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thinking lost cabins in the homes are substantial to gun stoelgz the u.s. department of justice reports 90 thousand firearms are stolen every year during burglaries and unlost guns in home are for people that want to do harm the sandy hook massacre used guns from his mothers arrest natural that makes firearms less likely to get to toddlers and cancel teens and closes the leadership such as a bayview of a woman to leave them around and theal shooting by children are undocumented and the safe storage law on the
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roster to insure sympathizer reasonably secure forbes in 2012 recorded a 3-year-old can open guns those amendments lake the safe storage have consistent with the second amendment gun people can carry a loaded gun and assess it in the matter of seconds thank you supervisor mark farrell's and the rest of the board for your consideration for this legislation. >> (inaudible). >> at this time thank you colleagues is there a motion or discussion i'm sorry. >> apologizes towards the city attorney one clerical error. >> john gibner, deputy city attorney on page 3 line 6 the word handgun is missing so after the committee sought this out
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we'll submit a clean version with error corrected it's deleted basic in the wrong spot. >> thank you, mr. accept city attorney motion supervisor peskin this is anonymous thank you okay mr. clerk, call item 2. >> item two resolution for an option agreement for the sale of block the northern one thirds by fulsome by the successor agency to the san francisco redevelopment agency to f four transbay partner, llc for $45 million
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thank you. i i believe that scott or ms. sally from the occ to present on this item. >> good afternoon, supervisors i have some copies of presentation for the supervisor as well as copies for the public thank you. >> today to seek approval with the f four, llc for transbay block 4 for a sales privacy eve 45 millions and my that agenda for today is i'll combgd on block 4 and
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parcel f another within the transbay project area that is related to the matter before you provides some of the terms of the option agreement and discuss the determination before the board a fair market analysis of the sales price of $45 million other considerations we look at during the staff analysis and finally some steps here's the map of the transbay development project area divided two zone one of the state owned parcels part of development of transbay the portion and block 4 as you can see right kiblgdz other than the right-hand side if you're unanimous familiar with that neighborhood on the transit center bus terminal till taken up blocks 2, 3, 4
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parcel f is adjacent to the trans center i'll give you a little bit of background and block 4 in zone one of the project area under the occ land use jurisdiction with the temporary terminal zoned for a tower up to 4 hundred and 50 feet with adjacent mid-rise buildings that the townhomes and skoendz for residential use with the parking and will need to be a mixed income part of the requirements under the transbay project area the desire project area must insure that 35 percent are available for protecting and moderate based on the projects we're working on now and upcoming pipeline within the district we estimate that 454 percent or approximately half of
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block 4 will need to be available in order to keep us on track with the 45 percent goal here's an example of massing not a project proposal i'll go into we don't have the specifics we're at option agreement stage based on the mapping residential design guidelines this is the favor what you'll see in the tower with the rise building on the townhomes facing the transbay park this is our block 3 we've developed by at a future date as i mentioned parcel f is a t.j. tjpa adjacent to the transit center and zoned for seven hundred and 50 feet zone two has land jurisdiction designated to the planning
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department through the designation as you are familiar with an option process with the tjpa undertook for parcel f for the procedures for the transit center ultimately 9 process was not held but united states tjpa continued to have negotiations with the pre-qualified birds one of the birds was urban pacific they brought on hines development upward with the salesfroce tower and goldman sachs fifth avenue for the tjpa financing so they're familiar with the transbay area in the project they submitted angle over offer to the tjpa parcel f and block 4 sierra club seeing the two projects work together right now we know about project f as mixed use has has a hotel
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in the middle and residential at the top the tjpa board approved the purpose agreement with the developer for parcel if for $160 million for march the condition was there was an approval of the option on block 4 from occ so we negotiated that option agreement and which was approved by our commission the purchase price was $45 million it could be load through the negotiation in the wrong direction or if that's the case lower we'll come back for a fair market determination as i mentioned the site is on the location of the temporary transit center if for some reason the delays it is k9d
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for but the purpose must be equal or greater than fair market that's why we're here before you the developer whether deposit 5 hundred thousand with occ with the approval that covers the costs with an option for another 100 percent thousands if we need the costs and most importantly the developer agreed to provide for 4 percent affordable housing in the project with no occ subsidy that's a significant friction our commission approved it on april 19th of this year, the other considerations that lasts until 2018 it gives over two years that's the average timeframe for any of the transbay blocks to move to the discipline process and oats new york city around the development and around that time we'll work to define the project the mass design and the fee and concerns
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something that includes approval over parcel f residential component assistance not within our purview of zone two goes to the planning department because of the amount of residential units it is important to understand how we meet the 45 requirement we have approve rights over that to know exactly how many units and what kind of housing one thing we anticipate both block four and parcel f they continue to refine to look at whether that makes sense or make sense to offsite any of the avenue to block 4 we know challenges and including affordable housing at the top of these tower so see if 0 block four is a better site we do know
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i want to flag about the possibility analyze it that is a proposal made we'll come back to the board with separate approval so you'll be able to make your detectors at this time we're requiring the developer bring on an affordable housing developer with experience and providing affordable housing of 45 percent affordable housing project is a significant amount we want to make sure you'll see expertise we need - one thing that was important for us to flag this is the beginning an option agreement we want to signal we have a couple of community benefit goals to work on this right now to incorporate the best practices and doing everything we can for the certificate of see corporations and the developers agreed that part of $500,000 deposit community-based organization
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toward certificate of preference holders to make sure we're learning what we can and providing the service for the housing but we're seeking to develop a robust plan that includes moma the contracting opportunities for small businesses and economically disadvantaged san francisco residents and businesses to make sure the empowering space there is ground floor retail and other xhernld used to make sure those are focused on the communities local nonprofits or small businesses, that would be provided below-market-rate rates or other terms to help us improve the neighborhood that we can. >> so, now to the meat the fair market determination and so we're required to have a determination made under state law under the health and safety code the property must be the
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considerations for the property must consist of fair market so we provided to you in our file what we call a section 443 report that includes the option agreement and an analysis in any cost the disprobation officer of lands does this disposition help to eliminate light yes and what the estimated value again since we don't have a specific project before you at this point we used perimeters to come up what we think a hypothetical development somewhere and did massing and estimate that around 5 hundred and 80 utilities plus for the tower and look at the 100 percent rental scenario all the units are offered at scenario a
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confined on other transbay blocks the top of the tower might include for sale market-rate homes and we looked at those are described go amongst the tower any subsidy it will be zero and what the revenues for each type of units and came up within an adjusted value and on the fair market of the lot and in the remedy scenario with an estimate of 18 want $6 million and on a reversal and centennial that was higher which assured us the offer of $45 million did in fact, meet the requirement of the market-rate with a strong requirement from the developer and staff feels confident we are achieving the sate mandate fair market so another consideration is this does facilitate the sale of
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parcel f that is critical of providing 47 percent of units at their costs which the highest on the transbay this is a significant community benefit, of course, all the other terms of the project with highway, traffic and safety will be worked in the disposition that goes back and forth who the developer and what their design concept and the community benefits and standard d da terms based on that staff's recommendation the option be approved i wanted to highlight we have reached out to the community this item was heard at the april transbay cac meeting and supportive and endorsed this with a couple of comments to ask us as and move forward with the affordable housing throughout the project there be consideration how transbay block 3 or the park will be programmed
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that includes high quality chrjz programs and the project there be high quality with exterior and for the unit designs for the residents and so for the next steps the estimated timing from the board approves the option agreement with the tjpa and developer will close on parcel f in june and we'll spends the remainder of 2016 working with the development team to have their dispensary join the team with the concept and framing and get into the meat with the negotiations in 2017 and as an as i mentioned the terminal needs to be removed by the 2018 scheduled to open early 2018 that concludes my presentation. i have representatives of both the development team and the
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tjpa are here if you have my questions as well as myself. >> we have a couple of questions in the kind supervisor peskin. >> so relative to the $3 million from the 45, $52 million with the temporary terminal not abandoned by thirty june 2018 what is the timeline for the completion of transbay and the abandonment and demolition of temporary terminal. >> we anticipate the tear terminal will be off by that point, we have as i mentioned occ blocks on three and four and other timeframes you know for next steps other than to continue to work with to your knowledge but at this point we don't anticipate past that point is a caveat should it in the be a mechanism built into the
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agreement. >> right i did descents on the vote this body loaned tjpa a quarter of a billion dollars to the extent the project continues to come in late and over budget it just gives me a heart burn to on intersections that might cost us an additional $3 million from 45 to $42 million i mean is there any arrangement arrangement if they fail that tjpa will reimbursement the city that $30 million. >> well, i'll turn to representatives the tjpa that are here to answer that question supervisor. >> good afternoon, commissioners i'm mark intern executive director with the transbay joint powers authority. >> what's your name. >> mark. >> mark. >> you're the new executive
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director. >> intern. >> nice to meet you. >> nice to meet you as well your currently schedule to open the transit center in 2017 we saw no reason you'll not dedicate the parcel before 2018 we're confident that land block 4 and 3 as well with the adjusted block that be available by 2018 for - >> you have a 6 month cushion your telling us. >> yes. >> if you fail inform perform. >> i will not fail to perform. >> perfect that's a good answer, of course, your only the intern director. >> not up to me. >> thank you, supervisor wiener. >> thank you, thank you for the presentation i thank you for
