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Tissier heading up MTC pursestrings committee

By rgordon
Thursday, March 29th, 2007 at 11:16 am in Uncategorized.

Adrienne TissierSan Mateo County just might have inched a little closer to some of those coveted dollars to alleviate local traffic woes.

On Wednesday, San Mateo County Board of Supervisors Vice President Adrienne Tissier was apppointed chair of the Programming and Allocations Committee for Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

It may not sound like much, but the committee is responsible for recommending transportation projects for funding consideration by the full commission. The committee allocates funds from the Bay Area’s portion of $40.1 billion in statewide infrastructure bonds that were passed by voters in November.

The commission, known as the MTC, has 19 members and is the Bay Area’s regional transportation planning and financing agency.

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