway                               Expand authority of the RTC and local
        Preservation                                          jurisdictions to increase taxes and fees for
    o Bicycle and Pedestrian facilities                       transportation projects, including new
                                                              vehicle registration fees.
   Encourage the state to restore, preserve
    and augment transportation and transit                   Work with a coalition of California
    funding:                                                  transportation entities to lower the voter
    o Oppose shifting transportation funds                    threshold for local transportation sales tax
       to non-transportation purposes.                        ballot measures from the 2/3
    o Support efforts to restore and protect                  supermajority to a simple majority, 55%
       funding for public transit.                            or 60% majority vote.
    o Preserve and protect against deferral,
                                                             Ensure implementation of air
       borrowing or taking of state funding
                                                              quality/climate change actions addresses
       designated for local streets and roads.
                                                              the region’s needs.
    o Index the gas tax to inflation.
    o Seek early allocation of Proposition                   Prohibit parking in designated bicycle
       1B bonds for projects in Santa Cruz                    lanes.
       County.
                                                             Modify state tax code to provide
   Work with a coalition of California                       incentives for commuting by bicycle, foot,
    transportation entities to ensure State                   transit, carpool, and vanpool.
    Transportation Improvement Program
    (STIP) funds are programmed and
    allocated to regions based on SB 45
    formulas and the region’s priorities.


                                                          * - Additions/Deletions since December 2009



Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (SCCRTC) - www.sccrtc.org
1523 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060 – 831-460-3203
Page 2                                                         SCCRTC -   2010 State Legislative Agenda –Draft




Detailed 2010 State Legislative Issues

1. Preserve Existing Transportation Funding and Formulas.
   Retain and enhance California’s funding formulas based on the
   increased costs to maintain and address deficiencies to the
   existing transportation system. Support measures that preserve
   existing transportation funds for transportation uses. Specifically:
   a) STIP Modernization
        Seek legislation that ensures State Transportation
           Improvement Program (STIP) funds are equitably
           programmed and allocated to regions, based on SB 45
           (1998) formulas and regions’ priorities, which may
           include local road rehabilitation. (Focus area for 2010)
        Include a combination of Federal and State funding
           sources in the STIP, in order to ensure the STIP is not
           wholly dependent on Proposition 42 revenues or
           Proposition 1B bond sales, increase flexibility for funding
           STIP projects, and allow STIP projects to access GARVEE bonds.
        Ensure that transit projects remain eligible for regional STIP funds, even if Public
           Transit Account formulas are modified to remove state transit funds from the STIP.
   b) Oppose Shift of Transportation Funds to State General Fund
        Protect existing highway and transit funds, including Proposition 42 revenues, Highway
           Users Tax Revenue (gas tax), Public Transportation Account (PTA) and “spillover”
           revenues, against suspension, transfer or expenditure for non-transportation uses.
           Support legislation that expedites repayment of funds previously diverted to the State
           General Fund. (Focus area for 2010)*
   c) Support State Budget Reform that will bring fiscal discipline and predictability to the state
       budget (Focus area for 2010). Reforms could include reducing two-thirds vote requirement
       to pass the state budget, preventing the diversion of additional funding sources to the State
       General Fund.
   d) Ensure that transportation planning funds are available to agencies throughout the year and
       are not withheld due to delays in enacting the state budget.
   e) Support the continuation of recent transportation funding programs dedicated to specific
       categories of projects such as transit, Safe Routes to Schools, paratransit and Freeway
       Service Patrol.
   f) Support early and timely sale of bonds for transportation and allocation of Proposition 1B
       and Proposition 116 bond funds for projects in Santa Cruz County. Support extension of
       legislative deadlines previously established for bond programs to coincide with the state’s
       bonding ability. (Focus area for 2010)*

2. Support New Transportation Funding. Support countywide and statewide efforts to raise
   needed funds to maintain and enhance the transportation system, including:
   a) Increase and index state gas and fuel taxes and other sources of transportation revenues so
      that transportation revenues keep pace with inflation/increased cost. Dedicate revenues to
      transportation projects and programs.
   b) Support efforts to address and expand revenue-raising opportunities and innovative
      financing options beyond the traditional gas tax, especially in recognition of the fact that
      vehicle miles traveled increasingly exceed fuel consumption. (Focus area for 2010)
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     c) Support the development of a steady stream of new transportation funds dedicated to local
        road rehabilitation and maintenance, especially for roadways utilized by bicyclists.
     d) Support legislative efforts to expand the authority of the RTC and local jurisdictions to
        increase taxes and fees for transportation projects, including gas taxes and fees, vehicle
        registration fees, congestion pricing, and fees relating to the reduction of greenhouse gas
        emissions. (Focus area for 2010)
        Support legislation that would allow the County of Santa Cruz to pursue a sales tax
            measure for local transportation improvements.
         Seek amendment to SB 83 (2009) to ensure all regional transportation agencies, not just
            Congestion Management Agencies (CMA), are authorized to seek voter approval to
            increase vehicle registration fees by up to $10 to fund transportation programs and
            projects.*
     e) Work with local elected officials, local agencies and interest groups to address continuing
        gaps in funding for local transportation projects and pursue new local funding sources.
     f) Support legislation that lowers the voter threshold for local transportation funding measures.
     g) Work to assure that state transportation programs provide the maximum amount of revenues
        for the Santa Cruz County region. If special state funding programs are developed, support
        funding of projects in Santa Cruz County.
     h)Advocate that statewide principles for the next federal transportation act do not increase
        funding for metropolitan areas at the expense of smaller regions.
     h) Advocate that any new state revenues created for transportation be locally controlled and
        include safeguards to prevent diversion to the State General Fund.

3. Support Efforts that Improve Government Efficiency and Expedite Project Delivery.
   a) Support organizational reform efforts that streamline and otherwise improve transportation
      funding, programming or project delivery processes and eliminate unnecessarily and/or
      duplicative requirements.
   b) Support greater flexibility in contracting methods. and authorization of public/private
      partnerships. Support the authority to use design-build construction methods for the
      Highway 1 HOV Lane Project. Support legislative efforts to enable Caltrans to take further
      advantage of design sequencing to accelerate project completion.
   c) Support initiatives that increase opportunities to trade federal funds for state funds, as
      currently exists for Santa Cruz County’s share of Regional Surface Transportation Program
      (RSTP) funds.
   d) Grant preaward spending authority for transit projects, especially those funded by STIP.
   e) Support efforts to streamline Project Initiation Documents (PIDs) for projects on the State
      Route System in order to lower the overall cost of PID development. Oppose efforts to
      transfer the State costs of PID development to local entities that take the lead on highway
      projects. (Focus area for 2010)
   f) Oppose unfunded mandates on local and regional government.*

4. Air Quality/Climate Change (Focus area for 2010)
   a) Support efforts to reduce the number of vehicle miles traveled and encourage smart-growth
      practices, which also preserve the authority and flexibility of local agencies. Ensure the
      region’s needs are incorporated in emerging climate change and sustainability programs,
      legislation, and regulations, including meeting the goals of AB 32 – the California Global
      Warming Solutions Act of 2006, and SB375.
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     b) Ensure adequate funding is made available to fulfill the requirements of AB 32 and SB 375,
         including funds for transit, bicycle, pedestrian, and other projects that reduce greenhouse gas
         emissions and resources to prepare plans in compliance with SB 375. *
     c) Oppose efforts that make regional blueprints a conditioned or required factor in the
         allocation of funds.
     c)Ensure that planning requirements for global climate change provide the necessary tools to
         ensure that local-option transportation measures can adequately address greenhouse gases
         without unduly impeding the ability to place such measures before the voters or to deliver
         the programs approved by the voters. (SB375 already enacted)*
     d)Support legislation that advances research and development of alternate fuels and other
         technologies and the retrofit and conversion of existing heavy-duty vehicles to clean
         technologies that meet air quality standards. (not necessary to list separately)*
     e)Support efforts at inter-agency collaboration to prevent piecemeal regulation/ implementation.
     f)Support legislation that would authorize pay-as-you-drive (PAYD) auto insurance in which the
         premium is calculated in part and adjusted on the basis of how much a person drives.
         (enacted in 2009)*

5. Specifics
   a) Transit:
       Support introduction and passage of legislation designed to preserve and enact additional
          sources of transit operating and capital assistance, including legislation aimed at
          reducing greenhouse gas emissions.*
       Support funding programs that promote transit-oriented development and transit
          villages. Ensure that state-supported housing projects near transit facilities provide safe
          and convenient access for disabled persons from the housing to transit and are available
          to smaller regions, including the guidelines for Prop 1C programs.
       Support measures to allow the use of gas taxes for transit capital purposes, including
          purchases of rolling stock.
       Support development of the Coast Daylight train and Transportation Agency for
          Monterey County’s CalTrain extension projects.
       Increase flexibility to use state transit funds on both operations and capital expenses.*
   b) Bicycling & Walking
       Support legislative initiatives to improve conditions for
          bicyclists and pedestrians.
          o Seek and support legislation and local ordinances
              prohibiting parking in designated bicycle lanes, to allow
              law enforcement to ticket vehicles parked in bicycle lanes
              even if specific “no parking” signage is absent. (Focus
              for 2010)
          o Support measures that would require bicycle and
              pedestrian facilities as a part of newly constructed roads
              and streets.
       Support increased funding for bicycle and pedestrian projects
          and programs, including education and awareness programs,
          the Bicycle Transportation Account, Safe Routes to Schools, Complete Streets programs,
          and audible pedestrian signals.*
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            Support the inclusion and expansion of bicycle education programs (e.g. helmet laws,
             how to ride safely, etc.) in public and private schools, including high schools.
           Seek and support legislation to create a “Share the Road” license plate, with proceeds
             dedicated to bicycling-related activities.
           Support Incentive Programs for Bicycle and Pedestrian Commuters. Support efforts to
             extend the transportation fringe benefits in the state tax code to bicycle and pedestrian
             commuters. (Focus for 2010)
           Support efforts to integrate Bicycle Transportation Plans within General Plans and land
             use policies. (from Bicycle Committee)*
     c)   Transportation for Seniors and People with Disabilities
           Support transportation programs that are beneficial
             to communities with limited means.
           Increase funding levels for elderly and disabled
             transportation, including funds to meet increasing
             service requirements for ADA paratransit.
           Support continuation of competitive process, rather
             than formula distribution, of FTA5310 funds and
             allow transit agencies to apply for FTA5310 grants
             for ADA paratransit vehicles.
           Advocate for funding transportation to dialysis and
             other medically necessary appointments; Support Medicaid funding for transit and
             paratransit and oppose reductions in Medi-Cal funding for transportation.
           Support funding to ensure universal access, including access for paratransit vehicles
             within new developments, fully accessible transit stops and safe travel paths (accessible
             pedestrian facilities, including audible pedestrian signals), especially between senior
             and/or disabled living areas, medical facilities, educational facilities, employment
             locations, and bus stops.
     d)   Transportation Demand Management/Carpooling:
           Oppose measures to remove existing or restrict future High Occupancy Vehicle lanes.
           Support legislation to provide incentives for both employers and employees, to
             encourage use of alternatives to driving alone, such as state tax incentives.
           Support efforts to secure new funding for regional rideshare programs.
     e)   SAFE Callbox and Freeway Service Patrol
           Support proposals to increase state funding of Freeway Service Patrol programs.
           Support increased flexibility for compatible expenditures of SAFE funds.
           Seek authorization to increase SAFE vehicle registration fees by $1.00 to fund Freeway
             Service Patrol and other motorist aid programs.
     f)   Safety
           Support legislative initiatives to improve safety for motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians.

6. Coordinate with Local, Regional and State Agencies and Organizations on legislative principles
   of mutual interest.

               Please contact Rachel Moriconi, Senior Transportation Planner at
   rmoriconi@sccrtc.org or 831-460-3203 with any questions about the RTC Legislative Agenda.
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                                                                                                      Attachment 2
                                                            DRAFT
                                                       Santa Cruz County
                                              Regional Transportation Commission
                                  2010 Federal Legislative Program
1. Maximize Funding for Local Area Projects. Support increased revenues for transportation projects in the
   Santa Cruz County region. Oppose any efforts to reduce transportation funding to California or the region.
   Work with congressional representatives to obtain additional funding for highways, the rail corridor, transit
   operations and capital projects, paratransit service, local streets and roads, and pedestrian and bicycle facilities
   and programs, particularly in small urbanized areas.
   a) Promote inclusion of funding for transportation infrastructure and transit operations in any new national
       funding programs, including climate change legislation or economic stimulus bills. Advocate that those
       funds be available to deliver state, regional, and local projects. Advocate for flexibility to use the funds to
       accelerate delivery of existing projects.
   b) Support annual allocations at the maximum levels allowed for programs authorized by the federal
       transportation act in order to meet growing transportation needs for local streets and roads, improving
       transit, relieving traffic congestion, encouraging alternative modes of transportation, and meeting
       increased paratransit demands.
   c) Seek federal funds for high priority projects in Santa Cruz County through the next federal transportation
       authorization, annual appropriations, stimulus, or other special funding bills or programs. Priority projects
       include (not shown in priority order):
               Projects on Highway 1
               Local road repair and sidewalk projects
               Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)/511 Project
               Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District’s request(s) for transit projects, including paratransit
                   van and bus replacements, “smart” fare cards, Pacific Station Redevelopment, and MetroBase,
                   including solar panels, water harvesting, and additional CNG capacity
               Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail (MBSST)
               Watsonville/Pajaro Rail Station
               Projects otherwise delayed due to state funding shortfalls
               RTC-approved ARRA Backup Projects, if funds must be used very quickly
               Infrastructure improvements to the Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line.
   d) Oppose unfunded mandates on local and regional governments, reducing project costs and maximizing
       funding for infrastructure projects.*

2. Job Creation: Support efforts to include increased federal highway and transit funding in any federal
   proposals designed to reduce unemployment. The transportation infrastructure needs of the Santa Cruz region
   are great, and there are a number of local projects covering all modes of transportation (such as those listed in
   Section 1) that could be undertaken in a relatively short period of time and would result in significant job
   creation. (Focus Area for 2010)

3. Next Federal Transportation Act: (Focus Area for 2010)
   Advance SCCRTC’s Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) policy priorities in the national dialogue about the
   next Federal Surface Transportation Act (successor to SAFETEA-LU).
   a) Coordinate with local entities, regional agencies, the State of California and the Federal Government on
       development of the next Federal Transportation Act.
   b) Support a bill which ensures a fair share of funding for California and Santa Cruz County and oppose
       proposals which restrict funds to large metropolitan areas or megaregions.
   c) Advocate for much higher funding levels for all modes and increased direct subventions to counties and
       Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO).
   d) Support development of new funding mechanisms for transportation to ensure the financial integrity of
       the Highway Trust Fund and Mass Transportation Account. Support raising and indexing gas taxes and

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        fees and collecting fees based on vehicle miles traveled, given that current per-gallon gasoline fees are
        insufficient to address transportation infrastructure needs.*
     e) Prioritize funding for preservation and maintenance of the existing transportation system.*

4. Air Quality and Climate Change:
   a) Advocate for federal action on climate change and energy policy to ensure that any legislation to reduce
       greenhouse gas emissions be structured in such a way as to assist the region and the state in achieving
       greenhouse gas reduction and mobility goals, not dilute state efforts. Ensure that any new environmental
       requirements are accompanied by additional funding necessary to implement those requirements.*
   b) Support research and development of renewable energy sources that reduce the amount of emissions from
       the combustion of fossil fuels and development of more fuel efficient vehicles.
   c) Support a multi-pronged approach to addressing global warming, including carbon taxes or cap-and-trade
       systems and direct revenues to transportation projects that reduce reliance on automobiles, including but
       not limited to public transit, bicycle and pedestrian facilities.*

5. Support Legislative and Administrative Proposals to Streamline the Process for Federally Funded
   Projects. Support regulations to streamline federal project delivery requirements (including cooperative
   agreements, pre-award audits, disadvantaged business enterprise regulations and duplicative federal
   environmental review laws) while maintaining the substance of environmental laws, either through regulatory
   or statutory changes. Support provisions that better integrate state and federal environmental laws.

