Oversight/Info Hearings

 

Informational Hearing, January 24, 2017

California Roads and Bridges’ Quickly Expanding Funding Shortfall

 

4/4/16 Joint Oversight Hearing

With the Senate Subcommittee 2 on Resources, Environmental Protection, Energy and Transportation

High Speed Rail:  An Overview of the 2016 Draft Business Plan

 

3/15/16 Joint Informational Hearing

With the Senate Judiciary Committee

Telematics 101:  How Much Your Car Knows About You

 

3/9/16

Innovative Solutions to Build Affordable Housing

  • Agenda — 3/9/16
  • Background Paper — 3/9/16
  • Witness Handout:  Ben Metcalf, Director — California Department of JHousing and Community Development
  • Witness Presentation:  Carol Galante, I. Donald Terner Distinguished Professor in Affordable Housing and Urban Policy — UC Berkeley
  • Witness Testimony:  Richard C. Gentry, President and CEO — San Diego Housing Commission
  • Witness Presentation:  Matt Regan, Senior Vice President, Public Policy — Bay Area Council
  • Witness Testimony:  Kevin Zwick, Chief Executive Officer — Silicon Valley Housing Trust Fund
  • Witness Presentation:  Mary Ann Gaido, Chair and President — Irvine Community Land Trust
  • Witness Presentation: Nico Calavita, Professor Emeritus, Graduate Program in City Planning — San Diego State University
  • To view a video of the hearing, click here.

 

3/8/16 Joint Oversight Hearing

With the Senate Environmental Quality Committee

Volkswagen's "Defeat Device":  Update and Implications for California

 

2/22/16 Joint Oversight Hearing

With the Assembly Transportation Committee

Overview of California Air Resources Board Air Quality and Emissions Reduction Programs as They Relate to the Transportation Sector

 

2/17/2016 Joint Oversight Hearing

With the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee

Ride-Hailing Disruption: Establishing a Level Playing Field in the Transportation-for-Hire Market

  • Agenda — 2/17/16
  • Background Paper — 2/17/16
  • Attachment A — 2/17/16
  • Witness Testimony:  Brian D. Taylor, Director — Institute of Transportation Studies, Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies and UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
  • Witness Testimony:  Susan Shaheen, Co-Director — Transportation Sustainability Research Center
  • Witness Testimony:  Bruce Schaller, Principal — Schaller Consulting
  • Witness Handout:  Liane M. Randolph, Commissioner — California Public Utilities Commission
  • Witness Testimony:  Bob Lockhart, Deputy Director of Aviation for Operations — Mineta San José International Airport
  • Witness Handouts:  Joseph Okpaku, Vice President, Government Relations — Lyft Handout 1, Handout 2, Handout 3
  • Witness Handouts:  Kellyn Blossom, California Public Policy Manager — Uber Handout 1, Handout 2, Handout 3, Handout 4
  • Witness Handouts: William Rouse, President — Taxicab Paratransit Association of California Handout 1, Handout 2
  • Witness Handout:  Jim Gleich, Senior Vice President Western Region — Transdev on Demand, Inc.
  • To view a video of the hearing, click here.

 

2/16/16 Informational Hearing

Declining Transportation Revenues:  Transportation Project Cuts and the Updated 2016 STIP Fund Estimate

 

1/5/16 Joint Oversight Hearing

With the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee

Implementation of the Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention (VHHP) Program

  • Agenda — 1/5/16
  • Background Paper — 1/5/16
  • HCD/CalHFA/CalVet Handout — VHHP Program Overview
  • HCD/CalHFA/CalVet Presentation — Homeless Veteran Information
  • HCD/CalHFA/CalVet Handout — VHHP Services
  • HCD/CalHFA/CalVet Handout — VHHP Feb. 2015 Funding Round 1 Outcomes
  • HCD/CalHFA/CalVet Handout — VHHP Round 2 NOFA Preliminary Application Information
  • HCD/CalHFA/CalVet Handout — VHHP Key Dates and Stakeholder Engagement Process
  • Witness Testimony:  Susan Riggs, Acting Director — Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Witness Testimony:  Tia Boatman-Patterson, Executive Director — California Housing Finance Agency
  • Witness Testimony:  Dana Trujillo, Chief Real Estate Officer — Skid Row Housing Trust
  • Witness Handout:  Sharon Rapport, Associate Director, California Policy — Corporation for Supportive Housing
  • Witness Testimony:  Leon Winston, Chief Operating Officer — Swords to Plowshares
  • To view a video of the hearing, click here.