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this and it is exciting the project will go move forward and i on intersections the 4 percent affordable is terrific one thing i want to just get to classification, of course, nothing is free and so there is a you stated and also stated in the yeah in the presentation that there's no public subsidy to get to that 45 percent and so - the $45 million purchase price that valuation that led to the purpose price was that 45 percent the or of the units will be below-market-rate. >> that's where we know the pipeline of projects in transbay we know that block 4 has to be 45 percent. >> right in to make that fair
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market salutation the 45 percent affordability number was baked into that evaluation. >> yeah. the community-based allows for that consideration they call fair reuse a shorthand the fair market to take into account any restrictions. >> i'm going to happy hazard a guess not 45 percent but to the esteem none of us want sold for market-rate with no or loans 12 percent whatever the minimum under the san francisco law point evaluation of the property will be less than 45 percent. >> yes. it has an impact. >> 42 or 45 percent is a
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higher evaluation he know that is how you phase it even though it is correct is occ is not cutting a check you're the public subsidy you can build more affordable housing but occ is certainly going to receive less of a lower purchase price because of the higher affordability number than would have received if a lower affordability unable that's correct. all the transbay properties we'll state with a minimum requirements will be and you know will be based those requirements. >> i'm not chris's that 45 percent is awesome but i'm saying i don't think really necessarily accurate to say no public subsidy there is a public induce in get to the higher inclusionary number of occ and
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the city is receiving a lower purchase price just like one 60 fulsome the occ basically gave the lands in challenge for the higher affordability there is always there is a public subsidy here occ is receiving less money than lower inclusionary percentage. >> yes. tjpa will be the one receiving the landfill and like i said the government public entities it is important not accurate to say no subsidys but a government subsidy in a reduced purchase price pushing the affordability up to 45 percent and some people that like to pretend we're just forcing the developer to do some
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high percentage and beating up the developer and squeezing it act out of the developer that might be true for a portion of inclusionary but a portion of the inclusion we're - i totally support inclusionary housing but help to increase the percentage that is important to be transparent that there is an actual public subsidy. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> all right. thank you let's if you're done with our presentation go ahead and take public comment open for item 2 come to the podium if you have questions well. >> thank you, dean with local 2 the hotel and restaurant workers union i appreciate if supervisor peskin and supervisor wiener on the subject focusing on the questions of affordable housing and what we're paying for them obviously a close nexus
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in many that highlights between hotels development and the needs in the city more affordable housing the question of in circumstances when workers will be able to organize a union and to live in the city is obviously a huge focus of ours i was assured in the hallway prior to the meeting the project sponsors intends to negotiate with the union prior to entitlements and we're looking forward to work working towards that end obviously this is a huge importance as the city decided whether that is appropriate to have a hotel and parcel the question of the quality of jobs and the impact that those jobs will have on the need more affordable housing is skairl in the jurisdiction of the city and at planning commission and ultimately the board of supervisors under section 303
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and so it i look forward to future dialogue. >> thank you for raising the questions. >> thank you. any other member of the public to speak at this time. >> anyone on behalf of the preserve purchase that wants to confirm the comments by the speaker. >> afternoon i'm cameron with times i ask confirm we've. >> speak into the my case or speak up. >> the tjpa we have an agreement to follow the labor recommendation policy of the tjpa so i this we're covered there with an agreement that any projects that we have applied for parcel we intend to be a mixed use project with a hotel
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component and that is the plan we haven't submitted yet and this is including a hotel or restaurant with the labor representation policy that are so forth we comply that includes that check neutrality we agreed from the psa to take that. >> thank you for your very important comment anyone else public comment is closed. at this time. >> colleagues if you note this item is agendize as the committee report the motion will need to specify that is there another motion supervisor peskin? >> so moved without objection. >> a motion by supervisor wiener and without objection that item passes and the motion to move this out of committee as a committee report.
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>> yes. supervisor made the motion. >> supervisor wiener made the motion. >> sorry supervisor wiener made the motion to recommend this matter as a committee report to the tomorrows board of supervisors meeting. >> that's correct mr. clerk item 3. >> item number 3 ordinance designating 35 through 45 avenue a.k.a. emergency health center for blocks as the landmark under the planning code article 10. >> excellent supervisor avalos is the author of this item he's right here and supervisor alavos we're ready. >> great, thank you supervisor cowen and thank you for scheduling that landmark designation ordinance i appreciate the discussion
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we'll have today on this is granting the historic landmark designations the brick building. >>was a former emergency hospital in 1933 part of san francisco emergency hospital that was in existence until 1978 after that the emergency hospital was used for other purposes adult health care was one of the last resources that was used in through the mid 2000s the odds was the health center on over and over dog an example of that charles sawyer's
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project with two significant murals by bernard that had painted murals in first come in coit tower one called community spirit we have in district 11 and because those are significant murals and time for the work for the coit tower we want to make sure we provide landmark designation for this sight as well as they're significant because of the architecture and the aesthetic value of the earth and have a huge community interest in making sure we can landmark those buildings in particular, the mission paris improvements association has filed an application that was done by alicia for moving forward with that application the landmark designation commission has voted unanimously i on intersections that was
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unanimous to grant the designation of two buildings it is really carrying forward with the community spirit to make sure we make that designation from the board of supervisors and we have a gentleman from the planning commission who is here to talk more about the project >> thank you good afternoon chair cohen and i'm tim frye from the planning department i wanted to add a couple of comments to supervisor avalos presentation at the may of last year the historic preservation commission added 35 to 45 to the land program bans the community application filed with the department in february of this year the commission reviewed that historic landmark designation and this year it was unanimously approved a recommendation to the board of supervisors for local landmark designation and as supervisor
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avalos mentions the building is significant not only as part of the citywide health system of emergency hospitals that became one of the most comprehensive public health centers in the united states it was constructed in 193 that it was a final piece of the system supervisor avalos also mentioned the building was designed by city architect charles sawyer that includes murals by designers and you'll see the interior characteristic dedefining features and communities members are in support of this and supervisor avalos is in support the department planning department supports the designation as it meets the eligibility reminder i'll be happy to answer any questions you may have. >> that you may have rewarding the hpc comments that concludes
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my remarks. >> that's okay. if i may add another thing i like about the - this designation which is not related to the building itself again i am excited there is a part of san francisco that is named after the likes of new york (calling names) they're all in this general region of the district 11 and that has a significant high school designation for you for our country that it is a designation a founder body for the constitution based on the packs at the coordination to form their confederacy want to throw that in there. >> supervisor peskin. >> thank you, madam chair i
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want to thank supervisor avalos for supporting this and the planning department and historic preservation commission for their work it is a great case report to read i enjoyed residential design this this weekend and happy to be a co-sponsor this ordinance. >> any members of the public that want to speak on this item please come up and speak, sir. >> overhead please. my name is richard rothman and i sort of rediscovered those those were really lost in the city whatever was listed in 1950 when the arts commission did a survey was forgotten about i found out about that when the real estate was going to sell a
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building and happened to be talking with barry in regards daughter that told me about those those are the two murals this one on the bottom well, first bernard at this point was burn if poland and came to the united states and studied under diego rivera's the most famous was the one on coit tower and the other famous was with the usf and if you've not seen those you should this one here see if you can see the two growth in communities spirit this one was painted over white washed who knows why and this one is the community spirit and these are really you beautiful murals and they should be opened to the public so the public can enjoy them and here's
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another mural here i'm showing those beautiful murals and we'll hope that making that a landmark will keep it in the city ownership so the arts commission will have ownership of mural and that will be attentively and be enjoyed by everyone thank you. >> thank you, mr. rothman anyone wish to comment on this item. >> supervisors i'd like to my name is david hooper get to serve the president of the new mission terrace that the jewel and the crown 6 excelsior thank you to supervisor avalos and richard rothman for having supported in effort richard because of his enthusiasm initially for the
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mural another members of the public have precedent his interests the potential for these buildings and terms of serving the communities in the future as they have in the past sits about the idea of communities health from the emergency health system that was opportunity and voted on before the great depression and this is a significant effort the last major use those buildings was for senior health services both services are necessary all the more necessary in the communities this gives the neighborhood and community a chance to focus on improving mission street and the adjacent areas i'm not going to take the two full minutes this is a great idea thank you for teresa for leading the effort. >> thank you for your
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comments. >> next speaker. >> good afternoon, supervisors i'm linda i live in mission terrace and represent face a group called friends and advocates in the excelsior we celebrate an advocate for the rich currently heritage and rich cultures of our neighborhood that is a good work our communities is rich with artists for us to discover unknown murals and be able to say the historic building is particularly sixth our community will rally around restoration community projects to make the buildings all they can be thank you very much. >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> all right. seeing none, public comment is closed. at this time supervisor avalos is there anything else you want to share. >> thank you. the members of the public for coming out and
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mr. roth marijuana for our great work to preserve the murals and the community spirit murals was accidently found they were doing work on the walls and removed paint and saw the work blow the surface spent a couple of months pelosi that off so it is just great we can actually weigh in and provide the landmark designations. >> supervisor cohen's. >> bernards daughter ruth alive and well and sons and grandson of california contacted me last week to say they are very pleased and excited about the landmarking of this edifice and bernards work inside of it so good thing all around.