6. Support Improved Elderly and Disabled Transportation.
   a) Support increased funding for transportation services required by the Americans with Disabilities Act
      (ADA), as well as services beyond those required by ADA.
   b) Require that all interstate transportation providers comply with ADA provisions, including wheelchair
      accessibility requirements.
   c) Advocate for federal rule changes to reimburse non-emergency medical transportation through Medicare
      as a less costly alternative to ambulances and provide funding for medical dialysis transportation.

7. Support Expansion of Incentive Programs for Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Carpool Commuters and
   Funding for Improvements. Expand the transportation fringe benefits in the tax code and grant programs to
   decrease single-occupancy vehicle trips, and thereby reduce congestion, pollution, and wear and tear on roads.

8. Assist Local Efforts to Secure Federal Emergency Management Agency Funds for storm damage
   repair projects. Require full reimbursement, within one calendar year, for the completion of Disaster Aide
   Federal (DAF) projects.

9. Support Intercity Passenger Rail Services.
   Support measures that will provide sufficient funding for AMTRAK and that will facilitate the shared use of
   tracks by passenger and freight rail.

10. Support the Federal/State Rail Capital Program. Support full funding for the combined Federal and State
    funding program for rail capital projects in which federal funds are used for 80% of the project’s cost and
    state funds for the remaining 20% similar to highway capital projects. Encourage federal contributions to the
    California High Speed Rail project.

11. Support tax incentives for railroad track maintenance and repair.
    Advocate for the ongoing extension of Section 45G Railroad Track Maintenance Credit that provides 50
    percent tax credit to entities conducting qualified railroad track maintenance.

                      Please contact Rachel Moriconi, Senior Transportation Planner at
          rmoriconi@sccrtc.org or 831-460-3203 with any questions about the RTC Legislative Agenda.
*Additions/Deletions since December 2009
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                           ---Public Hearing Scheduled for 10:00 a.m.---

                                                                         AGENDA: January 14, 2010

TO:              Regional Transportation Commission (RTC)

FROM:            Rachel Moriconi, Senior Transportation Planner

RE:              Adoption of the 2010 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP)


RECOMMENDATION:

The Interagency Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC), Elderly and Disabled Transportation Advisory
Committee (E&DTAC), Bicycle Committee and staff recommend that the Regional Transportation
Commission (RTC) adopt the 2010 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) to:

      1. Program $1.1 million in projected State Transportation Improvement Program Transportation
         Enhancement (STIP TE) funds to the Broadway-Brommer Multi-Use Path for construction;
      2. Program $925,000 in additional STIP funds for federally mandated planning, programming
         and monitoring (PPM) activities from FY 10/11 to 14/15; and
      3. Make changes to several previously programmed projects, which include shifting funds
         between projects, updating project schedules, and modifying project scope, as shown on
         Attachment 2.

The ITAC, E&DTAC and staff further recommend that the RTC adopt the proposed 2010 RTIP to:

      4. Program $1.45 million in additional STIP funds to the Highway 1 High Occupancy Vehicle
         (HOV) Lanes project for the environmental review phase; and
      5. Program $500,000 in additional STIP funds to the Highway 1 Soquel – Morrissey Auxiliary
         Lanes project to help defend a challenge to the final environmental documents, and
         authorize use of $326,000 in previously reserved Regional Surface Transportation Exchange
         Program (RSTPX) funds for these cost increases if the CTC does not approve this
         supplemental allocation of STIP funds.

Staff additionally recommends that the RTC:

      6. Hold a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed 2010 RTIP and consider any
         written comments received (to be distributed at the meeting);

      7. Approve a resolution (Attachment 1) adopting the proposed 2010 RTIP with the
         recommendations listed above;

      8. Amend the FY09/10 RTC Budget to reflect changes for Regional Surface Transportation
         Exchange Program (RSTPX) funded-projects (Attachment 4); and

      9. Request that the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments (AMBAG) and California
         Transportation Commission (CTC) incorporate these amendments into the Metropolitan
         Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) and State Transportation Improvement
         Program (STIP - Attachment 3), respectively.
BACKGROUND

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC), as the state-designated Regional
Transportation Planning Agency (RTPA) for Santa Cruz County, is responsible for selecting projects
to receive a variety of state and federal funds. The Regional Transportation Improvement Program
(RTIP) for Santa Cruz County is a list of projects which have been selected by the RTC to receive
funds over the next five years. The RTIP is typically adopted every two years. Interim amendments
are made as needed.

The RTIP primarily serves two purposes: 1) as a tool to assist in monitoring the delivery of state and
federally-funded projects; and 2) the RTC’s proposal to the California Transportation Commission
(CTC) for the region’s share of funds from the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).
The CTC makes the final determination on which projects are programmed to receive STIP funds,
what year they are programmed, and when to release (allocate) funds to individual projects.

DISCUSSION

Staff recommends, upon completion of the scheduled public hearing, that the RTC adopt
a resolution (Attachment 1) programming STIP TE funds, requesting additional STIP for
three regional projects, and amending previously programmed projects (Attachments 2
& 3). These staff recommendations were considered by the RTC’s advisory committees in December
2009. Staff recommends that the RTC also amend the FY09/10 RTC Budget to reflect
changes to the Regional Surface Transportation Exchange Program (RSTPX)
(Attachment 4).

Available STIP Funds

Given fiscal challenges plaguing the state, the 2010 STIP Fund Estimate, adopted by the CTC in
October 2009, shows that revenues for transportation projects are not keeping pace with prior
projections and that there are currently more projects programmed to receive STIP funds statewide
than there is funding. As such, the CTC has indicated that statewide most STIP projects will be
delayed several years and only $1,094,000 in new STIP TE funding is available for
programming to projects in Santa Cruz County.

STIP TE funds are restricted for use on projects such as bicycle and pedestrian facilities, scenic land
acquisitions and landscaping above and beyond required project mitigations. The Bicycle
Committee, Elderly/Disabled Transportation Advisory Committee (E/DTAC), Interagency
Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC), and staff recommend that the RTC program the
$1.1 million in new STIP TE funds to the Broadway-Brommer Multiuse Path through
Arana Gulch. This project provides a new bicycle and pedestrian connection between the City of
Santa Cruz and the unincorporated area of Live Oak.

Additional Funds for RTC Projects

While the CTC has indicated that there are insufficient funds available statewide to program more
than the $1.1 million in STIP TE funds to the region, the RTC does have an unprogrammed STIP
balance of $3.5 million. Though it is unlikely that the state will allow the RTC to access these funds
in the 2010 STIP, staff recommends that the RTC nevertheless request some of its unprogrammed
share of STIP funds from the CTC since additional funds are needed for the following projects.
    1. Planning, Programming, and Monitoring (PPM) - $925,000 in additional STIP to
       address state and federally-mandated PPM activities for five years: FY10/11-
       14/15. The Bicycle Committee, E/DTAC, and ITAC concur with this
       recommendation. As the state-designated Regional Transportation Planning Agency for
       Santa Cruz County, the RTC is required to administer certain funds, monitor projects, and
       conduct a variety of planning and programming duties. This includes coordination with
       Caltrans on state highway projects and development of the Regional Transportation Plan
       (RTP) and Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP). The RTC is eligible to use
       up to 5% of its STIP county share for these tasks and historically has used between
       $150,000-300,000 per year. Currently only $150,000 is programmed in FY10/11 and no
       funds in future years. If the RTC does not secure STIP funds to perform these duties, other
       local funds, such as Transportation Development Act (TDA), would need to be used.

    2. Highway 1 High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lanes project - $1.45 million. The E/D
       TAC and ITAC concur with this recommendation. Additional funds are needed to
       complete the environmental document. This includes development of a Federal Highway
       Administration (FHWA)-required fundable phased implementation strategy; support and
       integration, as appropriate, into the draft and final environmental documents of the
       Sustainable Transportation Access Rating System (STARS) evaluation; and completion of the
       final EIR/response to comments following circulation of the draft (currently anticipated in the
       Fall 2010/Spring 2011 timeframe). Staff and the consultant will work diligently to minimize
       expenses on the project and if all of the funds programmed to the PA/ED phase are not
       needed, the RTC can shift those funds to other projects once the PA/ED phase is completed.

    3. Soquel-Morrissey Auxiliary Lanes project - $500,000. The E/D TAC and ITAC
       concur with this recommendation. Additional funds are needed for anticipated expenses
       resulting from a lawsuit filed on the environmental document and to begin pre-construction
       administrative activities during the current final design phase. Staff recommends that the
       RTC seek an additional $500,000 in STIP funds for this work. The RTC previously reserved
       $326,000 in RSTPX funds specifically for the project as bridge funding in the event that the
       CTC delayed allocation of STIP funds previously programmed to design. While the CTC has
       since allocated those STIP funds, staff recommends that the RTC also authorize use of the
       $326,000 RSTPX for these cost increases if the CTC does not approve this supplemental
       allocation of STIP funds. Additionally, the RTIP and STIP need to be amended to reflect the
       current project schedule and implementation plan.

If the CTC does not approve sufficient STIP funds for any of these projects, staff will return at a
future meeting to recommend that other funds be designated to these projects.

Other Project Amendments

In addition to programming STIP funds to various projects, staff and the RTC’s advisory
committees recommend that the RTC amend the RTIP to reflect schedule and other
administrative changes to several previously programmed projects (Attachment 2).
These amendments include shifting funds between projects, as well as changes to project scope,
schedule, or matching funds. The RTIP must be amended to reflect these changes in order to
ensure federal and state funds are retained and accessible to project sponsors. Attachment 3
summarizes the proposed changes to STIP projects, including new funding requests, which are
subject to CTC approval. In order for project sponsors to access RSTPX funds that they have
requested to shift between projects, staff also recommends that the RTC amend the
FY09/10 RTC budget to reflect the shifts (Attachment 4). Attachment 5 is the revised listing
of all projects being carried over into the 2010 Regional Transportation Improvement Program
(RTIP).

Public Hearing on the 2010 RTIP

Consistent with RTC Rules and Regulations, prior to adoption of the RTIP, a public hearing has
been scheduled for 10:00 a.m. to receive public input on the proposed program of projects and
other amendments. A news release on the hearing was sent to local media and the hearing was
advertised in the Santa Cruz Sentinel and Register-Pajaronian.

SUMMARY

The RTC develops and adopts the Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) every
other year which identifies projects to receive various state and federal funds. Staff recommends
that, following a public hearing, the RTC adopt a resolution, proposing projects to receive State
Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) funds and amending existing projects.

Attachments
    1. Resolution Adopting the 2010 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP)
    2. Proposed Amendments to Existing Projects
    3. Proposed Changes to STIP Projects
    4. Resolution Amending the FY09/10 RTC Budget
    5. RTIP Project Listings

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                                                                Attachment 1


                           RESOLUTION NO.

Adopted by the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission
                   on the date of January 14, 2010
                    on the motion of Commissioner
                    duly seconded by Commissioner

                      A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE
          2010 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
                       FOR SANTA CRUZ COUNTY TO
     PROGRAM STATE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FUNDS AND
      AMEND PROJECT LISTINGS FOR PREVIOUSLY PROGRAMMED PROJECTS

      WHEREAS, the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation
  Commission (RTC) prepared the 2010 Regional Transportation
  Improvement Program consistent with the 2005 Santa Cruz County
  Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), state law (including SB 45)
  and the California Transportation Commission’s (CTC) State
  Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) Guidelines, and in
  consultation and cooperation with local project sponsors and
  Caltrans District 5;

      WHEREAS, the Commission must prepare and adopt a Regional
  Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP) for submittal to the
  California Transportation Commission in order for projects to be
  considered for the 2010 State Transportation Improvement Program
  (STIP);

      WHEREAS, the 2010 STIP Fund Estimate identifies $1,094,000 in
  State Transportation Improvement Program Transportation
  Enhancement (STIP TE) available for programming in Santa Cruz
  County through FY2014/15;

      WHEREAS, Santa Cruz County has an additional unprogrammed
  county share balance of $3.5 million; and

      WHEREAS, the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation
  Commission is the agency responsible for assuring that the
  regional share of STIP funds are programmed and expended
  according to CTC guidelines;

  THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SANTA CRUZ COUNTY REGIONAL
  TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION:

    1. The 2010 Regional Transportation Improvement Program for
       Santa Cruz County is hereby adopted to:

         a. Program $1.1 million in Santa Cruz County’s regional
            share of 2010 State Transportation Improvement Program
            Transportation Enhancement funds to the Broadway-
            Brommer Multi-Use Path;

         b. Request additional State Transportation Improvement
            Program (STIP) funds for the following projects:
                  Highway 1 High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lanes
                   Project Environmental Review: $1,450,000
                  Highway 1 Soquel-Morrissey Auxiliary Lanes Project
                   Environmental and Design phases: $500,000
                  Planning, Programming, and Monitoring: $925,000

          c. Amend project listings for previously programmed
             projects to reflect the most current scope, funding,
             and schedule information.

  2. The California Transportation Commission is hereby requested
     to incorporate these amendments into the 2010 State
     Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) and the
     Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments is hereby
     requested to incorporate these amendments into the
     Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP).
  3. STIP funding availability is contingent on approval by the
     California Transportation Commission (CTC).

  4. Project sponsors are required to obtain SCCRTC concurrence
     in STIP allocation, extension, amendment or other requests
     for proposed STIP projects prior to submittal of such
     requests to Caltrans or the CTC.

  5. Concurrence will be handled administratively by SCCRTC staff
     unless substantive project issues require that concurrence
     be authorized by SCCRTC action.

  6. If the CTC does not program and allocate additional STIP
     funds to the Highway 1 Soquel-Morrissey Auxiliary Lanes
     project, use of $326,000 in Regional Surface Transportation
     Exchange Program (RSTPX) funds previously reserved for this
     project is hereby authorized.

