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San Francisco's Metropolitan Transportation Commission elects officers, members


On Wednesday, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) elected Adrienne Tissier chairwoman and Amy Rein Worth, vice chairwoman of the agency, which oversees transportation planning, coordinating and financing for the nine-county San Francisco Bay area.

Tissier is a supervisor on the San Mateo County Board and serves on the San Mateo County Transit District’s Board. Worth is a member of the Orinda City, Calif., city council.

"My goals as MTC chair include ensuring the sustainability of Caltrain and making sure high-speed [rail] works for the peninsula," Tissier said in a prepared statement.

Also on Wednesday, the commission named the following new members who will serve four-year terms: Sam Liccardo, a member of the San Jose City Council; South San Francisco Mayor Kevin Mullin; Dave Cortese, a Santa Clara County supervisor; and Union City, Calif., Mayor Mark Green.


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