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>> this is a great thing on that ground supervisor avalos my claimants to you and agree with the public commenter that described i believe this project is a jewel in the crown if no further comments from my colleagues public comment is closed. and i'll entertain a motion. >> so moved. >> by supervisor peskin and without objection that that item passes unanimously that most with a workers' >> yes. >> okay madam clerk, is there any additional business to come before this body? >> that completes the agenda for today. >> thank you very much this meeting is
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>> good morning, everyone
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good morning good morning we're pleased to have everyone we're excited for this important meeting 3 special guests before us this is hosted by the secretary and mayor and supervisor wiener is here in attendance we would like to, of course, remind everyone that as you may know this meeting specifically about the wonderful federal government smart city with the sdpapgs the city of to is one of the cities to powerful to the affordable round in that challenge we're making an application for initiative ideas for transportation in urban community. >> community across the country we're very, very excited about that a couple of key things i want to make sure you know to the press we are pleased you're here in attendance and during the round table in questions in the press, however, an opportunity in the
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mayor's office if you in the international room 200 to meet with the mayor and secretary secretary we go around the room quickly we have a lot to cover i have everyone introduce themselves. >> director reiskin during the course of transportation in san francisco. >> welcome mr. secretary supervisor wiener on the board of supervisors and chair transportation authority. >> thank you and the president for getting it when it comes to urban mobility and the challenges the city faces thank you. >> director the california traffic safety. >> malcuss with the flint traffic systems. >> with google x and fred i'm with san francisco resident
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proud. >> john gordon chief financial officer gentle protect. >> wayne gm for uber and cameron cso and katz attorney. >> christine on the board of directors for sfaufbt tilly chang with the transportation authority lonnie vice president of smarter community for verizon and scott with microsoft and for the mta and the chief architect for this proposal. >> joseph vice president of government for the west and uc berkley with the transportation study susan i'm professor and go civic engineering and co-director of sustainability and kim's copilot. >> good morning administrator
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the federal transit michgsz and steve with the metropolitan. >> bryan with the california state agency good to see you i'm kevin the mayors director mr. mayor open this round table good morning, everyone. >> good morning. >> it is good to have an opportunity when we have a smart city challenge we get smart people out here to participate thank you to everyone who is here at city hall and welcome in the secretary foxy we're talking a few minutes earlier i was complimenting many occasion we don't get the opportunity to work with the federal government if which we are positively challenges r challenged sometimes we're challenged with other things that has unique
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opportunity for san francisco bay area not only one of the 7 city pilots to put together something that my goal is well beyond this particular challenge and bringing people together with an opportunity to figure out what guess our future for every neighborhood in the city for the city itself and the region we're thinking about how can urban mobility be enhanced, involved temp that we think that is going to be part of our lives in the very, very near future how can the principles we are operate on the privileges of equity and go accessibility and affordability be a dive active part of the way we plan our urban mobility for that elaboration the present and future and i have scompliementd the
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secretary because this approach to this and president obama support for this has to do with with awakening the talents of our city in a direction that supports these principle. >> uses the opportunity to get the best of our technology to blend with those principles and you know we know more than any other region in the country how the urn mobility is a challenge unless i think and plan for time for everyone so i'm excited about this challenge and excited because a great part is going to be discussed with people right in this room along with berkley that is part of our what we call super public our hub with you and california agencies and
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regional agencies and the federal agencies along with companies that have started and growing and becoming part of fabric of discussion around your own mobility and helps the challenges what is happening director reiskin and i with or talking this is just a game-changer of what we're about to do and present we need to document and make sure that agencies have access to this the public truly can come in to a center like the one anothers 50 united nations plaza to house everybody and access to this information because but talk from the federal government smart city challenge and a a community engagement policy as you may know and challenge our
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own neighborhood and communities to rise to the challenge i know that supervisor wiener is familiar with this he and i before i became mayor were working on community challenge goals literally neighborhoods top city government and say how can we help you improve our neighborhood and similarly we'll do this for communities not only what are your challenges. >> improve our lives and make the will accessibility part of our transportation challenges this opportunity is incredible and not obviously we want to win and demonstrate that to the secretary but want to impose everyone to our shared future that's why we want to create a
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platform that didn't divide people people people that have wifi and don't communication devices between those who do and do not make sure this opportunity reaches everyone and san francisco i've been doing already i it is part of our culture one of the is first city's to say that equity up by raising minimum wage let's get hours for affordable by building thirty thousand new buildings in the next 7 or 8 years we'll accomplish that those inhibit are part of the successful city wheel we're growing transportation my name is i in my opinion i think that is shared with the federal government the greatest equalizer of all people nowadays
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have to be involved because there is only 49 square miles we also share that be responsible with oakland and other cities as a regional partnership we want this opportunity to make sure that everyone can live and work and if you're from a place work here as well and not sit isn't car for two hours a day so the other part safety incredible work that is being done on vehicles to make sure they're safer this vision zero goal a great contribution to that technology in the urban mobility setting can't work if it didn't offer and higher level of safety just won't work this is another
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attribute on the front and center offering this this is satisfactory i'm a firm blsh believer in the shared commissioner lee whether car share or bike share and the moore people are against urban centers like san francisco and the bay area to be able to say you don't have to own and have is the frustration of being for your own vehicle a second vehicle in most cases that shared ability to actually give you a higher level of safety assess and mobility that you need that is our future something i truly believe in and think that having people come off from the demands of ownership and going into
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incredibly and easy assessed to transportation i think is a wonderful opportunity. >> shown that time and time again with the improvements the transportation system and making it affordable and sometimes free for youth and free for seniors and for people with disabilities got to the greater this is san francisco bay area if it ain't greener can't come to any porch one did reasons people want to be in the bay area lessee green house gas emissions and being a part's of either a company or a government or a nonprofit agency that has going on discussions about being a partner in our environmental goals so electric atones vehicles is a part of
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that we have the embracement no different with the federal government says let's approach the mayors of the country that is where things are happening he, he knows if i know federal officers that are prior mayors there's an instant understanding you should know that more and finally i want to say that we're teaching each that's why we have to have this evening document because as an international city we want to be sure to share that information and best practices and share failures so we can overcome and work better that's what we do in the private sector we've learned this in government and more and more we're not fear
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fell off failure all of those contributes are reflected in the approach to this smart city challenge i want to say again, thank you i know that secretary fox is reminding me not easy to put this together i appreciate that but it was kind of easy for us to accept the challenge you're talking about things we have to have happy in this country and right at the leadership of it i don't think you'll find secretary in the entire world than in the bay area thankful for everyone in this room you already meeting the smarter stir challenge and appreciative of it how to be a mayor of the city that puts forward a challenge and great response and hopefully
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secretary he said this earlier i really hope that maybe there's resource towards 7 cities $50 million each because of what we're demonstrating around the future of this country and meet that challenge thank you for being here secretary fox this is our welcome to you and glad our back here i think we put the warmest day of the week together for you (laughter) appreciate our presence i know your visiting everyone of the city's but i know that when you come here we're welcoming and embracing the ideas and goals and we'll show our best calendar. >> thank you, thank you mayor you thank you very much for the great welcome i love coming out here mayor ed lee and i were
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buddies before i came into this role and continues to serve san francisco and one of the leading voices of the mayors around the country before we get into our presentation to spend a few moments ago talking about why the smart city challenge and process that going forward. >> i should say at the outset is the last time i was here i was disappointed during the superbowl and any carolyn panthers didn't farewell it was all good except the game (laughter) i should also mention being from charlotte and graduated in college we are e eternal proud of the warriors you should know that no bias on the challenge
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but certainly a bias - on the game (laughter) so look what i want to convey and one of the reasons i go to all the cities to convey how urgently we need to address this nation's transportation problems coming out the department almost 3 years ago it was raining you know what we had a government shut down, we had been almost 10 years without a long service transportation bill, we had ceqa tradition things when the
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federal get colds this is a flu in the city and locals gotten to a chronic place cities and states were struggling to keep up maintenance and not a lot of creativity or a lot of punch to what we were open about from the transportation stand point. >> and you lay on top of that the square 70 million more people you're familiar with the rapid population from a transportation perspective 45 percent more pressure on the federate and 65 more trucks on the road obviously the challenges of climatic change and the fact that the it is thirty percent that impacts that. >> and then you have this wave
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of technology that you know lots of ideas coming out seems like every minute but how many make sense to solving the most challenging infrastructure problems we have so what we want to do is set up a challenge that wasn't per sprich you have to have so many electric vehicles and autonomous we didn't want to do one where we spread out a bunch of resources like peanut butter but shift the open from a resounding active patch the road kind of forward thinking treatment how transportation should be in this
