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Archived Informational Hearings 2005-2012

 

2012

11/28/12 Informational Hearing

Caltrans Peer Review Process

 

11/27/12 Informational Hearing

Implementation Transportation Development Act in Ventura County

 

8/14/12 Informational Hearing

Addressing Safety Concerns Relating to State Bridges

 

Canceled:

7/5/12 Joint Informational Hearing with the Select Committee on High-Speed Rail and Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee on Resources, Environmental Protection, Energy and Transportation

Regional Memorandums of Understanding, Southern California

 

5/15/12  Joint Informational Hearing with the Select Committee on High-Speed Rail and Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee on Resources, Environmental Protection, Energy and Transportation

High-Speed Rail Authority, Revised 2012 Business Plan

 

3/7/12 Informational Hearing

The State of California's Housing Market 2012

  • Agenda
  • Background Report
  • Witness Presentation:  Leslie Appleton-Young — California Association of Realtors Presentation (PPT)
  • Witness Presentation:  Arthur C. Nelson — Urban Land Institute Presentation (PPT)
  • Witness Presentation:  Meea Kang — Domus Development/California Infill Builders Association Presentation
  • Witness Presentation:  Linda Wheaton — Department of Housing and Community Development Presentation

 

2/22/12 Joint Informational Hearing with Senate Governance and Finance Committee

Financing Affordable Housing and Local Economic Development: New Reality, New Opportunity

 

1/24/12 Informational Hearing

Review of the California Transportation Commission's 2011 Statewide Transportation Needs Study

 

2011

12/13/11 Informational Hearing

Regional Governance in the Bay Area:  Ensuring Effective Community Outreach and Public Participation

 

12/8/11 Informational Hearing

Regional Governance in the Bay Area:  The Role of Regional Institutions in Fostering Economic Development

 

12/5/11 Joint Informational Hearing with the Select Committee on High-Speed Rail

Review of the Draft High-Speed Authority's Business Plan

 

11/22/11 Informational Hearing

Department of Transportation:  Bridge Foundation Inspection Practices

 

11/16/11 Joint Informational Hearing with Assembly Transportation Committee

Intelligent Transportation Systems

 

10/24/11 Informational Hearing

Meeting the Goals of AB 32:  Fuels of the Future

 

09/13/11 Informational Hearing

Regional Governance in the Bay Area

 

07/15/11 Joint Informational Hearing

From Food to Rail: High-Speed Rail Impacts on Agriculture

 

07/08/11  Informational Hearing 

Build California Bonds and Los Angeles METRO's 30/10 Program

  

05/16/11  Informational Hearing

Foreclosures and the California Housing Market

 

03/01/11 Informational Hearing

National Freight Policy: A Strategic and Vital Need

 

02/28/11 Joint Informational Hearing

Transportation Funding Overview

 

02/15/11 Joint Informational Hearing

Redevelopment and Affordable Housing Finance


2010

11/08/10 Informational Hearing

The Interstate 5 North Coast Corridor Project Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement and the Role That AB 32/SB 375 Plays

 

11/04/10 Informational Hearing

Review of the U.C. Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies Assessment of the High-Speed Rail Authority's Ridership Forecast and State Auditor's Monitoring of the High-Speed Rail Authority

 

09/22/10 Joint Informational Hearing

Proposition 22:  The Local Taxpayer, Public Safety, and Transportation Protection Act of 2010

 

03/23/10 Informational Hearing

Status of the Intercity and Commuter Rail Programs Funded by Proposition 1A of 2008 — The Safe, Reliable High-Speed Passenger Train Bond

 

02/23/10 Informational Hearing

Green Building Standards: A Progress Report and Discussion of Issues Related to the Recent Adoption of the 2010 CALGreen Code

  • Agenda
  • Background Paper
  • Witness Testimony:  Kim Strange — Department of Housing and Community Development Testimony, Handout
  • Witness Handout:  Bob Raymer — California Building Industry Association Handout
  • Witness Letter:  Matthew Wheeler — California Building Officials Letter
  • Witness Letter:  Victoria Rome — Natural Resources Defense Council and Lauren Navarro — Environmental Defense Fund Letter
  • Witness Testimony:  Elizabeth Echols — United States Green Building Council, Northern California Testimony
  • Witness Letter:  Harry Moos — Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of California Letter
  • Witness Letter:  Sara Yerkes — International Code Council Letter

 

01/20/10 Informational Hearing

The Use of Federal Economic Stimulus Funds for Transportation

 

01/19/10 Joint Informational Hearing

Review of the High-Speed Rail Authority Business Plan

 

01/13/10 Joint Informational Hearing

Updates from California Housing Finance Agency and the Department of Housing and Community Development

 

01/12/10 Joint Informational Hearing

2009 San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Closures and Related Bridge Safety Issues

 

2009

12/15/09 Joint Informational Hearing

Schools as Centers Of Sustainable Communities: A Vision for Future School Facility Construction

  • Agenda
  • Biography: Robert R. Verchick — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Handout
  • Witness Testimony: Federal Partnership for Sustainable Communities Testimony
  • Biography: Steven Bingler — founder of Concordia, LLC Handout
  • Witness Testimony: Schools as Centers of Community: A Citizens Guide for Planning and Design Testimony
  • Biography: Jordan Knighton and Carol A. Leighty Handout
  • Witness Testimony: Schools as Centers of Community/Community Based Sustainable School Planning Testimony
  • Biography: Jeff Vincent, Deputy Director — Center for Cities and Schools, UC Berkeley Handout
  • Fact Sheet: SB375 and Public Schools Handout
  • Fact Sheet: Smart Schools, Smart Growth Handout
  • Fact Sheet: Integrating Infrastructure Planning: The Role of Schools Handout
  • Witness Testimony: Mike McKeever, Executive Director — Sacramento Area Council of Governments Testimony

