MTC Policy Advisory Council
Updated August 2015
The Council meets regularly to advise MTC on a range of dynamic topics including regional planning efforts linking transportation, housing and land use plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; public transit service productivity improvements; cost-effectiveness measures for the region’s transportation system; and strategies to secure new revenues for transportation in the Bay Area, among other issues.
Membership Structure and Appointments
The membership of the Policy Advisory Council is structured around interests related to the economy, the environment and social equity.
A total of nine (9) economy and environment representatives are appointed, and are considered at-large seats. Appointment recommendations are made by the MTC Chair and Vice Chair. The make-up of the nine representatives must be as follows:
A total of eighteen (18) equity representatives are appointed, are county based, and are recommended by the Commissioners in each county. The make-up of the 18 representatives must be as follows:
Individuals representing economic, environmental or equity interests should have either a work, academic or extensive volunteer background in the subject, or be extremely familiar with related issues from life experience.
Advisors are appointed for four-year terms. The current term began in September 2013 and will be completed in July 2017. Vacancies occur periodically as advisors move or are otherwise unable to fulfill their term, and vacancies are announced on this web page as seats become open.
For more information, see the box above, at right, contact the MTC Public Information Office at 510.817.5757 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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