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country over the next several decades and so this is an urgent challenge even though you have to think the problems of that region there are not entirely unique and through this champ we're trying to think for the country how can we start to tackle those problems so the smart city champ is trying to shift our thinking into pro-active kind of mindset we didn't know how many folks will apply that 7 or 8 applications and intending to reduce the number of if not i was to 5 cities we upped it to 7 the applications with or were to good and san francisco is part of 7 and in the next week or so
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close out the application for the phase two and hope to make a final decision this summer. >> couple of things people ask how do you win how do you win it is more art than science to be honest and knowing your community what the challenges and be a clear about what those challenges and what you think the solutions should be and everything else builds i'll not get stuck on who what items are the most eye popping but how much is placed on the real problems and actually solve them the technology we think 19 are tools but not we're not doing had this for technology sake but to solve our mobility challenges
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so that's essentially the smart city challenge in a nut shell we will announce the westerners in the summer and i'm here, here to listen to you i'll be happy to answer any questions you may have. >> and my team a great group of folks mark and michael daily and kevin monroe you raise your hands a little bit you'll be interacting with this and with that, i'm going to turn it over to mayor and look forward to what i have to say and colleagues. >> thank you mr. secretary appreciate those remarks we're excited to hoot this round table we're going to talk about the challenge and what we are doing at a high-level and talk about the partnerships look like and we want to give you an
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opportunity to entertain or anyone to have an interaction with that, i'll punt to ed reiskin for your mta. >> thanks tom and mr. secretary and mr. mayor i think i should be calling myself secretary of transportation of san francisco instead of the director the urgency of the transportation that was mentioned mr. secretary i and many know we hear everyday and our approach to the smart city challenge is leveraging a number of strengths we believe we have here in the city we have great local, regional, state leadership when it comes to transportation and mobility challenges we have we have extremely strong policy goals in this region regarding
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safety and feasibility, affordability be regarding transportation and mobility, regarding accessibility and we also have been an amazing depth of partners from economic and nonprofit and private sector many share the policy goals and bring to bear a lot of amazing talent, knowledge and experience and depth we that we can bring together you made reference to technology as a tool the means not the end we're a hot bed of innovation in the city not all of the innovation has been in line with the policy goals we see the great opportunity here through the smart city challenge
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to be pro-active to align the policy goals with the integrity from the academics if our nonprofits partners and advocates so we can achieve those and address some of the urgent needs particularly with those more disadvantaged and challenged we have no shortage of those in san francisco in the bay area and we have been doing a lot of within our transit and another strength we have a city transportation does want that has aide transportation that regulates the go pathways and all the surface transportation one one house and city and county we're able to throw that address a lot of issues of equity and affordable affordability and cast that lens
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a whole challenge of partnerships as not per scripture to cities and not to our community as the mayor mentioned taking that challenge and rolling it to the community through the community challenge grant so that's kind of the principles of our approach we want to commend ask tim from the chief architect to explain with a little bit more detail about the challenge. >> good morning, everyone what we are trying to do understand what the challenge and bring it through the san francisco lens and then think about how best utilized for the rest of the country and world and san francisco is one of the challenges we have a fundamental issue with the transportation it is held across the country and
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(inaudible) go affordability crisis getting hotter and hotter in san francisco safety - challenges. >> we've seen the transportation system is one of the greenest in the country has a high proportion we have improved dramatically we still have a long way to go and 20 percent household depended on transportation if we can reduce that by a little bit and do an environmental impact report our envision is bold mr. secretary we're way above to launch the shared connectivity and transportation system this is our north star the reason the
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current transportation mode is not working too much congestion and nothing coordinated and depending on the landscape on parking and driving up the cost of development and the cost of getting around we think the series of challenges we'll share it is robust in our goals and building up and sdrashth the technology in scale we'll start seeing things changing with our street network and next time the structure of land to public spaces and open space and imagine plastering around the downtown they transform to housing they care about this is a transformation and a long term vision in the short term pilots
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to get us there and by the core values san francisco has of core values with the transportation and not new legacy that is kept on since the 19 san jose active safety is global and - we think trading digital building up the digital category for everyone not just for those who can afford it and the transportation system we want to get things integrated so that the sustainability outcomes will be sustainable our goal is the tower of 10 we want to shift 10 percent over to transit shared mobility and active transportation and we know we can do this in the last 10 years we went from 6 percent of private vehicle trips
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and 40 percent mobility trips to 50 have in 2014 and getting 10 percent more with this strategy with reduced tallies by the same numbers by the vision zero and technology can get us there and reduce the emissions by - working through the system and ultimately to reduce this the cost of getting around this is the best thing for everyone and make san francisco - we're working to do this we're creating a san francisco smart city infrastructure and jay will talk about that bringing in the best of government and berkley and environmental departments to get us challenges we don't center all the answers that's the reason for the demonstration
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project and 3 types regional pilots and city pilots and neighborhood challenge pilots they build up each other with the urban use alone and just a snapshot we'll build on what we have empty seats optimize and trek if i them and together we want the 9 to 5 how to get people back home we're looking improving the wifi because we have a lot of people with smart phones they can't afford the plan and this is with the technology to create that assess for people to get to that mobility and last but not least
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the shared mobility in the neighborhood all of the shed mobility where people don't have to use a car or drive themselves around but this takes money and time this is the nut of our application and here's some works so the transport having the modes together on one platform and associate not just good transportation but the friends and family embedded in their appointment in the household and minimize the signatures by the city electrifying is and minimize the costs of businesses and the receipt of good idea that's what we're doing and close by saying investment in all the u.s. city we're the
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center of innovation in the world and more technology companies and more quality with the schajz changes than millionaire and a track record about investment and equity how we think in san francisco and a track record of innovation whether grants or develop sf parks with the demand management and we partner are uc berkley so there is good opportunity to tie into the early adoption cultural with the system a good opportunity and we also have strong confidence in risk management and recently because of uc berkley we're strong reputation of managing highly sensitive data and partnerships are the
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national transportation official to get this information and with the members of the urban street guidelines is common place for transit street design improvements and lastly uc berkley having this tech program spread the information across not only the city in the u.s. but all over the world that's the reason to invest in san francisco and want to close we're the inner improvement for the nation we see this and everybody here is because of that have felt so we're committed and look forward to delivering on our promise. >> thank you, tim appreciate that tim referred to our lead partner uc berkley the mayor talked about i want to mention
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that clearly the values you guys have in the challenge grant are key this the san francisco is using and uc berkley around those values we'll start and i'm going to turn it over to to susan the other partner the director the research at the uc berkley to talk about the specification. >> thank you mr. mayor and mr. secretary i'll tell you that with migrant challenge comes chaos if chaos a vision and this is a grand challenge we don't typically put together $20 million proposals this took a lot of effort i think that working with the world-classcy say university hope to create a world-class city for the future i want to tell you this city and our university equity is part of
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our dna we're unpolicy allergic and i want to - a few things about the research we want to commend share tim shared the power of 10 reduce trips by tennessee e 10 percent and emissions by 10 percent and collisions and fatalities by 10 percent and want to have the household expenses of low income residents by 10 percent we have a 3 tiered approach we believe in scale so start with the regional scale and city and neighborhood scale we absolutely feel those levels scale must come together who what is a model platform that is replicated and customized our
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approach also builds on the feedback control this inspired us we're not going to rely on technology we'll not use argues u justice the supply approach that relies on cameras and the traditional forms of transportation management we'll go well beyond that by focusing on demand martin luther king in a way that has not demonstrated before and this feedback control is going to give us the opportunity to i'd like to take the opportunity monitor the system and optimize that with the goal of 10 percent energy feedback a lot of pilots i've worked on many, many pilots as many of the colleagues from uc berkley have the pilots are fixed not dynamic
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and everything about our proposal on the supply and demand is indeed dynamic there are 16 pilot projects embedded if this proposal they're all adaptable from the feedback from our citizens and technology partners and so we envision this as an italian there maybe winners and losers that's research if he knew with we were doing when with we started it wouldn't be research that's a quote by albert einstein so we think we'll encounter success a in some cases maybe those pilots are not system another big point i want to
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mention $40 million proposal requires us to enlist a massive set of multi experts and planners and engineers we've done this ♪ proposal so again get this i'll walk through the 5 key method the behavorial and equity impacts i had the pleasure of leading and connected vehicle analysis data mobility architecture my colleagues professor will be leading, our safety impact analysis and data privacy analysis at uc berkley we are going to do bring in expert if all of our schools business schools and law school and engineering school and policy school, planning school to do
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this work >> we have many hypotheses an example on demand late night shuttle and 67 van shuttle will increase equity an after-school program lowering the commute times and cost of travel and improving quality of life we've designed metrics toe test all hi pockets and assembled sensor and survey data that will be warehouseed and managed in the vision to make that a common platform and finally i'd like to conclude as to me did with our vision for transfer we think that with a grand challenge we have a grand opportunity to
