Advisory Committees

Standing Staff Based Advisory Committees

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)

Staff representatives from each member jurisdiction serve on the STA Technical Advisory Committee consisting of City Public Works Directors and the Transportation Engineering Manager from the County of Solano. The TAC meets on the last Wednesday of every month.

Next Meeting :  December 16, 2020

Committee Members

Benicia William Tarbox
Dixon Joe Leach
Fairfield Paul Kaushal
Rio Vista Robin Borre
Solano County Matt Tuggle
Suisun City Matthew Medill
Vacaville Shawn Cunningham
Vallejo Terrance Davis
Committee Staff Person Daryl Halls
Executive Director
(707) 424-6075
dkhalls@sta.ca.gov

SolanoExpress Intercity Transit Consortium

The SolanoExpress Intercity Transit Consortium coordinates intercity transit issues between the various transit operators within Solano County. The SolanoExpress Intercity Transit Consortium meets every last Tuesday of every month.

Next Meeting :  December 15, 2020

Committee Members

Dixon Readi-Ride Claudia Williams
Fairfield & Suisun Transit Diane Feinstein
Rio Vista Delta Breeze Brandon Thomson
SolTrans Beth Kranda
Vacaville City Coach Lori DaMassa
County of Solano Joyce Goodwin
Solano Mobility Debbie McQuilkin
STA Director of Programs Ron Grassi
Committee Staff Person
Brandon Thomson
Transit Mobility Coordinator
(707) 399-2234
bthomson@sta.ca.gov

Ad Hoc Staff Based Advisory Committees

Regional Transportation Impact Fee (RTIF) Working Group

The RTIF Working Group is composed of public works directors and planning directors, who advise STA staff on the technical accuracy of draft materials and discuss the feasibility of proposed policies.

Committee Members

Benicia William Tarbox & Steven Yee
Dixon Joe Leach
Fairfield Paul Kaushal
 Rio Vista Robin Borre
 Suisun City Matthew Medill & John Kearns
 Vacaville Tracy Rideout & Barton Brierley
 Vallejo Terrance Davis
 County of Solano Bill Emlen & Matt Tuggle

Ad Hoc Policy Committees

Policy Committees

Policy Committees act in an advisory capacity to the STA Board of Directors and STA Staff. Elected officials and some staff representatives from each member jurisdiction make recommendations on the Comprehensive Transportation Plan and any studies the STA conducts.

State Route (SR) 12 Corridor Advisory Committee

The purpose of the SR 12 Corridor Advisory Committee (CAC) is to review and provide policy input and set priorities during the development of the SR 12 Corridor Study, covering the area from I-80 in Solano County, through Sacramento County, to I-5 in San Joaquin County.  The CAC is comprised of elected officials from the counties of Solano, San Joaquin and Sacramento, and the cities of Rio Vista and Lodi. The CAC reviews the study scope of work, schedule and public outreach plan.  The CAC receives reports on on-going and planned work on SR 12 from STA, SJCOG and Caltrans.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

County of Solano Jim Spering
County of San Joaquin Ken Vogel
County of Sacramento Don Nottoli
City of Rio Vista Ronald Kott
City of Lodi Larry Hansen
Committee Staff Person Robert Guerrero
Director of Planning
(707) 399-3211
rguerrero@sta.ca.gov

State Route (SR) 12 Steering Committee

This policy committee makes recommendations to the STA Board with regard to strategies and actions to improve safety on SR 12, including studies, improvements, programs and enforcement activities to be conducted and to provide additional SR 12 and funding recommendations to the STA Board.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

Rio Vista Ronald Kott
Fairfield Harry Price
Suisun City Lori Wilson
County of Solano Jim Spering
County of Solano VACANT
Committee Staff Person Robert Guerrero
Director of Planning
(707) 399-3211
rguerrero@sta.ca.gov

Arterials, Highways, and Freeways Committee

This policy committee makes recommendations to the STA Board of Directors for changes and updates to the Arterials, Highways, and Freeways Element of the Comprehensive Transportation Plan as well as recommendations on corridor studies, such as the I-80/I-680/I-780 Major Investment & Corridor Study.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

Fairfield Harry Price, Chair
Solano County Erin Hannigan, Vice-Chair
Benicia Elizabeth Patterson
Dixon Steve Bird
Rio Vista Ronald Kott
Suisun City Lori Wilson
Vallejo Bob Sampayan
Vacaville Ron Rowlett
Committee Staff Person Robert Guerrero
Director of Planning
(707) 399-3211
rguerrero@sta.ca.gov

