Members of the public are invited to serve on the following community advisory committees. Each of these committees carries out important transportation-related functions, and members must be Alameda County residents. We welcome public participation in all committees, which meet at regular intervals throughout the year. See the meetings calendar for links to agendas, documents and meeting minutes.
Alameda County Technical Advisory Committee (ACTAC)
The Alameda CTC executive director chairs the ACTAC, the technical advisory committee to the Alameda CTC. Members provide technical expertise, analysis and recommendations related to transportation planning, programming and funding. ACTAC is comprised of:
ACTAC generally meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Alameda CTC offices. Meetings are open to the public.
Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC)
Established in 2003, the BPAC makes recommendations to improve walking and biking in Alameda County. BPAC members advise Alameda CTC and staff on the development and implementation of bicycle and pedestrian programs, including a countywide grant program. All 11 members must be Alameda County residents and are appointed for a two-year term as follows:
BPAC generally meets on the second Thursday of the month from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Alameda CTC offices. Meetings are open to the public.
Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC)
The original citizens' group tasked with the oversight of Measure B, the CAC discusses local transportation needs and issues. CAC members serve as a liaison between the Alameda CTC and local communities and businesses in Alameda County on the implementation of Measure B programs and projects. All 22 members must be Alameda County residents and are appointed by the Commission for a two-year term, one member per Commission member.
CAC generally meets at locations throughout the county on the third Thursday of the month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Four times per year, the CAC hosts a transportation forum from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., directly following the CAC meeting. All meetings are open to the public.
Citizens Watchdog Committee (CWC)
The CWC, listed in the 2000 Measure B Expenditure Plan, makes sure Measure B tax dollars are improving transportation in Alameda County, as promised to voters. The CWC scrutinizes all Measure B expenditures and reports directly to the public each year on these expenditures (see the most recent CWC Annual Report). All 17 members must be Alameda County residents and are appointed for a two-year term, as follows:
CWC members are not elected officials at any level of government nor public employees from agencies that either oversee or benefit from the proceeds of the sales tax measure. CWC generally meets on the second Monday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Alameda CTC offices. Meetings are open to the public.
Paratransit Advisory and Planning Committee (PAPCO)
PAPCO makes decisions on transportation funding for seniors and people with disabilities to address planning and coordination issues regarding paratransit services in Alameda County. PAPCO members advise Alameda CTC on the development and implementation of paratransit programs, including a grant program. All 23 members must be Alameda County residents who use transportation that supports seniors and people with disabilities. Members are appointed for a two-year term as follows:
PAPCO is supported by a Paratransit Technical Advisory Committee comprised of Measure B funded paratransit providers in Alameda County. PAPCO generally meets on every fourth Monday of the month from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Alameda CTC offices. Meetings are open to the public.