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share our knowledge country's and across the globe we've partnered it is uc berkley with the national resource for stakeholder engage on climatic and experts an advisory committee we want to make sure we are capturing the full spectrum of the impacts and this stakeholder group will help keep us on track and working groups to share our knowledge and also envision completing a best practices guide and finally at uc berkley we are deeply committed to the future and to our students and we really want to develop a program that will enable us to transform our current transportation planners and engineer into big
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data and city scientists of the future before i conclude i'd like to give my colleagues alex an opportunity to also emphasis the role of the university. >> thank you, mr. mayor and mr. secretary for being here briefly we want to commend convey i'm truly excited to see this this is unusual for the charter school to be in this stage personally worked that the mayor and also we're in the second hat convey we have a whole team of people working behind us the smart program with reuben and the moekt program briefly i think the asset that the university brings is the discipline the team and the schools to execute the program that susan putt together and as one of the lead public
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universities we're excited to philosophical our public goal through the system. >> thank you, alex and susan mr. secretary our mayor has pushed as you as the department to look at ever challenge and opportunity with every opportunity and stress to been partnership and clongs he said very ocher is collective responsibility and collective knowledge we created i'd like to turn to one of our staff the chief initiative officer to talk about that. >> thank you collin and secretary fox and mr. mayor we're open by default we recognize the challenges that we face in our city and society are not solved by any one organization we need to work with the best and brightest
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inside and outside of we know how to partner we've been working with other organizations and community partners to create tangible impacts i'll share two examples one first of its kind called start up and residents that embeds them within government to create products and services with a tremendous response three hundred startups and 40 challenges issued and created a huge impact i mentioned this because this methodology of problems sourcing and president obama and learning is the same methodology we want to use in this marketing champ and work with the community our mayor ed lee mentioned our community challenge grant
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program we have that has part of institution and know how to work with the neighborhood and groups and work with them open creating exclusions u solutions and implementing those solutions that's why we're excited to announce the creation of smart city institute with with uc berkley and the foundation we're creating this platform to bring together academic partners other governments, industry partners, and community partners this platform is really going to advance and shape the future of mobility this institute and secretary fox was capitalized by this grant and it's initial focus on moeblth but goes beyond mobility in the challenges in the society whether climatic change we want to are create this platform and bring the best and brightest to
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tackle overseeing problems when you been the institutions this public institutions that san francisco and uc berkley fundamental to who we are around equity equal opportunity and safety so we've talked about this and this is part of dna and as a testament to our commitment around the smart city we partnered with the edward mcmann and cam are not only and others with the foundations to create super public this is where the new institute will be housed at the plaza and across the street from city hall two minutes walk we need if proximity and able to work to solve 244 thousand square feet of space to collaborate a collaboration sprays meant to break down the city losses and
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you think about the levels of government we don't, about the federal, state, and local we have those laws those collaboration will breakdown that secretary fox the d o it operationally is on the same floor they're modern ingress government we'll be working together on the same floor with the shared challenges and so i want to recognize g s a for this vision they want to take this vision to other cities and real estate they can find real estate in other cities 4 million secret to bring detroit and others cities but starts here first and i want to thank the administrator denise and this platform that we're creating at super public and the installed
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institute around community engagement we know how to engage our community around equity and creating opportunities for all thank you jay. >> mr. secretary you've heard about the partnership and how the city is pulling the depth together and engagement in the community and jay alludes to the business partners we want to hear from them and first from google to talk about why they want to be involved sarah. >> thanks for having us we're excited and i know as you may know and work your department safety is really the main conversation around the vehicles and that's totally right are the cars safe enough we've focused on so far i think what is excited about this challenge in
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particular had you it was put together but not just safety but how those vehicles get used to have the positive impacts we want to see the opportunities for people to get to work and access to jobs the opportunities for elder you know to answer those questions about how do we sure this temp enables people from having access to the things that so many people take for grant that's the policy questions we're excited to work with the city we're very collaborative on all this i think that partnership is a legal art and means different things to different people we all know this technology is really, really going to come into a partnership we can't not work with the city this whole process formalized something and
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give us a platform for to do it thank you it also exciting. >> thank you sarah. >> i want to call on fred. >> so i have to apologize i'm not prepared to speak i know this a brainstorming session so i'll make something up and leave for any colleague the panthers can't have you laughter well, i'm from chicago, of course, your president steve got that someone once said that policies are local i don't know who said that all smart city implementations are local there is simply no other way for those things to work when you think about technology to solve problems as an entry have the
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consultant to design and pilot and build ones and configure and install many times and we as a service organization serve many cities that we serve your administration and proud of doing all that we think that is an end there is something central special there the smart city and innovation foundation we believe will allow us to do something that will be scaleable and repeatable and allow us to not only take a lead global warming but to serve many other cities around the country specifically the transportation as a service tim put up pictures models of it i believe very much a lot of strength and power behind that we'll meet a lot of the goals we serve we're excited to be here to be across the street and to be part of this
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thank you. >> mr. secretary that's our presentation we want to ask you or your team it we have any questions so many people around the table and your comments as well. >> anxious to ask a couple of questions i'm curious about a few things there's a lot first of all, let me compliment you on the incredible collaboration i see here and the vision you have for institutionalizing this collaboration is pretty impressive there's a lot of tension i see an individual mobility i wonder whether there is a freight aspect to what you're working towards and what you thought about. >> tim. >> i can answer that mr. secretary we'll, looking how to
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package the transportation solutions to the small business and we're seeing a proliferation of deliveries in san francisco and all over the country and many are responsible we're trying to figure out how optimize that and where they're coming from and going to getting a better handle we don't know frank what the landscape looked like and an approach how to target those areas to peel back the congestion or the delivery a real policy approach. >> can i ask i think about this project 24/7. >> i believe you have four pilot projects that you'll see that addresses the goods everything from safety to distribution to the pier to pier
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networks. >> one of the other this is more of a comment than a question but one of the reasons why we wanted to place focus on the local level for this challenge is that one of our biggest con stranlts on addressing mobility needs across the country is the sister low effect at federal and state level we know highway performances and transit performance we know commuter rail performance and a lot of things about bike but in terms of overall system performance it is something local government has to do we should be doing a better job but don't have a set of tools for understanding
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overall mobility and this is i think this is going to be a continuing challenge nationally but we kind of predetermined what we on the mobility needs for the country are and if we use data to show you i'll give you an example when i he was mayor of charlotte any city engineers we need a phil road two lanes in both distributors we'll reduce that to 3 and make the middle lane a turn lane i said you're out of your mind it won't work they do analytic and it worked so sometimes, we think as policymakers will get changed by what the facts tells you but
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i wanted to convey to you one of the really important things we need to know about mobility going forward is what really will make a difference at the federal level i don't want you to presuppose we can answer that question better than you can if you can give us tools for understanding different ways to analyze that i think that will only help federal policy gordon's this is a big need i'll get off any soapbox but in conclusion get blasted back in washington for saying 24 we'll ultimately have to have a result driven set of policies at the federal level say here's the goals and federal government naught i figure out how to get
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there we'll not tell you to add a highway you develop a system in a way this cage is sort of forcing some of the challenges but on a grassroots level. >> i'll be happy to answer any questions you may have. >> any mr. secretary and mr. mayor, thank you tilly chang build off the concept and presenter our initial thought on knowing your community and understanding the challenges they face at the ground level and how to provide that technical design so that the solution is respond to the needs the transportation authority is comprised of the 11 members of the board of supervisors who work with the mayor those values are shared city values i want to convey we're committed to
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support that dialogue at a national conversation how to address all those complex message to work in partnership with sfmta and other agencies on addressing the neighborhood challenges to the neighborhood transportation program things like negative impact district 6 our central south of market area 70 percent of trips are through trips we have numbered streets overview has an off ramp or onramp speak about the traffic slow those are the things that working together with sfmta and our regional partners in fact, 50 percent of san francisco workforce is regional so absolutely bringing that collection of expertise together from the government does and working if partnership with the private sector in terms of the
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analytic and technical experience and the pilot with us, yes there's a chances chance for failure with the families that are living in the zones that are experiencing those impacts we think we can help thank you. >> thank you. >> want to make sure from our team any questions specifically for the secretary he's offered to answer? >> tim. >> you okay. >> all right. (laughter). >> hi thank you mr. secretary for coming out and thank you, mr. mayor for hooting and all the great work i sit optimize the board of directors with sfmta appointed by mr. mayor and the supervisors i want to reiterate the equity lens as a partnership lens that we have a history of bringing on here in san francisco and throughout the
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region you can rest assure the partnerships have with the community we've done around the city and a track record when i was on the board we heard the need for reporting in san francisco with our buses and what we did you know something that came from the grassroots up and you know thanks to the leadership in mta and throughout the city we did that that was sort of a dramatic thing not oakland and other agencies will connect throughout the region and done purposes i come if a organization called transform that partners with the community and right now, we're working on open mayor's office of housing and infrastructure with the mtc to get the community buy in these to fund the transportation solution this is built open a
