The mission of the Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC) is to plan, fund and deliver transportation programs and projects that expand access and improve mobility to foster a vibrant and livable Alameda County.
Alameda CTC coordinates countywide transportation planning efforts; programs local, regional, state and federal funding; and delivers projects and programs including those approved by voters in Alameda County transportation expenditure plans for Measure B, Measure BB and the Vehicle Registration Fee.
Alameda CTC is a joint powers authority governed by a 22-member Commission comprised of elected officials from each of the 14 cities in Alameda County, all five members of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and elected representatives from AC Transit and BART.
Alameda CTC's main responsibilities are to:
Alameda CTC develops a range of plans that guide transportation development and funding decisions.
Alameda CTC distributes funds for numerous transportation project and program investments.
Alameda CTC funds and oversees numerous transportation capital projects in Alameda County.
Alameda CTC has several standing committees and receives regular public input from advisory committees made up of the public and agency partners. The public is invited to participate at Commission and committee meetings to help us fulfill our promise to voters to improve transportation and foster a vibrant and livable Alameda County.
The Alameda County Transportation Commission is committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity in all aspects of business contracting and employment. For additional information, see our Title VI webpage.
The Commission is comprised of 22 members, with the following representation:
- All five Alameda County Supervisors
- Two Oakland representatives
- One representative from each of the other 13 cities
- AC Transit
Commission meetings are held at 1111 Broadway, Suite 800 in downtown Oakland at 2:00 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month. See the meetings calendar for links to agendas, materials and minutes.
Vice Chair: San Leandro Mayor Pauline Cutter
The Alameda County Transportation Commission has established five standing committees to assist the Commission in fulfilling the agency’s mission, as well as two committees to oversee operations of the I-580 and I-680 Express Lanes. See the meetings calendar for links to agendas, materials and minutes.
Finance and Administration Committee (FAC): The functions and authority of the FAC are agency operations and performance; human resources and personnel policies and procedures; administrative code; salary and benefits; procurement policies and procedures; procurement of administrative contracts; contract preference programs for entities such as local business enterprises, small business enterprises and disabled business enterprises; bid protests and complaints related to administrative contract procurement; annual budget and financial reports; investment policy and reports; audit reports, financial reporting, internal controls and risk management; and the annual work program.
Goods Movement Planning Committee (GMPC): The matters within the jurisdiction of the GMPC are goods-movement-specific plans and studies, beyond those addressed in the Planning, Policy and Legislation Committee; goods movement partnership and collaboration; goods movement-specific policy development; updates on Goods Movement Plan implementation from staff and other agencies; local, state and federal funding pertaining to goods movement projects and programs; and local, state and federal legislative issues pertaining to goods movement.
I-580 Express Lanes Policy Committee (I-580 PC): The functions and authority of the I-580 PC are policy, management and operations of the I-580 Express Lanes in the Tri-Valley. The I-580 PC considers and recommends policies to the Commission for delivery and operation of the toll facility on a regular basis and coordinates policies with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission in relation to its express lane network policies. The I-580 PC consists of the Commission chair and one representative from each of the following jurisdictions: Alameda County and the cities of Dublin, Livermore and Pleasanton.
I-680 Sunol Smart Carpool Lane Joint Powers Authority (I-680 JPA): The functions and authority of the I-680 JPA are management, operations and performance of the I-680 Express Lane as well as development of the annual report. The Sunol Smart Carpool Lane JPA consists of five elected officials, four voting members from Alameda County and one voting member from Santa Clara County. Voting rights were determined based on each county’s share of road miles within the corridor.
Programs and Projects Committee (PPC): The functions and authority of the PPC are local, state, congestion management agency Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), TFCA Vehicle Registration Fee (VRF) programs and Expenditure Plan programs and projects; local, state and federally funded projects and funding programs; the annual strategic plan for programs and projects; funding requests from project sponsors and other eligible recipients; paratransit services programs and projects; bicycle and pedestrian projects and programs; funding allocations to various transportation programs and projects; eminent domain proceedings; environmental evaluations; contract procurement; good faith efforts policies and procedures; and bid protests and complaints regarding engineering and construction contract procurement.
Planning, Policy and Legislation Committee (PPLC): The functions and authority of the PPLC are the Congestion Management Program; Countywide Transportation Plan; federal, state, regional and local transportation and land-use planning policies and studies; amendments to the 1986 Expenditure Plan or the 2000 Expenditure Plans; amendments to the VRF Expenditure Plan; transit-oriented development and priority development area projects and programs; the annual legislative program; state and federal legislative matters; general and targeted outreach programs; and advisory committee performance and effectiveness.
Transit Planning Committee (TPC): The matters within the jurisdiction of the TPC are transit-specific plans and studies, beyond those addressed in PPLC; transit-specific policy coordination; transit collaboration efforts with other agencies; updates on transit plan implementation from staff and other agencies; local, state and federal funding pertaining to transit; and local, state and federal legislative issues pertaining to transit.
Members of the public are invited to serve on the following advisory committees. Each of these committees carries out important transportation-related functions. Community advisory members must be Alameda County residents, and technical advisory members represent an agency. 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.
- Two staff representatives from each agency represented on the Commission (each city in Alameda County, the county, AC Transit and BART).
- One staff representative from 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.
