Metropolitan Transportation  
Bay Area Metro Center  
375 Beale Street  
San Francisco, CA 94105  
Meeting Agenda  
Policy Advisory Council Equity & Access Subcommittee  
Ilaf Esuf, Chair  
Genay Markham, Vice Chair  
Christine Fitzgerald, Dwayne Hankerson,  
Gabriela Orantes, Vinay Pimple, Terry Scott,  
Frank Welte, Walter Wilson, and Howard Wong  
Pamela Campos and Anne Olivia Eldred  
Friday, April 28, 2023  
9:00 AM  
Board Room - 1st Floor  
This meeting shall consist of a simultaneous teleconference call at the following location(s):  
Kaleidoscope Coffee, 109 Park Place, Richmond, California 94801  
Silicon Valley Independent Living Center, 25 N. 14th Street Suite 1000, San Jose, California  
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The Policy Advisory Council advises the Metropolitan Transportation Commission on  
transportation policies in the San Francisco Bay Area, incorporating diverse perspectives  
relating to the environment, the economy, and social equity.  
1. Call Meeting to Order / Roll Call / Confirm Quorum  
Quorum: A quorum of this subcommittee shall be a majority of its regular voting  
members (6).  
2. Welcome - Ilaf Esuf, Policy Advisory Council Equity & Access Subcommittee Chair  
Approval of the January 27, 2023 Meeting Minutes  
Subcommittee Approval  
Transit Transformation Action Plan Accessibility Work Plan Update  
Drennen Shelton  
Clipper® START Pilot Update  
Evaluation results of the Clipper START means-based transit fare discount  
program pilot and proposed recommendations for extending the pilot  
program beyond the current sunset date of June 2023.  
Melanie Choy  
Nominations for 2022-2023 Policy Advisory Council Equity & Access  
Subcommittee Chair and Vice Chair  
Nominations for the 2022-2023 Chair and Vice Chair of the Policy  
Advisory Council Equity & Access Subcommittee will be opened at the  
April 28, 2023 meeting. The nomination period will remain open until the  
election scheduled for the May 26, 2023 meeting.  
K-Nam Miller, Staff Liaison  
7. New Business  
Members of the subcommittee may bring up new business for discussion or addition to a  
future agenda.  
8. Public Comments / Other Business  
Note: The subcommittee will not take action on items not listed on today’s agenda.  
Members of the public participating by Zoom wishing to speak should use the “raise  
hand” feature or dial *9. When called upon, unmute yourself or dial *6.  
9. Adjournment / Next Meeting  
The next meeting of the Policy Advisory Council Equity & Access Subcommittee will  
be held on Friday, May 26, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. at the Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale  
Street, San Francisco, CA. Any changes to the schedule will be duly noticed to the  
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Manual (Resolution No. 1058, Revised) if, in the chair's judgment, it is necessary to maintain the orderly  
flow of business.  
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