AYES:       COMMISSIONERS

NOES:       COMMISSIONERS

ABSTAIN:    COMMISSIONERS

ABSENT:     COMMISSIONERS

                                           ___________________________
                                           Randy Johnson, Chair
ATTEST:

__________________________________
George Dondero, Secretary
Distribution: AMBAG, CTC, Caltrans, Project Sponsors, RTIP files
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                                                                                           Attachment 2
                      2010 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP)
                       Proposed Amendments to Existing Projects
Project # Project                      Proposed Amendment
                                       Shift $150K (of $310K) RSTPX from R/W phase to
       Graham Hill Road Safety
                                       Environmental phase for environmental mitigation credits from
CO 02  Improvements near Roaring
                                       the Mitigation Bank, as approved by BOS. Final R/W cost
       Camp
                                       $160K.Carryover to FY10/11 if STIP not allocated in FY09/10.
                                       Shift all funds out one year. Move construction STIP TE from
       Wilder Ranch Bike/Pedestrian
CO 16B                                 FY10/11 to FY11/12. On hold until RTC completes purchase of
       Path: Phase 2
                                       Rail ROW.
                                       Intersection improvements to be done as separate project
CO 42  Green Valley Rd. Rehab
                                       (CO42a) using $560K of RSTPX.
       Green Valley Rd/Holohan         Separated from GV Rd Rehab (CO 42). Pedestrian improvements
CO 42a Dr/Airport Blvd Intersection    from Airport/Holohan to Amesti Road being done as separate
       Improvements                    TDA project (CO 42b).
       Green Valley Rd Pedestrian      Separated from larger Green Valley/Holohan/Airport Blvd
CO 42b
       Safety Project                  intersection improvement and GV rehab project (CO 42)
                                       Change project description and locations to reflect final location
CO 55  2010 ARRA Cape Seal
                                       list.
                                       DELETE project from RTIP. MTD using google trip planner
       Bus Trip Planner - Advanced
MTD 15                                 instead, shift $500k STIP funds to Bus Stop Improvements (MTD
       Traveler Information System
                                       19).
                                       NEW PROJECT. Shift $500k STIP from Trip Planner (MTD 15)
MTD 19 Bus Stop Improvements
                                       to this project.
       SC Branch Rail Line             Seek extension and shift $735k STIP CON to FY10/11. $5M of
RTC 03 Acquisition, Corridor           STIP construction funds to be allocated as ROW, done as
       Preservation and Improvements condition of ROW with funds in escrow account.
       Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Shift funds to later years, with construction anticipated in
RTC 27
       Trail Network                   FY12/13.
       Hwy 1 Bicycle/Ped Overcrossing Shift funds out two years to match Hwy 1 PA/ED (RTC24)
RTC 30
       at Mar Vista                    schedule.
RTC 32 Bicycle Route Signage           Shift funds from construction to design to reflect updated costs.
                                       Shift balance of cost savings ($98k) to West Cliff Drive roadway
SC 39  Ocean Street Rehabilitation
                                       preservation project (SC 44a)
       West Cliff Drive Roadway        NEW PROJECT: Shift cost savings (approx. $98k RSTPX) from
SC 44a
       Preservation (Swanton to Almar) Ocean Street Rehab (SC 39).
       Whispering Pines Dr. Sidewalk Shift cost savings ($75k RSTPX) to the Bean Creek Rd sidewalk
SV 22
       & Bicycle Lanes                 project (SV 24).
                                       New Project - Shift cost savings ($75k) from Whispering Pines
                                       Dr sidewalks to construct sidewalks on the north side of Bean
SV 24  Bean Creek Road Sidewalks       Creek from Scotts Valley Dr to 400 feet west, adjacent to the
                                       Middle School. Construction of remainder to be constructed as
                                       funds become available.
                                       Project delayed. Shift ROW to FY11/12; CON to FY14/15 to
       Hwy 1/ Harkins Slough Road
WAT 01                                 match current schedule. Cost & schedule to be reevaluated upon
       Interchange
                                       completion of traffic study in 2009/10.


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                                                                                                                                                                         Attachment 3

Proposed Changes to the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP)
Changes to STIP funds, including requested new STIP funds. To be submitted to the CTC for the 2010 STIP.

                                                                                                                     All funds shown in 000's (thousands)

                                                                                      2008       Proposed                                Proposed STIP per Fiscal Year
ProjNo    Project                                                                     STIP         STIP         Change         Prior Yr 09/10 10/11 11/12 12/13 13/14                       14/15
                                                                                                            Carryover if not
CO 02     Graham Hill Road Improvements near Roaring Camp                              2671          2671                                   2671     2671
                                                                                                            allocated 09/10
CO 16B    Wilder Ranch Bike/Pedestrian Path: Phase 2                                     600          600     Shift Funds                              600       600

MTD 15    Bus Trip Planner - Advanced Traveler Information System                        500          500   Delete Project                             500
                                                                                                             Replacement
MTD 19    Bus Stop Improvements                                                              0        500                                              500
                                                                                                               Project
                                                                                                                                           10000
RTC 03    SC Branch Rail Line Acquisition, Corridor Preservation and Improvements     10000         10000     Shift Funds                              735
                                                                                                                                            9265
                                                                                                                                                       150
RTC 04    Planning, Programming & Monitoring (PPM) - SB45                                150         1075     Add $925k            expended                      300       175       150       150
                                                                                                                                                       300
                                                                                                                                                0
RTC 24    Hwy 1 HOV Lanes Project                                                      1375          2825    Add $1.45M             1375
                                                                                                                                             1450
RTC 27    Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail Network                                  1845          1845     Shift Funds                            1845         40     1805
                                                                                                                                                0
RTC 28    Hwy 1 Auxiliary Lane Project: Soquel to Morrissey - PA/ED & PSE                472          972     Add $500k              472
                                                                                                                                              500
                                                                                                            Shift&Combine
RTC 28    Hwy 1 Auxiliary Lane Project: Soquel to Morrissey - Construction             2150          2150                                    2150    2150
                                                                                                             Const. Funds
RTC 30    Hwy 1 Bicycle/Ped Overcrossing at Mar Vista                                  6564          6564     Shift Funds                            1190      5374                1190       5374
                                                                                                                                                     1336
SC 07     Broadway-Brommer Bike/Pedestrian Path (Arana Gulch Path)                     1336          2430    Add $1.1M
                                                                                                                                                     2430
WAT 01    Hwy 1/ Harkins Slough Road Interchange                                       7340          7340     Shift Funds                              462       462      6878                6878
                                                                             Totals   35,003       38,972        3,969


                                               Unprogrammed Balance 2008 STIP          3581
                                                      2010 STIP New TE Target          1094

                                                 PPM Limitation FY10/11-11/12            972
                                                   Proposed PPM FY10/11-11/12            600
                       PPM Limitation FY12/13-14/15 per CTC STIP Fund Estimate           479
                                                   Proposed PPM FY12/13-14/15            475

BOLD=New funds proposed for these projects.

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                                                                            Attachment 4


                                       RESOLUTION NO.

Adopted by the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission
                on the date of January 14, 2010
                on the motion of Commissioner
                duly seconded by Commissioner

      A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE FY 09-10 BUDGET AND WORK PROGRAM
     FOR THE SANTA CRUZ COUNTY REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SANTA CRUZ COUNTY REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION
COMMISSION:

1. The FY 09-10 Budget and Work Program for the Santa Cruz County
   Regional Transportation Commission are hereby amended as shown
   in Exhibit A.

AYES:          COMMISSIONERS

NOES:          COMMISSIONERS

ABSTAIN:       COMMISSIONERS

ABSENT:        COMMISSIONERS


                                                    ______________________________
                                                    Randy Johnson, Chair

ATTEST:


____________________________
George Dondero, Secretary
Attachments:          Exhibit A - SCCRTC FY 09-10 Budget as amended
Distribution:         RTC Fiscal, AMBAG




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                                                                                                                                                                                             Exhibit A
                                                                                        SANTA CRUZ COUNTY REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
                                                                                         OPERATING BUDGET BY PROGRAM - STP EXCHANGE PROGRAM
                                                                                                          FY 2009-2010 BUDGET

 1   RSTP EXCHANGE PROGRAM: 722000
 2                                                                      FY09-10            FY09-10
 3                      WORK ELEMENT #101                              APPROVED           PROPOSED            DIFFERENCE          NOTE
 4                                                                      10/01/09           01/14/10
 5   REVENUES:
 6    State RSTP Exchange Funds                                                  -                   -                    -
 7    Interest                                                                50,000              50,000                  -
 8    Transfer from Hwy 1 PA/ED - Aux Lane                                   326,000             326,000                  -
 9    RSTP Exchange Funds Budgeted - Carryover                             5,841,000           5,938,924               97,924     Cost savings from Ocean St. Rehab project
10                                         TOTAL REVENUES                  6,217,000           6,314,924               97,924
11
12   EXPENDITURES:
13    City of Capitola
14     Clares Street Traffic Calming                                         200,000             200,000                   -
15     38th Avenue Rehabilitation                                            438,000             438,000                   -
16     Capitola Road Traffic Calming/Improvement                             268,000             268,000                   -
17                                      City of Capitola Subtotal            906,000             906,000                   -
18
23    City of Santa Cruz
24     West Cliff Dr. Rehab (Swanton to Almar)                                                    97,924               97,924     Cost savings from prior RSTPX Ocean St. project
25                                   City of Santa Cruz Subtotal                  -               97,924               97,924
22
19    City of Scotts Valley
20     Whispering Pines Sidewalk s and Bicycle Lanes                         350,000             275,000              (75,000)    Shift cost savings to Bean Creek sidewalks
20     Bean Creek Road Sidewalks                                                                  75,000               75,000     Cost savings from Whispering Pines
21                                 City of Scotts Valley Subtotal            350,000             350,000                  -
22
23    City of Watsonville
24     Freedom Blvd Rehab (High - Broadis)                                   751,000             751,000                   -
25                                 City of Watsonville Subtotal              751,000             751,000                   -
26
27    County of Santa Cruz
28     San Andreas Road Rehabilitation                                       278,000             278,000                  -
29     Bonny Doon Road Rehabilitation                                        600,000             600,000                  -
30     Green Valley Road Rehab                                               810,000             250,000             (560,000)    Intersection improvements to be done as separate project
30     Green Valley Rd/Holohan Dr/Airport Blvd Intersection                                      560,000              560,000     Separated from Green Valley Road Rehab
31     State Park Drive Improvement                                          587,000             587,000                  -
32     Calabasas Road Bike/Pedestrian                                        700,000             700,000                  -
33     Graham Hill Road Improvement Project                                  310,000             310,000                  -       $150k to be used on environmental mitigations
34                           County of Santa Cruz Subtotal                 3,285,000           3,285,000                   -
35
36 County Health Services
37 South County Based Community Traffic Safety Coalition                      50,000              50,000                   -
38                                            CTSC Subtotal                   50,000              50,000                   -
39
40 UCSC
41 Replacement Vanpools                                                       66,000              66,000                   -
42                                            UCSC Subtotal                   66,000              66,000                   -
43
44 SCCRTC
45 Go Green-Ecology Action Program                                            60,000              60,000                   -
46 Park and Ride Lot Program                                                  30,000              30,000                   -
47 Bike Route Signage                                                         25,000              25,000                   -
48 Reserve for Highway 1 Soquel-Morrissey Auxiliary Lanes                    326,000             326,000                   -
49 Highway 1 Soquel-Morrissey Auxiliary Lanes                                368,000             368,000                   -
50                                         SCCRTC Subtotal                   809,000             809,000                   -
51
52 Unappropriated Revenues:                                                                                                -
53
54                                   TOTAL EXPENDITURES                    6,217,000           6,314,924               97,924

                                                              Note: Amendments proposed in 2010 Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP)



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                                                                                                                                                                   Attachment 5

DRAFT - 2010 Regional Transportation Improvement Program
Caltrans
Proj No: CT 03B               Hwy 1/17 Merge Lanes - Landscaping                                                            Location              Const Sched: Spring 2010

PPNO:     0542H               Landscaping as part of Hwy 1/17 project.                                                      PM 15.8/17.6

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
      STIP                      1,500     1,500                          1,500                                            1,500

    STIP (GF)                     277                        78                                       199           78     199

        Totals                  1,777     1,500              78          1,500                        199           78    1,699

 Comments        9/29/05 - landscaping separated from main Hwy 1/17 project (CT03) by CTC/CT. 4/07 construction & const support shifted from FY07/08 to FY08/09, approved in 2008
                 STIP. STIP for construction allocated by CTC 10/09 - delayed from early 2009 due to state funding shortfalls.

City of Capitola
Proj No: CAP 10               Capitola Road Traffic Calming/Improvements                                                    Location              Const Sched: Summer 09

PPNO:     1866                Traffic calming and pedestrian improvements, including bulb outs, raised                      Capitola Road: 41st-45th Ave.
                              pedestrian crossing at 42nd Ave.

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
         Local                    101                 4      25             72                                    101

        RSTPX                     268       268                            268                                    268

        Totals                    369       268       4      25            340                                    369

 Comments        2006 RTIP: RTC proposed to program $153K STIP- Not adopted by CTC. 4/07 RTC shifted $268K RSTP from Cap Village project - CAP04B. 6/07 $268k RSTP
                 exchanged.
Proj No: CAP 11               Clares Street Traffic Calming                                                                 Location              Const Sched: Winter 09/10
PPNO:     NA                  Implementation of traffic calming measures: chicanes, center island median,                   Clares Street from Wharf Road to 41st Ave.
                              dedicated right turn lane, new bus stop, and road edge landscape treatments to
                              slow traffic. Pedestrian crossings at 42nd and 46th Avenue. Construct safe,
                              accessible ped x-ing at 42nd and 46th Av.

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
         Local                    225                 5      70            150                                      75     150

        RSTPX                     200       200                            200                                             200

        Totals                    425       200       5      70            350                                      75     350

 Comments        4/07 RTC added $200k RSTP. Exchanged 6/18/09. Rispin developer to pay for part of the project.




Draft 2010 Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP)                                                                                               Page 1
Proj No: CAP 12                38th Avenue Reconstruction                                                                  Location               Const Sched: Spring 2010

PPNO:      2202                Reconstruct roadway and construct 470 feet of curb, gutter and sidewalk                     38th Avenue: approx 100 feet south of Brommer St
                               immediately south of Capitola Road. May also include Class 2 Bike Lanes in                  to Capitola Rd.
                               each direction.

    Fund Source            Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup        Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
        Local GF                   158                36      97     25                                                             158

        RSTPX                      438        438                           438                                                     438

         Totals                    596        438     36      97     25     438                                                     596

 Comments         2/7/08 RTC proposed for $135k new 2008 STIP funding - NOT approved by CTC. Project may include bicycle lanes if city agrees to remove parking. May include video
                  loops to improve bicycle detection at Capitola Rd/38th intersection if funding allows. 6/4/09: RTC approved $438k RSTP. Exchanged 6/18/09.
Proj No: CAP 13                41st Ave Rehab (Capitola Road to Clares)                                                    Location               Const Sched: Sept 09

PPNO:      NA                  Road repairs                                                                                41st Ave: Capitola Road to Clares

    Fund Source            Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup        Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
         ARRA                      230        230                           230                                            230

   Prop1B-S&R                      220                        50            170                                            220

         Totals                    450        230             50            400                                            450

 Comments         $230,000 ARRA approved by RTC 2/5/09. Construction complete, invoicing for ARRA.

Proj No: CAP 14                Lump Sum Road Repairs - ARRA Backup                                                         Location               Const Sched: Spring 2010

PPNO:      NA                  Roadway preservation - to be constructed if other ARRA projects are                         Various roadways
                               delayed/additional funds available.

    Fund Source            Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup        Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
   ARRA Bkup                       350                                      350                                                     350

         Totals                    350                                      350                                                     350

 Comments         10/1/09 - Approved as backup project for ARRA funds. Up to $350K could be obligated quickly.