Transit & Rideshare Committee

This policy committee makes recommendations to the STA Board of Directors for changes and updates to the Transit Element of the Comprehensive Transportation Plan as well as recommendations on corridor studies, such as the I-80/I-680 Transit Corridor Study.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

Vallejo Bob Sampayan, Chair
Benicia Elizabeth Patterson
Dixon Thom Bogue
Fairfield Harry Price
Vacaville Raymond Beaty
County of Solano Erin Hannigan
Committee Staff Person Robert Guerrero
Director of Planning
(707) 399-3211
rguerrero@sta.ca.gov

Transit Consolidation Committee

This policy committee will provide guidance to the countywide Transit Consolidation Study effort initiated in 2007.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

County of Solano Jim Spering, Chair & Birgitta Corsello
Dixon Thom Bogue & Jim Lindley
Benicia Elizabeth Patterson & Lori Tinfow
Fairfield Harry Price & Stephan Chatwin
Rio Vista Ronald Kott & Robert Hickey
Suisun City Lori Wilson & Suzanne Bragdon
Vacaville Row Rowlett & Jeremy Craig
Vallejo Bob Sampayan & Hermie R. Sunga
Committee Staff Person Ron Grassi
Director of Programs
(707) 399-3233
rgrassi@sta.ca.gov

Active Transportation Committee

This policy committee makes recommendations to the STA Board for changes and updates to the Alternative Modes Element of the Comprehensive Transportation Plan. It also recommends funding for Transportation Development Article-3 grants (TDA-3) as well as other alternative modes funds.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

Solano County Jim Spering, Chair
Benicia Lionel Largaerspada
Dixon Thom Bogue
Fairfield Chuck Timm
Rio Vista Hope Cohn
Suisun City Lori Wilson
Vacaville Raymond Beaty
Vallejo Robert McConnell
Committee Staff Person Anthony Adams
Project Manager
(707) 399-3215
aadams@sta.ca.gov

Regional Transportation Impact Fee Policy Committee

This policy committee provides guidance to the Regional Transportation Impact Fee effort initiated in 2008.

Committee Members

County of Solano Jim Spering, Chair & Birgitta Corsello
Dixon Thom Bogue & Jim Lindley
Benicia Elizabeth Patterson & Lori Tinfow
Fairfield Harry Price & Stephan Chatwin
Rio Vista Ronald Kott & Robert Hickey
Suisun City Lori Wilson & Suzanne Bragdon
Vacaville Ron Rowlett & Jeremy Craig
Vallejo Bob Sampayan & Hermie R. Sunga
Committee Staff Person Daryl Halls
Executive Director
(707) 424-6075
dkhalls@sta.ca.gov

State Route (SR) 37 Policy Committee

A multi-county committee with policymakers participating from Marin, Napa, Sonoma and Solano counties. The SR 37 Policy Committee was formed in 2015 as part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to discuss joint county efforts in improving the SR 37 Corridor from I-80 to Hwy 101.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

Solano County Bob Sampayan-City of Vallejo Mayor, Jim Spering- MTC Commissioner, Erin Hannigan, Vice-Chair, Solano County Supervisor
Sonoma County David Rabbitt, Chair, Supervisor, Jake Mackenzie-MTC Commissioner, Susan Gorin-Supervisor
Marin County Damon Connolly-MTC Commissioner, Judy Arnold-Supervisor, Stephanie Mouton-Peters, City of Mill Valley Councilmember
Napa County Alfredo Pedroza-MTC Commissioner, Belia Ramos-Supervisor, Leon Garcia-City of American Canyon Mayor
Committee Staff Person Daryl Halls
STA Executive Director
(707) 424-6075
dkhalls@sta.ca.gov

Standing Citizen Based Advisory Committees

Citizen Advisory Committees

Several public advisory committees assist the STA Board of Directors and staff in the development of specific policies and transportation plans to improve Solano County’s transit systems, roads and freeways, and alternative modes.

Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC)

Meets the first Thursday of every odd-numbered month in the STA office conference room at 6:00 PM. The Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) is responsible for updating and monitoring the progress of the Active Transportation Plan and makes funding recommendations for countywide bicycle priority projects to the STA Board of Directors and member agencies.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

ANNOUNCEMENT: The STA BAC has new positions to be filled! Download the Advisory Committee  Interest form HERE.