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history of creating partnerships transform and other partners like we have throughout the city are going to make sure about all of the work comes from the ground up and the solutions to those transportation issues come from the community and are done with partnership with the ct a and the mta and other partners another wonderful solution that the mayor come up with the free transportation for youth that was tremendous from the grassroots with help from google and a lot of the partnerships we've demonstrated a real usership and make that permanent has part of the budget those covets seclusions from the community and make sure we amble if i in this model for the rest of the country thank you. >> mayor. >> mr. secretary i'm glad you
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had a taste of what we're proposing we want to say that you know in thinking through this entire collaboration i know our federal and regional partners are wishing gosh we should have this constantly to be a part of whether the state or regional level i'll say from the private sector what we have smart city industry leaders coming in we have one hundred and 50 local bay area companies that joined and measured their pledges and candidates should we be a part of this successful grant that their pledging up to over $93 million of their effort to compliment the possible possibility of 40 to 50. >> up to 99. >> up to 99 okay (laughter)
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i know that's what this came challenge is awakened i think you made that that way we can demonstrate that not only will our region au wage the models we proposed through the institute will cause so much others to lift their entire game up i think that i don't take it as controversy the oriented approach by the federal government is precisely what we need to allow us the collaboration not be catch up in old ways of thinking of improving thank you to you and president obama for this opportunity we're putting our best foot forward not only hope we know that we'll be successful because of the things that have been caused to succumb together with all the partnerships thank
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you. >> mayor thank you so much great to be here with i i want to thank you all for your hard it taken energy and have effort and thought and it's very infest to see what you're doing and on behalf of the president charged me with trying to be as good a steward the transportation what you're doing is an example of really the sleeping giant of america starting to she thought into a pro-active position and get after southern california the problems we have so we're very excited to see what you're doing thank you very much (clapping.) thank you to secretary fox he meant what i said this challenge
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has awakened initiative juices and generally transportation component if usually are working in silos state and federal and local stuff i think this challenge has caused us to redesign the ways to come together for the benefit of the country be a smart city has a result so you kind of saw an example from what this is causing us to do very positive way we're embracing this challenge of the best obviously with the ac dam miff thank you to secretary fox and president obama positives from this challenge and hopefully other cities will do this i will say
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that the things we want to do to make it sustainable and greater and things we all need continue to demonstrate that. >> mayor thank you very much and obviously this is been an impressive assembly belligerent of - we're grateful to you put together a great team and folks want to know how to win this thing your view is ever city that puts it's best foot forward and thinks about the problems they face and the opportunities that still sit before us through technology and innovation to improve transportation those cities win by virtue of
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everything i said is very consistent with that so with that, why not take a few questions and look forward to answering those questions. >> thank you for coming can you talk a little bit about the roll the value of the role of uc berkley with the city. >> well, what berkley is going bringing to the table is something that is sorely needed in transportation a rigorous set of eyeing and rigor around how various proposed solutions to mobility challenges actually work you know for most of history of transportation we could be assume that if you have a train
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that goes you know faster that people will get places faster or a car faster people will get there faster we're in the third or fourth quarter of champs 2, 3, 4 america where our infrastructure is relatively con strapped and now like fingers on the hand we have to make sure that those things are acting more as one because the hole whole can be greater the sum of the parts and the rigorous decigarette butt of the parts work individually and together will give us more information and help us make much more in a more sophisticated fashion how we're investing and what we're investing and how it is working together and how well the planning at the local level is
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creating better mobility it is big time. >> with this challenge and the ac dam challenge with berkley we need other challenges not just we're not just going to win as san francisco so the ability to have a center a research center that document everything that tests hi pockets this is let's get something that works for everybody that cause others cities across the country to improve their entire systems for the right reasons and principles that's why berkley is so important we need to have everything we do be archived and shared with other cities and countries president to feel what is true innovation about not
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just the solicited moment of success that sometimes cities get when their fwrand a transportation project i think secretary and the president on the igniting to the country and demonstrating that on a proven basis we get better answers. >> the role of federal government in replicating the successes and what are the winning cities say san francisco does amazing new things how does that like what method by which other cities and policies that are a local level or fill in. >> look i think that the mayor has spoken to this we've heard this from several cities on the tour by putting the challenge out there in the first place the federal government is ignited a conversation at the local level
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what is possible with transportation in solving our mobility challenges i can't tell you thou flat-footed we've been as a country notwithstanding we're home to some of the most impressive innovators in the world if you look at the basic policies and programs of the federal government many of them are older than 40 or 50 years so the transportation factor heretofore is lagging cart of innovation and part of what we're trying to do make it a london breed program we're experiencing more congestion and thirty percent of green house gas emissions are attributable to the transportation so there's a lot of work for us to do to clean up and make that
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satisfy and more efficient and i think this challenge in and of itself has created this kind of conversation in 78 cities across the country whoever wins the challenge other cities will be going to that city trying to replicate some of the definition they do trying to thinks how to adapt some of the ideas and quite frankly we're hearing some of the cities are attracted to them and taking the practices from 0 those cities and using them that's the kind of urgency we think that necessary and 0 no more flexible level of government than the local level. >> with the in regard population (inaudible) overcrowded and one solution
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transportation has is effected the at the time of trial with the reputation back the idea of putting (inaudible). >> look you know we rely heavy on the consensus to form that he local level for various transit projects and i think we've shown a willingness to take aggressive steps to help not only this area by every area across the country to solve the mobility challenges i expect no different but starts with the local leadership and the community developing the solutions and we will follow your lead in that respect. >> so the bay bridge that was frequently - by safety problems over serve years ago what's your
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opinion on the oversight. >> well, i don't know the details about what was done or would have been done i have a great federal highway administration we'll certainly look at that and maybe provide you with a more detailed response later today. >> is i wanted to highlight the proposal. >> look i think a cough of things you do have some significant transportation challenges here and i think all of the cities in one form or another were picked for finalists demonstrated the transportation challenges and also have as the other set of cities a compatibility for addressing overseeing challenges and demonstrating a record of
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community engagement of collaboration cross the levels of government between the public and private sector a willingness to partner to get things done and you know there's also think aspect of our proposal that you know takes community input and perhaps uses some novel ways of reilly listening to the community and trying to hear from folks at the grassroots levels what kinds of solutions they're looking for and that continues obviously in the next phase we haven't gotten the second application for the final phase it is still being worked on what i heard today is kufrj. >> this is a troofrm active proposal with a lot of because
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of sharing how - how do you sell drivers on the ideas you know people look at the congestion tell them how this looks at. >> you know for that part i know we're approaching this in a really multiple mode but in terms of the individual driver you know being someone with whose a resident or work working in the bay area you have to understand that when people spend two hours a single contributor person in an automobile through the bay bridge or 101 or 90 on the other side they've got to be thinking how to pend their time better and the environment and think about why they can't get home and spend time with the kids or get to that classroom they're trying to improve themselves
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because of that congestion and i do believe that we to they're very pencil interests when we suggest that shared mobility the ability to assess rather than have to own with all of the economic pressures there is the more freedom that you inherit by being partnering in a much more shared way about transportation i think can convince someone today spending hours on the road and wondering what in the heck is the quality of life of their lives all about we suggested the quality of life should be up whether working in a restaurant or hotel hotel or in their technology company or
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sport group and i am excited that people can have this idea this the same car that they might use an hour later tropt their spouse and kids to something they need and in the average get to go home and perhaps in the evening their favorite restaurant done with the same car with the denied pielt with a stimund not wonder whether the kid is not experiencing a dangerous situation because they're out on an event that might be - i think the autonomous connected
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vehicles that is affordable and eligible that is assessable has i think for the future a fabulous conversation with people what is effecting their lives and makes them so nerves or over stressed. >> if for some reason san francisco should not be aware the - (inaudible) to make any of this - >> well, you know, i think this is something i've talked to secretary fox obviously the awakening of this opportunity is not just the money but also the commitment and the mindset we're creating right now because i think an opportunity for us to
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look at how to sustain this kind of approach to the large future transportation we should be doing this we actually should be doing this outside of the grant the grant seems is i think gait something exist if we both learn from this obviously when good ideas and people come together for the right reasons there should be a reward whether financial or otherwise i think we're going through this go process how do we award this incredible response to the countries champions i think that rises above what that might be an economic challenge thousand to keep this going. >> great thanks everybody good to be you with and good luck to the warriors tonightday.