Draft 2010 Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP)                                                                                              Page 2
City of Santa Cruz
Proj No: SC 07                Broadway-Brommer Bike/Ped Path (Arana Gulch Multiuse Path)                                    Location               Const Sched: Fall 2010

PPNO:     1822                Install multipurpose trail through Arana Gulch to connect to existing class 2                 Broadway to Brommer Street/7th Ave. through
                              facilities.                                                                                   Arana Gulch

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup          Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14    14/15
    Add'l Need                  1,500                                    1,500                                                             1,500

     CMAQ                         262       262     262                                                             262

      Local                       525                       525                                                     225              300

      RSTP                         62                                       62                                                               62

     RSTPX                        140       140             140                                                     140

     Rule 431                      25                25                                                              25

    STIP (TE)                   1,336                                    1,336                                                             1,336

STIP TE (proposed)              1,094                                    1,094                                                             1,094

      TDA                          21        21      21                                                              21

        TSM                        12        12      12                                                              12

        Totals                  4,976       434     320     665          3,992                                      684              300   3,992

 Comments        2010 RTIP: Program add'l 2010 STIP TE target ($1.1M). Add'l funds may come from County RDA, Excess Prop Sale, TIF, or pending BTA-grant. Awaiting Coastal
                 Commission approval. Prior: Originally joint project w/County (Co obligated $17.7k of CMAQ in 1994). $225k CMAQ changed to STP 5/96. $620k apprvd by RTC
                 5/1/97. $380k CMAQ apprvd 5/00. $380k STP changed to CMAQ (from Elec Bike) 7/00. 7/01 Admin amend to shift some construction funds to Env'l and Eng phases.
                 STPX apprvd by RTC 9/4/03. $1336K CMAQ changed to STIP TE 6/04. STIP TE shifted to FY06/07 on 2/17/05. $62 CMAQ changed to RSTP 3/17/05. 2006 RTIP:
                 Shifted RSTP and STIP (TE) const. to 07/08. 4/07 construction shifted to FY08/09; RSTP shifted to const. FTIP 5/06: Shifted $15K in RSTP from ROW to construction.
                 2/7/08 RTC shifted construction to FY09/10 - approved by CTC 5/29/08. Arana Gulch Master Plan EIR completed Spring 2008. 3/5/09 RTC approved shift of TE to
                 FY10/11 - CTC approved 6/11/09.
Proj No: SC 40                West Cliff Drive Path Repairs                                                                 Location               Const Sched: Fall 2010

PPNO:     NA                  Repave existing path. Includes resurfacing or slurry seals, minor widening of 1-2             Bay St to Swanton-3.3 miles (Bay to Lighthouse nay
                              feet into direct or lawn areas and new access ramps where appropriate.                        be constructed first with TDA)

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup          Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14    14/15
    Add'l Need                    400                                      400                                                              400

      TDA                         150                                      150                                      150

        Totals                    550                                      550                                      150                     400

 Comments        $50k TDA approved 3/1/07. Prior years: $106 TDA apprvd (shifted from path widening project). Applied for additional $400K RSTPX 5/09-not approved by RTC.




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Proj No: SC 41                Lump Sum Road Repairs - ARRA                                                                   Location              Const Sched: 8/09

PPNO:     NA                  Repairs on various roadways.                                                                   Morrissey Blvd. (Water to Fairmount), Market
                                                                                                                             Street (Water to Highway 1), and West Cliff Drive
                                                                                                                             (Bay to approximately Almar)

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14    14/15
    ARRA STR                    1,350     1,350                           1,350                                            1,350

        Totals                  1,350     1,350                           1,350                                            1,350

 Comments        2010 Update: Construction complete. Invoicing for ARRA funds. Prior: $1.35M ARRA approved by RTC 2/5/09. Initial cost est.-Morrissey Blvd. $451k ARRA, Market
                 Street $343 ARRA, and West Cliff Drive $556ARRA.
Proj No: SC 43                Beach Area Roundabout                                                                          Location              Const Sched: Fall 2010

PPNO:     NA                  Installation of roundabout at Pacific Ave/Center intersection to reduce                        Center/Pacific Avenue and vicinity
                              congestion. Includes bike lanes, sidewalks, landscaping, and road repairs in the
                              vicinity.

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14    14/15
    ARRA STR                      800                                       800                                                      800

    ARRA TE                       200                                       200                                                      200

      Local                       300                                       300                                                      300

      RDA                         100                 50      50                                                            100

        Totals                  1,400                 50      50          1,300                                             100    1,300

 Comments        10/1/09 - RTC approved reduced scope (City to use local funds for West Cliff/Pacific Ave roundabout as a separate $1M project) and approved as a "backup project"
                 for an additional $300k in ARRA (to replace local) if other projects are delayed. 6/4/09- $1M ARRA approved by RTC ($200k ARRA-TE). Formerly RTP project #SC-
                 P16 & SC-P17, from Beach & South of Laurel Plan.
Proj No: SC 44                Lump Sum Pavement Repairs - Citywide (Phase 2 ARRA)                                            Location              Const Sched: 3/10

PPNO:     NA                  Pavement preservation. New access ramps will be constructed where appropriate.                 Including, but not limited to Pacific Ave: Beach-
                                                                                                                             Water; 3rd St: Beach to Riverside; 2nd St: Pacific to
                                                                                                                             Cliff

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14    14/15
     ARRA                       1,050                                     1,050                                                    1,050

   ARRA Bkup                    2,000                                     2,000                                                    2,000

        Totals                  3,050                                     3,050                                                    3,050

 Comments        $1,050,000 ARRA approved 6/4/09 by RTC. 10/1/09 amended description and total cost to allow more roads to be repaired (e.g. West Cliff, Laurel, & Swanton) if bids
                 low or add'l funds become available (ttl ARRA could use, if avail.=$3M).




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Proj No: SC 44a               West Cliff Drive Roadway Preservation                                                        Location               Const Sched: Spring 2010

PPNO:     NA                  Roadway preservation.                                                                        Swanton to Almar

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14    14/15
        RSTPX                      98                                       98                                                              98

        Totals                     98                                       98                                                              98

 Comments        2010 RTIP: Shift cost savings (approx. $98k RSTPX) from Ocean Street Rehab (SC 39). Completes rehab beyond section constructed summer 2009 with ARRA.
                 Approved as part of lump sum ARRA Backup Project 10/09.

City of Scotts Valley
Proj No: SV 20                Traffic Signal System Modernization                                                          Location               Const Sched: Spring 09

PPNO:     NA                  Upgrade and replace traffic signal hardware and software components for 13                   Scotts Valley Drive and Mount Hermon Road
                              signals within the City of Scotts Valley. Components include controller,
                              detector, conflict monitor, signal display items, pedestrian lights and battery
                              back up systems.

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14    14/15
         Local                     24                        17              7                                      24

        RSTPX                     200       200                            200                                     200

        Totals                    224       200              17            207                                     224

 Comments        4/07 RTC approved $200k RSTP, exchanged 6/07. Went out to bid Jan 09.

Proj No: SV 21                Bean Creek Road Rehabilitation                                                               Location               Const Sched: Jan 2010

PPNO:     2203                Roadway rehabilitation, including placement of a 2" overlay and other incidental             Bean Creek Rd from Scotts Valley Dr. to
                              work                                                                                         Bluebonnet Lane

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14    14/15
    ARRA STR                      160       160                            160                                             160

      Local                        15                        15                                                             15

        Totals                    175       160              15            160                                             175

 Comments        10/1/09 - $115k ARRA cost savings shifted to Lump Sum/Whispering Pines Rd Rehab (SV 23) - contract=$158k. 4/28/09- City shifted $275,000 ARRA from Whispering
                 Pines sidewalk (now RSTPX-funded) to this project and expanded limts to Bluebonnet (initially only to Middle School entrance). 2/7/08 RTC proposed for $135k new
                 STIP funding - NOT approved by CTC. City seeking other grants to fully fund bicycle lanes.




Draft 2010 Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP)                                                                                               Page 5
Proj No: SV 22                Whispering Pines Dr. Sidewalk & Bicycle Lanes                                                  Location               Const Sched: 7/09

PPNO:     NA                  Construct pedestrian path and bike lanes.                                                      Sidewalk from Lundy Lane to Estrella. Bikeway
                                                                                                                             starts at Mt. Hermon Road

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup          Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
        Local                      20                  2      18                                                                       20

        RSTPX                     350       350                             350                                                       350

        Totals                    370       350        2      18            350                                                       370

 Comments        2010 RTIP: Shift cost savings ($75k RSTPX) to the Bean Creek Rd sidewalk project (SV 24). Prior: $350k RSTP approved by RTC 6/4/09, exchanged for RSTPX
                 6/18/09. Advertised 7/3/09. Low bids received 7/23 allow for addition of bicycle lanes. $275,000 ARRA approved by RTC 2/5/09 shifted to Bean Creek Road Rehab (SV
                 21) per City's request 4/28/09.
Proj No: SV 23                Lump Sum Road Repair - ARRA                                                                    Location               Const Sched: Jan 2010

PPNO:     NA                  Roadway preservation on various roadways                                                       Various, including Whispering Pines (Mt. Hermon
                                                                                                                             Rd to Estrella Dr).

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup          Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
     ARRA                         115       115                             115                                                       115

   ARRA Bkup                    1,000                                     1,000                                                     1,000

        Totals                  1,115       115                           1,115                                                     1,115

 Comments        10/1/09 RTC apprvd shift of $115k in ARRA cost savings from Bean Creek Rd Rehab (SV 21) and approved expanded scope (up to extra $1M in rehab) as backup in
                 event other projects delayed. Draft RAP submitted 9/24/09, final late 10/09.
Proj No: sv 24                Bean Creek Road Sidewalks                                                                      Location               Const Sched: Jan 2010

PPNO:     NA                  Add sidewalks to Bean Creek Rd (SV Dr to Blue Bonnet).                                         Bean Creek Rd (SV Dr to Blue Bonnet)

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup          Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
        Local                      75                                        75                                                        75

        Totals                     75                                        75                                                        75

 Comments        2010 RTIP: Shift cost savings (approx. $75k) from Whispering Pines Dr sidewalks to construct sidewalks on the north side of Bean Creek from Scotts Valley Dr to 400
                 feet west, adjacent to the Middle School. Construction of remainder to be constructed as funds become available. Prior: Previously RTP #SV-P35 & included bike lanes.
                 Bike lanes constructed separately with BTA grant - Fall 2009.




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City of Watsonville
Proj No: WAT 01               Hwy 1/ Harkins Slough Road Interchange                                                        Location              Const Sched: 2014

PPNO:     413                 Reconstruct current half interchange to add on and off ramps to the northern side             Hwy 1 at Harkins Slough Rd. PM 2.3/2.5
                              of the interchange in order to relieve congestion at Main Street (Hwy
                              152)/Green Valley Road intersection. Widen bridge, add bike lanes and
                              sidewalks.

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW    Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup        Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
      STIP                      7,340                               462   6,878                                                                    462                    6,878

    Watsonville                 2,523               285   1,140     243     855                                                     285   1,140    243                     855

        Totals                  9,863               285   1,140     705   7,733                                                     285   1,140    705                    7,733

 Comments        2010 RTIP: Project delayed. Shift ROW to FY11/12; CON to FY14/15 to match current schedule. Cost & schedule to be reevaluated upon completion of traffic study &
                 updated PSR in FY09/10. No major activity on project since 2001. Past Actions: $5.6M STIP approved by RTC 3/5/98 and 5/7/98. RTC removed restrictions on scope
                 1/00. $330k RSTP approvd 6/5/97 for rehab was reprogrammed as separate project (WAT 29) 5/00. 2006 STIP added $330K for ROW and $1375 for construction;
                 shifted ROW to FY08/09 and const to FY10/11 and project scope refined. 2/7/08 RTC changed lead agency from CT to Watsonville, shifted funds out two years to
                 12/13 - approved by CTC 5/29/08.
Proj No: WAT 31               Freedom Blvd Rehab (High-Broadis/Lincoln)                                                     Location              Const Sched: Spring 2010
PPNO:     2204 (1175)         Rehab roadway and add 0.7 miles of bike lanes. Remove and replace curb,                       Freedom Blvd: High Street to Broadis Street/Lincoln
                              gutter and sidewalk, construct ADA upgrades, plus install conduit, boxes, and                 I/S.
                              vaults for future utility undergrounding project.

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW    Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup        Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
         Local                    949                 2     158             789                                   622      327

        RSTPX                     751       751                             751                                   751

        Totals                  1,700       751       2     158           1,540                                  1,373     327

 Comments        2010 update: awaiting PG&E approval of underground design. Plan to use some Prop 1B.
                 $700K STIP approved by the RTC 12/01 for 2002 STIP. STIP traded for RSTP 10/04. 6/1/06 shifted RSTP to WAT 33 (Struve Slough Bridge). 4/07 RTC approved
                 $751k RSTP, exchanged 6/07. 2008 RTIP: Amend project limits, expand scope. Proposed to add $327k RIP funds - NOT approved by CTC.
Proj No: WAT 35               Watsonville 2009 Road Repairs                                                                 Location              Const Sched: 8/09
PPNO:     NA                  Roadway repairs on 11 miles of roadway at multiple locations.                                 Citywide

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW    Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup        Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
    ARRA STR                    1,200     1,200                           1,200                                           1,200

      Local                       100                                       100                                            100

        Totals                  1,300     1,200                           1,300                                           1,300

 Comments        Construction completed Nov. 09, expect to closeout 2/10. $1.2M ARRA approved by RTC 2/5/09 (bid just under $1.2M).




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Proj No: WAT 36               Green Valley Road Rehab-Phase 2                                                              Location               Const Sched: 5/10

PPNO:     NA                  Road rehabilitation, slope improvements/retaining walls, fill gaps in sidewalks              Green Valley Rd from Main St/SR152 to Penny
                              and bicycle facilities, ADA upgrades, bus turnouts/shelters.                                 Lane.

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
        ARRA                    1,837                                    1,837                                                    1,837

    ARRA TE                       164                                      164                                                      164

     Local                        796                25      25            746                                              50      746

        Totals                  2,796                25      25          2,746                                              50    2,746

 Comments        $2M ARRA approved by RTC 6/4/09, includes $164K ARRA-TE. 10/1/09 RTC apprvd as "backup" if other projects delayed for $100k (would replace local funds).

Proj No: WAT 37               Lump Sum Road Repairs - ARRA Backup                                                          Location               Const Sched: Spring 2010

PPNO:     NA                  Roadway preservation - to be constructed if other ARRA projects are                          Various roadways
                              delayed/additional funds available.

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
   ARRA Bkup                    2,000                                    2,000                                                    2,000

        Totals                  2,000                                    2,000                                                    2,000

 Comments        10/1/09 - Approved as backup project for ARRA funds. Up to $2M could be obligated quickly, though priority would be to change $700k local to ARRA for Green Valley
                 Rehab.

County Health Service Agency
Proj No: CO 50b               South County CTSC Program                                                                    Location               Const Sched: January 2010

PPNO:     NA                  Safety education programs in south county. May include distribution of safety                South county
                              education materials, bike helmet use promotions, pedestrian safety campaign,
                              and bike and walk to school events.

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
         RSTP                      50                                               50                                                      50

        RSTPX                      50        50                                     50                                               50

        Totals                    100        50                                    100                                               50     50

 Comments        $100k RSTP approved by RTC 6/4/09, pending approval of work plan. Work plan approved by RTC 10/1/09. $50K RSTPX approved 6/18/09.




