Proposition 1B Allocations and Appropriations:   Joshua Shaw, Executive Director,  California Transit Association

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Proposition 1B. Public Transit Modernization, Improvement, and Service Enhancement Account (PTMISEA) Four billion dollars ($4,000,000,000) Intercity rail = Four hundred million dollars ($400,000,000)Local transit = Three billion six hundred million dollars ($3,600,000,000) $3.6 billion per State

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Proposition 1B Allocations and Appropriations: Joshua Shaw, Executive Director, California Transit Association

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1. Proposition 1B Allocations and Appropriations: Joshua Shaw, Executive Director, California Transit Association

2. Proposition 1B Public Transit Modernization, Improvement, and Service Enhancement Account (PTMISEA) Four billion dollars ($4,000,000,000) Intercity rail = Four hundred million dollars ($400,000,000) Local transit = Three billion six hundred million dollars ($3,600,000,000) $3.6 billion per State Transit Assistance (STA) Program formula

3. Proposition 1B Transit System Safety, Security, and Disaster Response Account One billion dollars ($1,000,000,000) Subject to conditions determined by Legislature For “… capital projects that provide increased protection against a security and safety threat…” And “… capital expenditures to increase the capacity of transit operators, including waterborne transit operators, to develop disaster response transportation systems that can move people, goods, and emergency personnel and equipment in the aftermath of a disaster impairing the mobility of goods, people, and equipment.”

4. Proposition 1B -- PTMISEA Association adopted legislative principles Emphasize project verification by State, no discretion STA formula makes PTMISEA an “entitlement” program Project qualifies per Proposition or doesn’t State role is also to tabulate funding need and timing To support legislative appropriation of sufficient funds Verification and tabulation assigned to Caltrans Two main bills have been introduced SB 716 (Perata) AB 901(Núñez)

5. Comparison of Proposition 1B PTMISEA Implementing Bills SB 716 (Perata) Oversight by CTC Requires project comply with state GO bond law, including useful life requirements Identification of total cost and “fully funded” Controller may audit AB 901 (Núñez) Oversight by Caltrans Eligible project is any bus, rail or ferry project in a plan Sponsoring entity must be STA-eligible on 11-07-06 Operators must include funded projects in TDA audit

6. Proposition 1B -- TSSSDRA Association adopted legislative principles and white paper, looked at sample formulae Split the TSSSDR Account 50% / 50%: $500 million for Security only $500 million for Safety, Security and Disaster Response Subject each pot to different allocation criteria: Security – risk assessment (discretionary) Safety/Security/Disaster Response – formula (TBD) Two main bills have been introduced SB 45 (Perata) AB 1350 (Núñez) Third bill may be used as Assembly’s vehicle AB 1202 (Richardson) – currently port security

7. Comparison of Proposition 1B TSSSDRA Implementing Bills SB 45 (Perata) Safety and security funds would be allocated by OHS on 75% high risk, high threat grant process and 25% statewide formula (TBD, but references federal formula) Eligible projects are defined Disaster response funds will be allocated by the Office of Emergency Services (OES), subject to further conditions and criteria (TBD) AB 1350 (Núñez) Requires the Office of Emergency Services (OES) and the Department of Transportation, in consultation with transit operators, to issue a joint report to the Legislature before allocating funds, by February 4, 2008 Report to address: Inventory existing funds Proposed coordination strategy Inventory of emergency response plans Strategic recommendations for expending these funds

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