Committee Members

AGENCY  MEMBER
Rio Vista VACANT
Vacaville Neal Iverson, Chair
Benicia Nancy Lund, Vice-Chair
Dixon Jodie Stueve
Fairfield VACANT
Suisun City Lawrence Gee
Vallejo David Belef
County of Solano Michael Segala
Member at Large Barbara Wood
Committee Staff Person Brent Rosenwald
Planning Assistant
(707) 399-3214
brosenwald@sta.ca.gov

Complete Streets

MTC’s Complete Streets Checklist is intended for use on projects at their earliest conception or design phase so that any pedestrian or bicycle consideration can be included in the project budget. The county Congestion Management Agencies (CMAs) will ensure that project sponsors complete the checklist before projects are submitted to MTC. CMAs are required to make completed checklists available to their Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPACs) for review. To view checklists for the current project funding cycles, please visit the following link: Current Complete Streets Checklists

Safe Routes to School (SR2S)

The STA Safe Routes to School Advisory Committee is responsible for guiding the STA’s Safe Routes to School Program and recommending projects and programs for funding countywide to the STA Board.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

Suisun City Police, Commander Dan Healy
Vallejo USD Chief Operations Officer Mitchell Romao
City of Vacaville Gwen Owens
Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District Jim Antone
City of Fairfield Garland Wong
California Highway Patrol David Harvey, Chair
Pedestrian Advisory Committee Rep. Sandy Newell
Bicycle Advisory Committee Rep. Neal Iverson, Vice-Chair
Solano County Office of Education Jennifer Leonard
Solano County Public Health Wendy Loomas
Committee Staff Person Lloyd Nadal
Program Services Division Manager
(707) 399-3219
lnadal@sta.ca.gov

Paratransit Coordinating Council (PCC)

Meets the third Thursday of every other (odd) month at 1:00 pm. The Paratransit Coordinating Council (PCC) works on countywide senior and disabled transit issues as required by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and makes recommendations on transit and paratransit funding, claims and coordination.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Interested in serving on the Paratransit Coordinating Council? Download the Advisory Committee Interest form HERE.

Committee Members

MTC/PAC Representative (1 Position) Richard Burnett
Members at Large (2 Positions) James Williams, Brian McLaughlin
Public Agencies (2 Positions) * Judy Nash – Education, Teri Ruggiero – Health & Social Services
Social Service Providers (3 Positions) Cindy Hayes, Heather Barlow, Lisa Hooks Vice-Chair
Transit Users (3 Positions) ** Ernest Rogers – Chair, Cynthia Tanksley,  Katherine Richter
Committee Staff Person Debbie McQuilkin
Transit Mobility Coordinator
(707) 399-3231
dmcquilkin@sta.ca.gov
* Public Agency position consists of a representative from Solano County Department of Health and Social Services.
** Transit users consist of one (1) elderly representative, one (1) disabled representative, and one (1) low-income representative.

Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC)

Meets the first Thursday of every even-numbered month in the STA office conference room at 6:00 PM. The Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC) is responsible for updating and monitoring the progress of the Active Transportation Plan and makes funding recommendations for countywide pedestrian-related projects to the STA Board of Directors and member agencies.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

ANNOUNCEMENT: The STA PAC has new positions to be filled! Download the Advisory Committee  Interest form HERE.

Committee Members

 Agency Representative
Rio Vista Kevin McNamara, Chair
Vallejo Teresa Booth
Benicia Diane Dooley
Dixon Sandra Newell
Fairfield Joseph Heffern-Green
Suisun City Steve Olry
Vacaville Aaron Trudeau, Vice-Chair
County of Solano Joseph Joyce
Bay Area Ridge Trail Council Bob Berman
Solano Community College VACANT
Member-at-Large VACANT
Committee Staff Person Kathrina Gregana
Planning Assistant
(707) 399-3230
kgregana@sta.ca.gov

 

Consolidated Transportation Services Agency (CTSA) Advisory Committee

STA formed the CTSA Advisory Committee in 2015 to provide countywide coordination to pursue Mobility Management funding and identify and facilitate implementation of various Mobility Management Programs and Services to support Mobility for Solano County Seniors, People with Disabilities and Low Income.  This committee makes recommendations to the STA Board.

The fourteen members include representatives from SolanoExpress Intercity Transit Consortium (4 Transit operators), Paratransit Coordinating Council, Seniors and People with Disabilities Transportation Advisory Committee, Lifeline Advisory Committee, Solano County Health and Social Services, Veteran/Low Income, Area Agency on Aging, and four STA Board Liaisons.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

STA Board Liaisons (4 Positions) Jim Spering – Solano County Supervisor, Harry Price – City of Fairfield, Bob Sampayan – City of Vallejo, Ronald Kott – City of Rio Vista
Transit Operators (4 Positions) Beth Kranda – SolTrans, Claudia Williams – Consortium Member/Dixon Readi-Ride, Diane Feinstein – Fairfield & Suisun Transit, Lori DaMassa – City of Vacaville/Vacaville City Coach
County of Solano Director of Health & Social Services Gerald Huber
Independent Living Resources Susan Rotchy
Lifeline Committee Richard Burnett
Paratransit Coordinating Council Ernest Rogers
Community Action North Bay
Kari Rader
Health & Social Services
Elaine Clark
Committee Staff Person Ron Grassi
Director of Programs
(707) 399-3233
rgrassi@sta.ca.gov