 

12/01/09 Informational Hearing

High-Occupancy Vehicle Lanes II: The Next Generation

 

11/17/09 Informational Hearing

High-Occupancy Vehicle Lanes I: Achieving Current Policy Objectives

 

10/28/09 Joint Informational Hearing

Setting Speed Limits in California

 

03/17/09 Informational Hearing

Overview of the California High-Speed Rail Program in California

 

03/16/09 Informational Hearing

California's Proposed Low-Carbon Fuel Standard

  • Agenda
  • Background Paper
  • Witness Presentation:  James Goldstene and Robert Fletcher — Air Resources Board Presentation (PPT)
  • Witness Testimony:  Catherine Raheis-Boyd — Western States Petroleum Association Testimony
  • Witness Presentation:  Geoff Cooper — Renewable Fuels Association Presentation
  • Witness Testimony:  Dave Modisett — California Electric Transportation Coalition Testimony
  • Witness Testimony:  Bonnie Holmes-Gen — American Lung Association Testimony
  • Witness Presentation:  Roland Hwang — Natural Resources Defense Council Presentation
  • Witness Testimony:  Patricia Monahan — Union of Concerned Scientist Testimony
  • Witness Testimony:  Jane Williams — California Communities Against Toxics Testimony

 

02/24/09 Informational Hearing

Reducing Congestion and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Through Parking Policy

 

02/23/09 Joint Informational Hearing

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Of 2009: Putting It to Work in California

 

2008

10/23/08 Informational Hearing

Review of the High-Speed Rail Business Plan

 

10/08/08 Informational Hearing

Metrolink Railroad Accident at Chatsworth

 

02/26/08 Joint Informational Hearing

National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission Presentation of Commission Findings and Recommendations

  • Agenda
  • Background Paper
  • Secretary Mary E. Peters as published in the Wall Street Journal Handout
  • Article in the Bond Buyer, Senator Barbara Boxer Favors Bonds for Transportation Funding Handout

 

01/11/08 Informational Hearing

Oversight of the California High-Speed Rail Authority

 

2007

12/07/07 Informational Hearing

Oversight of the California High-Speed Rail Authority

 

11/27/07 Informational Hearing

Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

 

08/21/07 Informational Hearing

The State of California's Bridges

 

03/07/07 Joint Informational Hearing

Proposition 1B Air Quality-Related Impacts

 

03/06/07 Informational Hearing

Implementation of Proposition 1B Pt. II

 

02/27/07 Informational Hearing

Implementation of Proposition 1B

 

02/13/07 Informational Hearing

Implementation of Proposition 1C

  • Agenda
  • Background Paper
  • Witness Presentation:  Lynn Jacobs, Department of Housing and Community Development Handout
  • Witness Testimony:  Rebecca Clark, National Community Reinvestment Testimony
  • Witness Presentation:  Lynn Jacobs, Department of Housing and Community Development Handout
  • Witness Presentation:  Julie Snyder, Housing California Handout
  • Witness Testimony:  Rusty Selix, California Association of Councils of Government Testimony, Presentation
  • Witness Testimony:  Tom Adams, California League of Conservation Voters Testimony
  • Witness Testimony:  Carol Galante, BRIDGE Housing Corporation Testimony
  • Witness Presentation:  Richard Lyon, California Building Industry Association Report
  • Witness Presentation:  Mary Ellen Shay, California Housing Authorities Association Report

 

01/17/07 Informational Hearing

Tolls, User Fees, and Public-Private Partnerships: The Future of Transportation Finance in California?

 

2006

10/18/06 Informational Hearing

Proposition 1B: What the Transportation Bond Means for Southern California

 

10/11/06 Informational Hearing

The Emergency Shelter and Housing Needs of Southern California and the Accomplishments of Proposition 46

  • Agenda
  • Background Paper
  • Summary Report
  • Witness Presentation:  Di Richardson — California Housing Finance Agency Chart (MS Excel)
  • Witness Presentation:  Lynn Jacobs — California Department of Housing and Community Development Presentation
  • Witness Presentation:  Beth Stochl — City of Los Angeles Housing Department Presentation (PPT)
  • Witness Presentation:  Tom Scott — San Diego Housing Federation Presentation
  • Witness Presentation:  Toni Reinis — New Directions, Inc. Presentation
  • Report on Homeless Foster Youth:  Elizabeth Calvin — Human Rights Watch Report

 

3/01/06 Majority Report to the Conference Committee on Infrastructure Bonds

 

2/28/06 Informational Hearing

The Governor's Strategic Growth Plan: Expanding Technology's Role in Meeting 21st Century Challenges

 

2/21/06 Informational Hearing

The Governor's Strategic Growth Plan: Are These the Legislature's Funding Priorities?

 

2/14/06 Informational Hearing

The Governor's Strategic Growth Plan: Public-Private Partnerships

 

2/7/06 Informational Hearing

The Governor's Strategic Growth Plan: The Transportation Project Selection Process

 

1/24/06 Informational Hearing

The Governor's Strategic Growth Plan: Overview and Reactions

 

2005

12/13/05 Informational Hearing

SB 1024: What the Infrastructure Bond Would Mean for Southern California

 

5/4/05 Joint Informational Hearing with Senate Transportation Sub-Committee on California Ports and Goods Movement and Assembly Select Committee on Ports

Goods Movement Meltdown — What Should Be the State's Strategy?

 

2/8/05 Informational Hearing

Linking Jobs, Housing and Transportation to Create More Livable Communities