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09 September 24, 2015 Citizens advisory committee/ Social services transportation advisory councilCOMM-CAC-00011 RIVERSIDE COUNTY TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE/ SOCIAL SERVICES TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COUNCIL www.rctc.orq AGENDA* *Actions may be taken on any item listed on the agenda 11:30 a.m. Thursday, September 24, 2015 SunLine Transit Agency 32-505 Harry Oliver Trail Thousand Palms, CA 92276 In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Government Code Section 54954.2, if you need special assistance to participate in a Committee meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Board at (951) 787-7141. Notification of at least 48 hours prior to meeting time will assist staff in assuring that reasonable arrangements can be made to provide accessibility at the meeting. 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS 3. PUBLIC COMMENTS 4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES — SEPTEMBER 18, 2014 5. ADDITIONS/REVISIONS (The Committee may add an item to the Agenda after making a finding that there is a need to take immediate action on the item and that the item came to the attention of the Committee subsequent to the posting of the agenda. An action adding an item to the agenda requires 2/3 vote of the Committee. If there are less than 2/3 of the Committee members present, adding an item to the agenda requires a unanimous vote. Added items will be placed for discussion at the end of the agenda.) 6. PUBLIC TRANSIT 101 FOR RIVERSIDE COUNTY Overview This item is for the Committee to receive a presentation on the RCTC's role in Riverside County and an overview of existing public transportation, as requested by Committee members at the September 2014 meeting. Citizens Advisory Committee/ Social Services Transportation Advisory Council September 24, 2015 Page 2 7. PRESENTATION OF RIVERSIDE COUNTY RAIL SERVICES Overview This item is for the Committee to receive a presentation on the new Metrolink extension to the city of Perris, known as the Perris Valley Line, and the planning feasibility for an intercity rail connection between the Coachella Valley and the Los Angeles Union Station, known as the Coachella Valley -San Gorgonio Pass Rail Corridor Study. 8. FISCAL YEAR 2015/16 CAC MEETINGS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR CAC MEMBER INPUT Overview This item is for the Committee to receive a presentation on the scheduled FY 2015/16 CAC meetings and anticipated regional transportation planning activities for CAC members to provide input. 9. COMMITTEE MEMBER COMMENTS AND INFORMATION Overview This item provides the opportunity for the Committee Members and staff to report on attended and upcoming meetings/conferences and issues related to Committee activities. 10. ADJOURNMENT The next Citizens Advisory Committee/Social Services Transportation Advisory Council meeting is scheduled to be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, January 28, 2016, Third Floor, Conference Room A, County Administrative Center, 4080 Lemon Street, Riverside, CA 92501. SIGN IN CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE/SOCIAL SERVICES TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COUNCIL Thursday, September 24, 201511:30 A.M. MEMBER'S NAME SIGNATURE TELEPHONE OR E-MAIL Pamela Brown 0-. ~ Miguel Duran Joe Forgiarini Laura Hernandez Jack Marty Priscilla Ochoa ·qs1) 3L/I-S02S Linda Samulski 160-66(2) -8c/~ Richard Smith 9)(-~S-?--6::}-'-f 0 Mary Venerable °1 s t -~5 \"'tLl :, -'-! 9 5 Beverly Barr-Ford !&a·-~~3-3LtS-v: RCTC STAFF TELEPHONE OR E-MAIL Fina Clemente Martha Durbin John Standiford Robert Yates GUEST (PLEASE PRINT) TELEPHONE OR E-MAIL ' , ~?(J /l/(,~A?f--::C 15f·f.2J-32 '// UA 1..--(z-_ 5_ R:~-'-/t'VO t,..-(.) 7bo ~ 1"2. "'Z. A !l '-l 0 ... 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PUBLIC COMMENTS There were no public comments. 4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES The minutes for the May 9, 2013 meeting were approved as submitted. 5. ADDITIONS/REVISIONS. There were no additions/revisions to the agenda. Citizens Advisory Committee/ Social Services Transportation Advisory Council September 18, 2014 Page 2 6. CAC/SSTAC ORIENTATION John Standiford provided an overview of the CAC/SSTAC roles and responsibilities. Members introduced themselves and their interest in the committee. CAC/SSTAC orientation notebooks were distributed to the members. 7. PRESENTATION OF VETLINK'S NEW ONE -CLICK TRANSPORTATION' RESOURCE Miguel Duran, VetLink Specialist for Connect/VetLink 211, provided an update on Vetlink's new one -click transportation resource. The online, one -click program allows veterans and their families to find specialized transportation options to various VA and military base destinations in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. The service is in partnership with United Way 211 and IE511 and is expected to launch in November of 2014. 8, THE FISCAL YEAR 2012/13 RIVERSIDE COUNTY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ANNUAL COUNTYWIDE PERFORMANCE REPORT Members were provided with the 2012/13 Riverside County Public Transportation Annual Countywide Performance Report. Heather Menninger, Principal at AMMA Transit Planning, reviewed the farebox recovery section of the report and its importance to transit operators when determining fares, availability of services, and operating costs. Members were encouraged to review the report and utilize it as a reference for future funding recommendations. 9. CAC/SSTAC BYLAWS John Standiford gave an overview of the CAC/SSTAC Bylaws and asked the members to review the bylaws and be prepared to appoint a Chair and Vice Chair at the next meeting. 10. COMMITTEE MEMBER COMMENTS AND INFORMATION CAC Member Mary Venerable recommended the CAC/SSTAC agenda be sent via USPS as opposed to overnight delivery as a cost savings measure. Citizens Advisory Committee/ Social Services Transportation Advisory Council September 18, 2014 Page 3 Sheldon Peterson, Rail Manager, gave a brief overview of the Commission's rail projects, specifically the Perris Valley Line extension, to be presented in more detail at the next meeting. He shared information on the new weekend trains to Los Angeles and informed members Martha Durbin, Staff Analyst, will be distributing a map of the Metrolink system and complimentary train tickets. Mr. Peterson encouraged members to ride the train and share their experiences at the next meeting. John Standiford informed members of the upcoming Transit Needs Public Hearing being held at SunLine Transit Agency on October 2 at 1:30 p.m. and invited all members to attend and participate on the board. CAC Member Venerable, Linda Samulski, Joe Forgiarini, Jack Marty, and Michael Williams volunteered to be on the hearing board. Heather Menninger informed the committee that the Federal Transit Administration Section 5310 program is offering a unique funding opportunity for vehicle operating and capital funds. Fina Clemente, Transit Manager, also stated that other new MAP 21 program funding will be available. A call for projects utilizing Measure A funds will be announced in November. CAC Member Forgiarini announced copies of the RTA 10-Year Transit Network Plan are available for members and the public to review and provide comments on proposed changes. 11. ADJOURNMENT There being no further business for consideration by the Citizens Advisory Committee/Social Services Transportation Advisory Council, the meeting adjourned at 1:23 p.m. Respectfully submitted, Ina Clemente Transit Manager