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Executive Director's Report

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STEVE HEMINGER’S REPORT TO THE
COMMISSION MEETING OF FEBRUARY 25, 2015

SUMMARY OF EVENTS:

Secretary Foxx Visit
February 2, San Jose

Vice Chair Cortese, Commissioner Liccardo and I joined other state and local officials in welcoming U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to the Mineta Transportation Institute for a discussion about his visioning initiative known as “Beyond Traffic 2045”. Later in the day, Secretary Foxx was interviewed by Google Chairman Eric Schmidt on a webcast that garnered quite a bit of national press attention. For more information, please follow this link: www.dot.gov//beyondtraffic.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Testimony
February 25, Washington DC

I will be absent from your Commission meeting because I have been invited to testify before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee about reauthorization of the federal surface transportation program. The current federal authorizing legislation (MAP 21) expires in May.

MTC Operational Statistics

The monthly report on the performance of MTC’s operating programs:


Upcoming Events

March 16-18 — Advocacy Visits, Washington DC
March 19 — Bay Area Council Executive Committee, San Francisco