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Advisory Committees

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 or contact us at 510.208.7400 for more information.


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:

  • Two staff representatives from each agency represented on the Commission (each city in Alameda County, the county, AC Transit and BART).
  • One staff representative each of the following agencies: Altamont Corridor Express, Alameda CTC, Association of Bay Area Governments, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, the California Department of Transportation, the California Highway Patrol, Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Port of Oakland, San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority and Union City Transit.

ACTAC generally meets on the Thursday prior to the second Monday of every month from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Alameda CTC offices. Meetings are open to the public.

Meeting Dates and Agenda Packets

Alameda County Technical Advisory Committee Bylaws


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:

  • One per County supervisor.
  • One per County supervisor district, appointed by the Mayor’s Conference.
  • One to represent transit agencies, appointed by the Alameda CTC.

BPAC generally meets quarterly 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.

About the Committee and Application Form

Meeting Dates and Agenda Packets

Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Bylaws

Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Member Roster


Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC)

The CAC was created in 1986, with the passage of the first Measure B, and since then its members have represented the voice of the public and have served as liaisons between the Alameda CTC and local communities and businesses in Alameda County on the implementation of Measure B programs and projects.  The mission if the CAC has now been fulfilled.  This committee is on hold until further notice.

Meeting Dates and Agenda Packets

Citizens Advisory Committee Bylaws

2013 Citizens Advisory Committee Member Roster


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:

  • One per district, appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
  • One per district, appointed by the Mayor’s Conference.
  • One per representing organization specified in the Expenditure Plan:
    • Alameda County Economic Development Alliance for Business.
    • Alameda County Labor Council.
    • Alameda County Taxpayers’ Association.
    • Alameda County Paratransit Advisory and Planning Committee.
    • East Bay Bicycle Coalition.
    • League of Women Voters.
    • Sierra Club.

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.

About the Committee and Application Form

Meeting Dates and Agenda Packets

Citizens Watchdog Committee Bylaws

Citizens Watchdog Committee Member Roster


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:

  • One per County supervisor (five total)
  • One per city (14 total)
  • One per transit agency (AC Transit, BART, LAVTA, Union City Transit)

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.

About the Committee and Application Form

Meeting Dates and Agenda Packets

Paratransit Advisory and Planning Committee Bylaws

Paratransit Advisory and Planning Committee Member Roster

Paratransit Advisory and Planning Committee Brochure