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Proj No: CO 02                Graham Hill Road Improvements near Roaring Camp                                                 Location               Const Sched: When $

PPNO:     0930                Widen shoulders, improve drainage, and add left turn pocket at Roaring Camp.                    Graham Hill Road, Roaring Camp to .61 miles south

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW    Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup          Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
    Add'l Need                    500                                        500                                                       500

         Local                    755                 50     175     330     200                                     555               200

        RSTPX                     310       310      150             160                                             310

         STIP                   2,976       305      100     125      80   2,671                                     305             2,671

        Totals                  4,541       615      300     300     570   3,371                                    1,170            3,371

 Comments        2010 RTIP: Shift $150K (of $310K) RSTPX from R/W phase to Environmental phase for environmental mitigation credits from the Mitigation Bank, as approved by
                 BOS. Final R/W cost $160K. Ready for construction, pending release of funds. Prior: $1M aprvd by RTC 3/5/98 for 1998 RTIP. Additional $1M STIP aprvd by RTC
                 6/3/99. ROW/Eng STIP $205 lapsed 6/01. Const moved to FY04 by CTC 6/01. $205 ROW and Eng reprogrammed in 2002 STIP, const moved to FY05 (RTC 12/01).
                 $126k added (from Graham Hill Rehab-PPNO 1176) for 2004 STIP (4/04). STIP allocations: $100K for PA/ED 3/30/99; $205 for Design/ROW 9/05. 2006 RTIP/STIP:
                 Shifted const $ to FY07/08 and added $500K. 4/07 RTC added $350k STIP, shifted construction from FY07/08 to FY08/09 and scope amended to eliminate turn lanes
                 and bicycle lanes. 2008 RTIP: Reduce scope, shift and exchange $310k RSTP from Mt. Hermon Road Rehab (CO 46) for ROW, and shift construction funds from
                 FY08/09 to FY09/10 - approved by CTC 5/29/08. 9/09: Description modified to eliminate lighting improvements and update location info.10/1/09: $500k ARRA shifted
                 from 2009 ARRA road repairs cost savings & approved as backup for up to $2.6M (to replace STIP) if other projects delayed. 10/14/09 CTC apprvd env'l for future
                 funding consideration, but identified as low priority for FY09/10 allocations. 12/19/09 CTC denied allocation request for STIP funds, ARRA shifted to CO 55 to ensure
                 funds not lost to region.
Proj No: CO 16B               Wilder Ranch Bike/Pedestrian Path: Phase 2                                                      Location               Const Sched: Spring 2012

PPNO:     1821                Construction of a paved multi-use path for bicyclists and pedestrians from                      Extends north from Wilder Ranch SP adjacent to the
                              Wilder Ranch SP north. (Continuation of existing path). To be constructed in                    Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line ROW to Three Mile
                              sections as funds become available.                                                             Beach.

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW    Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup          Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
    Add'l Need                  2,910                         95           2,815                                                               95    2,815

      Local                       410                 20     140     150     100                                       20                     390

    STIP (TE)                     680        80       80                     600                                       80                             600

      TDA                          30                 30                                                               30

        Totals                  4,030        80      130     235     150   3,515                                     130                      485    3,415

 Comments        2010 RTIP: Shift all funds out one year. Move construction STIP TE from FY10/11 to FY11/12. On hold until RTC completes purchase of Rail ROW. Prior: $400K TE
                 apprvd by RTC 4/1/04, contingent on coordination with coastal trail project. 1/5/06: $29.5k TDA transferred from Wilder Ranch Ph1. 2006 RTIP/STIP: Shifted $225K
                 const to FY09/10 and added $375K. 6/30/06: $95K FY05/06 STIP for PS&E lapsed due to use it or lose it deadlines. 11/07 RTC programmed lapsed PS&E funds to
                 other projects in 2008 RTIP. Due to use-it-or-lose it provisions, approx $60K of $80k STIP allocated for Environmental was lost 6/30/07. 3/5/09 RTC shifted
                 construction to FY10/11 - CTC approved 6/11/09.




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Proj No: CO 17B              Calabasas Rd widening, bike lanes and sidewalks - Phase 2                                    Location               Const Sched: Smr 2010

PPNO:     NA                 Install bike lanes, curb, gutter and sidewalks on Calabasas Road.                            Buena Vista Dr to Bradford Rd.

    Fund Source          Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW    Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup        Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14    14/15
    Add'l Need                   110                                       110                                                            110

      Local                      970                20     100     260     590                                   380               590

        RSTPX                    700       700                             700                                   225      475

         TDA                     300                                       300                                   100               200

        Totals                 2,080       700      20     100     260   1,700                                   705      475      790    110

 Comments        $286K RSTP appvd by the RTC on 6/5/97, exchanged 5/6/99. Additional $475 RSTP approved by RTC 5/4/00. $125 changed back into RSTP-fed 8/00. $600K RSTPX
                 apprvd 9/04. Project split into two phases in FY04/05, $161K RSTPX spent on phase 1 (CO 17). 1/06 added $375K for construction (traded new STIP TE for RSTP
                 from SC03), updated local funding amounts, and project limits. 1/07: RTC approved $100K TDA. 4/07 RTC shifted $375K RSTPX to Amesti SR2S project (CO49) and
                 added $100K new RSTP. 10/1/09 $200K TDA approved. Matching funds updated per CO request 9/30/09. $475K RSTPX approved 6/18/09. Local=mix of several
                 county sources. Seeking BTA grant.
Proj No: CO 36               State Park Drive/Seacliff Village Improvements                                               Location               Const Sched: Fall 2010

PPNO:     1870               Bike lanes, sidewalks, and bus turnouts on St. Park Dr, sidewalks and roadway                State Park Drive from Seacliff State Beach to
                             rehab in Seacliff core area- consistent with the Seacliff Village Plan adopted by            commercial area and surrounding streets.
                             the BOS in 2003.

    Fund Source          Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW    Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup        Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14    14/15
        County                 1,300                 5     100      45   1,150                                   105       45            1,150

        RSTPX                    587       587                             587                                                     587

         TDA                     263                                       263                                   187                76

        Totals                 2,150       587       5     100      45   2,000                                   292       45      663   1,150

 Comments        10/1/09 Add'l $75,530 TDA approved. Design 95% complete - awaiting sanitation and utility work (sched spring 2010). 6/18/09 $460k RSTPX approved. Extra $50k
                 may be available from sewer. 2/7/08 Deobligated $310k RSTPX to allow exchange for GH Rd (CO 02), shifted construction to FY09/10. RTC approved $437k RSTP
                 5/4/00, exchanged 9/04. Approved $100k TDA for Bike/Ped Improv 11/04. Proposed 2006 RTIP added $325K in STIP -NOT apprvd by CTC. 1/07 RTC approved $87.4k
                 TDA. 4/07 RTC approved $150k RSTP funds.




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Proj No: CO 42                Green Valley Rd. Rehab                                                                          Location               Const Sched: Sept 09

PPNO:     1177                Roadway rehabilitation.                                                                         Green Valley Rd. from Freedom Blvd. to Devon
                                                                                                                              Lane.

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW    Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup          Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
        ARRA                      800       800                              800                                              800

         Local                     20                         20                                                               20

        RSTPX                     250       250                              250                                     250

        Totals                  1,070     1,050               20           1,050                                     250      820

 Comments        10/09: Using $800K ARRA approved by RTC 2/5/09 for rehab (low bid=$680K). 2010 RTIP: Admin amendment to separate intersection improvements - to be done as
                 separate project (CO42a) using $560K of RSTPX. Cost savings will be shifted to other projects after final invoices/closeout of project spring 2010. Prior: $310K STIP
                 approved by RTC 12/6/01. STIP traded for RSTP 10/04. $310k RSTPX apprvd 5/05. Proposed 2006 RTIP added $468K in STIP SOF funds - NOT apprvd by CTC. 1/06
                 expanded scope to include intersection and pedestrian improvements, shifted funds to later years to reflect revised schedule. 4/07 RTC added $500k in RSTP. 6/5/08
                 $500k RSTPX approved. 5/09: Limits expanded to Freedom Blvd. to Devon Lane (previously Airport/Holohan to Cowles Road).
Proj No: CO 42a               Green Valley Rd/Holohan Dr/Airport Blvd Intersection                                            Location               Const Sched: summer 2010
                              Improvements
PPNO:     1177                Intersection and signal improvements at the Airport/Holohan/Green Valley Rd                     Airport/Holohan/Green Valley Rd intersection.
                              intersection.

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW    Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup          Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
         Local                    335                         50             285                                               50      285

        RSTPX                     560       560                              560                                       60     500

        Totals                    895       560               50             845                                       60     550      285

 Comments        9/30/09: Separated from GV Rd Rehab (CO 42). Pedestrian improvements from Airport/Holohan to Amesti Road being done as separate TDA project (CO 42b). (1/06
                 rehab project had been expanded to include intersection and pedestrian improvements).
                 $500K RSTP approved by RTC 4/07 (exchange 6/5/08)--including $60K from GV Rehab project (CO 42). 12/09-No ROW anticipated.
Proj No: CO 42b               Green Valley Rd Pedestrian Safety Project                                                       Location               Const Sched: 5/10
PPNO:     NA                  Build 6-foot wide sidewalk with some curb and gutter on NW side of Green                        Green Valley Rd from Airport Blvd to Amesti Rd.
                              Valley Rd from Airport Blvd to Amesti Rd (1800 ft).

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW    Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup          Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
        Local                     281                  3              10     269                                                       281

        TDA                        91                         30              61                                                        91

        Totals                    372                  3      30      10     330                                                       372

 Comments        10/1/09 $90.7k TDA approved. Previously part of larger Green Valley/Holohan/Airport Blvd intersection improvement and GV rehab project (CO 42)




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Proj No: CO 44                San Andreas Rd Rehab                                                                           Location              Const Sched: Summer 09

PPNO:     1179                Roadway rehabilitation.                                                                        Sunset Beach Dr to Wats Slough bridge

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW    Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
        ARRA                      760     1,000                             760                                             760

        Local                     225                 5      20             200                                      25     200

        RSTPX                     278       278                             278                                             278

        Totals                  1,263     1,278       5      20           1,238                                      25    1,238

 Comments        Project complete, pending invoices for ARRA. 10/09: Used $760K of ARRA approved by RTC 2/5/09 (contract=$612k), expanded scope (originally Zils to La Selva).
                 $128k STIP approved by RTC 12/6/01, traded for RSTP 10/04. 4/07 RTC added $150k RSTP, changed to RSTPX 6/08. Any cost savings to be shifted to other projects
                 Spring 2010.
Proj No: CO 45                Bonny Doon Area Rehab: Pine Flat Rd (Bonny Doon Rd to 2.4                                      Location              Const Sched: Fall 09
                              miles north)
PPNO:     1180                Roadway rehabilitation.                                                                        Pine Flat Rd from Bonny Doon Rd to 2.4 miles north

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW    Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
         Local                     21                 1      20                                                      21

        RSTPX                     600       600                             600                                             600

        Totals                    621       600       1      20             600                                      21     600

 Comments        9/09: RTIP admin amended to correct project limits to show project is on Pine Flat Rd (where Bonny Doon Rd becomes Pine Flat) to 2 miles north--originally shown as
                 Bonny Doon Rd. Constructing as part of a 2009 Lump Sum Road Repair which includes ARRA on other roads (contract=$400k). $300k STIP approved by RTC 12/6/01,
                 traded for RSTP 10/04. 4/07 RTC added $300k RSTP. $600k RSTPX approved 6/5/08.
Proj No: CO 53                Carlton Rd Improvements (Riverside Dr to Lakeview Rd)                                          Location              Const Sched: 7/09

PPNO:     2207                Roadway rehabiliation of approx. 2.4 miles.                                                    Carlton Rd (Hwy 129/Riverside Dr to Lakeview Rd)

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW    Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
        ARRA                      880       880                             880                                             880

        Local                      40                10      20      10                                                      40

        Totals                    920       880      10      20      10     880                                             920

 Comments        10/09: Used $880k of ARRA approved by RTC 2/5/09 (Part of grouped Rd Repair ARRA project- bid=$720k). 2/7/08 RTC programmed $854k STIP - NOT approved by
                 CTC 5/29/08. (previously listed in RTP as CO-P26f)




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Proj No: CO 55               Lump Sum Road Repairs - Phase 2 (Pavement Mgmt Cape Seal                                     Location               Const Sched: 4/10
                             FY09/10)
PPNO:     NA                 Cape seal coat on various roads.                                                             Includes: 1. Glen Canyon Rd: Branciforte Dr to
                                                                                                                          S.V. City Limits; 2. Freedom Bl: Petery Ln to
                                                                                                                          Watsonville City Limits; 3. Empire Grade: Jamison
                                                                                                                          Creek Rd to 500' S/ Alba Rd; 4. Holohan Rd: Green
                                                                                                                          Valley Rd to Hwy 152; 5. Bear Creek Rd: Post Mile
                                                                                                                          4.95 to Hwy 35/Summit Rd; 6. Jamison Creek Road
                                                                                                                          from (Empire Grade to Highway
                                                                                                                          236); 7. Mt. Hermon Rd from Graham Hill Rd to
                                                                                                                          300 ft north of Lockhart Gulch Rd.

    Fund Source          Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup        Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
     ARRA                      1,738                                     1,738                                                   1,738

   ARRA Bkup                     775                                       775                                                     775

     Local                       100                        100                                                                    100

        Totals                 2,613                        100          2,513                                                   2,613

 Comments        2010 RTIP: Change project limits to reflect updated list from County PW. 6/4/09 RTC approved $1.5M ARRA. 10/1/09: $200k ARRA shifted from cost savings from
                 round 1 ARRA road repairs & $38k ARRA shifted from Bear Creek Rd Rehab (CO 56); approved as backup if others delayed (up to $775k).
Proj No: CO 56               Bear Creek Rd Overlay                                                                        Location               Const Sched: FY10/11

PPNO:     NA                 Road repairs - asphalt concrete overlay (14,049ft).                                          Bear Creek Road from PM 5.0 to PM 7.66.

    Fund Source          Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup        Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
        Local                     38                 10      28                                                                     38

        RSTP                     602                         15            587                                                            602

        Totals                   640                 10      43            587                                                      38    602

 Comments        $640k approved 6/4/09 -- ARRA ($38k) & RSTP ($602k). 10/1/09: Shifted $38k ARRA to Cape Seal (CO 55).

Proj No: CO 57               Soquel-San Jose Rd Overlay                                                                   Location               Const Sched: FY10/11
PPNO:     NA                 Road repairs: Asphalt concrete overlay (est. 3 miles)                                        Soquel-San Jose Rd from Olson Rd to PM 8.51
                                                                                                                          (16,000 ft)

    Fund Source          Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup        Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
        RSTP                     760                 13      51            697                                                            760

        Totals                   760                 13      51            697                                                            760

 Comments        $760k RSTP approved by RTC 6/4/09.




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Proj No: CO 58               Soquel Drive Overlay                                                                      Location               Const Sched: FY10/11

PPNO:     NA                 Road repairs: Asphalt concrete overlay.                                                   Soquel Dr: Borregas Dr. to St. Park Dr. (0.86mi)

    Fund Source          Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup      Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
        Local                    105                13      54             38                                                   105

        RSTP                     700                                      700                                                          700

        Totals                   805                13      54            738                                                   105    700

 Comments        $700k RSTP approved by RTC 6/5/09.

Proj No: CO 59               Empire Grade Road Overlay                                                                 Location               Const Sched: FY10/11

PPNO:     NA                 Road repairs: Asphalt concrete overlay.                                                   Empire Grade from Alba Rd to approx. 3.6mi north
                                                                                                                       of Alba Rd (19,041ft).

    Fund Source          Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup      Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
        Local                    102                13      52             37                                                   102

        RSTP                     680                                      680                                                          680

        Totals                   782                13      52            717                                                   102    680

 Comments        $680k RSTP approved by RTC 6/4/09.