Ad Hoc Citizen Advisory Committees

Equity Chapter Working Group

The purpose of the Equity Chapter Working Group is to assist STA in defining transportation equity for Solano County. The group will receive background information on federal, state and regional history, definitions, laws, policies, and programs that influence STA’s equity planning. It will review STA’s recent mobility investments, including comparison with regional equity goals and performance measures. The Working Group will review and comment on a draft Transportation Equity Chapter which STA staff will consider when compiling its recommended Final Transportation Equity Chapter for presentation to the STA Board at a public hearing in September  2019.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

City of Suisun City Lori Wilson
City of Fairfield Harry Price
City of Vallejo Bob Sampayan
County of Solano, District 4 John Vasquez
KROC Center & Salvation Army Michael Brito
STA Paratransit Coordinating Council Richard Burnett
Faith in Action Robert Fuentes
Touro University Andrea Garcia
Vallejo Resident Cookie Gordon
Greenbelt Alliance Amy Hart
SOFITCITY O. Johnson
Health Promotion & Community Wellness Bureau Wendy Loomas
Solano-Napa Habitat for Humanity Gerry Raycraft
Independent Living Resources Center Susan Rotchy
Fairfield Resident Yolanda Sanchez
Potentiate LLC Rochelle Sherlock
Impact Bible Ministries Anthony Summers
Committee Staff Person Kathrina Gregana
Planning Assistant
(707) 399-3230
kgregana@sta.ca.gov

Lifeline Advisory Committee (LAC)

The STA has established a Lifeline Advisory Committee as the review team. Members include representatives from a Community Action Council, Children’s Network, Transit Consortium, Paratransit Coordinating Council, Solano County Health and Social Services and an At-Large Member. This committee makes their recommendations to the STA Board.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

Community-Based Organization (CBO) Cookie Powell
Social Service Agency Gerry Raycraft
Transit Operator Charles Palomeras (pending)
Social Service Agency Joyce Goodwin (pending)
Community-Based Organization (CBO) Susan Rotchy (pending)
MTC Policy Advisory Council (PAC) Representative Richard Burnett
Community-Based Organization (CBO) Bruce Wagstaff (pending)
Committee Staff Person Ron Grassi
Director of Programs
(707) 399-3233
rgrassi@sta.ca.gov

Seniors & People with Disabilities Transportation Advisory Committee

The STA formed the Senior & Disabled Transportation Advisory Committee in December 2009 to provide a countywide forum for coordination and funding of seniors and disabled transportation services. This committee makes recommendations to the STA Board.

Members include representatives from Solano Transit Operators, Solano County Health and Social Services and Transportation, Non-Profits, Paratransit Coordinating Council, Senior Coalition, Solano Community College, Medical providers, two STA Board Liaisons, and eight At-Large Members.

Next Meeting : No Upcoming meetings scheduled

Committee Members

STA Board Liaisons Jim Spering – Solano County Supervisor, Harry Price – City of Fairfield, Thom Bogue – City of Dixon, Ronald Kott – City of Rio Vista
Transit Operators Janet Koster – Dixon Readi-Ride, Diane Feinstein – Fairfield & Suisun Transit, Brandon Thomson – Rio Vista Delta Breeze, Brian McLean – Vacaville City Coach, Beth Kranda – SolTrans
Solano County VACANT – Health & Social Services, Joyce Goodwin – Health & Social Services, Matt Tuggle – Transportation
Solano Community College Judy Nash
Senior Coalition of Solano County Rochelle Sherlock
Paratransit Coordinating Council Lisa Hooks
Medical Providers Laura Eggers – Kaiser Permanente, Heather Barlow – North Bay Medical Center, Holly Harper – Sutter Solano, Theresa Williams – Davita Dialysis Center, Roxann Dominguez – Skilled Nursing Facility
Non-Profit Robert Fuentes – Faith in Action, Bruce Wagstaff – Area Agency on Aging
At-Large Members Jim Kirchhoffer – Benicia, Susan Rotchy – Dixon, VACANT – Fairfield, VACANT – Rio Vista, Mattie Sango – Suisun City. Katheryn Tuberty – Vacaville, Cori LaBrado – City of Vallejo, Tracee Stacy – Solano County
Committee Staff Person Ron Grassi
Director of Programs
(707) 399-3233
rgrassi@sta.ca.gov