 

2015

11/12/15 Informational Hearing

High Housing Costs: Ensuring All Californians Have a Place to Call Home

 

10/22/15 Informational Hearing

Chronic State of Homelessness:  Identifying Proven Solutions to End and Prevent Homelessness in California

 

10/21/15 Conference Committee on SB 4 and AB 3 of the First Extraordinary Session of 2015

California's Transportation Funding Challenge

 

10/16/15 Conference Committee on SB 4 and AB 3 of the First Extraordinary Session of 2015

California's Transportation Funding Challenge

 

7/2/15 Conference Committee on SB 4 and AB 3 of the First Extraordinary Session of 2015

California's Transportation Funding Challenge

 

3/24/15 Joint Oversight Hearing

With the Senate Energy, Utilites and Communications Committee

Up Like a Rocket, Down Like a Feather: The State of California's Gasoline Market

 

3/17/15 Joint Oversight Hearing

With the Senate Environmental Quality Committee

The Road to 2020 and Beyond: The Role of the Transportation Sector in Meeting California's Climate Goals

  • Agenda — 3/17/15
  • Background Report — 3/17/15
  • Hearing Summary
  • Witness Presentation: Richard Corey, Executive Officer — Air Resources Board Handout 1, Handout 2, and Testimony
  • Witness Presentation: Janea A. Scott, Commissioner — California Energy Commission
  • Witness Presentation and Handout: Curt Augustine, Director of Policy and Government Affairs — Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
  • Witness Presentation: Tim Carmichael, President — California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition Handout and Testimony
  • Witness Handout: Bill Magavern, Policy Director — Coalition for Clean Air
  • Witness Presentation: Simon Mui, Ph.D., Senior Scientist and Director — California Vehicles and Fuels, Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Public Comment: Safe Routes to School National Partnership Handout on 120 Organizations Supporting More ATP Funding
  • To view a video of the hearing, click here.

 

3/13/15 Informational Hearing

Meeting Transportation Needs of the Southern California Region: Lessons Learned from Other States

 

2/24/15 Joint Informational Hearing

With the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee 2 on Resources, Environmental Protection, Energy and Transportation

Funding the Transportation Maintenance Backlog

  • Agenda — 2/24/15
  • Background Report — 2/24/15
  • Witness Presentation: Asha Weinstein Agrawal, Associate Professor — Urban and Regional Planning, San Jose State University; Director — Mineta Transportation Institute National Transportation Finance Center
  • Witness Handout: Steven Keck, Budget Director – California Department of Transportation
  • Witness Handout: Will Kempton, Executive Director – California Transportation Commission
  • To view a video of the hearing, click here.

 

2/18/15 Joint Informational Hearing

With the Assembly Housing Committee

An Overview of the Housing Market and the State's Housing Resources and Programs

 

2014

8/5/14 Informational Hearing

Bay Bridge Lessons Learned:  Receipt of Final Reports

 

5/13/14 Informational Hearing

SB 375:  From Vision to Implementation

  • Agenda — 5/13/14
  • Background Report — 5/13/14
  • Witness Testimony:  Dr. Gian-Claudia Sciara, Postdoctoral Scholar — UC Davis Testimony
  • Witness Presentation:  Carl Morehouse, President — Southern CA Assoc of Governments Handout and Testimony
  • Witness Testimony:  Dr. Stephanie Pincetl, Professor — UCLA Testimony
  • Witness Testimony:  Amanda Eaken, Deputy Director — Natural Resources Defense Council Testimony
  • Witness Testimony:  Richard Lyon, Senior Vice President — California Building Industry Association Testimony
  • The Summary Report from the Informational Hearing  Publication 1570-S
  • To view a videoof the hearing, click here.

 

3/27/14 Informational Hearing

Toward a World-Class Passenger Rail System in California:  Evaluating High-Speed Rail's Potential for Success

 

2/11/14 Informational Hearing

Reforming Caltrans

 

1/24/14 Informational Hearing

Lessons Learned from the Development and Construction of the Bay Bridge

 

2013

11/13/13 Informational Hearing

How to Save the State Billions:  Improving Megaproject Outcomes

 

5/14/13 Informational Hearing

Caltrans:  The State Auditor's Recent Investigation and a Bay Bridge Update

 

2/26/13 Joint Informational Hearing

California High-Speed Rail Project: How Should the State Safeguard the Public's Interest?

Senate Transportation and Housing Committee and Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 2 on Resources, Environmental Protection, Energy and Transportation

 

3/19/13 Informational Hearing

AB 32 Implementation:  Light Duty Vehicles and Their Fuels

Committee Address

Staff