Ecology Action
Proj No: RTC 17              Ecology Action Transportation Program                                                     Location               Const Sched: Ongoing

PPNO:     NA                 Community organization that promotes alternative commute choices. Work with               Santa Cruz County, north of Freedom Blvd.
                             employers, Cabrillo College Go Green Program, incentives for travelers to get
                             out of SOVs including: emergency ride home, interest-free bike loans,
                             discounted bus passes. Avg cost: $90K/yr. Coordinates with Bike to Work
                             program.

    Fund Source          Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup      Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
        AB2766                    43                                               43                           40       3

        CMAQ                     532       532                                    532                          472      60

         Local                   216         0                                    216                          165      14       18     18

         RSTP                    142        82                                    142                           82                      60

        RSTPX                     60        60                                     60                                            60

        Totals                   993       674                                    993                          759      77       78     78

 Comments        7/1/09: FY08/09 carryover of CMAQ=$7,993. 6/4/09: $120k RSTP approved for Cabrillo College Go Green program & general TDM outreach to employers (est. $3K
                 for materials). $60K exchanged for RSTPX 6/18/09. Prior: Formerly known as the Santa Cruz Area Transportation Management Association (SCATMA). $82K RSTP
                 apprvd 8/4/94. $58K CMAQ apprvd 5/1/97, $50k apprvd 3/4/99, $117k approved 5/4/00, $187K apprvd 6/03, $60k/yr for FY07/08-08/09 apprvd 4/07. CMAQ obligated
                 thru AMBAG OWP.



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PVTMA
Proj No: WAT 08              Pajaro Valley Transportation Management Association (TMA)                                  Location               Const Sched: Ongoing

PPNO:     NA                 Community organization that promotes alternative travel choices in Pajaro                  South County
                             Valley, including walking and transit. Current programs include Hop On The
                             Bus Gus, Pedestrians Should Be Seen and Not Hurt safety program, Commuter
                             Club, Emergency Ride Home, web sites -Vamonos Amigos & Vamonos Ninos,
                             and major event outreach that does the same. Avg annual cost: $125K/yr

    Fund Source          Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup       Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
        AB2766                    30                                               30                            30

        CMAQ                     531       531                            120     411                           471      60

         Local                   126                                              126                           111      15

         RSTP                     64        64                                     64                            64

         TSM                      15        15                                     15                            15

        Totals                   766       610                            120     646                           691      75

 Comments        $64K RSTP apprvd 8/4/94. $58k CMAQ approved 5/1/97, $50K apprvd 3/4/99, $123K aprvd 5/4/00, $180K apprvd 6/03, $60k/yr CMAQ for FY07/08-08/09 approved
                 4/07; using carryover in FY09/10. CMAQ funds obligated thru AMBAG OWP.

SCCRTC
Proj No: RTC 01              Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) on Hwy 1 and Hwy 17                                           Location               Const Sched: Ongoing

PPNO:     0923               Maintain and expand tow truck patrols on Highways 1 and 17. Work with the                  Highway 17 from the Santa Clara/Santa Cruz county
                             CHP to quickly clear collisions, remove debris from travel lanes, and provide              line to Mt. Hermon Rd in Scotts Valley. Highway 1
                             assistance to motorists during commute hours to keep incident related                      from Highway 9 in Santa Cruz to State Park Drive in
                             congestion to a minimum and keep traffic moving.                                           Aptos.

    Fund Source          Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup       Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
   ARRA Bkup                     320                                              320                                            320

   ARRA STR                      180       180                                    180                                            180

   FSP Program                 1,997                                            1,959                          1,625    186      186

      RSTP                       180                                              180                                                   180

  SAFE Reserves                  221       152                                    221                           152      69

   STIP (SOF)                    615       615                                    615                           615

        Totals                 3,513       947                                  3,475                          2,392    255      686    180

 Comments        10/1/09-approved as ARRA backup if other projects delayed. 2/5/09 - RTC approved $180k ARRA. 6/4/09- RTC approved $180k RSTP. Prior: STIP for FY99-04
                 approved 3/5/98. Funds for FY 05-07 added in 2002 STIP. FY03/04-Due to statewide STIP shortfall FY03/04 STIP replaced by SAFE reserves and STIP shifted to
                 FY07/08 and includes $11K STIP reprogrammed from Rideshare program. 2004 RTIP proposed $78K STIP in 04/05, and $86K in 08/09 - NOT apprvd by CTC. 2004
                 STIP shifted 04/05 funds to 05/06 and did not include new funds for FY08/09. 1/06: Expanded scope to cover both Hwy 17 and Hwy 1. 4/07 RTC request for add'l
                 $100k/yr STIP for FY08/09-10/11 NOT approved by CTC. Prior reflects funds programmed since FY96/97. 2/7/08 RTC added $100k/yr STIP FY08/09-12/13 - rejected
                 by CTC 5/29/08.


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Proj No: RTC 02                Commute Solutions Rideshare Program                                                              Location                Const Sched: Ongoing

PPNO:      0922                Transportation demand management outreach and education. Includes matching                       Countywide
                               service for carpools, vanpools, and bicyclists. Provides services and information
                               about all alternative transportation modes, including transit, walking, bicycling,
                               telecommuting, and park-n-ride lots. Avg annual cost: $250k.

    Fund Source            Total/source   Obl Ttl    Envl   Design   ROW      Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10    10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
      CMAQ                       1,496      1,495                                     1,496                            909      587

      RSTP                         382       132                                        382                            132                       250

    STIP (SOF)                     536       536                                        536                            536

        Totals                   2,414      2,163                                     2,414                           1,577     587              250

 Comments         RSTP approved 12/7/95 & 6/5/97. STIP approved by RTC 3/5/98 & 12/6/01. $129.5 in RSTP originally programmed 98/99 and prior, transferred to other STP projects
                  5/00. Due to state STIP shortfall- FY03/04 STIP changed to CMAQ 6/5/03; FY04/05 STIP changed to CMAQ 3/04 (from Don't Drive Program). FY03/04 and FY04/05
                  STIP shifted to FY07/08 & 08/09 in 2004 STIP. 3/17/05 - $596K CMAQ programmed to replace FY05/06-08/09 STIP. 4/07 RTC request for add'l $150k/yr STIP for
                  FY09/10-10/11 - NOT approved by CTC. 1/5/06-RTC added STIP funds for FY09/10-10/11 - NOT apprvd by CTC. 2/7/08 RTC added $150k/yr STIP FY09/10-10/11 -
                  rejected by CTC 5/29/08. 10/08 RTC approved extra $586k in old CMAQ apportionment balances, available only to existing CMAQ projects. CMAQ funds obligated
                  thru AMBAG OWP. 6/4/09: $250k RSTP approved by RTC.
Proj No: RTC 03                SC Branch Rail Line Acquisition, Corridor Preservation and                                       Location                Const Sched: 7/10
                               Improvements
PPNO:      0932                Public purchase and improvement of the Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line right-of-                     Davenport to Watsonville Junction
                               way for preservation of current uses and future transportation purposes.
                               Includes: environmental studies, pre-acquisition, acquisition and some rail line
                               infrastructure improvements.

    Fund Source            Total/source   Obl Ttl    Envl   Design   ROW      Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10    10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
        Earmark                  1,490      1,490     240             1,250                                           1,490

        Prop 116                11,000       300      160            10,840                                            800             10,200

       STIP                     10,000                                9,265     735                                                     9,265    735

    STIP (SOF)                      78       225       78                                                                78

       TDA                         317        95       50       5      262                                             317

        Totals                  22,885      2,110     528       5 21,617        735                                   2,685            19,465    735

 Comments         2010 RTIP: Seek extension and shift $735k STIP CON to FY10/11. $5M of STIP previously programmed as construction to be allocated as ROW/placed in an escrow
                  account for improvements. STIP & Prop 116 allocation request sched for CTC 2/10 meeting. Prior:STIP for env'l apvd by RTC 3/5/98 (originally $450k programmed,
                  $225k allocated, only $78k spent). $10M from 2000 STIP Aug apvd for ROW 9/7/00. $1.5M federal earmark apprvd in 02/03 approp bill. $300K in Prop 116 apprvd by
                  CTC for preacquis activities 8/03. 2004 RTIP proposed STIP in FY04/05 or an AB3090 - NOT apprvd by CTC, CTC shifted ROW to FY08/09. 3/3/05--RTC to request
                  AB3090 reimbursement if needed. 2006 RTIP: Shifted STIP funds from FY08/09 to FY07/08. 4/07 RTC shifted funds from FY07/08 to FY08/09 and expanded scope to
                  include some construction. $1,277k spent on studies prior to 1999 (MTIS and earlier). Includes preacquisition activities (negotiations, due diligence, etc). 2008 STIP:
                  CTC shifted STIP funds to FY09/10, RTC had requested to keep funds in FY08/09. Formerly MTD 5.




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Proj No: RTC 04              Planning, Programming & Monitoring (PPM) - SB45                                             Location              Const Sched: Ongoing

PPNO:     0921               Development and amendments to state and federally mandated planning and                     Countywide
                             programming documents, monitoring of programmed projects.

    Fund Source          Total/source   Obl Ttl    Envl    Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup     Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
        STIP                   1,509     1,359                            1,509                                 909     150      300    150

  STIP (proposed)                925                                        925                                                         150     300      175    150     150

        Totals                 2,434     1,359                            2,434                                 909     150      300    300     300     175     150     150

 Comments        2010 RTIP: Add $925k STIP= Increase STIP for FY10/11 and program STIP funds for FY11/12 -14/15. Prior: Approved by RTC on 3/5/98 for the 1998 RTIP; 2 add'l
                 yrs of funds added in 2002 STIP. 2004 RTIP proposed add'l funds for FY04/05-06/07, but 2004 STIP only included new funds for FY07/08-08/09. 2006 RTIP/STIP:
                 Added $73K to FY06/07, $150K to FY09/10 and $150K to FY10/11. Additional $150k for FY09/10 approved by RTC 4/09, approved by CTC 6/11/09.
Proj No: RTC 24              Hwy 1 HOV Lanes (Morrissey to Larkin Vly Rd)                                                Location              Const Sched: 2015

PPNO:     0073               Add High Occupancy Vehicle (Carpool) lanes from Aptos to Santa Cruz, add                    In Santa Cruz County on Rte 1 between Morrissey
                             new bike/ped overcrossings, and operational improvements (ramp meters,                      Blvd. and Larkin Valley Rd. (PM 7.6/15.9)
                             modified intersections, TOS, soundwalls, & auxiliary lanes). (Aux lanes b/t
                             Morrissey/Soquel listed under RTC 28).

    Fund Source          Total/source   Obl Ttl    Envl    Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup     Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
      CMAQ                     5,560     5,560     5,560                                                       5,560

      RSTPX                    4,024     4,024     4,024                                                       4,024

       STIP                    1,375     1,375     1,375                                                               1,375

  STIP (proposed)              1,450               1,450                                                                         200   1,250

        Totals                12,409    10,959    12,409                                                       9,584   1,375     200   1,250

 Comments        2010 RTIP: Add $1.45M STIP to complete final EIR. Draft environmental document currently scheduled for release Spring 2011. Prior: 8/02 RTC progmd $3.8M STIP
                 to project - NOT apprvd by CTC (10/02). 11/02 RTC prgmd $3.8M RSTP. 4/03 add'l $4.2M in CMAQ & RSTP aprvd. PSR and HOT Lanes Study completed Smr 02.
                 $320K from FHWA & $66K Local funded HOT Lanes Study (not shown here). CMAQ & RSTP levels adjusted (changes to split of funds) 6/04 to accommodate needs of
                 other projects and to obligate the region's CMAQ balance. 4/06-Add'l $500K STIP prgmd by RTC 1/06, not approved by CTC. 6/1/06 $440K RSTP exchanged and
                 $200K RSTP shifted to RTC 28. 6/07 $219k RSTP exchanged. 4/07 RTC added $2M RSTP, CMAQ & STIP to cover cost increases - $216k STIP NOT approved by CTC.
                 2/7/08 RTC added $1,375k STIP in 08/09 to address cost increases, approved by CTC 5/29/08. $1765k RSTPX approved 6/5/08. Total est. cost: $400M.




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Proj No: RTC 27               Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail Network                                                     Location               Const Sched: 2012

PPNO:     1872                A network of bicycle and pedestrian facilities on or near the coast/Monterey Bay                Exact location TBD through Master Plan. May
                              National Marine Sanctuary. Includes master planning study and environmental                     include trail segments adjacent to the Santa Cruz
                              review.                                                                                         Branch Rail Line. Will link to trail network in
                                                                                                                              Monterey County and the California Coastal Trail.

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW   Const    Other   ROWSup Const Sup          Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13    13/14   14/15
     Earmark                    4,535       232      165                   3,942     428                               51     181      133    228            3942.4

      Local                        83                                                 83                               26      29       28

      RSTP                        332                                       332                                                                                 332

    STIP (TE)                   1,845                         40           1,805                                                                       40     1805

        Totals                  6,795       232      165      40           6,079     510                               77     210      161    228      40    6,079

 Comments        To be constructed in sections as funds become available. 2010 RTIP: Shift funds to later years, with construction anticipated in FY12/13, reflect recent earmarks and
                 local funds budgeted. Prior: 4/07 RTC requested $785k STIP to match Fed Earmark- NOT approved by CTC. 4/07 Rail Trail and Coastal Trail Network projects/funds
                 combined into this project. $332k RSTP approved 5/00 originally for Master Plan/EIR. $345k TE apprvd 4/04. $1.5 TE apprvd 1/06. Fed appropriations & earmarks
                 split between Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties. Only SC Co share of earmark/OA shown here: 2004-$184K ($51k obligated through AMBAG), 2005-$181k, 2006-
                 $227.7k, 2008-$245k, 2009-$237.5k. $5.8M & 1M approved as part of SAFETEA-LU (SCR shares-$2.6M & $450k). Previously PPNO 1868. Separate project: CO 32-
                 Signs for portion of interpretive bike/ped trail completed. 2008 RTIP: Shifted funds to later years, with construction in FY10/11. 1/8/09 RTC shifted TE PS&E to
                 FY10/11, approved by CTC 5/15/09. $133k previously obligated by AMBAG on behalf of RTC, shifted to RTC to obligate 6/09. 12/09 add'l $800K earmark approved in
                 FY10 DOT budget (50% to Santa Cruz Co).




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Proj No: RTC 28              Hwy 1 Auxiliary Lanes: Soquel Ave. to Morrissey Blvd.                                        Location               Const Sched: Spring 2011

PPNO:     6500               Construct auxiliary lanes, northbound and southbound, between Soquel Avenue                  Hwy 1 b/t Soquel and Morrissey (PM 14.9/15.9)
                             and Morrissey Boulevard Interchanges.

