Alliance Service Awards
Alliance Board Presents Service Awards
At the January 16, 2014 meeting of the board of directors, board chair Jeff Gee (Mayor, City of Redwood City) recognized Rich Garbarino (Council Member, City of South San Francisco) for his service to the Alliance as board chair from 2011 to 2013. Mr. Garbarino has been serving on the Alliance board since 2004 and continues to be the representative from his city to the board.
At the same meeting, Chair Gee recognized Susan Kennedy for her eight years of service on the Supervisory Committee. Ms. Kennedy served as committee chair from 2008 to 2013 and recently retired from the City of South San Francisco. Chair Gee thanked Ms. Kennedy not only for her service as chair, but also for her strong advocacy of the Alliance and the programs that the agency promotes throughout the county.
Press Release: Air District and MTC Approve Commuter Benefits Pilot Program
Air District and MTC Approve Commuter Benefits Pilot Program
SAN FRANCISCO – The Metropolitan Transportation Commission today joined the Bay Area Air Quality Management District in approving the launch of the Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program, a joint pilot program that requires employers with 50 or more full-time employees in the Bay Area to offer commuter benefits to their employees. The Air District Board of Directors unanimously approved the program on March 19. Employers subject to the program must select a commuter benefit, register via the program website and implement their program by September 30, 2014.
Annual Report for FY2013
Alliance Announces Release of Annual Report
The Peninsula Traffic Congestion Relief Alliance has released its Annual Report for the Fiscal Year that ended on June 30, 2013. The report highlights the work that was done by the agency in helping to improve vehicle congestion and air quality in San Mateo County. The report also describes the efforts of county businesses that are making commute alternatives a high priority for their employees. An electronic (PDF) version of the report can be viewed by clicking here. Hard copies of the report are available upon request.