Transportation Committee

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Transportation Committee

Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 10:00 AM

Consistent with California Government Code Section 54953 and Assembly Bill 361, a meeting of the Transportation Committee will be held online.

Attend, watch or listen
• The public can attend meetings at SACOG’s offices to watch the livestream from a meeting room
• Watch the meeting live at, Webinar ID:  882 6769 3339
• Listen by phone 1-888-475-4499, Meeting ID: 882 6769 3339

Provide public comment – comments will be taken on the item at the time it is taken up by the committee
Public comment may be made in person at SACOG’s offices. You will have 3:00 minutes to speak.  Please complete a speaker form and provide it to the clerk.
During the meeting by Zoom or phone:  
By Zoom:  tap on your name on the attendee list and then tap “Raise Hand”.  The clerk will call you by name when it is your turn to comment.  You will have 3:00 minutes to address the committee/board.  
By phone:  press *9.  The clerk will call you by name or by phone number when it is your turn to comment.  You will have 3:00 minutes to speak.
Written comments
May be submitted via email to the clerk at  Comments requested to be read at the meeting will be limited to 250 words.  Comments requested to be distributed to the committee/board members will be shared with members if they are received at least one hour prior to the meeting.  Otherwise they will be shared after the meeting.    

Agenda Timing:  Time durations are estimates only.  Action may be taken on any item on this agenda.  The committee may take up any agenda item at any time, regardless of the order listed.

Accessibility and Title VI:  SACOG provides access to all agenda and meeting materials online at   Additionally, interested persons can sign up for email notifications at  If you need a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, please contact the Clerk to the Board ( or by phone at (916) 340-6236.  SACOG also provides services/accommodations upon request to persons who are limited-English proficient who wish to address agency matters.  For accommodations or translations assistance, please call 916.321.9000, or for TDD/TTY dial 711, or email at We require three working days’ notice to accommodate your request.

La SACOG puede proveer asistencia/facilitar la comunicación a las personas y los individuos con conocimiento limitado del inglés quienes quieran dirigirse a la agencia. Para solicitar asistencia, por favor llame al número 916.321.9000 o para TDD/TTY llame al numero 711, o email a Requerimos que solicite asistencia con tres días hábiles de anticipación para poderle proveer asistencia.

Message from the Clerk:  In compliance with California Government Code Section 54952.3, the Clerk hereby announces that the compensation for legislative body members attending the following simultaneous or serial meetings is: Board of Directors $100; Transportation Committee $100; Land Use & Natural Resources Committee $100; Policy & Innovation Committee $100, Strategic Planning Committee $100, Race, Equity and Inclusion Working Group $100, Funding Round Working Group $100.  Compensation rates for these meetings are set pursuant to the Rules for the Sacramento Area Council of Governments adopted in July 2005.

Pledge of Allegiance


Roll Call: Directors Branscum, Chapman, Ghag, Guererro, Jennings, Joiner, Loren, Sander, Vice Chair Suen, Chair Gayaldo, and Ex-Officio Member Benipal


Public Communications:  Any person wishing to address the committee on any item not on the agenda may do so at this time. After ten minutes of testimony, any additional testimony will be heard following the action items.




Approve Remote Committee Meeting (Est. Time: 0 minutes)

Approval to hold the meeting remotely.



Approve Minutes of the May 4, 2023, Committee Meeting (Est. Time: 0 minutes)

Approval of the written record of the May 4, 2023, committee meeting.

Adjourn as SACOG, convene as Capitol Valley Regional Service Authority for Freeways and Expressways Committee (separate agenda attached)

Adjourn as Capitol Valley Regional Service Authority for Freeways and Expressways Committee, reconvene as Transportation Committee




Approve Revolving Match Recommendations (Victoria Cacciatore) (Est. Time: 10 minutes)

By adding a strategic amount of funding, the Revolving Match program provides contingent awards to projects to increase their competitiveness in larger funding programs. Staff reviewed the requests for projects applying to federal or state grant programs within the next six months and developed a funding recommendation for approval (Attachment A).


Sacramento Emergency Clean Air Transportation Program Guideline Amendments (Chris Dougherty) (Est. Time: 10 minutes)

The Sacramento Emergency Clean Air Transportation (SECAT) program needs to be updated to reflect the transition to zero emission vehicles in all vehicles classes, and include mobility services to align with regional goals and allow for flexibility in program delivery.


SACOG Carbon Reduction Program Strategy (Kristina Svensk) (Est. Time: 10 minutes)

SACOG’s proposed strategy for federal Carbon Reduction Program funding for the six-county region.



Update on Engage, Empower, Implement (Rosie Ramos) (Est. Time: 10 minutes)

Staff is providing an update on the Engage, Empower, Implement (EEI) funding program.

Other Matters


Optional Presentation

Blueprint (Noon-1:00 p.m.)




The next meeting of the Committee will be held remotely on Thursday, August 3, 2023, at 10:00 a.m.

This agenda and attachments are available on SACOG’s website at SACOG is accessible to the disabled. As required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Federal Rules and Regulations adopted in implementation thereof, a person who requires a modification or accommodation, auxiliary aids or services in order to participate in a public meeting, including receiving this agenda and attachments in an alternative format, should contact SACOG by phone at 916‐321‐9000, e‐mail ( or in person as soon as possible and preferably at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.