California Government Code Title 7.1 - Metropolitan Transportation Commission

  • Section 66500.
    This title shall be known as the Metropolitan Transportation Commission Act.(Repealed and added by Stats. 1970, Ch. 891.)
  • Section 66502.
    There is hereby created, as a local area planning agency and not as a part of the executive branch of the state government, the Metropolitan...
  • Section 66503.
    The commission shall consist of 21 members as follows:(a) Two members each from the City and County of San Francisco and the Counties of Contra...
  • Section 66504.
    Each commissioner s term of office is four years; provided, however, that the commissioners appointed by the Mayor of the City of Oakland and the...
  • Section 66504.1.
    The members shall serve without compensation, but shall receive reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses incurred in connection with the performance of their duties. However,...
  • Section 66505.
    The commission shall appoint an executive director who shall have charge of administering the affairs of the commission, subject to the direction and policies of...
  • Section 66506.
    The commission may:(a) Accept grants, contributions, and appropriations from any public agency, private foundation, or individual.(b) Appoint committees from its membership and appoint advisory committees...
  • Section 66507.
    The commission shall assume the planning and related responsibilities of the Bay Area Transportation Study Commission and its interim successor, the Regional Transportation Planning Committee....
  • Section 66508.
    The commission shall adopt, by June 30, 1973, a regional transportation plan for the region. Prior to the adoption of such a plan, the operation,...
  • Section 66509.
    In developing the regional transportation plan, the commission shall consider:(a) The plan recommended by the Bay Area Transportation Study Commission, with such modifications recommended by...
  • Section 66510.
    The regional transportation plan shall include, but not be limited to, the following segments of the regional transportation system:(a) The national system of interstate and...
  • Section 66511.
    The regional transportation plan shall also include an estimate of the regional transportation needs during the ensuing 10 years and a schedule of priorities for...
  • Section 66512.
    In addition, the regional transportation plan shall include a financial plan for the regional transportation system. The financial plan shall include a proposal for each...
  • Section 66513.
    The regional transportation plan shall be subjected to continuous review by the commission, with revisions prepared as the need may arise. The commission shall adopt...
  • Section 66514.
    The construction of any transbay bridge in the region shall not be commenced without the approval of the commission. This section shall not apply to...
  • Section 66515.
    No public multicounty transit system using an exclusive right-of-way which is proposed to be constructed within the region shall be constructed or operated without the...
  • Section 66515.5.
    Any public multicounty transit system entirely within the region using an exclusive right-of-way shall incorporate physical characteristics compatible with the system of the San Francisco...
  • Section 66516.
    The commission, in coordination with the regional transit coordinating council established by the commission pursuant to Section 29142.4 of the Public Utilities Code, shall adopt...
  • Section 66516.5.
    The commission may do the following:(a) In consultation with the regional transit coordinating council, identify those functions performed by individual public transit systems that could...
  • Section 66517.
    The commission shall render all available assistance to transit systems operated within the region by any city or public agency to ensure adequate feeder service...
  • Section 66517.5.
    The commission shall develop regional transit service objectives, develop performance measures of efficiency and effectiveness, specify uniform data requirements to assess public transit service benefits...
  • Section 66518.
    When allocating funds for construction on the state highway system within the region, the California Transportation Commission shall conform to the regional transportation plan and...
  • Section 66520.
    Any application to the federal or state government for any grant of money, whether an outright or a matching grant, by any county, city and...
  • Section 66521.
    (a) It is the intention of the Legislature that the federal government, the state, and local agencies in the region will participate in support of...
  • Section 66522.
    The commission shall merge with or otherwise join any multifunctional regional government organization, if it has transportation planning responsibilities, within one year of the creation...
  • Section 66525.
    The commission shall administer any county transportation expenditure plan which includes a provision that the commission shall implement a retail transactions and use tax pursuant...
  • Section 66530.
    The commission shall continue to actively, on behalf of the entire region, seek to assist in the development of adequate funding sources to develop, construct,...
  • Section 66531.
    (a) Each county within the jurisdiction of the commission, together with the cities and transit operators within the county, may, every two years, develop and...
  • Section 66532.
    The commission shall develop an emergency transportation system management plan which defines the continuing emergency services required during reconstruction of highway facilities which have been...
  • Section 66535.
    (a) Not later than July 1, 2003, the commission shall establish performance measurement criteria on both a project and corridor level to evaluate all new...
  • Section 66536.
    The Legislature finds and declares the following:(a) The Association of Bay Area Governments, known as ABAG for the purposes of this section and Section 66536.1,...
  • Section 66536.1.
    (a) The joint policy committee shall prepare a report analyzing the feasibility of consolidating functions separately performed by ABAG and MTC. The report shall be...
  • Section 66536.2.
    (a) The Legislature finds and declares:(1) The Association of Bay Area Governments, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission have...

Last modified: September 9, 2016