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>> thank you, everyone and thank you for joining us on this round table discussion about our plans to reflect in our budget please reform support as well as public safety and violence preservation this morning, i'm joined and say thank you to the president of the police commission commissioner president loftus that are speaking on the topics of police reforms the commission
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is leading and i've succeed her and chief suhr to present a package of reforms not only the mario woods but the other police officers shootings and how to do better in terms of having less lethal preechz to those situations and subtle keep your officers save and the public safe and also evolve around the same thing it of life at the principle center of our discussions i also want to say thank you you'll hear 23 reverend brown from the in that naacp to being here and the president of our african-american advisory group advising obvious on the police reform and ongoing work their involved in on violence preservation
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i have also allen and known as aj our director of our rode map to peace working closely with us pertaining on violence prevention and brad who is your case manager for a program called ipo interrupt and predict and oversees one of my pillar programs i introduced as a result of con verlgz with a lot of community groups to help to have felt in the community and not just in the stature of the police department but more police and investing in our communities to make sure that we have a horrific approach to violence preservation and the
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training and jobs and trauma are interruptions, and working with families through the health department. >> human services and the family department so they'll all be joining let me begin by assessing again that these police reforms mr. farrell in the light of the shooting of mr. woods the outcome and the strong input by various community groups the need to look at everything we're doing and our approach to both keeping your public safe and having less lethal force so having to make sure that our officers are without bias be that implicit or intentional we provide them with training and tools to make sure
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that we're abiding by and adopting if not embracing those reforms that are at the heart of every major city in the country and one he worksheet to be ahead of and engaged in as i said earlier i asked in light of that we be provided and the chief and the president of the commission has respondent very well with the pageant of reforms we have agreed only adopting and at the heart good part of that to make sure we have the resources to implement this in a serious way we have appropriate oversight 2, 3, 4 making sure it is transparent and that's an honest approach that is one that had been adopted not only by the commission not only by the management of of our police department but every officers to
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respect those reforms and make sure their implemented that's why beer working with a number of community groups in order to make sure this it is transparent and it begins with identifying those resources today, we'll also at the fwip of those conversations with the department of justice as you may know i have invited without condition the department of justice and in particular we wrote and talked directly with the highest law enforcement office in the country the attorney general lynch and invited and asked to look along with the u.s. department of justice cops program both sides with there they twoish and had
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the reason with a look at patterns and practice or do a thorough investigation and review of everything this is going on with our department by way of policy, practices, patterns, trend, training, transparency, accountability in their own determination thus that's why we'll keep the option open for pattern and practice investigation they're looking into the officer-involved shooting incidents but as a parallel they have determined that they want to putter their resources and attention into a full cops review which is a review of all of our programs within the police department they are looking at each and everyone of the recommends and their adding to it as of yesterday the announced the first review of those reform
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packages and have guven us early indications of trends or areas we ought to be focused on i also want to say this is as well i'm aware of and he will no less than our president of our commissions looking at a detailed way in the da blue ribbon commission report i haven't had a chance to look at it in there will it is orchard and preliminary i look forward to read the entire report and give my gut with the continued input from the community members and the advisors group we are especially working closely with, as well as cops review, and any other reviews that might occur outside of the two or three investigations ongoing today is about now and then a
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package of budgetary approaches to making sure that while we are announced those reforms we're putting the serious levels of resources in and as you may know we it do too year budgeting die we are making sure that our bucket for the next two years reflects some 17 and a half million dollars dedicated to police reform and violence preservation in the next two years for the police department basically broke down into 3 buckets, if you will, the bulk is 11 and a half million dollars reflects what i have truly believe to, something that keeps our city safe it invests in the right things that's your major violen violence prevention program within that programs they lack
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the road map to peace the imp the interrupt of trastania practices that might lead to more violence and studying very closely with the 4uk9 is with community-based programs to make sure we follow-up nominal with traumatized families but also with risk kids people we know having study this over and over for many, many decades we kind of know the attributes of challenged families are in the city we conceive know from statistics where there's going to be more violence those conditions that we studied usually lead tee higher levels of violence pause dispute resolution, support in the community for alternative
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transportation to violence, even basic saying there is an alternative to entering into on a daily basis those violent consortiums can be met with appropriate follow-up to traumatized families making sure that the next kin the retro bugs the part of champs that occur with any shootings in the community or violate acts not only do we interrupt those patterns but offer them alternative transportation to that and engage that very sense of dialogue minus prospective by eve alternative transportation that's 11 and a half million dollars worth not just the tighten but the appropriate
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interruptions but the follow-up to these families that are traumatized that to be able to seek alternative transportation to resident buttocks and seek alternative transportation to the kinds of things and patterns and practices we know if we don't pay attention it gets worse and a lot of has to do with with young people has to do with with a lot of ways in which we are able to engage dialogue with our youth and say look what's happening in your life you feel your only option to respond with a violence or ingratiate something that happened years ago if we offer alternative transportation to that oftentimes it takes a lot of focus on following up with families that are hurt that are traumatized and don't see a lot
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of the ongsz and on to day to day basis the people that folks trust whether health advisors or advisors or public housing residents or welfare or day to day contacts with people in helping them finds jobs and alternative transportation and have to keep that positive dialogue going as an alternative is both necessary appropriate, and one that i on intersections prohibit my personal values to talk people into convincing them and providing them with alternative transportation that their families will encourage those individuals that might fwaej in the activities to have considered those alternative transportation we also do that in collaboration with our police department sometimes our officers are engaging that
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discussion and they might not be the front line people but sometimes that he are they can actually is in follow-up to their investigations they say hey families are hurt can we get our crisis intervention teams and peep on the ground to talk in a very culturally competent way to bring the families into the fold of trying to help them and this is where both trust is built but also the conversations their alternative transportation this is 11 and a half employed of 017 commitment on involuntariness preservation and reforms another bucket of the two year bucket commitment is a very focused on the police reforms we've articulated a good
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part is training of the officers part of page that commissioner president loftus will speak in detail training our officers with the leadership of not only the chief and command staff but with the commission to oversee those programs that focus on didn't bias and focus on programs that makes sure that the training is embedded in our officers, making sure they center the tools and equipment and the other to do this actually done and in this we have not only didn't bias training but have basis programs that leads to what we often refer to as in terms of avoiding the kind of connotations that led to violence or the
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prospective of integrating the lethal force has to do with with retraining of our officers in ways in which they are geneva the time and distance and protect themselves and public and fwaej in a principle of as a sanctity as a principle as well as maneuvering that they can give themselves the opportunity to look at other alternative transportation that might lead to less lethal force on the streets this is for this is at the heart of our relationship with our a.m. advisory committee they so you get the need for retraining of this it also gives someone last week officer chaplain the head of the new training the opportunity to train properly as a new deputy chief of the kinds of programs that will yesterday in the
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officers to get the appropriate training and particularly those engaged in crisis intervention and first responders to the calls to help that opening statements are engaged under a situation that might be turning into some 1r0i7b89 connotations be it wven the community and oftentimes the officers are called to present that from happening and the last budget, if you will, is slightly under $2 million about $1.8 million package is something that everyone including our advisory group your package reforms and all the consultant groups put in a bucket the accountability everything should be done that transparencyly and deliberately but also there's a followup that when we announce those things
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their small business and so dependent oversight there can be an accountable of 2 we believe the accountability can work beefdz up the board of supervisors and the commission and my office and the chief are supporting the expansion and the role of your office of office of citizens complaints we insured our chief as they investigate she be given adequate tools and investigative arms to be able to do that and that one $.8 million department for the next two years allows her to increase her staff by 5 investigators four on