- One per county supervisor
- One per county supervisorial district, appointed by the Mayor’s Conference
- One to represent transit agencies, appointed by Alameda CTC
- One per district, appointed by the Board of Supervisors
- One per district, appointed by the Mayor’s Conference
- Alameda County Economic Development Alliance for Business
- Alameda County Labor Council
- Alameda County Taxpayers’ Association
- Alameda County Paratransit Advisory and Planning Committee
- Bike East Bay
- League of Women Voters
- Sierra Club
- One per county supervisor (five total)
- One per city (14 total)
- One per transit agency (AC Transit, BART, LAVTA, Union City Transit)
Alameda CTC maintains financial records and reports beginning July 22, 2010.
For more detailed information, please see our Financials page.
Alameda County Transportation Commission Executive Team
Arthur L. Dao
Under Dao's leadership, Alameda CTC developed the transformative 2014 Transportation Expenditure Plan that was overwhelmingly approved by Alameda County voters in November 2014 to provide over $8 billion of transportation investments in the County over the next 30 years. These transportation infrastructure investments are expected to support growth, economic development, and the environment in the entire region. Dao brings 30 years of transportation engineering and management experience to Alameda CTC. As deputy director of the Alameda County Transportation Improvement Authority from 2001 to 2010, his leadership resulted in early delivery of transportation solutions for the residents and businesses in Alameda County. Dao is a graduate of University of California at Davis and is a registered professional engineer.
Deputy Executive Director of Planning and Policy
As Deputy Executive Director of Planning and Policy, Tess Lengyel is responsible for policy, legislation and public affairs, and directs all short- and long-range transportation planning for Alameda County. She led the development of the 2014 Transportation Expenditure Plan that was approved by 70.76 percent of Alameda County voters as Measure BB in November 2014, and she spearheaded the public education efforts that helped the transportation sales tax measure, Measure B, pass with 81.5 percent support in 2000. Lengyel holds a degree in planning and policy/environmental studies and brings over 25 years of experience to Alameda CTC.
Deputy Executive Director of Finance and Administration
As Deputy Executive Director of Finance and Administration, Patricia Reavey has built a focused team to streamline systems and implement cost-effective methods that ensure accountability, transparency and internal control. She brings over 25 years of experience to Alameda CTC and has worked with SamTrans, Caltrain and the San Mateo County Transportation Authority, where she was Director of Finance, as well as with Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Reavey holds a bachelor’s degree in finance/accounting and is a licensed certified public accountant in the state of California.
Alameda CTC Staff
|Linda Adams||Executive Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org||510.208.7418|
|Aleida Andrino-Chavez||Associate Transportation Planneremail@example.com||510.208.7480|
|Lily Balinton||Director of Financefirstname.lastname@example.org||510.208.7416|
|Vivek Bhat||Director of Programming and Project Controlsemail@example.com||510.208.7430|
|E.W. Cheng||Senior Administrative Analystfirstname.lastname@example.org||510.208.7420|
|Seung Cho||Director of Procurement and Information Technologyemail@example.com||510.208.7472|
|Carolyn Clevenger||Director of Planningfirstname.lastname@example.org||510.208.7496|
|Jhay Delos Reyes||Senior Transportation Engineeremail@example.com||510.208.7469|
|Andrea Gomez||Assistant Transportation Plannerfirstname.lastname@example.org||510.208.7456|
|Vanessa Herrera||Assistant Administrative Analystemail@example.com||510.208.7429|
|Amy Ho||Associate Administrative Analystfirstname.lastname@example.org||510.208.7438|
|Minyoung Kim||Senior Transportation Engineeremail@example.com||510.208.7411|
|Christine Lacsamana||Senior Accountantfirstname.lastname@example.org||510.208.7447|
|Leslie Lara-Enriquez||Associate Program Analyst||LLEnriquez@alamedactc.org||510.208.7461|
|Vanessa Lee||Clerk of the Commissionemail@example.com||510.208.7436|
|Kate Lefkowitz||Associate Transportation Plannerfirstname.lastname@example.org||510.208.7471|
|Ericka Leiva||Accounting Technicianemail@example.com||510.208.7455|
|Angelina Leong||Assistant Transportation Engineerfirstname.lastname@example.org||510.208.7427|
|Chris Marks||Associate Transportation Planneremail@example.com||510.208.7453|
|Yoana Navarro||Accounting Managerfirstname.lastname@example.org||510.208.7431|
|John Nguyen||Senior Transportation Planneremail@example.com||510.208.7419|
|Trinity Nguyen||Director of Project Deliveryfirstname.lastname@example.org||510.208.7441|
|Krystle Pasco||Assistant Program Analystemail@example.com||510.208.7467|
|Jesse Peoples||Associate Transportation Engineerfirstname.lastname@example.org||510.208.7487|
|Elizabeth Rutman||Director of Express Lanes Implementation and Operationsemail@example.com||510.208.7483|
|Cathleen Sullivan||Principal Transportation Plannerfirstname.lastname@example.org||510.208.7484|
|Saravana Suthanthira||Principal Transportation Planneremail@example.com||510.208.7426|
|Ashley Tam||Associate Transportation Engineerfirstname.lastname@example.org||510.208.7459|
|Jacki Taylor||Senior Program Analystemail@example.com||510.208.7413|
|Kristen Villanueva||Senior Transportation Plannerfirstname.lastname@example.org||510.208.7457|