    Fund Source          Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW    Const    Other   ROWSup Const Sup     Prior   08/09   09/10    10/11   11/12   12/13    13/14   14/15
        CMIA                  16,190                                      16,190                                                        16,190

     Earmark                   2,642     2,642    1,520     677     281                       164               1,520   1,122

       Local                      34        34      34                                                            34

      RSTPX                      568       568     482       86                                                  200     368

       STIP                    2,734       472     146      326      71    2,150               41                100     484             2,150

  STIP (proposed)                500               400      100                                                                   500

        Totals                22,668     3,716    2,582   1,189     352 18,340                205               1,854   1,974     500 18,340

 Comments        2010 RTIP: Add $500k STIP to address cost increases. Shift construction funds to FY10/11. Change lead for Construction from Caltrans to RTC if Co-op agreement
                 approved by RTC spring 2010. Prior: July 05 - $2.9M Federal Earmark apprvd as part of SAFETEA-LU. 1/06 RTIP added $8.475M STIP, NOT appvd by CTC. 6/1/06:
                 $200K RSTP for PA/ED shifted from RTC 24 and RSTPX (needed to match federal earmark). 2/28/07: CTC approved $16.2M in CMIA. 4/07 $2.734M in STIP
                 programmed; 5/07 Admin Amendment - switch HPP & CMIA $550k b/t Con Sup and R/W. 2/7/08 RTC shifted funds from ROW Capital and PS&E to ROW Support and
                 PA/ED, shifted ROW to FY08/09, & amended scope to eliminate Morrissey I/C modifications. 4/08 admin amendment to shift add'l funds from PS&E to PA/ED,
                 approved by CTC 6/25/08. 1/8/09: RTC approved contract for $947,525 with Nolte for PS&E. 4/2/09: RTC approved temporary use of $326K RSTPX (SB184) to match
                 DEMO if STIP PS&E allocationg delayed; 6/11/09: CTC approved 6 month STIP alloc extension (thru 12/31/09) for $326K PS&E, in order to finish env'l -- allocated
                 10/14/09. 6/4/09 $368k RSTP approved, exchanged 6/18/09 - $258k replaces DEMO (OA lower than apportionment amounts-originally $935k for PS&E), $110k to
                 address cost increases. 7/1/09: Admin Amend to shift $172k RSTPX from PS&E to PA/ED due to increased staff costs for PA/ED. 10/09 CTC approved scope change to
                 eliminate replacement of Morrissey O/C and approved environmental document. Previously RTC24C.
Proj No: RTC 30              Hwy 1 Bicycle/Ped Overcrossing at Mar Vista                                                  Location               Const Sched: 2014

PPNO:     1968               Pedestrian overcrossing of Highway 1 at Mar Vista. Serves Mar Vista                          At Mar Vista Drive connecting Seacliff and Aptos.
                             Elementary School.

    Fund Source          Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW    Const    Other   ROWSup Const Sup     Prior   08/09   09/10    10/11   11/12   12/13    13/14   14/15
      RSTP                       967                         85             882                                                                              85    882

    STIP (TE)                  6,564                        664     526    5,374                                                                          1190    5,374

        Totals                 7,531                        749     526    6,256                                                                         1,275    6,256

 Comments        2010 RTIP: Shift funds out two years to match updated PA/ED schedule. PA/ED being completed as part of Hwy 1 HOV project (RTC24). Prior: 1/8/09 RTC shifted
                 design to FY10/11, approved by CTC 5/15/09. 2/7/08 RTC shifted schedule out one year to match current PA/ED schedule - approved by CTC 5/29/08. 4/07 RTC apprvd
                 $6.5M STIP, $967k RSTP. Previously CO-P34 in RTP.




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Proj No: RTC 31              Park and Ride Lot Development                                                                Location               Const Sched: 6/10

PPNO:     NA                 Upgrade and maintain existing park and ride lots for commuters countywide.                   Countywide, with emphasis on southern sections of
                             Secure additional park and ride lot spaces. Long range plan: identify, purchase              county.
                             land, construct Park & Ride lots.

    Fund Source          Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
        RSTP                     130                                      100      30                                                     130

        RSTPX                     30        30                             15      15                                               30

        Totals                   160        30                            115      45                                               30    130

 Comments        $160k RSTP approved by RTC 6/4/09. $30k exchanged for RSTPX 6/18/09.

Proj No: RTC 32              Bicycle Route Signage                                                                        Location               Const Sched: Fall 11

PPNO:     NA                 Define routes, develop and install signs aimed at encouraging bicycling/directing            Countywide
                             cyclists to preferred routes to various destinations countywide.

    Fund Source          Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup         Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14   14/15
    Add'l Need                   400                       125            275                                                             400

         RSTP                     75                        50             25                                                              75

        RSTPX                     25        25              25                                                                      25

        Totals                   500        25             200            300                                                       25    475

 Comments        2010 RTIP: update split of funds by phase. Prior: $100k RSTP approved by RTC 6/4/09. $25k exchanged for RSTPX 6/18/09. Total cost $300K, plus ongoing
                 maintenance.




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SCMTD
Proj No: MTD 01               MetroBase Consolidated Bus Operations Facility                                                Location              Const Sched: 2005-2010

PPNO:     0924                Construct a new facility at a centralized location to consolidate 7 operations,               Harvey West - Encinal St/Hwy 9. Initially planned
                              maintenance and administration facilities.                                                    for westside of Santa Cruz.

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW     Const    Other   ROWSup Const Sup     Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14    14/15
    FEMA/OES                      962                                         962                                  962

     FTA 5307                   3,482                               1,005    2,477                               2,374    1,108

     FTA 5309                   8,783              1,272   1,384    2,979    3,148                               8,783

       HITT                     4,066                                        4,066                               4,066

       Local                   13,590               664              996 12,375                                 13,427     163

 Prop1B-PTMISEA                27,004                                       27,004                               4,404    2,481   6,206   6,706   7,207

       STA                      7,942                                        7,942                               7,112     830

       STIP                     1,137     1,137                              1,137                               1,137

STIP (AB3090 Reim)              6,363     6,363                              6,363                                        6,363

        Totals                 73,329     7,500    1,936   1,384    4,980 65,474                                42,265 10,945     6,206   6,706   7,207

 Comments        9/09: Updated matching funds, per MTD info/FTIP. 2008 RTIP: Received Prop 1B Transit funds for Operations building. $6M STIP approved by the RTC on 3/5/98,
                 additional $1.8 STIP approved 6/3/99. Project sched revised 4/00, CTC 6/00. $7.8M in STIP lapsed Feb&June 02 due to project delays. 5/2/02 RTC indicated intent to
                 reprogrm in 2004 STIP. RTC reprogrammed $7.8M in FY06/07 as part of 2004 RTIP Proposal 4/04 & proposed AB3090 in FY07/08 as backup. CTC rejected initial
                 request 8/04. RTC traded STIP for RSTP for several projects and programmed freed up $6.4M STIP in 06/07, plus $1.1M RSTP to this project 10/04. CTC aprvd 1/05.
                 3/17/05--RTC apprvd AB3090 reimbursement designation for FY07/08. 7/14/05-- CTC approved AB3090 Reimb for FY08/09. Initial bids 8/05 were high, bid contracts
                 split - 1st one awarded 12/05, construction started 2/06. 2nd to bid/award/construct Spring/Smr 06. 2006 RTIP proposed to shift AB3090 Reimbursement from FY08/09
                 to FY06/07 -NOT apprvd by CTC. 1/06 Matching fund info updated. 6/06: RTC traded $1.137M RSTP for STIP funds, approved by CTC 9/06. Project updates online at
                 http://www.scmtd.com/metrobase.
Proj No: MTD 03C              Bus Replacements - ARRA Backup                                                                Location              Const Sched:

PPNO:     NA                  Replacement buses - to be funded if other ARRA projects delayed.                              countywide

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl    Design   ROW     Const    Other   ROWSup Const Sup     Prior   08/09   09/10   10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14    14/15
   ARRA Bkup                    2,250                                        2,250                                                2,250

        Totals                  2,250                                        2,250                                                2,250

 Comments        10/1/09: Approved as ARRA Backup only if all other backup projects are unable to meet CT and FHWA deadlines. .




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Proj No: MTD 15               Bus Trip Planner - Advanced Traveler Information System                                      Location                Const Sched: 10/11

PPNO:     1861                Format door-to-door route and schedule information using geographical                        Countywide
                              information software. Voice-activated telephone system may also be
                              implemented.

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup        Prior   08/09   09/10     10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14     14/15
        Local                      85                25      60                                                                       85

        STIP                      500                                      500                                                              500

        Totals                    585                25      60            500                                                        85    500

 Comments        2010 RTIP: MTD using google trip planner instead, shift $500k STIP funds to Bus Stop Improvements (MTD 19). Prior: 1/8/09 RTC shifted STIP funds to FY10/11 -
                 approved by CTC 5/14/09. 2008 STIP - CTC shifted STIP to FY09/10. 4/07 RTC shifted funds from FY07/08 to FY08/09. 1/06 $500K STIP apprvd by RTC.
Proj No: MTD 19               Bus Stop Improvements                                                                        Location                Const Sched: Summer 2010

PPNO:     2284                Install, replace, repairs, and otherwise improve bus shelters and stops.                     Santa Cruz County

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup        Prior   08/09   09/10     10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14     14/15
        Local                      90                10      25     20      35                                                        10     80

        STIP                      500                                      500                                                              500

        Totals                    590                10      25     20     535                                                        10    580

 Comments        2010 RTIP: New project - Shift $500k STIP from Trip Planner (MTD 15) to this project.

UCSC
Proj No: UCSC 05              UCSC Disability Van Vehicle Acquisition and Replacement                                      Location                Const Sched: April 2010

PPNO:     NA                  Purchase vehicles needed to provide paratransit services for students,                       UCSC
                              employees, visitors.

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup        Prior   08/09   09/10     10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14     14/15
    ARRA STR                      125       125                            125                                            125

      Local                         3                                        3                                              3

        Totals                    128       125                            128                                            128

 Comments        $125K ARRA Highway funds approved by RTC 2/5/09. FTA transfer 9/09 - may be purchased as part of Caltrans bid.

Proj No: UCSC 06              Vanpool Van Acquisition                                                                      Location                Const Sched: 11/1/09

PPNO:     NA                  Capital purchase of vanpool vehicles and replacement as needed for commuter                  Primarily along Hwy 1 corridor between UCSC and
                              vanpools. Vanpool operation cost (not shown) is paid by riders and UC.                       Watsonville, Soquel or Live Oak.

    Fund Source           Total/source   Obl Ttl   Envl   Design   ROW   Const   Other   ROWSup Const Sup        Prior   08/09   09/10     10/11   11/12   12/13   13/14     14/15
        RSTPX                      66                                       66                                                        66

        Totals                     66                                       66                                                        66

 Comments        $66k RSTP approved by RTC 6/4/09, exchanged for RSTPX 6/18/09. RTP reflects 25 year cost for replacement vehicles.

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                                                                     AGENDA: January 14, 2010

TO:            Regional Transportation Commission

FROM:          Cory Caletti, Senior Transportation Planner

RE:            FY 09/10 Transportation Development Act (TDA) Article 8 Allocation Claim from
               the City of Santa Cruz for Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Projects



RECOMMENDATIONS

The Bicycle Committee, the Elderly & Disabled Transportation Advisory Committee and staff
recommend that the Regional Transportation Commission approve the attached resolution
(Attachment 1) approving the City of Santa Cruz FY 09/10 Transportation Development Act
Article 8 allocation claim for $96,000 (Exhibit 1 of Attachment 1) for the following projects:

   1) Bikeway Striping and Minor Improvements ($20,000);
   2) Bicycle Parking Program ($1,000); and
   3) Branciforte Creek Bike/Pedestrian Bridge ($75,000).


BACKGROUND

The Transportation Development Act (TDA) was established by the State Legislature in 1971.
The TDA provides one of the major funding sources for public transportation in California. TDA
funds are also used by local jurisdictions for bicycle and pedestrian projects. Each year the
Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) allocates Article 8 Transportation Development
Account (TDA) funds to local jurisdictions for bikeway and pedestrian projects.

Funds are obtained by local jurisdictions via a three-step process: (1) apportionment, (2)
allocation, and (3) payment (reimbursement). One step does not always imply or require the
next. Apportionment to the local jurisdictions in Santa Cruz County is done by the RTC
according to population using an approved formula in the RTC Rules & Regulations. Once funds
are apportioned to a given area, they are typically available only for allocation to claimants in
that area. Allocation is the discretionary action by the RTC that designates funds for a specific
claimant to a specific purpose. TDA funds are apportioned annually by the RTC and allocated on
an on-going, non-competitive basis. Payment is authorized by instructions issued by the RTC in
its Rules and Regulations. Unused TDA funds allocated to any project may be rolled over from
one fiscal year to the next.

As stated in the Rules and Regulations, a TDA Article 8 claim shall include a description of the
project adequate for review by the RTC and its advisory committees; justification for the project
including a statement regarding its consistency and relationship with the Regional
Transportation Plan; estimated cost of the project including other funding sources; and a
statement agreeing to maintain the funded project in the condition outlined in the submitted
plans for a period of 20 years.
City of Santa Cruz FY 09/10 TDA Allocation Request                                         Page 2


Allocation requests for bicycle facilities must be reviewed by the Bicycle Advisory Committee
and requests with pedestrian components must be reviewed by the Elderly and Disabled
Transportation Advisory Committee prior to consideration by the RTC. According to the RTC
Rules and Regulations, only Commissioners representing the County and the Cities are eligible
to vote on Article 8 allocation requests.

DISCUSSION

Exhibit 1 of Attachment 1 is a TDA Article 8 allocation request from City of Santa Cruz Public
Works in the amount of $96,000 for 1) Bikeway Striping and Minor Improvements ($20,000), 2)
Bicycle Parking Program ($1,000), and 3) Branciforte Creek Bike/Pedestrian Bridge ($75,000).
The request to assist with the development of a concept plan and initiation of environmental
review for the construction of the San Lorenzo River levee multi-use path and bridge from San
Lorenzo Park, over the Branciforte Creek and under the Soquel Avenue Bridge. The request also
provides for the annual re-striping of the City’s 30 miles of bikeways, maintenance of bikeways,
minor bikeway improvements, and bicycle parking. The City of Santa Cruz has adequate funds
in its unallocated TDA balance for this claim.

Bicycle Committee Review

At the October 19, 2009 meeting, the Bicycle Committee reviewed the City of Santa Cruz
allocation request for $96,000 for the bikeway striping and minor improvements, bicycle parking
and the Branciforte Creek Bike/Pedestrian bridge and recommended that the Commission
approve the TDA claim.

Elderly & Disabled Transportation Advisory Committee Review

At the December 7, 2009 meeting, the Elderly & Disabled Transportation Advisory Committee
(E&D TAC) reviewed the City of Santa Cruz’s allocation request for pedestrian related projects,
namely the Branciforte Creek Bike/Pedestrian Bridge and recommended that the RTC approve
the TDA claim.

SUMMARY

The City of Santa Cruz submitted a TDA Article 8 allocation request (Exhibit 1) for $96,000 for
bicycle striping and minor improvements; bicycle parking; and the Branciforte Creek
Bike/Pedestrian Bridge. The Bicycle Committee, the Elderly & Disabled Transportation Advisory
Committee and staff recommend that the RTC approve the City of Santa Cruz’s allocation claim.

Attachment:
    1. Resolution approving City of Santa Cruz Article 8 TDA claim



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                                                                  AGENDA: January 14, 2010

TO:           Regional Transportation Commission

FROM:         George Dondero, Executive Director

RE:           Sustainable Transportation and Access Rating System (STARS) Technical
              Advisory Committee



RECOMMENDATIONS

Staff recommends that the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) approve the proposed
Sustainable Transportation and Access Rating System (STARS) Technical Advisory Committee as
shown on Attachment 2 to assist the project development team and the RTC in the
development of credits and their applications to the Highway 1 High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV)
Lanes project.




BACKGROUND

At the October 15, 2009 Transportation Policy Workshop the RTC heard a presentation on a
new tool under development to help make the planning, design, construction and operation of
transportation projects more sustainable. The Sustainable Transportation and Access Rating
System (STARS) is inspired by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
system, a points-based rating guideline and planning tool developed by and for the building
industry. The STARS evaluation framework will be the first comprehensive approach to
integrate five key aspects of transportation: capacity enhancement, transit, transportation
demand management (TDM), transportation system management (TSM) and land use.