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the ground and one senior investigator she feels not only the accountability will be reflect in her dependent office but other resources we'll be paying detailed attendance to that that is the 3 large buckets, if you will, of the 7 and a half million dollars commitment for the next two years it is necessary that not only to we do this but pults the financial 250ek9d in all the reforms we're seeking and all the priorities we are seeking and that again reflects the vails that i believe are appropriate for the city and this is community policing and pedestrian safety and police reforms has to do with with investing in community first if we do that we put the people first that had been our strong guide with that, let me
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introduce someone that is a strong chlorite and she's holding leave femurs as well as poifr about the board of supervisors and testimony and the details about this this is the president of our mr. johnson commissioner president loftus. >> thank you on behalf of of the police commission we're grateful to the community members activists and leaders that joined us over the past few months we create the path forward we appreciate the resources mr. mayor your ms. sonata to continue the difficult and critical work ahead i on intersections we're all clear that is a perfectal moment for the police department and city to make that moment since particular at the direction of mayor ed lee the commission partnered to invite the commission and the chief advisory forum to hold a serious
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of affirms and what is interesting about those femurs we actually had them led by young people that live in san francisco's most 1r0i7b89 neighborhoods create a conversation how we rebuild and in some cases build the truant officer between that police department and the members of the community it is sworn to serve we're clear that damage has been done to if relationship we ask those young people to have a serious avenue difficult conversations everywhere we've partnered with reverend brown to be open and acknowledge what is going on in the way people feel we heard this we heard that your relationship with trust with the police department should not do an on the dislocating in which i live so while many people in the city have a relationship of trust with the police department and many offices working
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incredibly hard everyday we can't ignore there are communities in the city that didn't enjoy the relationship of trust and cannot rest not that i recall every person in the city enjoys the trust not only with your police department but with the justice system we need to do they know definitely and we share with the mayor we fundamentally reengineer the police officers are equipped to use force and improve training and need to provide additional reservoirs for oversight and other we need to invest in young people particularly young people of color in creating inpatients to the future and finally we must eradicate violence didn't and explicit now hearing the needs foreclose the various reforms
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the mayor asked you us to get specific and identify what resources are necessary to achieve the change i can say for the first time in over 20 years the police commission has opened a revision of the use of force policies the direction that we have been given to emphasize the same thing it of life and sure that officers are trained that in the event they have to use lethal force they have the training and equipment to make that the last option there is a growing bodies of work and eves we're pain and suffering not only with the united states department of justice but about the research forum to signify that emphasizing decomplication creating time and distance and keeping the officers and public safe and allowing for time can critically and measurely reduce
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the use of force there are a number of equipment changes being proposed a number of retrainings, reverend brown is also a component of making sure that community voice is included in our trainings we have partners that work with our mental health working group and family members been in crisis and had interaction to reform how we train officers to deal with people on the streets that are in crisis in other words, to do this ambitious agenda additional resources looked like for oversight director joyce hicks is here 9 levied office of citizens complaints a 25 percent increase of staff for the office of citizens complaints is the firnt agency outside of the police department that reports to the
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commission to investigate boogsz logan's the police misconduct a 25 percent increase in her staff the commission will be dedicated with the policy analysts specifically dedicated to assist the commission in support our oversight efforts in addition as the mayor said the mayor the department and commission has invited the united states department of justice to do a top down analysis of all the policies and procedures of this police department at any question they didn't an initial review of the drafts force we were commended for the level of engagement and stakeholders involvement in the process and made suggestions for improvements that will be discussed at the commission this wednesday and directed us to a number of action from the presidents 21st century policing and finding the consideration of isn't it true a serious incident
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review board to review critical incidents involving the police that incorporates a community member in that process that is something the commission had been looking at and in addition they directed us to the presidents recommending that there be dependent criminal investigations into officer-involved shootings which is something that will came into from the commission so there is a great dole dealing to do the resources allocated today are an important step forward it is dealer to make the change we have a moment in the city to come together he reflect the city you're on the side of police or community i know from my time as a prosecutor and police commissioner the police meets the community and the community meets the police i hope we continue this path forward.
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>> chief suhr. >> i would like to go thank the mayor and commissioner president loftus for their leadership i on intersections that is 2 only right to start this conversation that the lions share of those monies are towards violence reduction as the measurable gapes we've made towards san francisco since the horrible years nearly one hundred homicides and 4 hundred shootings certainly we respectable to make our progress and in 2009 steady built been the partnership with the work of the people in the room about members of the government here in san francisco and out of the community the only way to get to a better place we're in this all altercate e teeth at commissioner president loftus said obviously the fact that it's been shaej in the police
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department and i really want to thank the mayor for his leadership and commissioner president loftus in getting to that place and deputy chief chaplain leading the effort of the principle policing bureau to effect those changes and impact gak those with the phone on and on 0 the phenomenon with the department of justice talking about the recommendations and move forward specifically though with regards tattoos budget on police reform the city is investing 4 nature million dollars in initiatives insides of the police department for the next two years and increasing the training and equipment to add the time and distance to emphasize the time and distance in that training so that we have less uses of force to again, you can't over analysis what is fwoong in the national conversation myself and many members are it have been
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participating about the same thing it of the life and protocol and creating that time and distance is especially with people in the more vulnerable populations with regards to training the department will spend one $.4 million for direct training with the didn't bias we all possess that bias on the other side of the camera and those watching with the need to recognize hue this plays into a what you do or don't do and gaud against the lean where that plays into decision you might make sun shining that should be made obviously the blue encourage program a program in san francisco that is described to effect the internal cultural change in the department by emphasizing the level of integrity required to be a san francisco police officers
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we have that training in place this will build out that bathroom, so cultural competency was represented by commissioner president loftus and certainly with the help of any african-american communities residents forum doing competency training in the academy and advance the recovers or officers with the help of the community in that training and, of course, crisis intervention nearly nine hundred officers and the police in the police department right now training crisis intervention and now working on to model that is successfully applied in seattle going garrett's the crisis intervention team approach to entertaining with the person in crisis to minimize the university of california, san francisco that is required to address an event if force has to be used at all officers from the sfpd are also taking trainer courses recently
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completing with an with the oakland police department on purely justices treating outline people with dignity and replace and bans fact innovate on factors last week race or genders are squall orientation, etc. giving people a change to tell their side of the story in a way that encourages the community members to know they'll be treated with goodwill in the future by ever officers and every opportunity all officers in the san francisco police department will receive didn't procedural justice training by years ended working with mickey and h.r. to develop an online class that officers receive in person or online training ongoing annually hopefully forever and in addition there is equipment and from infrastructure that is needed to
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reengineering this use of force the city will spends millions on capital and training to build the less lethal onto the sfpd and allow for more deescalation and distance and times to support this the department has begun with the department of public works to build a classroom and simulator for the team approach to use of force additionally we'll purchase new equipment to decirculates positions and allow them to create time and distance what many officers encounter in dangers situations with 60 shields specialists he know that many people throughout the
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shelves are on intersections offense weapon they're not to santa fe flexibility to build the time and distance to stop a dangers contact and perspiring 35 guns for the pilot and prelims with the tactical division a widening map that cute of a pilgrim actually device it envelopes the suspect and allows us time to sub due that person with or without lethal force and an impact weapon the less lethal depolars of projectiles that will not have a lethal capita as a firearm and then the pilot program one hundred electronic control devices that will be deployed to the tactical and spfldz units that are control
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weapons we will issue an additional deficiencies to all the patrol cars with the officers that be armed with the electronic control weapon to make sure that these officers are as less lethal as possible and again there are more coming but i have to truly is your budget reflect your priorities and certainly as outlined by the mayor and under his leadership this bucket emphasize we want to getting is that better place a police department worthy of san francisco thank you, chief. >> reverend brown. >> from the naacp and also the head of the american advisory forum. >> thank you very much mr. mayor members of the panel especially
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susie i didn't and your chief greg suhr be deputy chaplain. >> i'm speaking from the bottom and my first words are you pray and hope that out of this conversation of the press conference that out of sensitivity of the press that the word will go forth loud and clear our city our fair city of st. francis was unfortunately