Standing Committees MTC’s Standing Committees consider a wide range of questions on policies, planning and programs, and provide recommendations to the full Metropolitan Transportation Commission. This dizzying view from the lower deck of the old East Span shows the cantilever mid-demolition Credit Sam Burbank Administration Committee The Administration Committee oversees and approves MTC administrative tasks, including staff oversight, consultant contracts, budgeting and financial policies, reports and audits. BAHFA Oversight Committee The Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) Oversight Committee oversees the work of the authority that is addressing the Bay Area’s chronic housing challenges. BATA Oversight Committee Bay Area Toll Authority’s (BATA) Oversight Committee oversees the work of the authority that administers revenue from the region’s seven state-owned toll bridges. Joint MTC ABAG Legislation Committee The Joint MTC ABAG Legislation Committee brings together members from MTC and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) to oversee both agencies’ priorities, policies and positions. Operations Committee The Operations Committee oversees many of the programs MTC runs for the public, including MTC’s traveler services like 511 and Clipper®, as well as highways and major roads. Planning Committee The Planning Committee oversees MTC’s planning studies and programs, and recommends revisions to Plan Bay Area – the region’s long-term transportation plan. Programming & Allocations Committee The Programming & Allocations Committee develops the policies and recommendations about how to spend state and federal funds.