The primary goals are to: improve access for all people, maximize benefit-cost, and cut
transportation climate pollution. Traditional approaches to designing transportation projects
have emphasized vehicle mobility, whereas STARS focuses on improved access for people.
Access is mode-neutral and assumes there are multiple ways to meet underlying human needs.

At the December Transportation Policy Workshop (TPW), the RTC authorized a contract with
the North American Sustainable Transportation Council (NASTC), the non-profit formed to
develop and implement the STARS program, to work with RTC staff, project consultants and a
working, community based, technical advisory committee to develop credits and their potential
application to the project. The committee will collaborate with the STARS team, the project
development team and RTC staff to develop recommendations to the RTC.
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DISCUSSION

Steering Committee Workscope

The STARS team has identified 28 different credits (Attachment 1) to eventually comprise the
full program. The intent is that participation will be voluntary, and a project sponsor may select
as many or few credits as seem appropriate for the given project. Each credit will provide the
project team with specific strategies, performance metrics and best practices to consider and
possibly incorporate into the project. While the credits have been identified, much work remains
to develop criteria, guidelines and a menu of strategies for each, before the STARS program is
operational. Peter Hurley, the project manager for the STARS team has suggested that RTC
limit its effort to development of approximately twelve credits. This will allow work to proceed in
a focused, timely, and cost effective manner. RTC staff does not wish to incur more delay to the
completion of the draft environmental document on the HOV Lane project, and the STARS team
has a limited amount of staff time available to develop the credits.

The STARS team will lead an introductory workshop for the committee to familiarize members
with goals, values, and structure of the program, the nature of each credit, and some guidance
on the selection of credits to maximize potential benefits to the HOV Lane project and the
community. Emphasis on the primary goals of improving access for all people, maximizing
benefit-cost, and cutting climate pollution will frame the discussion. The committee will
recommend a set of credits to focus on, to be brought to the RTC for approval. Once a set of
credits is approved, the STARS team will develop the scoring criteria and resources needed for
each credit.

The committee will then review the developed credits, and work with the STARS team to apply
the criteria and performance metrics that could be used to estimate and compare potential
performance of corridor-level strategies unique and specific to the Santa Cruz area. The STARS
team will provide case studies and examples of best practices to assist the committee in
developing strategies that would be most effective when applied to the corridor. Resources will
be provided by the STARS team including other organizations, websites, research, and
individuals to support creative discussion and output for each credit and its associated
strategies.

Recommended strategies will be reviewed by key members of the Highway 1 Project
Development Team to provide input as to potential impact on project costs and schedule,
including changes (if any) to the draft environmental document. Staff will then bring this
information along with the set of recommendations to the RTC for consideration.

Proposed Committee

The committee is expected to meet monthly from February through October 2010. RTC staff
will provide support by providing agendas, research materials, meeting notes and other
assistance as needed. The size of the committee is critical, and should be restricted to no more
than 20 people. This will encourage effective use of the time available, equitable participation
by all members, and completion in a timely manner.
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Staff is recommending a mix of individuals with experience and expertise in transportation
planning, modeling and design (including transit, bicycle, and pedestrian modes), transportation
demand management, environmental and economic sustainability, watershed and coastal
impacts, climate change and greenhouse gas emissions.. See Attachment 2. The entities
selected include public agencies with specific relevance to the goals of the project (Caltrans,
AMBAG, Air District, transit district), business groups, and environmental organizations. The
individuals recommended have relevant and extensive technical experience, knowledge or
qualifications in disciplines with significant presence in sustainable design of transport
infrastructure. These individuals have a broad perspective on the challenges in meeting the
transportation needs of the county and a sincere interest toward incorporating sustainable
principles, design, materials, and operational alternatives into the HOV Lane project. Beyond a
basic familiarity with transportation issues in the county, staff looked for persons with good
analytical skills, an ability to work well in a group setting, and an understanding that multiple
modes of transport are being incorporated into the HOV Lane project. RTC staff has had
experience working with many of these people, and all are known to work effectively and
creatively in groups. For each individual a few biographical notes are provided below.
Staff recommends that the RTC approve the proposed STARS Technical Advisory
Committee as shown on Attachment 2, to assist in the effort to make the Highway 1
HOV Lanes Project a high performing project through the development of credits
and strategies as part of the STARS program development.


SUMMARY

The RTC has entered into a contract to partner with developers of the STARS program to assist
in development of credits and to apply a number of these credits to the Highway 1 HOV Lane
project to help make it a model project incorporating sustainability principles and criteria. A
Technical Advisory Committee to help implement the process is recommended by staff for
approval.

Attachments:
    1. STARS Credits
    2. Proposed STARS Technical Advisory Committee members
    3. Biographical notes on proposed committee members




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STARS Project Version 0.6 - Credits
Project Name: ____________________________________________________________________________

Contact: __________________________________________________________________________________

Yes        ?   No
                     Project Totals

Yes        ?   No
                     Integrative Process                                                           Project Phase(s)


                     IP 1      Comprehensive Pojrect Goals & Objectives (purpose & need)           Planning
                     IP 2      Multi-Discipline Project Team                                       All
                     IP 3      Public Stakeholder Engagement                                       All


Yes        ?   No
                     Access
Required             A1        Establish Mode Split Goal                                           Purpose & Need

                     A2        Evaluate Expanded TDM Strategies                                    Alternatives Analysis
                     A3        Evaluate Expanded TSM Strategies                                       "          "
                     A4        Evaluate Expanded Transportation Options                               "          "
                     A5        Evaluate Expanded Land Use Strategies                                  "          "
                     A6        Implement Expanded Options, TDM, TSM and Land Use Strategies        Design, Implementation
                     A7        Access Performance                                                  Operation


Yes        ?   No
                     Climate + Energy

Required             CE 1      Climate & Energy Goal                                               Purpose & Need
                     CE 2      Vehicle Mile Reduction Goal & Evaluation                            Alternatives Analysis
                     CE 3      Materials & Construction Goal & Evaluation                             "          "
                     CE 4      Improved Flow Goal & Evaluation                                        "          "
                     CE 5      Renewable Energy Goal & Evaluation                                     "          "
                     CE 6      Cleaner Vehicles & Fuels Goals & Evaluation                            "          "
                     CE 7      Maintenance & Preservation Goal & Evaluation                           "          "
                     CE 8      Carbon Offset Evaluation                                               "          "
                     CE 9      Implement Climate + Energy Strategies                               Design, Implementation
                     CE 10     Climate + Energy Performance                                        Operation


Yes        ?   No
                     Ecological Function

Required             EF 1      Identify & Quantify Ecological Resources                            Alternatives Analysis
                     EF 2      Protect and Restore Ecological Functions


                     EF 3      Stormwater Quantity and Quality Management
                     EF 4      Integrated Stormwater Management


Yes        ?   No
                     Benefit/Cost
Required             BC 1      Analyze Life Cycle Benefit Cost                                     Alternative Analysis
                     BC 2      Maximize Life Cycle Benefit Cost                                    Selection, Funding


Yes        ?   No
                     Innovation


                     IV 1      Additional Actions Resulting in More Access and/or GHG Reductions   All
                     IV 2      Actions Improving STARS Effectiveness                               All
               Proposed STARS Technical Advisory Committee
         Stakeholder type                     Entity                            Name
1   Business, local                 Aptos Chamber of                  TBD
                                    Commerce                          .
2   Business, regional              SC County Business Council        Chris Mann
                                                                      Graniterock Corp.
3   Design Consultant               Nolte Associates                  Laura Bonich
                                    Engineering & Design              VP Sustainability
4   Metropolitan Planning Org.      Association of Monterey Bay       John Doughty, Director/
                                    Area Governments                  or staff*
                                    (AMBAG)
5   Environment - energy            County Commission on the          Gini Johnson
                                    Environment                       Chair
6   Environment - watersheds        Resource Conservation             Karen Christensen
                                    District of Santa Cruz            Director
                                    County
7   Environment - coastal           Ca. Coastal Commission            Tami Grove
                                                                      Planner
8   Public Transit                  Santa Cruz Metropolitan           Angela Aitken*
                                    Transit District
9   State Dept. of Transportation   Caltrans Dist 5                   Aileen Loe
                                                                      Deputy Director of
                                                                      Planning
10 Non motorized - bicycle          RTC Bike Committee                Daniel Kostelec
                                                                      chair
11 Non motorized - pedestrian       RTC Elderly and Disabled          Veronica Elsea
                                    Transportation Advisory           member
                                    Committee and Pedestrian
                                    Safety Subcommittee
12 Evolving/innovative vehicle      Plug In America                   Jay Friedland
   technology                                                         Legislative Director


13 Education                        UCSC                              Larry Pageler
                                                                      Transp.& Parking
                                                                      Services, Co- Director
14 Education                        Cabrillo College                  Sesario Escoto
                                                                      Dean of Student Services
15 Air Pollution Control District MBUAPCD                             David Fairchild
                                                                      Planner
16 Emergency Responders             CHP                               TBD
17 Project Sponsor                  RTC                               Kim Shultz, Proj. Mgr
18 Project Sponsor                  RTC                               George Dondero, E.D..


    Recorder                        RTC                               Staff TBD

* individual to be confirmed.
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             Proposed STARS Technical Advisory Committee

Chris Mann - is Director of Real Estate Services for Graniterock. His career
has been primarily with companies focused on the movement of goods and
services via ground (truck and rail) or air. He is familiar with logistics and
distribution and has a keen interest in the efficient movement of products.
Chris was an appointed member of the Transportation Funding Task Force
representing the City of Watsonville. He currently sits on the Governmental
Oversight Committee of the Santa Cruz County Business Council.

Laura Bonich, P.E. – directs the sustainable design practice at Nolte
Associates, a leader in the delivery of sustainable solutions for civil
infrastructure. She has spent the last 20 years engineering solutions for the
planning and development of complex projects and revitalization of mixed use
districts. A recognized leader in the implementation of sustainable design
principles for integrated water conservation and infrastructure optimization,
Laura has successfully advocated for design code changes. She is a U.S. Green
Building Council LEED Accredited Professional/consultant, full member of the
Urban Land Institute, and past branch president of the American Society of
Civil Engineers.

John Doughty – is Executive Director of AMBAG since November 2008. He
was previously Planning Director for the City of Watsonville. AMBAG is currently
working with the RTC and planning departments of all the cities and counties in
the three-county region to develop a Regional Blueprint Plan. The plan will
develop scenarios to help inform decisions regarding land use and
transportation planning, and could offer useful information during the STARS
process.

Virginia Johnson is chair of the Santa Cruz County Commission on the
Environment, which advises the Board of Supervisors on ways to improve and
protect the environment to ensure the long term environmental sustainability
of the County; and on potential areas of cooperation with other public and
private agencies and organizations to plan and implement effective
environmental policies in the County. Virginia has served as Executive
Director/CEO of Ecology Action, Inc since 1995. Ecology Action is an
environmental consultancy that includes four divisions: Climate and
Community, Energy, Pollution Prevention/Zero Waste, and Transportation.
These four divisions operate dozens of local and regional programs, partnering
with numerous public, private and non-profit organizations.

Karen Christensen – is Executive Director of the Resource Conservation
District (RCD) of Santa Cruz County. She has a solid track record of working
collaboratively with diverse interests to complete watershed assessment,
restoration and protection projects. The RCD is non-regulatory and meets its
goals through grants and voluntary approaches -- neighbor asking neighbor to
cooperate. RCD works county-wide with groups of landowners within several
watersheds, to accomplish a matrix of goals such as reducing fire risk,
improving grazing, reducing pollutants in creeks and streams, and increasing
wildlife habitat. The RCD has been successful in working with many watershed
conservation and restoration groups by assisting in grant procurement, clearing
regulatory hurdles, and contracting with environmental consultants and
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construction firms to get projects funded and completed. Recent work includes:
development, management and oversight for a Pajaro River Watershed Water
Quality Program, Rural Roads and Home Drainage Technical Assistance
Program, Integrated Watershed Restoration Program. Karen also plays a key
role in policy development and analysis for the RCD. She has been with RCD
for 14 years and is an avid mountain biker.

Tami Grove – is Statewide Development and Transportation Liaison with the
California Coastal Commission since 2002, and works in the Santa Cruz office.
She has a long-standing interest in the careful integration of land use and
transportation planning necessary to achieve sustainable development. She is
on the CCC’s Climate Change Taskforce; participated in the California
Transportation Commission working groups that provided recommendations for
revising the RTP Guidelines to address climate change and greenhouse gas
emissions in 2008 and is currently assisting another CTC working group making
recommendations to revise the RTP Guidelines to implement SB 375 and
provide for the California Coastal Trail.

Aileen Loe – is the Deputy Director of Planning and Local Assistance at
Caltrans District 5 and has been with Caltrans District 5 since 1987. She has
worked on numerous transportation plans in the Central Coast counties. Aileen
previously worked with the California Coastal Commission and has been
responsible for the environmental compliance of state and local projects. Aileen
commutes 15 miles to work each day on bicycle.

Daniel Kostelec – has served on the RTC Bicycle Advisory Committee since
2002 and has been Chair since 2005. He commuted from Santa Cruz to his job
in Capitola as head of the Capitola Building Department for 15 years. He
promoted biking as a city employee and set up program for city employees to
use abandoned bikes from the police impound lot. Daniel recently retired, and
thinks the STARS approach is interesting and better than a government
regulatory approach to greening our transportation choices.

Veronica Elsea – is a member of the RTC Elderly and Disabled Transportation
Advisory Committee and chairs a subcommittee, the Pedestrian Safety
Workgroup since it started in 2008. She is blind and uses public transportation
and walks with a guide dog. Her priority issues are accessibility and better
transit service for all residents of the region. She operates Laurel Creek Music
Designs, a recording studio in her home in Santa Cruz.

Jay Friedland is Legislative Director of Plug In America, a non-profit working
to accelerate the shift to plug-in vehicles powered by clean, affordable,
domestic electricity to reduce dependence on petroleum and improve the
global environment. He is also a managing partner of Cinemagic Partners Ltd, a
consulting firm developing high technology ventures. A self-described serial
entrepreneur, he has built successful companies as well as developed key
industry alliances between companies both large and small. Jay is currently
working with the new electric motorcycle startup, Zero Motorcycles. He is also
president of the Central Coast Electric Auto Association.


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Larry Pageler – is Director of Transportation and Parking Services at UC
Santa Cruz with twenty years in that department and 27 years with the
University. He has extensive experience in transit planning, Travel Demand
Management, GIS analysis and CEQA. He participated in a statewide UC
Sustainable Transportation effort, sits on the Chancellors Council on Climate
Change, is a member of the UCSC Sustainability Committee, and is a
representative to the Climate Action Compact Working Group.

Sesario Escoto - is Dean of Student Services at Cabrillo College for the past
10 years. He has been a county resident for 25 years. Currently manages a
grant from the air district to promote bike riding, procure bike lockers and
other improvements for Cabrillo students and staff. He is advisor to the
Student Senate and is charged with monitoring the bus pass program. He is
interested in student government and how it represents and serves its
constituents in terms of transportation issues.

Dave Fairchild – has been a Transportation/Air Quality Planner for the
Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District for the past 11 years. He has
been a county resident since 1994 and a professional planner since 1970. He
has extensive experience in transit planning.
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